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  • Posted: Aug 23, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Valenture Institute is a private online high school offering an academically rigorous, socially-rich learning experience that equips students with the skills and courage to drive social change for a sustainable future.


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    UCT Online High School | Learning Designer | Grades 8 -9 Life Orientation

    Description

    The Learning Designer role at the Valenture Institute is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. The incumbent will play a vital role in ensuring that the development of content is relevant to the learning cohort, of high quality and; developed within the required timelines and the scope of the project. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Use subject specifications to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.

    • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.

    • Analyse the characteristics of Valenture’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.

    • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Research and source appropriate reference materials for the development of courses.

    • Work with subject matter experts and collaborate with production specialists to create targeted content in a wide variety of mediums to complement or support the curriculum.

    • Design and create targeted continuous assessment strategies that support students in their progression towards their summative examinations.

    • Work with project management and various operational stakeholders to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that project communication takes place in a timely and effective manner.

    • Work on evaluation strategies to review the effectiveness of a design strategy, and review content at set intervals as part of Valenture’s approach to continuous improvement.

    • Perform auxiliary tasks, including, but not limited to briefing in graphics, and tracking the use of external assets.

    • Perform peer reviews across subjects and qualifications.

    • Contribute to department process improvements.

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, or Curriculum Developer

    • Teaching or training background, and familiarity with IEB curriculum beneficial

    • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed

    • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices

    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships

    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently

    • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment

    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately

    • Stable internet connection required

    • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement

    Benefits

    Family member discount for Valenture Institute

    Remote work

    Voluntary savings Programme

     

    Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

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    UCT Online High School | Learning Designer | Grades 8 -9 Home Language (English)

    Description

    The Learning Designer role at the Valenture Institute is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. The incumbent will play a vital role in ensuring that the development of content is relevant to the learning cohort, of high quality and; developed within the required timelines and the scope of the project. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

     

    Responsibilities

    • Use subject specifications to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.

    • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.

    • Analyse the characteristics of Valenture’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.

    • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Research and source appropriate reference materials for the development of courses.

    • Work with subject matter experts and collaborate with production specialists to create targeted content in a wide variety of mediums to complement or support the curriculum.

    • Design and create targeted continuous assessment strategies that support students in their progression towards their summative examinations.

    • Work with project management and various operational stakeholders to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that project communication takes place in a timely and effective manner.

    • Work on evaluation strategies to review the effectiveness of a design strategy, and review content at set intervals as part of Valenture’s approach to continuous improvement.

    • Perform auxiliary tasks, including, but not limited to briefing in graphics, and tracking the use of external assets.

    • Perform peer reviews across subjects and qualifications.

    • Contribute to department process improvements.

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, or Curriculum Developer

    • Teaching or training background, and familiarity with CAPS curriculum beneficial

    • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed

    • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices

    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships

    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently

    • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment

    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately

    • Stable internet connection required

    • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement

    Benefits

    • Family member discount for Valenture Institute
    • Remote work
    • Voluntary savings Programme

     

    Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT Online High School | Learning Designer | Grades 8 -9 First Additional Language (Afrikaans)

    Description

    The Learning Designer role at the Valenture Institute is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. The incumbent will play a vital role in ensuring that the development of content is relevant to the learning cohort, of high quality and; developed within the required timelines and the scope of the project. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Use subject policy statements to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.

    • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.

    • Analyse the characteristics of Valenture’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.

    • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Research and source appropriate reference materials for the development of courses.

    • Collaborate with production specialists to create targeted content in a wide variety of mediums to complement or support the curriculum.

    • Design and create targeted continuous assessment strategies that support students in their progression towards their summative examinations.

    • Work with project management and various operational stakeholders to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that project communication takes place in a timely and effective manner.

    • Work on evaluation strategies to review the effectiveness of a design strategy, and review content at set intervals as part of Valenture’s approach to continuous improvement.

    • Perform auxiliary tasks, including, but not limited to briefing in graphics, and tracking the use of external assets.

    • Perform peer reviews across subjects and qualifications.

    • Contribute to department process improvements.

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, Curriculum Developer, Technical Writer, Editor or Journalist

    • Experience in the EdTech field is advantageous

    • Teaching, tutoring or training background, and familiarity with CAPS curriculum is beneficial

    • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed

    • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices will be advantageous

    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships

    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently

    • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment

    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately

    • Stable internet connection required

    • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement

    Benefits

    • Family member discount for Valenture Institute
    • Remote work
    • Voluntary savings Programme

     

    Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT Online High School | Learning Designer | Grades 10-12 Physical Sciences

    Description

    The Learning Designer role at the Valenture Institute is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. The incumbent will play a vital role in ensuring that the development of content is relevant to the learning cohort, of high quality and; developed within the required timelines and the scope of the project. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Use subject policy statements to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.

    • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.

    • Analyse the characteristics of Valenture’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.

    • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Research and source appropriate reference materials for the development of courses.

    • Collaborate with production specialists to create targeted content in a wide variety of mediums to complement or support the curriculum.

    • Design and create targeted continuous assessment strategies that support students in their progression towards their summative examinations.

    • Work with project management and various operational stakeholders to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that project communication takes place in a timely and effective manner.

    • Work on evaluation strategies to review the effectiveness of a design strategy, and review content at set intervals as part of Valenture’s approach to continuous improvement.

    • Perform auxiliary tasks, including, but not limited to briefing in graphics, and tracking the use of external assets.

    • Perform peer reviews across subjects and qualifications.

    • Contribute to department process improvements.

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, Curriculum Developer, Technical Writer, Editor or Journalist

    • Experience in the EdTech field is advantageous

    • Teaching, tutoring or training background, and familiarity with CAPS curriculum is beneficial

    • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed

    • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices will be advantageous

    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships

    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently

    • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment

    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately

    • Stable internet connection required

    • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement

    Benefits

    • Family member discount for Valenture Institute
    • Remote work
    • Voluntary savings Programme

     

    Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT Online High School | Learning Designer | Grades 10-12 Mathematical Literacy

    Description

    The Learning Designer role at the Valenture Institute is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. The incumbent will play a vital role in ensuring that the development of content is relevant to the learning cohort, of high quality and; developed within the required timelines and the scope of the project. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Use subject policy statements to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.

    • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.

    • Analyse the characteristics of Valenture’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.

    • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Research and source appropriate reference materials for the development of courses.

    • Collaborate with production specialists to create targeted content in a wide variety of mediums to complement or support the curriculum.

    • Design and create targeted continuous assessment strategies that support students in their progression towards their summative examinations.

    • Work with project management and various operational stakeholders to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that project communication takes place in a timely and effective manner.

    • Work on evaluation strategies to review the effectiveness of a design strategy, and review content at set intervals as part of Valenture’s approach to continuous improvement.

    • Perform auxiliary tasks, including, but not limited to briefing in graphics, and tracking the use of external assets.

    • Perform peer reviews across subjects and qualifications.

    • Contribute to department process improvements.

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, Curriculum Developer, Technical Writer, Editor or Journalist

    • Experience in the EdTech field is advantageous

    • Teaching, tutoring or training background, and familiarity with CAPS curriculum is beneficial

    • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed

    • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices will be advantageous

    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships

    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently

    • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment

    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately

    • Stable internet connection required

    • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement

    Benefits

     

    Family member discount for Valenture Institute

    Remote work

    Voluntary savings Programme

     

    Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT Online High School | Learning Designer | Grades 10-12 Geography

    Description

    The Learning Designer role at the Valenture Institute is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. The incumbent will play a vital role in ensuring that the development of content is relevant to the learning cohort, of high quality and; developed within the required timelines and the scope of the project. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Use subject policy statements to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.

    • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.

    • Analyse the characteristics of Valenture’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.

    • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Research and source appropriate reference materials for the development of courses.

    • Collaborate with production specialists to create targeted content in a wide variety of mediums to complement or support the curriculum.

    • Design and create targeted continuous assessment strategies that support students in their progression towards their summative examinations.

    • Work with project management and various operational stakeholders to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that project communication takes place in a timely and effective manner.

    • Work on evaluation strategies to review the effectiveness of a design strategy, and review content at set intervals as part of Valenture’s approach to continuous improvement.

    • Perform auxiliary tasks, including, but not limited to briefing in graphics, and tracking the use of external assets.

    • Perform peer reviews across subjects and qualifications.

    • Contribute to department process improvements.

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, Curriculum Developer, Technical Writer, Editor or Journalist

    • Experience in the EdTech field is advantageous

    • Teaching, tutoring or training background, and familiarity with CAPS curriculum is beneficial

    • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed

    • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices will be advantageous

    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships

    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently

    • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment

    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately

    • Stable internet connection required

    • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement

    Benefits

    • Family member discount for Valenture Institute
    • Remote work
    • Voluntary savings Programme

     

    Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT Online High School | Learning Designer | Grades 10-12 Computer Applications Technology (CAT)

    Description

    The Learning Designer role at the Valenture Institute is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. The incumbent will play a vital role in ensuring that the development of content is relevant to the learning cohort, of high quality and; developed within the required timelines and the scope of the project. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Use subject policy statements to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.

    • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.

    • Analyse the characteristics of Valenture’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.

    • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Research and source appropriate reference materials for the development of courses.

    • Collaborate with production specialists to create targeted content in a wide variety of mediums to complement or support the curriculum.

    • Design and create targeted continuous assessment strategies that support students in their progression towards their summative examinations.

    • Work with project management and various operational stakeholders to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that project communication takes place in a timely and effective manner.

    • Work on evaluation strategies to review the effectiveness of a design strategy, and review content at set intervals as part of Valenture’s approach to continuous improvement.

    • Perform auxiliary tasks, including, but not limited to briefing in graphics, and tracking the use of external assets.

    • Perform peer reviews across subjects and qualifications.

    • Contribute to department process improvements.

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, Curriculum Developer, Technical Writer, Editor or Journalist

    • Experience in the EdTech field is advantageous

    • Teaching, tutoring or training background, and familiarity with CAPS curriculum is beneficial

    • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed

    • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices will be advantageous

    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships

    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently

    • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment

    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately

    • Stable internet connection required

    • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement

    Benefits

    • Family member discount for Valenture Institute
    • Remote work
    • Voluntary savings Programme

     

    Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT Online High School | Learning Designer | Grades 10-12 Accounting

    Description

    The Learning Designer role at the Valenture Institute is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. The incumbent will play a vital role in ensuring that the development of content is relevant to the learning cohort, of high quality and; developed within the required timelines and the scope of the project. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Use subject policy statements to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.

    • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.

    • Analyse the characteristics of Valenture’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.

    • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.

    • Research and source appropriate reference materials for the development of courses.

    • Collaborate with production specialists to create targeted content in a wide variety of mediums to complement or support the curriculum.

    • Design and create targeted continuous assessment strategies that support students in their progression towards their summative examinations.

    • Work with project management and various operational stakeholders to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that project communication takes place in a timely and effective manner.

    • Work on evaluation strategies to review the effectiveness of a design strategy, and review content at set intervals as part of Valenture’s approach to continuous improvement.

    • Perform auxiliary tasks, including, but not limited to briefing in graphics, and tracking the use of external assets.

    • Perform peer reviews across subjects and qualifications.

    • Contribute to department process improvements.

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, Curriculum Developer, Technical Writer, Editor or Journalist

    • Experience in the EdTech field is advantageous

    • Teaching, tutoring or training background, and familiarity with CAPS curriculum is beneficial

    • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed

    • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices will be advantageous

    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships

    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently

    • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment

    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately

    • Stable internet connection required

    • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement

    Benefits

    • Family member discount for Valenture Institute
    • Remote work
    • Voluntary savings Programme

     

    Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT OHS | Technology Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT OHS | Social Sciences Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    go to method of application »

    UCT OHS | Physical Sciences Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

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    UCT OHS | Natural Sciences Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

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    UCT OHS | Life Orientation Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

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    UCT OHS | History Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

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    UCT OHS | Geography Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

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    UCT OHS | English (HL) Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

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    UCT OHS | Economics Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

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    UCT OHS | Creative Arts Teacher

    Description

    The Teacher role is primarily responsible for working alongside the Senior Teacher to motivate, inspire and empower their students with high-quality individual and group instruction so that they can reach their full potential. The incumbent might be a newly qualified teacher or in their first few years of teaching, and should therefore be someone who is hungry to learn and to lean into the balance Valenture strikes between classroom teaching and collaboration with other professionals in the school.


    DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Teaching:

    • Significant contact with students to encourage, motivate and empower them to achieve their best.

    • Employ a variety of teaching and instructional methodologies to individuals and groups of students.

    • Conduct lesson planning within your subject to develop appropriate teaching solutions and strategies that target the specific student needs that arise as they progress through the course.

    • Work closely with the Senior Teacher and Student Experience Lead to monitor at-risk students and the effectiveness of planned interventions (according to our remediation policy which uses RTI) and employ bespoke remediation strategies to enable student academic progress.

    • Review holistic performance of students on a regular basis.

    Task-management:

    • Update student records with socio-emotional, behavioural and academic insights gained through teacher-student interactions.

    • Meet weekly with the Senior Teacher in your team to identify student progress, trends and at risk-students.

    • Manage the posting of announcements to the online campus, and respond to discussion forum posts made by students.

    Community of practise:

    • Engage in lesson observations with Senior teachers, Teachers and your Student Experience Lead to maintain quality assurance of instruction in line with Valenture’s Teaching and Learning approach and to enable personal and peer improvement through feedback, coaching and mentorship.

    • Weekly professional development sessions to develop a deep knowledge of the most recent advances of research in the subject you teach, as well as the research on how something can be taught and learned.

    • Engage in the systemic integration of scientific educational knowledge, didactics (or pedagogical content knowledge), and practice to enable teachers to enhance their pedagogical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and engagement in the professional community of educators.

    Requirements

    • 0 – 5 years teaching or tutoring experience at secondary school level, with either BEd or PGCE qualification.

    • Experience teaching the CAPS or IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively working with young people to promote their individual academic potential.

    • Adept in a technological environment.

    • Operationally savvy.

    • A good feel for working with assessment data and operational data.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.

    • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.

    • Police clearance required.

    Tech requirements:

    • Candidate’s own laptop is advantageous.

    • A second screen.

    • A stable internet connection (minimum of a 20mbps line).

    PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

    • The ability to elicit the best from students through excellent rapport, meaningful engagement and sincere commitment to their success.

    • Knowledge and passion for the subject area.

    • Inclusive and dedicated to developing all students.

    • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.

    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

    • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

    Benefits

    • Family member discount to Valenture Institute

    • Remote working

    • Voluntary savings programme

     

    Valenture Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be in accordance to our Employment Equity Plan.

    Method of Application

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

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