Monday, 21 August 2017

Teacher Internship at St John’s D.S.G 2017

St John’s D.S.G., established in 1897 by the Sisters of St John the Divine, is situated in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. It is a leading Anglican, independent, day and boarding school for 500 girls (Grades RR – 12), and is a member of the Independent Schools’ Association of Southern Africa. St John’s has a strong community ethos that gives it a distinct character.


In one or more of the following teaching subjects:

English, Mathematics, Physical Science, Life Science, Accounting, Business Studies.

Effective from January, 2018.

Applications are invited for aspiring teachers to be part of our Intern programme.
The successful applicants must:
  • Have an appropriate 3-year degree and be committed to registering for a PGCE in 2018 in one of the above-mentioned subjects, or in 3rd or 4th year of a Bachelor of Education (BEd) in 2018.
  • Be passionate about working with young people.
  • Be a person of integrity and enthusiasm, with strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Be fully computer literate.
  • Be committed to the Christian ethos of the School and able to provide a caring environment in which girls can develop.
  • Be willing to participate fully in the school’s extra-mural programme.
  • Be willing to apply for clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offenders Register.
Preference will be given to candidates who:
  • Are willing to take on a position as a Boarder Mistress in the Boarding Establishment.
  • Have a proven record of academic rigor.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence.
  • Have the ability to coach sport.
  • Are from a previously disadvantaged background.
An application form may be downloaded from our website. Once completed, this must be returned, by post, email or had delivery, to: The Deputy Principal, St John’s D.S.G. No faxed applications.
Postal address: Private Bag X4, Scottsville 3209, South Africa.

Closing date: 31 August, 2017.

St John’s reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of this post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or an appointment. Applicants who do not meet the requirements of the advertised post or who do not submit the requested evidence, will automatically be disqualified from consideration. Applicants who have not been contacted by the end of September, 2017, should take it that their applications have not been successful.

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

 77 New England Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

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