Teacher Assistant



Teacher Assistant

January 2024

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.

St John’s The Bridge is a preschool for ages 2 to 5 years old. The Bridge provides a nurturing and child-centered environment where a diverse group of students play, learn and grow. Our beautiful facility provides the perfect setting for children’s activities. The children are exposed to a rich tapestry of learning, preparing them for entrance to Grade 0. The classes are small in number and emphasis is placed on individual teaching, ensuring that each child is known and loved.

St John’s The Bridge is looking for a Teacher Assistant who can help create innovative lesson plans and enhance the learning environment for our students. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working with children, understands how they learn and is dedicated to creating a nurturing learning atmosphere for every student. If you have previous experience working in an early childhood center and are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to apply.

We seek to appoint a Teacher Assistant from January 2024 who:

  • Will work with the class teacher to facilitate the class schedule.
  • Assist teachers with lesson preparation by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.
  • Revise lesson material with students individually or in small groups.
  • Ensure the classroom environment is safe and clean.
  • Oversee students during non-classroom times including in-between classes, play time, during lunch, and on field excursions.
  • Collaborate with class teacher to recognize issues students are facing and recommend solutions.
  • Document student progress and work with the class teacher to communicate with parents and keep them informed.
  • Attend parent conferences and relevant school functions.

Minimum requirement

  • Matric
  • Studying towards or qualified ECD NQF level 4
  • Have a police clearance certificate
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • High degree of initiative and dedication
  • Previous experience working with younger children is preferable

To apply for this position please complete the link https://forms.gle/n5BngWYYVLp8i9536 by
no later than 20 August 2023.


Closing Date
Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa
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