Website Spark Schools
SPARK Schools first additional language teachers drive student achievement by maintaining high expectations for classroom culture, behaviour, and academic growth for all students.
SPARK Schools first additional language teachers are phase and content specialists, who receive on-going professional development customised for their past experience and individual needs.
First Additional language teachers are integral to the SPARK Schools’ “culture” and our commitment to rigorous, engaging learning experiences for our scholars.
- Plan for and be prepared to deliver lessons to students
- Provide instruction in a variety of subjects and reach students with engaging lesson plans and resources.
- Collaborate with grade level and content area partners to develop rigorous, engaging learning experiences and to create individualised behaviour and learning plans and resources for all students in class face to face or online.
- Lead weekly SEL (Social Emotional Learning) circles and implement SPARK Schools Social Emotional Learning curriculum.
- Use SPARK culture and implement behaviour management strategies.
- Administer weekly and termly assessments to track student progress and analyse the data for student growth.
- SPARK Educators should have a core focus on student achievement and should drive all scholars to meet the required proficiency ratings.
- Submit student results data when required.
- Attend pre-service professional development before the school year begins and attend weekly professional development and any other training interventions.
- Communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues, parents and other stakeholders.
- Conduct self in a professional manner at all SPARK Schools events and to all Directors: Stacey Brewer, Roderick Fehrsen, Owen Henkel (US), Heather Sherwin, Nicola Gubb, Thabo Seopa stakeholders.
- Nurture a high achieving work environment where all students feel genuinely valued and supported.
- Attend Saturday events and parent community meetings.
- Implement strategies implemented by the Crisis Management team.
- Adhere to the child protection, anti-bullying and health and safety policy.
- Promote the vision and mission of SPARK Schools to staff, scholars, families, and the greater community.
- B.Ed. degree or PGCE. Recently qualified teachers encouraged to apply!
- Certification through the South African Council of Educators (SACE).
- English language fluency.
- Police clearance certificate.
- Recently qualified educators may apply as well as educators with more experience
- Strong desire to be part of a vibrant and dynamic technology-driven work environment fostering creativity, collaboration and an atmosphere that encourages and allows top performers to thrive.
- Strong desire to be part of a collaborative, team spirited and fast growing Social ImpactDisruptor and Society Shaper who is leading change in the education space in South Africa through transformational education innovation, ensuring the accessibility of university and careers for all.
- Strong desire to be part of a learning culture with excellent career development and advancement opportunities supported by individualised professional development, support and mentorship.
- Ability, Desire and Passion to deliver high quality transformational education at affordable fees to ensure the accessibility of university and careers for all.
Company: Spark Schools
Vacancy Type: Temporary
Job Location: Witpoortjie, Gauteng, SA
Application Deadline: N/A