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  • Post Date:6th Oct 2021
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St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded
as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and
girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School in the Waterberg Mountains, and the
Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.


Within the Girls’ College we strive to produce confident young women who are able to lead a life of conviction and purpose. The College’s Methodist focus offers our young women important guiding principles enabling of this life of purpose which is central to the Saints Honour Code, namely “Honour God, Honour others and Honour self”. The Girls’ College provides a safe, nurturing and inclusive community where young women are encouraged to explore, experiment and investigate.


The College invite applications for the above-mentioned position which will be available from 1 January 2022 (negotiable). Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills, passion and competencies to take on this leadership position.

Key competencies and responsibilities of this role include:

⦁ A recognised degree and/or a 4-year professional teaching qualification
⦁ Experience teaching History at the FET level, preferably up to Grade 12 level and/or at university level
⦁ Experience and expertise in guiding students to develop essay writing skills
⦁ Establish a teaching environment that is nurturing and promotes learning.
⦁ Create classroom communities where all members of the class are valued, and contribute to the creation of knowledge
⦁ Understanding of current educational practices and trends, and decolonial pedagogy
⦁ Evaluate, reflect on, and refine teaching practice
⦁ Good planning, organisational and reporting skills
⦁ Good communication (oral, written and presentation) and technology skills
⦁ Good time management and interpersonal skills
⦁ Knowledge in creating varied and innovative learning programmes and assessments
⦁ Strong knowledge and understanding of history and historiography
⦁ Interest in cross-curricular and interdisciplinary work
⦁ A willingness to work within the values, Christian ethos and mission of the College as well as to participate in the broader life of the school, including extramural activities
⦁ Proof of registration with SACE
⦁ Any staff member working within a school is required to have a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 15 October 2021: https://stithianjobs.mcidirecthire.com/
Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only.
A letter of motivation should be included in your online application.

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

St Stithians College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimeR.