SPARK Schools is hiring a

Teacher

About SPARK Schools

SPARK Schools is a network of affordable private schools implementing Africa’s first blended learning model for primary school students in Johannesburg, South Africa.

SPARK Schools is a high-growth, mission-driven, and innovative organisation looking for ambitious people to join our team.

Reports To: Principal or Assistant Principal

Position Purpose:

SPARK Schools teachers drive student achievement by maintaining high expectations for classroom culture, behaviour, and academic growth for all students. SPARK Schools teachers specialise in a single subject (maths, literacy, or additional language) and receive on-going professional development customised for their past experience and individual needs.

Teachers are integral to the SPARK Schools “university culture” and our commitment to rigorous, engaging learning experiences for our scholars.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan for and be prepared to deliver lessons to students from 7:45-4:00pm daily within content area specialisation.
  • Collaborate with grade level and content area partners to develop rigorous, engaging learning experiences and to create individualised behaviour and learning plans for struggling students.
  • Experience
    • A B.Ed. degree or PGCE. Recently qualified teachers encouraged to apply!
    • Certification through the South African Council of Educators (SACE).
  • A B.Ed. degree or PGCE. Recently qualified teachers encouraged to apply!
  • Certification through the South African Council of Educators (SACE).
  • Grit: Persistence through challenges.
  • Excellence: A track record of high expectations personally and professionally.
  • Mission and Vision alignment: Understanding of and passion for the SPARK School's mission to provide excellent education at an affordable cost.
  • Self-reflection: Willingness to take and implement feedback.
  • Service
  • Persistence
  • Achievement
  • Responsibility
  • Kindness