Acorn Education – Senior & FET Phase Instructional Coach

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Acorn Education - Senior & FET Phase Instructional Coach

  • Post Date:5th Mar 2021
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Job Description

Job Overview

The Senior & FET Phase Instructional Coach will be responsible for coaching and mentoring Senior & FET Phase teachers in our high school located in Eerste River. Instructional coaches work one-on-one with teachers to provide guidance, training, and other resources as needed. Together, they focus on practical strategies for engaging scholars and increasing learning outcomes through improved teaching.


About Acorn Education

Our mission is to transform the lives of all our scholars by providing them with a high-quality education to enable them to realise their full potential. Acorn uses the Collaboration Schools framework to provide allencompassing support to our schools. This support includes all aspects of day-to-day management from financial and operational matters to instructional leadership, educator development and scholar enrichment


Key responsibilities

• Observe and provide developmental feedback to a portfolio of teachers to outperform Quintile 5 averages on the Grade 9 Systemic Exams and the Gr 12 Matric Exams
• Design and deliver teacher professional development sessions to meet the most pressing needs of teachers and schools
• Develop and/or improve systems that ensure effective lesson, term, and year planning
• Analyse scholar academic data to effectively implement highly responsive instruction to bring 100% of scholars to mastery of 100% of lesson objectives
• Embed a culture of growth, learning, and support in the teachers at our schools


Necessary qualification criteria

• Qualified Primary School teacher (must be SACE registered)
• Minimum 5 years of experience teaching Maths or Languages in Senior or FET Phase
• Departmental Head or Grade Head experience would be beneficial
• Must be a South African national or possess a permanent resident permit
• Must be fluent in both English and Afrikaans


Essential experience

• Experience teaching scholars of various abilities and ensuring every scholar grows
• Experience effectively teaching scholars in classrooms of more than 30 scholars per class
• Experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
• Own transport is essential


To apply interested candidates should e-mail the following documents:

• Updated curriculum vitae
• Grade 9 English Home Language Lesson Plan OR Grade 9 Maths Lesson

Start Date :

As Soon As Possible

Please mail your application to: anita@acorneducation.org.za

Please quote “Instructional Coach” in the subject line

Applications for the Senior & FET Phase Instructional Coach are reviewed on a rolling basis APPLY TODAY!