Jun 05, 2018

Head of Department – Physical Science

  • Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng
  • Phokeng, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT – PHYSICAL SCIENCE Seeking an Educator for a Visionary School

The College was established with a strong guiding purpose – to address the educational needs of the Bafokeng community and its immediate surrounds while at the same time providing a world-class education to those who show particular talent.

Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng seeks applications for the full time position advertised above.


The Board of Governors is in search of a suitably qualified, dynamic, internationally-minded educator who is a strong believer in the potential of every young person; who thrives in being innovative; who is excited to be involved in a school of the future; who will understand the dynamics of working in a community-based school with great aspirations.

Have a minimum of a BSc Degree (Physics or Chemistry Majors) and have completed a PGCE
Must be a senior educator and experienced in teaching Physical Science up to Grade 12 level
Be SACE registered
Experience and understanding of teaching IEB Curriculum would be advantageous
Must be in possession of a police clearance certificate

The applicant for this position should:
Have a passion and enthusiasm for the subject, coupled with proven teaching skills.
Have an understanding of how students learn the relevant subjects as well as a sensitivity for the social and cultural context in which young people find themselves
Have strong leadership experience and leadership qualities in order to lead a dynamic and professional team
Committed to growing and maintaining high standards of performance for the department
Ability to develop and mentor staff in the department
Be committed to professional development and the honing of their own teaching practice
Be excited about working in an environment of collaborative planning and teaching
Be able to integrate IT in the teaching programme
Be prepared to participate in pastoral, cultural and extramural activities of the College
Embrace a teaching approach that challenges student thinking and create a culture of inquiry in the classroom where students regularly work on non-routine tasks and solve new and unfamiliar problems

Applications addressed to the Director of Academics must be emailed to the email address below.

(The Board of Lebone II reserves the right to not fill the position at their discretion. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.)

Brief School History:

Established in 1997, by Kgosi Mollwane Lebone Boikanyo Molotlegi, Lebone II – College of the Royal Bafokeng is a leading independent preparatory and secondary school for boys and girls from South Africa and the rest of Africa. Lebone II is a school both rooted in an extraordinary African Culture, the Royal Bafokeng Nation, and poised towards a global future.

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