Job Description

Job Title
Learning Support Teacher
School / Department
Primary School
Job Status
Full-time
Salary Code
Teacher
Work Days / Hours
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Dufney Botha, Headteacher
Requisition Number
02-1920-037
Summary

The Learning Support Teacher will be part of our excellent educational program.  The resource teacher assists students who are having difficulty in one curricular area or need short term support to master content or a particular skill.  The Learning Support Teacher will also be responsible for administering testing during the admission process and collating relevant data.

The Learning Support Program is a combination of pull out and inclusion help.  The Learning Support teacher will be in the classroom one to three times each week with each student, dependent on need, in order to observe the student and understand the lesson as the teacher is presenting it.  

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection);

  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly-defined and documented curriculum for students with learning support needs;

  • Demonstrate creativity;

  • Deliver an active, hands-on and child-centered program to promote learning;

  • Maintain a safe learning environment for pupils at all times;

  • Observe, monitor and record students progress;

  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual need and ability within the class;

  • Participate in the planning and goal setting of the program;

  • Be fluent in English, oral and written;

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headteacher.

 

Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study;

  • Certification as a teacher;

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Prior experience as a Learning Support Teacher;
  • Experience with MS Office/excel/Google docs;

Skills

  • Good command of English, both written and oral.