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Feb 22, 2019

Junior School Phys Ed Teacher

  • St Andrew’s School for Girls
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

Suitably qualified and experienced applicants are invited to apply for the following position:

Junior School Physical Education Teacher and Foundation Phase Co-ordinator
May 2019 (negotiable)

St Andrew’s School for Girls is a 117-year-old independent school in Johannesburg. Our values-based education and strong brand are built upon a solid foundation of tradition and heritage.

In addition to an academic programme that challenges and encourages innovative and imaginative thinking, St Andrew’s holds physical education and sport in high regard and strives to provide our learners with opportunities to develop and succeed at the highest level.

We are therefore looking to appoint a Junior School Physical Education and Foundation Phase Co-ordinator who will report to the Head of Junior School Sport. The candidate is expected to excel at coordinating all Foundation Phase Physical Education and Sport activities.

The successful candidate will:
Have an appropriate 4 year degree with at least 5 years teaching experience
Be registered with SACE
Be involved in the teaching of physical education and extramural sport from Gr. 0 – 7
Have relevant skills to teach in more than one of the following sports: athletics, diving, hockey, netball, squash, swimming and tennis
Foundation Phase qualifications and extensive netball, swimming, athletics, squash and/or tennis coaching experience will be advantageous
Have good interpersonal and communication skills
Have good administrative and computer skills
Maintain and encourage a love for physical activity through participation
Appreciate working in a values-driven, Christian environment
Be able to uphold the ethos and values of the school
Be willing to apply for clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register

Key responsibilities:
Teaching Physical Education lessons and normal Teacher in Charge duties
Coordinate the Foundation Phase Physical Education curriculum and class lessons
Take charge of the Foundation Phase assessment and reports
Liaise with the Foundation Phase teachers with regards to all Physical Education and sport matters
Liaise with the Deputy Head of Foundation Phase with regards to structures, discipline, deadlines etc
Communication with Foundation Phase parents
Ensure opportunities for mass participation in school sport

The appointment is effective May 2019 (negotiable).

If the position matches your skills and experience, please email a two-page CV with two contactable references to the address below. 

The school reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.


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