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TEACHER INTERN PROGRAMME 2025

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  • Date posted

    April 19, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Balgowan KwaZulu-Natal

Description

MICHAELHOUSE TEACHER INTERN PROGRAMME 2025

Are you passionate about EDUCATION?
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A CHALLENGE?

Michaelhouse is offering a select few aspirational teachers a chance to JUMP-START their careers in 2025.

WHO ARE WE?

Founded in 1896 and set in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Michaelhouse is a leading Anglican Independent senior boarding school for boys from Grade 8 to Grade 12.

OUR VISION?

The primary objective of our Teacher Intern Programme at Michaelhouse is to mentor and grow the next generation of great teacher for our school and country.

WHAT DOES THE PROGRAMME ENTAIL?

The Michaelhouse Teacher Internship Programme consists of full involvement in all aspects of school life of a full-time boarding school: on-the-job training in the form of teaching practice in the classroom; involvement in pastoral care (for example, boarding house, tutoring and bus duties); sports coaching all-year round; involvement in cultural activities; assisting with clubs and societies; participation in community outreach projects; as well as a mentoring and development programme to help become a holistic educator and an all-round school master. A performance development plan will be put in place for you, and your mentor will guide and evaluate your progress throughout the year.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO QUALIFY?

Prospective interns should:

  • have a desire to make a career of teaching, and a commitment to ongoing professional learning.
  • be 21 years or older.
  • be currently studying a Bachelor of Education degree (Senior & FET), or another degree with the aim of' studying a PGCE.
  • wish to teach one or more of the following subjects: Afrikaans, Economics, Engineering and Graphic Design, English, Geography, History, IT/CAT, Mathematics, Physical Science
  • be able and willing to offer other co-curricular skills (coaching school sports or involvement in cultural activities and outdoor education).
  • align with the Christian values and ethos of the school.
  • have excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • have a clear criminal clearance certilicate.
  • As Michaelhouse is an all-boys full boarding school and interns are required to live in the boarding houses. preference will be given to male candidates.

WHAT WILL YOUR COMMITMENT BE?

  • We expect you to commit to a year's fixed-term contract conditional on your performance.
  • We expect you to take charge of your career and
  • personal development and to work with your mentor and your department.
  • We expect you to be involved in all aspects of school life and help and learn whenever an opportunity presents itself.
  • We require you to be registered for and studying a relevant teaching qualification either a B.Ed (Senior & FET) or a PGCE.
  • We expect you to perform well academically and pass your studies.

WHAT WILL YOU GET IN RETURN?

  • You will receive a salary based on your level of study.
  • We will pay for, and support you in, your studies of a relevant teaching qualification.
  • You will be accommodated on our beautiful campus.
  • You are able to join the boys in our dining room for all meals!
  • We have several programmes mentoring and experiences to help you develop and grow.

HOW AND WHEN DO YOU APPLY?

Step 1

Complete the online application form here: https://forms.gle/QugjLfcCCgL61fyP9

Step 2

Email a detailed CV, motivation letter, copies of your qualifications (including matric results, and a statement of tertiary results) to careers@michaelhouse.org

Closing date for applications: 30 May 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PLEASE NOTE:

Only suitably qualified candidates will be considered. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. Management reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Michaelhouse is committed to transformation, and in accordance with our Employment Equity Plan, preference shall be given, but not limited to candidates from the designated groups.

Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Disclaimer:

Michaelouse is committed to ensuring confidentiality of personal information. By applying for this position and submitting your personal details and CV, you acknowledge acceptance of this disclaimer. Your information will be used for the sole purpose of recruitment of the listed vacancy, potential future vacancies, and any statutory reporting. All reasonable measures will be taken to protect the information of applicants.

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