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Lead Teacher: Commerce

at Sifiso Learning Group (view profile)
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted September 5, 2019
Category Education Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR


Future Nation Schools’ aim is to spearhead the African education revolution by providing a model that is both futuristic, technology enabled and epitomises excellence in Africa. The strategic intent of Future Nation Schools is to produce future African leaders who are passionate, excel in what they do, are ready for the 21st century and are confident in themselves. Future Nation Schools have a distinctive educational model through the most effective and innovative instructional practices in a global context; a curriculum that is highly structured while developing students’ ability to work independently; and which uses learning technology.

Purpose of the role: Future Nation Schools currently seeks to appoint a Lead Teacher: Commerce Senior Phase and FET Phase. The incumbent conduct planning, facilitate teaching in a project-based learning environment the Future Nation way and provide feedback to students. The Lead Teacher Humanities will be supported by the Head of School.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

Develop a high performance culture of Commerce through raising the profile of the subject throughout the school.
Create and deliver Project Based Lessons and ensure all curriculum delivery is in line with 21st century thinking/methodology.
Ensure efficient use of resources and encourage creativity and innovation in curriculum development and implementation.
Ensure that the values of the school are adhered to in the Sciences department.
Undertake such duties as directed by the Head of School.

Main Activities:

1) Quality of Teaching and Learning

Develop and administer Project Based Learning at the school.
Ensure that curriculum delivery is in line with 21st century learning.
Provide excellent teaching, assessment and recording and reporting of students’ results.
Support colleagues within the faculty of Commerce, and the school, so that they may become excellent teachers.
Support other staff in achieving excellence in their work.
Deliver outstanding student outcomes and to support colleagues in achieving the same.
Keep up to date with national developments in the subjects, teaching practice and methodology.
Raise the quality of teaching and learning at the school.

2) Staff Development

To act as a Critical Friend to teachers and other classroom based professionals.
Provide support where needed
Give honest and constructive feedback
Share useful and well researched information
To support colleagues experiencing difficulties.
To work with colleagues in other institutions as appropriate.

3) General School Leadership Responsibilities

Lead by example as a teacher achieving high standards of student attainment and progress, behaviour and motivation through effective teaching.
Serve as form tutor for nominated classes.
Sustain effective, positive relationships with all staff, pupils, parents/caregivers, governors and the local community.
Maintain clear expectations and high standards of professionalism.
Attend school events and activities as directed by the Head of School(s).

Solid understanding of enquiry based teaching and learning

If you are excited about working at Future Nation Schools, apply now by emailing your CV and Motivational letter detailing your experience and qualifications for the above position.


Desired Skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills A team-player with considerable interpersonal skills Ability to communicate with the relevant age group Flexibility and the ability to respond positively to change Able to incorporate technology into teaching practice, show creativity and motivation in the classroom and work effectively as a member of a team

Experience Requirements

Must have 5 – 10 years of (IEB) Accounting Teaching experience.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Bachelor’s Degree with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)SACE Registration is essential
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