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The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls: Locum / Substitute Teacher

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a residential boarding school in Henley-on-Klip with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 students write the Independent Examination Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination.


From time to time the Academy requires services of experienced teachers to stand in as substitute teachers in the absence of permanent teachers. For this reason, the Academy is inviting applications from experienced and retired teachers who have a good traceable teaching record in one or more of the following subjects:

1.Languages including Afrikaans (FAL), SeSotho (FAL), IsiZulu (FAL) and/or English (Home Language). 2.Mathematics and/or Maths Lit. 3.Physical Science, Life Science and or Natural Science. 4.Information Technology and/ or CAT. 5.Social Sciences, Geography and/or History. 6.Arts including Creative Arts, Music, Dance, Visual and/ or Dramatic Arts. 7.Accounting and/or Business Studies. 8.Life Orientation and/or Physical Education.


•Relevant degree or a professional teaching qualification. •Proof of up to date registration with SACE. •Relevant teaching experience attained over the past five years. •Ability to teach across Grades 8 to 12 with success. •Ability and skill to identify students' deficits, and bridge them. •An understanding of the DBE and IEB assessments as well as their curriculum frameworks. •Knowledge of curriculum design and an ability to design a curriculum in any of the specified areas. •Working knowledge of the latest trends in education. •A passion for enquiry based, student-centred learning. •Ability and willingness to mentor students.