Apr 20, 2018

Junior School Resource Centre Teacher

  • St John’s D.S.G.
  • Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

We invite applications for suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills and competencies to take on the position of JUNIOR SCHOOL RESOURCE CENTRE TEACHER to be teaching Computer/I.T. and Book Education

Commencing duties on 16 July, 2018.

The requirements for this position are:
Proof of professional qualification, as well as a sexual offender’s clearance certificate and S.A.C.E. registration
The capacity to develop and sustain new teaching ideas
An effective and passionate approach to teaching with excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
A commitment to the Christian ethos and values of the School
Proven record of innovation, commitment and professionalism
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (2016), MS Windows 10, Web2.0 and the latest trends in teaching through technology
Empowering students to be critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and to use information ethically incorporating multiple literacies
Collaborating with teachers for the design and implementation of curriculum development and learning theories
Providing the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library programme serves the intended purpose
Creating a resource-based environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning
Maintaining active membership in professional associations and a commitment to continuous personal and professional development
Leadership, organizational, and budget management skills
Involvement in the extra-curricular activities of the school

The salary will be negotiated during the selection process. No indication of the salary can be given telephonically.

A letter of application, addressed to the Junior School Headmistress, together with a concise Curriculum Vitae, a copy of the front page of Identity Document and names of three contactable referees, may be posted, or hand delivered to the Junior School Headmistress, St John’s D.S.G., or emailed to the address below. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Postal address: Private Bag X4, Scottsville 3209, South Africa

St John’s D.S.G. reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Preference will be given to female applicants. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


St John’s D.S.G., established in 1897 by the Sisters of St John the Divine, is situated in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. It is a leading Anglican, independent, day and boarding school for 530 girls (Grades RR – 12), and is a member of the Independent Schools’ Association of Southern Africa. St John’s has a strong community ethos that gives it a distinct character.

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