Ubuntu School Intermediate Phase Math Teacher (Grade 4-7)


Ubuntu School Intermediate Phase Math Teacher (Grade 4-7)

Job Description: Ubuntu School Intermediate Phase Math Teacher (Grade 4-7)
Location: Gqeberha, South Africa
Designation: Full-Time Staff Member (Contracted)
Salary Range: Market related and commensurate with qualifications and experience

Ubuntu School
The Ubuntu School offers students an exceptional education and a transformational pathway out of poverty. Our team instills confidence, creative expression, character growth, and social skills through a flexible, evolving, and child-driven learning model. Through a nurturing environment, high-quality instruction, and world-class wraparound support, we provide everything South Africa’s most vulnerable children need to thrive.

Position Overview:
The Math Teacher will work collaboratively with school administration to provide targeted instructional leadership at the classroom level. The math teacher is responsible for providing direct instruction to students, individually or in small groups, to enable students to develop math skills..

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide direct instruction in Ubuntu’s chosen curriculum for students in grades 4-7
  • Provide small group targeted instruction for identified groups and individual students.
  • Assess students using Ubuntu’s tools to determine levels and instructional support
  • Maintain an organized system and accessible location for the storage and circulation of all curriculum and assessment materials
  • Analyze data and provide instructional feedback and recommendations
  • Assist with the planning of parenting meetings, workshops and conferences on math
  • Coach and support new teachers in the classroom

Required Qualifications:

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • SACE Registered
  • Teaching Experience in Intermediate Phase Math
  • Demonstrated expertise in content, curriculum development, student learning, test analysis, and supporting teachers
  • Instructional expertise demonstrated through model teaching, team- teaching, video presentations, etc
  • Excellent communication skills and an understanding of how to facilitate professional growth in adults
  • Flexibility in adapting to new environments and new curriculums
  • Strong commitment to the mission, vision, goals and objectives of the Ubuntu School
  • Experience in analyzing data and using results to modify curricula
  • Excellent judgment, growth mindset, communication, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive working style
  • Multi-faceted, multi-skilled, and resourceful outlook – demonstrated willingness to do whatever it takes to help our students reach a level of academic excellence
  • Ability to model positive and healthy character traits and habits, such as being organized, consistent and understanding
  • Understanding of challenges and opportunities in a start-up school environment
  • Completion of a background check

Application Information & Method

  • Send your CV and cover letter via Email to : apply@ubuntupathways.org
  • Make sure that you save your CV under your name AND surname.
  • Make sure that you type the name of the job/position that you are applying for the “” section of your email.
  • Please include an active and current e-mail address which can be used for communication purposes and which you are happy to receive e-mail information on regarding your application.
  • If you are not contacted within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application to have been unsuccessful.
  • Please indicate on your CV whether you have a criminal record, were found guilty of misconduct or have pending criminal or misconduct chargers.
  • Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a security and credit clearance check, a competency
    assessment, signing a performance contract on appointment and signing an employment contract on appointment.

**Please only apply if you have the experience required for the position. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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