Head of Department - Foundation Phase Teacher

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Mar 13, 2018
Permanent Education

Job Description

Head of Department – Foundation Phase Teacher

Location: Camps Bay, Cape Town

Salary: Negotiable

Start Date: Term 2 of 2018



Experience as a Head of Department

5+ years teaching experience

Registered with SACE

Foundation Phase qualification

Have knowledge and experience of CAPS

Have an excellent command of the English language

Able to teach all the subjects (excluding Jewish studies) offered in the Foundation Phase

Comprehensive computer literacy

An inspirational, organised and energetic teacher

Well-developed inter-personal and organisational skills

Willingness to liaise as a team player

Excellent classroom management skills

Have excellent management skills to plan and implement the curriculum, manage curriculum changes and innovative ideas that are accordance with the strategic vision and policies of the school



Teaching all learning areas in the Foundation Phase

Working from 7h45 to 16h00, Monday to Friday

Attending a staff meeting once a week from 15h00 to 16h30

Running an extra mural one afternoon a week from 15h00 to 16h00

Added to the ‘Stop and Drop’ roster

Attended Parent/Teacher Meetings as required

Ensure that staff have the necessary direction, resources and support to carry out their responsibilities and implementation of any aspect of teaching and learning

Demonstrate effective collaborative and communication skills to nurture an ethos of inclusive participation of all staff

Moderate, monitor and maintain all processes in the phase

Demonstrate leadership through his/her vision for the academic and curriculum development of the phase

Inspire a culture of excellence in the department and in the whole school

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