PIETERMARITZBURG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL–EDUCATOR VACANCY LIFE SCIENCES and NATURAL SCIENCES:GET and FET PhasesPietermaritzburg Girls’ High School is a leading school for girls, whichprovides education from Grade 8 to Grade 12.
The school has consistently been rated as one of the Top 25 Government Schools within South Africa. The school was founded in 1920 and continues to provide an outstanding education for young women in the academic, cultural and sporting fields.As a school, our mission is to promote human dignity and equal opportunity, the maximum freedom of the individual within the context of the maximum good for all, excellence according to the talent and interest of each person, a sound set of values, service, a respect for community and environment, a commitment to the search for truth, the acquisition of knowledge and the development of skills.
General descriptionof the position:
1.To assume the position, the applicants will be required to teach the following two subjects.
NATURAL SCIENCES(Grades 8 -9)
LIFE SCIENCES (Grade 10 -12)
2.To perform the duties of a “home class” teacher, with attendance/registration and pastoral care responsibilities.
3.Extra-mural involvement related to the relevant teaching subject. Co-ordinating and accompanying learners on subject-related excursions and assistance with other activities etc.
4.To attend subject-specific workshops/training and to report back to members ofthe relevant Department.
5.To perform various school duties, including attending after hours meetings, workshops, functions and other school-related duties.Applicantswould need the following personal attributes:
Excellent interpersonal skills.
A friendly, dynamic, creativeand self-drivenpersonality.
The ability to take a leadership role and to show initiative in work-related situations butalsobe able to work successfully as part of a team.
An attitude of life-long learning with regards to teaching methodologies and the acquisition of knowledge related to the specific subject
Necessary qualificationsand skillswould include: A relevant Bachelor’s degree and teaching qualification would be the minimum requirements.
The candidate must be qualified to teach Life Sciencesto Grade 12 level.A minimum of 3 years teaching experience of Natural and Life Sciencesat Grade 12 level would be an advantage.
A valid and up to date SACE registration and Police clearance certificate.
To be highly articulate, confidentand competentin the delivery of subject contentand skills.
Good computer skills with regards to lesson preparation, presentation and general school administration: use of Smartboards and other ICT technologies in teaching.
Excellent classroom management skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with the learners.ALL GHS staff are expected to:
Perform all of their duties with integrity and diligence.
Project a professional demeanour and appearance at all times.
Develop positive relationships with members of the GHS school community, which includes parents, learners and colleagues.
Support and uphold the ethos of the school as contained in the Mission Statement.The salary package will be based on qualifications and previous teaching experience.Interested applicants are invited to submit a CV of no more than four typed pages indicating qualifications, previous work experience and at least two traceable references to:The HR Manager at email@example.com
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 29 OCTOBER2021
Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School reserves the right not to fill this position.If you have not been contacted by the school within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.We thank you for your interest in our