This leading English-medium South African state boys’ school has a vacancy for the position of Senior Housemaster of a Day House with effect from 1 January 2018 until 31 December 2021 when the cycle of appointment concludes. We have a policy whereby we appoint Senior Housemasters to our ten houses (three boarding and seven day-boys) for a set period which is renewable based on performance. All posts are School Governing Body positions and include the option of housing. Salary is negotiable.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience for all positions:
- Appropriate teaching qualifications are essential. Candidates must have a minimum qualification of either a four year B Ed degree or a suitable degree and a PGCE.
- Valid registration with SACE is essential.
- Minimum of 5 years’ teaching experience.
- Candidates should be able to teach all Grades from 8 to 12.
- Candidates must be fluent in English.
In addition, successful applicants will be expected to play a full part in school life, to be responsible for the effective functioning of the House, including discipline and pastoral care and organise relevant / related extra–curricular activities. She/he will be required to lead a group of tutor teachers in the House, ensuring that they exhibit a high level of competence and professionalism in their dealings with pupils and teachers and to promote and foster good House spirit.
Applications in the form of a cover letter, short (4 page) CV and a list of at least 2 current referees must be sent to Mrs van der Walt, our HR Administrator. State clearly what extra-mural activities you offer the school in addition to your teaching role.
Closing date for applications is Friday 13 October at 16:00.
Email: email@example.com or
Hand-deliver to 251 Roper Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, 0181.
Please note that should you not have received any feedback during the two weeks after application closure, you can consider yourself unsuccessful.
Please also note that the School reserves the right not to make an appointment if there are no suitable candidates or if curriculum needs change.