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Resident Physics Teacher

Are you looking for an extraordinary school where the learners are excited, inquisitive and have to be convinced to go home at the end of the day? Are you a recent Bachelor of Education/Science/Engineering graduate with between 0 - 2 years of experience looking to build your teaching experience in a world-class institution? If you answered yes to these questions then you are a viable candidate to be a Resident Physics at Nova Pioneer.

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 memorizing 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 6 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

You will:

  • Teach  Physics.
  • Infuse joy and passion for learning in lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence.
  • Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards.
  • Integrate interactive technology within lessons to enhance instructional delivery
  • Meet up with your learning designer to ensure unit and lesson plans are mapped to standards.
  • Set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students and provide student feedback so they internalize them.
  • Attend weekly feedback meetings with manager to enhance teaching practices
  • Head a club, house opportunity for students each term.
  • Provide feedback to the curriculum design team about lessons and the overall structure of a unit to ensure revisions are made.
  • Fully participate in opportunities for professional growth including daily team meetings and reflections, weekly professional development meetings, instructional coaching, and outside professional opportunities.

ABOUT YOU

  • A natural-born teacher. You are not in it by coincidence or accident.
  • Teachers’ Service Commission certified/recognized
  • A Bachelor's degree from a well-recognized University. You should have graduated officially by the time of application
  • Energetic and passionate about education.
  • You’re a top performer with a strong academic background
  • You have 2-6+ years of relevant teaching experience. At Nova, we love teachers who have also had varied work experience apart from teaching
  • Adept at using Technology. We use a lot of technology for instruction
  • Female teacher  is preferred but not a must.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Does working at Nova Pioneer excite you? If so, then apply now!

To apply, please complete the form on the right hand side of this page. We cannot process applications that are emailed to us.

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Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is identified. Only qualified candidates will be invited for interviews.  

WORKING AT NOVA PIONEER

Nova Pioneer is a place where our people experience tremendous growth, fast! We invest heavily in the growth of our people because it leads to greater mastery in both us and our students. “Novaneers” work harder and work longer hours than at most schools but as a result, the growth they experience is extraordinary. We offer consistent and ongoing professional development and provide clear career pathways that ensure that our people are always achieving their personal and professional best. Nova Pioneer has a highly energetic, entrepreneurial environment where our people get to bring their creative and innovative ideas to life. We look for people who are flexible and who are able to adapt and respond quickly to adversity with a positive, can-do attitude (there are no problems, only solutions!). We welcome challenges and roll with the punches because it makes us, and our students, better. There is no problem too big for us! We work hard but we also have a lot of fun together. We bring infectious energy and enthusiasm to everything we do because joy fuels the hardest work and learning. Read more about our culture principles here

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