Nova Pioneer Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels Biology Teacher, Secondary School (Ormonde) Jobs in South Africa

Nova Pioneer Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels Biology Teacher, Secondary School (Ormonde) Jobs in South Africa

About the Role

We are looking for an exceptional Biology Teacher to teach senior grades. Resident teachers lead instruction and planning for subject or grade level classrooms and are responsible for driving a rigorous, enquiry-based learning environment the Nova Pioneer way.

Resident teachers are supported by Deans of Instruction who partner with them in their growth journey by observing lessons, providing feedback and coaching. Resident teachers support and mentor apprentice teachers. See below to learn more about the teaching model at Nova Pioneer.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Deliver exceptional, real-world, enquiry-based Biology lessons that align with the Cambridge curriculum requirements

  • Prepare students to sit IGCSE, AS, and A-level exams.

  • Design rigorous lesson plans

  • Deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons supported by technology to enhance instructional delivery

  • Observe, coach, and be a model teacher for new teachers

  • Infuse joy and passion for learning into lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence

  • Set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students and provide student feedback so they internalise it

  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student progress. Use assessment data to adjust instructional content and delivery techniques accordingly

  • Attend weekly feedback meetings with Deans and learning designers to enhance teaching practices

  • Fully participate in opportunities for professional growth including daily team meetings and reflections, weekly professional development meetings, instructional coaching, and organisation wide learning and reflection

  • Communicate regularly with parents through email, telephone and parent-teacher conferences

  • Contribute to and participate in co-curricular programming for at least one activity in the course of
    a term

  • Participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees, and fulfil supervision duties as assigned including occasional morning, evening and weekend events.

    About You

    Skills and Qualifications required:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Biology as a major or a similar degree + Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is essential.

  • You have taken Biology as a major to the third year level at the university

  • You have taught Biology at the upper senior school level (Grade 10 - 12 experience)

  • Experience and/or understanding of Cambridge curriculum objectives

  • SACE registered

  • Ability to lead a classroom independently

  • You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student

  • You have an understanding of and passion for enquiry based, student-centered learning

  • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach

  • You are a team player and you enjoy group problem solving

  • You are adept at using technology for instruction

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Nova Pioneer Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels Biology Teacher, Secondary School (Ormonde) Jobs in South Africa

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