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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • SPARK Schools is a network of affordable private schools implementing Africa’s first blended learning model for primary school students. Students learn in both the traditional classroom setting and our innovative Learning Lab. The SPARK Schools model combines highly engaging classroom teaching, individualised instruction in the Learning Lab, partnersh...
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    Primary School isiXhosa Teacher (IP)

    Purpose of Role:

    SPARK Schools FAL - isiXhosa teachers drive student achievement by maintaining high expectations for classroom culture, behaviour, and academic growth for all students. SPARK Schools FAL - isiXhosa teachers are content specialists, who receive on­going professional development customised for their past experience and individual needs.

    FAL - isiXhosa Teachers are integral to the SPARK Schools’ “culture” and our commitment to rigorous, engaging learning experiences for our scholars.



    • Plan for and be prepared to deliver lessons to students from 7:45­-3:30pm daily (depending on grade level assignment and timetable) within content area specialisation.

    • Grade R and 1 Teachers to assist and facilitate SPARK Design.

    • Collaborate with grade level and content area partners to develop rigorous, engaging learning experiences and to create and implement high quality individualised behaviour and learning plans for students.

    • Participate actively all scheduled professional development sessions.

    • Administer Formative and termly assessments to track student progress and analyse the data for student growth.

    • SPARK Educators should have a core focus on student achievement and should drive all scholars to meet the required proficiency ratings

    • Lead weekly SEL (Social Emotional Learning) circles.

    • Use SPARK culture and implement behaviour management strategies.

    • Communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues, parents and other stakeholders.

    • Conduct self in a professional manner at all SPARK Schools events and to all stakeholders.

    • Nurture a high ­achieving work environment where all students feel genuinely valued and supported.

    • Implement SPARK Schools Social Emotional Learning curriculum.

    • Promote the vision and mission of SPARK Schools to staff, scholars, families, and the greater community.Implement strategies implemented by the Crisis Management team. Adhere to the child protection, anti-bullying and health and safety policy.

    • Attend Saturday events and parent community meetings.

    • Submit student results data when required.


    The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • B.Ed. degree or PGCE. Recently qualified teachers encouraged to apply!

    • Certification through the South African Council of Educators (SACE)

    • English language fluency

    • Fluency in isiXhosa

    • Clear criminal record

    Skills and Mindset:

    • Strong desire to be part of a vibrant and dynamic technology-driven work environment fostering creativity, collaboration and an atmosphere that encourages and allows top performers to thrive.

    • Strong desire to be part of a collaborative, team spirited and fast growing Social Impact Disruptor and Society Shaper who is leading change in the education space in South Africa through transformational education innovation, ensuring the accessibility of university and careers for all.

    • Strong desire to be part of a learning culture with excellent career development and advancement opportunities supported by individualised professional development, support and mentorship.

    • Ability, Desire and Passion to deliver high quality transformational education at affordable fees

    to ensure the accessibility of university and careers for all.


    We are looking for ‘’GEMS’’ with the following attributes

    • Grit: Persistence through challenges.

    • Excellence: A track record of high expectations personally and professionally.

    • Mission and Vision Alignment: Understanding of and passion for the SPARK Schools mission to provide excellent education at an affordable cost.

    • Self­-reflection: Finding the capacity to bring your best self to challenges and opportunities.


    SPARK offers:

    • fair market linked remuneration

    • performance-based annual bonuses and increases

    • above average/good annual leave

    • life, disability and funeral cover

    • employee wellness support

    • educational support & study leave

    • individualised professional development, support and mentorship

    • employee discount on school fees

    • opportunities for career growth

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SPARK Schools on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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