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LOCUM MUSIC TEACHER
(Maternity Leave Cover)

1 June 2021 – 30 September 2021

St John’s College is a world-class Christian, African school situated on a magnificent campus in
Houghton, Johannesburg, offering quality education from Pre-Primary to Post-Matric. The school
has an outstanding academic record, entering candidates for IEB and the Cambridge A Level
examinations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Teach class music at The Bridge Nursery School and Pre-Preparatory School
  • Piano accompaniment at assembly and all school functions
  • Facilitate process of collaboration with music teachers across the campus
  • Actively promote the music department to the broader St John’s community
  • Develop a faith based music curriculum for general class music, chapel services, daily assembly and other Christian festivities based on the Anglican framework

Key Competencies:

  • Relevant under graduate degree or teacher’s licentiate or equivalent
  • At least 3 years experience in music teaching (preferably in foundation phase)
  • Current SACE registration
  • Competent in piano accompaniment
  • Intermediate computer music literacy and teaching through technology skills
  • Choir conducting skills
  • Ability to teach recorder and class music
  • Working knowledge of Orff percussion and solfège
  • Self motivated, organized and energetic
  • Be willing to work outside of school hours when necessary
  • Engage all students in enjoying their music experience
  • Be empathetic and inspire respect

Previous working experience within a school environment would be advantageous.

Members of staff are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school.

To apply for this position, please forward a Letter of Application, a full Curriculum Vitae together with the names and telephone numbers of three referees, to the email address below.

The school reserve the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. The appointment of candidates is at the sole discretion of St John’s College, taking into account factors such as St John’s College Employment Equity Policy. Applications are welcomed from South African citizens only or persons with a valid work permit. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St John’s College within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St John’s College within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Closing Date
28/02/2021
St. John's Pre-Preparatory School, Houghton, Johannesburg
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