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Aug 10, 2018

Head of Department: Mathematics

  • Redhill School
  • Morningside, Sandton, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

We seek to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic educator who is passionate about leading innovation in Mathematics. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Senior Preparatory School teacher, with a proven track record of being able to engage successfully with students in this academic phase.

Head of Department: Mathematics Commencement Date: January 2019.

The successful applicant will work in a progressive educational environment and will need to be a strong team player committed to the Redhill ethos of high academic expectations; furthermore, he/she will also need to embrace the school’s teaching philosophy, which encourages critical thinking and creativity.

As a member of staff, the successful applicant will be expected to participate in, and contribute to the school’s innovative Future Focus Programme, designed around Project Based Learning. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to be part of a Staff Learning Programme focused on sharing and improving teaching practice, and thereby assuring every student of a quality learning experience.

The Position:

Develop and maintain strategic and operational plans for innovation in Maths education that encourages creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Design and implement programs and initiatives that further the integration and blending of educational technology.
Create a programme of study that embraces the diversity of students that attend Redhill School, providing the necessary support to those who might struggle as well as providing extension opportunities for the mathematically talented.
Help develop a culture of creative innovation to meet the dynamic and evolving needs of an excellent 21st century school, by being an inspirational yet patient leader of best practices in innovation, experimentation, and technology integration.
Professional Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

Redhill School is looking for candidates who have:

An appropriate university degree and is registered with SACE
3 – 5 years experience in a similar position
A strong set of teaching skills, and relevant professional training.
Demonstrate an aptitude for innovative teaching methodologies and creative assessment design.
Strong communication skills: written, verbal, presentation, and training.
A collaborative, cooperative, and patient mind-set.
Visionary leadership that is in tune with the needs of a dynamic and diverse staff.
To apply for this exciting position, please forward a full Curriculum Vitae and a Motivation Letter, together with the names and telephone numbers of three referees, to the email address below.

If you have not heard from the School by 8 SEPTEMBER 2018, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Redhill reserves to right to appoint someone earlier if a suitable candidate presents himself/herself. Redhill School reserves the right not to make an appointment.


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