Specialist Mathematical Literacy Teacher


St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus and most recently the St Stithians Online School. As a College, we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.


St Stithians Girls’ College provides an inclusive community where our young women are encouraged to explore, experiment and investigate. In line with the College’s Methodist ethos, this involves active participation in the variety of academic and extracurricular activities on offer. In our school we are shaping and moulding responsible citizens of the world. These are individuals who can operate as world citizens with sensitivity and understanding. We have adopted a broadminded approach to education at the Girls’ College and actively encourage our students to be critical of their habits and conventions and aware that life contains a multitude of possibilities. Our approach is to create independent, resilient and accountable women who are able to see difference and foreign not as a threat to be resisted, but as an invitation to explore and understand, expanding their capacity for citizenship and cultivating a humanity that inspires excellence and is ambitious in making a world of difference.

Specialist Mathematical Literacy Teacher

The Girls’ College invites applications for the abovementioned position which will be available from 1 January 2024. This is a full-time position and will require the candidate to teach Mathematical Literacy at a Grade 10 to 12 level and Mathematics at a Grade 8 to 9 level.

The requirements and responsibilities for this position

  • A suitable professional qualification and a passion for the subject
  • Relevant teaching qualification from a recognised institution
  • Previous experience in an IEB school is an advantage
  • A passion for teaching and for the young people whose learning you would be expected to inspire
  • An enthusiasm for teaching students requiring extra support
  • Willingness to embrace rapid changes in education and an interest and ability to integrate IT into your teaching and learning
  • A sound and progressive understanding of the South African curriculum and international trends in education
  • Commitment to support and guide a tutor group
  • A willingness to work within the values, Christian ethos and mission of the College as well as to participate in the broader life of the school, including extra murals
  • Proof of registration with SACE
  • Any staff member working within a school is required to have a sexual offender’s clearance certificate before employment can commence
  • A willingness to work within the Church-based/Christian ethos of the College as well as to participate in the broader life of the school
  • Any staff member working within a school is required to have a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 31 May 2023 https://stithianjobs.mcidirecthire.com
Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the above link only.

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. 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 applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

St Stithians 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

Closing Date
Lyme Park, Sandton, South Africa
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