Wednesday , February 28 2024

Vacancies for Teachers in Government Schools – Head of Department

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

St Patrick’s College is located in Kokstad and is an East Griqualand country school, with a strong emphasis on the outdoors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Together with HOD: Academics, create the academic environment required for a successful senior school.
  • Show firm evidence of leadership and management skills.
  • Show evidence of ongoing personal professional development and be committed to developing teachers in the Senior School.
  • Engender a healthy environment for teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the educational challenges in a Senior School environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to use IT to advance teaching and learning in the Senior School.
  • Take control of the discipline portfolio in the Senior School.
  • Work according to the St Patricks College Christian ethos and Governing Body policies.
  • Have a love for children and an ability to interact and communicate with them.
  • Together with the Director of Sport, plan the termly sport programme for the Senior School.
  • Oversee the execution of staff portfolio’s, such as Pupil Leadership, Community Service and the President’s award.
  • Plan the clubs programme and cultural programme for each term.
  • lan and execute the event calendar, such as Honours and Awards ceremonies, Prize Givings, Easter and Christmas services and any other formal event material to the Senior school’s programme.
  • Plan and execute the daily, weekly and termly plan for the Senior School.
  • Plan and execute the social and fundraising events, hosted by the Senior School.

Job Requirements:

  • Have a minimum of 7 years teaching experience.
  • Taught at Grade 12 level for at least 5 years.
  • English Home Language teaching experience would be a recommendation.
  • Have a recognised Academic and Professional qualification. An Honours degree would be a recommendation.
  • National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO) compliant.
  • Strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Calmness under pressure and a commitment to deadlines.
  • A current SACE Registration.
  • Police Clearance Certificate.

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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