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SPARK Schools

SPARK Schools

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Pretoria, South Africa
Posted on Monday, January 29, 2024

About SPARK Schools:

Watch our Vision Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOU0TYnNsZo

Take a tour of our Website: https://sparkschools.co.za/

SPARK Schools is a social impact disruptor and is leading change in the education space through its network of affordable private schools. The SPARK Schools network provide transformational education innovation through Africa’s first blended learning model, which elevates student achievement and provides the tools teachers need to serve their students effectively.

The blended learning model, which combines classroom teaching and online instruction, allows teachers to anticipate student needs and equips schools to provide personalized education at an affordable cost. SPARK Schools is pioneering this transformative education model to ensure the accessibility of university and careers for all.

SPARK Schools has a culture of collaboration, because getting South Africa to lead global education takes a team effort. We are innovators who strive for excellence through persistence and a sense of urgency to achieve SPARK Schools’ vision, mission and social transformational objectives. Our work environment is vibrant/cheerful, fast-paced/dynamic, engaging/stimulating, tech-enabled and data driven.

SPARK Schools is a high growth, mission and values-driven, entrepreneurial organisation, operating 17 primary schools and 1 high school and serving over 13 500 families. We are looking for dynamic people to join our team.

Reports To: Principal or Assistant Principal

Purpose of Role:

Teachers in SPARK Schools drive student achievement by maintaining high expectations for classroom culture, behaviour, and academic growth for all students.

SPARK Schools teachers receive on-going professional development customised for their past experience and individual

needs.

All teachers are integral to the SPARK Schools’ “culture” and our commitment to rigorous, engaging learning experiences for our scholars.

Responsibilities:

● Plan for and be prepared to deliver lessons in English, Social Science and Personal and Social Well-being to students,

depending on the grade level and timetable.

● Provide instruction in a variety of subjects and reach students with engaging lesson plans and resources.

● 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 in class face to face and online.

● Lead weekly SEL (Social Emotional Learning) circles and implement SPARK Schools Social Emotional Learning curriculum.

● Use SPARK culture and implement behaviour management strategies.

● Administer and mark weekly and termly formative and summative 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.

● Submit student results data when required.

● Attend pre-service professional development before the school year begins and attend

weekly professional development and any other training interventions.

● Communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues, parents and other

stakeholders.

● 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.

● Attend Saturday events and parent community meetings.

● Implement strategies implemented by the Crisis Management team.

● Adhere to the child protection, anti-bullying and health and safety policy.

● Promote the vision and mission of SPARK Schools to staff, scholars, families, and the

greater community.

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at SPARK Schools.