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Job Description

Job Title:
Primary Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Elementary / Primary
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, Assistant Principal of Primary School
Requisition Number:

We’re looking for a dynamic and innovative Primary Teacher, who will be a key member of our diverse, compassionate and innovative teaching team and will be responsible for delivering the National Curriculum of England and Wales.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • 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
  • Inspire compassionate action
  • Inspire children with enthusiasm and a love for learning
  • Instill self-belief and a growth mindset in all students
  • 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
  • Have a good grasp of educational technology and how it is implemented to enhance learning opportunities
  • Be fluent in English, oral and written
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changes with regards to distance learning if necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headteacher or Principal
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • University degree in the subject area of employment (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Current teacher certification in the required subject area. Certification should be from a recognised and nationally recognised institution
  • Classroom teachers should be able to demonstrate relevant experience and certification in teaching similar school programs as the applied for position (preferred)
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Prior experience as a Primary Teacher 
  • Implementing the National Curriculum for England and Wales in a Primary School
  • 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
  • Empathetic and compassionate