Tuesday , February 27 2024

ISASA Jobs for Foundation Phase – Wellbeing Teacher

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, clubs and student organisations.
  • Manage tier one escalations with students and guardians via email or Google Meet
  • Report on the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.
  • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.
  • Report on the progress of all students allocated to you, on a weekly basis.
  • Regularly attend learner progress and intervention tracking meetings.
  • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.
  • Develop assessments that are in line with UK standards.
  • Regular professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.
  • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.
  • Implement responsive intervention strategies based on students’ progress.
  • Work closely with the Senior Teacher, Support Coach and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong administrative and record keeping skills.
  • Experience working with assessment data and operational data.
  • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.
  • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.
  • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all our students.
  • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.
  • Ability to engage with students from diverse environments, cultures and communities.
  • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.
  • Valid South African Police clearance required.
  • Adept in a technological environment.
  • Operationally savvy.
  • Experience teaching an international UK curriculum (Cambridge, Pearson Edexcel or Oxford AQA certifications) will be an advantage.
  • Experience teaching international students would be advantageous. An international mindset is highly recommended due to the global audience of students that will form part of the school community. The ability to engage with students from various backgrounds and cultures is key to a successful learning environment.
  • Experience grading or examining of international assessments would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with young people to promote their individual academic potential.
  • Professional proficiency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • SACE registration or eligible to apply for SACE
  • Sexual Offenders Affidavit required

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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