Job Description

Job Title
Primary Teacher
School / Department
Primary School
Job Status
Salary Code
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
02-2021-037, 02-2021-052, 02-2021-053

We are looking for an outstanding, compassionate Primary Teacher, who will be a key member of our teaching team and will be responsible for delivering the National Curriculum through an innovative and creative approach to teaching and learning.

Job Duties

 The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a 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

  • Demonstrate creativity

  • Deliver an active, hands-on and student-centred programme to promote learning

  • Maintain a safe learning environment for pupils at all times

  • Observe, monitor and record student progress

  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class

  • Be flexible and adaptable to changes with regards to distance learning if necessary

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Primary Headteacher

Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study (Master’s degree preferred)

  • Current teacher certification in the required subject area.  Certification should be from a recognised and nationally recognised institution

  • Police clearance to demonstrate suitability of applicant to work with children and in a school environment
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Previous experience of teaching within an accredited school system (preferred)
  • Able to demonstrate relevant experience and certification in teaching similar school programs as the applied for position (preferred)
  • Experience with G Suite/Microsoft Office


  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of continued professional development
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills in interacting with students, parents and colleagues
  • Ability to supervise students in non-classroom settings
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to lead an after-school activity