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2025 TEACHER-INTERN TRAINING PROGRAMME

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  • Date posted

    May 1, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Gauteng Johannesburg

Description

St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College, we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.

THANDULWAZI MATHS & SCIENCE ACADEMY

The Thandulwazi Maths and Science Academy was established in 2005, a pioneering initiative of St Stithians  College to provide educational growth opportunities for students and teachers based in public schools in greater Johannesburg.

The focus on Maths and Science provides the opportunity to make a signal contribution in the public education sector and in scarce skills development. It is necessary to ensure a clear flow from the work buckets so that there is continuous improvement in the execution of the expected deliverables for the Academy, as identified in our goals and objectives. 

The Academy’s activities are hosted at and supported by St Stithians, and funding is provided predominantly through corporate CSI contributions and private donations. This is a shining private-public partnership model and St Stithians is proud to call the Thandulwazi Academy the seventh school of the College.

2025 Teacher-Intern Training Programme

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A CAREER AS A TEACHER?

If yes, the Thandulwazi Teacher-Intern Training Programme, an initiative of the Thandulwazi Trust and St Stithians College is offering prospective teachers an opportunity to study towards a 4-year Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) or a 2-year Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) through a long-distance learning with public tertiary institutions, while gaining workplace experience at St Stithians College and one year in Public School. This position will be available from January 2025. Benefits to the position include being mentored by an experienced educator and exposure to valuable professional training and workplace experience within an IEB school environment.

Preference will be given to aspiring teachers who are:

  • Registered with a public tertiary institution and studying part-time towards a 4-year Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) in Foundation and Intermediate Phase, Intermediate and Senior Phase, Senior and FET Phase or a 2-year PGCE, majoring in Mathematics, Physical and Life Sciences, Accounting, English and African Languages or
  • Having passed grade 12 with Bachelor pass and admitted by a public tertiary institution to study part-time in 2025 towards a B. Ed or PGCE qualification majoring in the subjects mentioned above, or
  • Doing Grade 12 in 2024 and aspiring to enrol with a public tertiary institution in 2025 to study towards a B. Ed qualification majoring in the subjects mentioned above.
  • South African citizens

In addition, you would qualify for one or more of the following benefits, depending on your financial needs analysis:

  • Payment of tuition fees and a textbook allowance
  • Daily meal allowance.
  • Workshop/ conference allowance
  • A monthly stipend

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 31 May 2024

https://stithian.mcidirecthire.com/internship/external/currentopportunities

Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the above link only.

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives

Peter Place | Lyme Park | Sandton | 2191 Private Bag 2 | Randburg | 2125 | South Africa www.stithian.com

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

St Stithians College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer

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