Foundation Phase Teacher - Hermanus, South Africa - Pebbles Project

Pebbles Project
Pebbles Project
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Hermanus, South Africa

1 month ago

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Description

The Pebbles Project Trust seeks to employ a Foundation Phase Educator, teaching Grades 2-3 to be based at the Pebbles Academy in Hemel-en-Aarde.
Monday to Thursday, from 07h30 - 15h30. Friday, from 07h30 - 14h00. School holidays are aligned with WCED.


Requirements:


  • Tertiary qualification in Education
  • Must be SACE Registered
  • Computer Literate
  • A minimum of one year's community work/service experience
  • Fluent in written and spoken Afrikaans and English
  • Must have a valid driving licence and own reliable transport
  • Must be prepared to obtain a code 10 driving license and drive a passenger vehicle
  • Ability to work independently and as part of our great team
  • Ability to work flexible hours (some weekends and evenings occasionally)
  • Attention to detail, ability to plan and prioritise work, meeting deadlines to successfully deliver range of programme outcomes/deliverables
  • Ability to have effective communication skills, problem solving skills, stress management, multitasking, creativity, resourcefulness and an openness to learning and growth
  • Project is located on a farm with a dirt road
  • Must have a clear criminal record
This position is responsible for the teaching and learning process within the Grade 2 -3 classroom.

  • Providing a comprehensive enrichment and care service that equips learners with appropriate knowledge and skills leading to their holistic development.
  • The efficient and effective implementation of the CAPS curriculum according to specified norms and outcomes
  • Implementing school and organisational policies and procedures
  • Ensuring all learners are optimally involved within the learning process
  • Administratively managing the curriculum programme
  • Fostering a culture of encouragement within the classroom
  • Approaching the curriculum with flexibility and adaptability in order to extract the best possible outcome from each learner
  • Incorporating blended and inclusive learning approaches within the classroom
  • Contributing towards a positive ethos through involvement and support
  • Supporting and implementing the enrichment activities as part of the projects approach

CRITICAL FOCUS AREAS

  • Initiative implementation and support
  • Classroom management
  • Administration and team support

DUTIES

  • Initiative implementation and support
  • Basic Education Initiative:
  • To teach learners a CAPSbased curriculum and coursework.
  • To implement curriculum differentiation, conduct assessments and formulate reports.
  • To complete lesson planning as requested by the Principal.
  • To assist with the development and implementation of a numeracy and literacy intervention support programme.
  • To assist with designing, implementing and reviewing policies and procedures relevant to the initiative (i.e., discipline policy).
  • To identify barriers to learning, support learners within the classroom and refer cases.
  • To conduct biannual inventory counts for all educational resources and the classroom.
  • To keep abreast of current trends, and incorporate relevant new methodologies.
  • To monitor daily attendance of learners and notify the principal of concerns.
  • To incorporate digital platforms within the classroom in order to create a blended learning environment.
  • To report any and all concerns regarding the welfare of learners to the Principal.
  • To complete the formative and summative assessment per term.
  • To monitor and evaluate learner progression and provide relevant feedback to stakeholders involved.
  • To ensure open and interactive communication with parents regarding their children.
  • To do adequate preparation in pupil books to enhance teaching and learning.
  • To ensure all learner work is marked on a daily basis and assessed accordingly.
  • To offer extra lessons after school should the need arise.
  • To develop educational material and resources to teach online, when necessary.
Learner On-site Support Initiative

  • To teach/facilitate educational lessons, extracurricular and life skills activities within a multigrade classroom.
  • To assist with homework, tutoring and present vocational education lessons to learners.
  • To assist with the designing and implementation of positive discipline strategies (i.e., Merits and Demerit System).
  • To teach study methods and techniques to learners to prepare them for their examinations.
  • To promote citizenship and character education.
  • To participate in an annual handover meeting whereby the Grade 2 3 learners are transferred to the Grade 4 5 class.
  • To prepare learner exam scopes and send them to parents.
Life skills and Extra

  • Curricular Initiatives
  • To assist the Life Skills and Extra-Curricular Educator with the planning and implementation of initiatives when required.
  • To assist with the supervision and transporting of learners.
  • Classroom Management
  • To uphold the vision, mission and ethos of the academy, and Pebbles Projects as a whole.
  • To provide a welcoming classroom atmosphere in which learners feel comfortable t

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