Nova Pioneer Substitute Language Teachers Jobs in South Africa

Nova Pioneer Substitute Language Teachers Jobs in South Africa


  • Nova Pioneer is looking for superstar Language Substitute Teachers who specialise in Afrikaans, Setswana, isiZulu or English to teach in our Nova Pioneer Schools. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic teachers to empower students using an enquiry-based learning approach and to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

    About Nova Pioneer

  • Imagine a world in which every young person across Africa attends a school that truly sets them up for success in the 21st century. A school that cares about individual students and allows them to explore the world around them. A school that focuses more on developing skills than on memorising content. At Nova Pioneer, we have done more than just imagine this future━we are bringing it to life. Nova Pioneer is a pan-African, independent network of schools offering high quality, accessible education from pre-primary through secondary school.

  • Nova Pioneer uses a unique, enquiry-based learning approach that encourages students to ask “why” instead of telling them the “what”. It allows them to form their own thinking through exploration, investigation and collaboration. Nova Pioneer currently has 13 schools in South Africa and Kenya with a vision to launch 100 schools and reach tens of thousands of students across the African continent in the next decade. To learn more visit www.novapioneer.com.

    About The Role

  • We are looking for Substitute Teachers to teach Primary School depending on the need at the time. 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.

  • Teachers are supported by Deans of Instruction who partner with them in their growth journey - working full-time to empower teachers’ development by observing lessons and providing consistent feedback and coaching. Teachers also support and mentor Apprentice Teachers. See below to learn more about the teaching model at Nova Pioneer.

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Work closely with learning designers to design impactful lessons

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

    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 internalize 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

    About You

    Skills and Qualifications required:

    • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Education (B.Ed) or Bachelor’s Degree + Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

    • SACE registered (Kindly provide registration number and certificate in application or your application cannot be processed).

    • Experience and/or understanding of Cambridge curriculum objectives would be an advantage.

    • Ability to lead a classroom independently, with experience in a classroom (practicals included).

    Key attributes to succeed in the role:

    • 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 deeply committed to your development as a teacher and welcome constructive feedback, translating feedback into improvements and innovations in your approach and in your classroom.

    • You are able to work within a team-based environment and collaborate with other resident teachers, apprentice teachers and deans.

    • You communicate openly and effectively with your colleagues.

    • You are adept at using technology for instruction.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nova Pioneer Substitute Language Teachers Jobs in South Africa


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