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  • Posted: Oct 13, 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 Maths Teacher (IP)

    Purpose of Role:

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

    Maths teachers are integral to the SPARK School’ “culture” and our commitment to rigorous, engaging learning experiences for our scholars. SPARK Schools teaches the PR1ME Maths curriculum which is a world class program based on effective teaching and learning practices of Singapore, Republic of Korea and Hong Kong.


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

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

    • Attend pre-­service professional development before the school year begins and attend weekly professional development every Monday afternoon.

    • Administer weekly 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 and implement SPARK Schools Social Emotional Learning curriculum.

    • Use SPARK culture and implement behaviour management strategies.

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

    • Participate actively in staff development opportunities as a member of the SPARK Schools team.

    • Attend Saturday events and parent community meetings.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Submit student results data when required.


    Qualifications and Criteria:

    The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • B.Ed. degree or H.Dip.Ed. or PGCE. Mathematics focus and competency. Recently qualified teachers are encouraged to apply!

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

    • SAQA accreditation for non-South African equivalent qualifications

    • English language fluency.

    • A clear criminal record


    ● Recently qualified teachers or teachers with experience are encouraged to apply!

    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 ImpactDisruptor 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



    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


    R 20,400.00 per month cost to company

    Position Type: Full Time

    LocationsEast Rand Region

    SPARK Rynfield

    SPARK Schools may expire the posting of this advertisement at their own discretion.

    Kindly note that should you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.

    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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