Physical Science Teacher


Physical Science Teacher

January or May 2023

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 the examinations of the IEB and the Cambridge A Levels.

We seek to appoint an individual from May 2023 who demonstrates:

  • a love of Physical Sciences and enthusiastically shares their passion with his/her students
  • a belief in the potential of his/her students, and who sees them as active participants in learning
  • excellent content knowledge of Physical Sciences
  • a commitment to their own lifelong learning
  • an ability to produce high quality assessments and analysis of student performance
  • a willingness to take on extra responsibilities within the department as required by the Head of Science
  • is organised, flexible and self-motivated, with strong interpersonal skills
  • uses technology to improve administrative efficiency and enhance the educational experience in the classroom
  • can demonstrate an ongoing commitment to his or her own professional development
  • will contribute to the endeavours and growth of the department

Minimum requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science
  • 5 years Physical Sciences teaching experience at matric level
  • SACE registration

Desirable attributes:

  • A Master’s Degree in Science
  • Experience of Cambridge and IEB curricula or a willingness to pursue gaining such experience
  • Other skills and experience that will contribute to the broader school life

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

To apply for this position, please complete this link by no later than 30 September 2022.

St John’s College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

The school reserves 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.

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St John's College, Houghton
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