Somerset West Private School was established with the firm belief that all learners have the ability to fare well academically. SWPS strives towards the provision of comprehensive academic education and take great pride in our academic accolades. Our five Core Values are Empowerment, Transparency and Integrity, Excellence, Ubuntu and Life-long Learning and Continuous Improvement (Innovation).
Somerset West Private School seeks to appoint an educator in the following position:
Physical Sciences Grade 8-12 Educator and HOD
Commencement date: 01 October 2022
Reporting to: Principal and Academic Head
A highly competitive salary will be offered. Enquiries regarding the salary on offer to be discussed in person.
Must have an appropriate teaching qualification – BSc and PGCE (Senior and FET phase)
Have a valid SACE registration
Have a police/sexual offenders clearance certificate
Preferred Education and Experience:
2 years teaching experience
Knowledge of the IEB or CAPS curriculum delivery
IEB or NSC marking experience will be an added advantage
Computer literacy is imperative
Advanced Microsoft Word skills for setting up assessments
Be able to teach effectively on Google Classroom
Online teaching skills
Ability to work effectively and comfortably on shared drives example: Google Drive and One Drive
Self-motivated and disciplined
Ability to lead curriculum planning
Co-ordinate suitable and innovative interventions and strategies to promote effective teaching and learning
Willingness to teach other subjects as per the school’s operational requirements
Willingness to teach extra classes outside normal school hours
Willingness to be a Grade Head
Very strong communication skills (verbal, written & presentation)
Positive interpersonal skills
Effective time management
Strong planning and organising skills
Demonstrated problem-solving ability
Passionate about the subjects taught
Driven to achieve the best results possible for learners
Ability to build relationships
Responsiveness to change
Manage the classroom to create an educational atmosphere in the classroom
Be au fait with the latest trend in teaching methodology
Closing Date: 04/07/2022
Please submit your CV with contactable reference, as well as certified copies of your qualifications, matric results, ID document, SACE certificate and police clearance to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Somerset West Private School reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post.
Candidates not contacted should consider their application unsuccessful.
We reserve the right not to make an appointment.
Somerset West Private School, 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.