Senior Phase IT Teacher

at Future Nation Schools
Location Randburg, South Africa
Date Posted October 9, 2019
Category Information Technology Jobs in South Africa
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency ZAR

Description

Reports to: The Head of School

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Core responsibilities:

Raising the profile of Information Technology in the Senior phase
Ensure efficient use of resources, creativity and innovation in lesson development and implementation
Ensure quality delivery of lessons and projects
Contribute to school development as a member of the team
Undertake duties as directed by the Head of School.

Job Activities:

Interacting with Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of students.
Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics.
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting students to work together to accomplish tasks.
Guiding, Directing, and Motivating students — Providing guidance and direction to students, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
Skills:

Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the students.
Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.
Programming — Writing computer programs for various purposes.
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of students to make improvements or take corrective action.
Technology Design — Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a project.
Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

The duties of this post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post of level of responsibility entailed.

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Qualification

Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
SACE registered
Ability to offer learning support in and out of classroom context
Willing to extend self in professional development
Clear criminal record

Desired Skills

At least 5 years’ experience in teaching Information Technology IEB experience is essential

Experience Requirements

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education majoring in Information Technology
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