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Imaad Isaacs Foundation Teaching Fellowships 2019 - Cape Town

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Active since 31-08-2018 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location Cape Town Level Student/Trainee
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Closing Date: 20 September 2018

Teaching Fellowship Program 2019
On-campus 1 year full-time program

The Imaad Isaacs Foundation, in partnership with the Youth Academy for Leadership Excellence and Futures Academy, herewith invite aspirant teachers who have an interest in teaching youth from grades 7-12. Teaching fellowships are available for the 2019 academic year at our partner schools in Lansdowne, Cape Town.

Fellowship program entails:
  • Teaching / co-teaching 3-4 timetabled classes throughout the academic year including virtual and on-campus classes;
  • Support, guidance and mentoring from a senior teacher and community of peers 
  • Structured teacher development opportunities including workshops and observations 
  • Participation in extra-mural activities at either of our partner schools 
  • Receiving a small monthly stipend 
  • University tuition fees paid by the Imaad Isaacs Foundation The use of a tablet or a laptop Gaining valuable, real teaching experience in a supportive, and innovative environment 
  • Opportunity to work on ad-hoc projects and earn additional income
  • Possibility of permanent employment in 2020 at our partner schools

Requirements - Applicants must
  • have completed or in the final year of completing a bachelor's degree or 3 year diploma;
  • be planning to study for their PGCE at UNISA in 2019; 
  • have an interest in teaching any of the following subjects: 
  • Mathematics, Physical Sciences, English, Business Studies, Computer Applications Technology and Basic Coding, Life Sciences and/or Natural Sciences, Xhosa
  • Candidates must have at least one of their interested teaching subjects (from the list above) completed at first or second year level; and another at either levels whether on the list or not 

Documents to attach
  • A letter of application, addressed to the Recruitment Manager; 
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names of at least two referees;
  • Certified copies of your degree certificates and results; 
  • and A reference letter written in the last two years.
  • If you have already applied to UNISA, attach proof thereof

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About YaleSA / Futures Academy
YaleSA Programs create exciting and high impact learning environments at affordable costs in key subjects with a focus on STEM, Leadership and Entrepreneurship.

A key part of our programmes is the passionate and dedicated teachers, coaches and fellows who work directly with the learners, typically students with an interest in education, community engagement, leadership and are willing to make an impact.

We have high standards for our tutors, coaches and facilitators. While experience is an advantage, we view a willingness to learn and continually develop as the crucial ingredient for our team members.

Our senior programs (i.e. Grades 10-12) follows a teaching workshop program where learners are offered instruction in the subject content and then afforded opportunities to practice and master the content in our learning environment. Our programs make extensive use of blended-learning with a focus on teaching learners the skills of learning, supported by subject-competent educators.

YaleSA environments use a combination of teaching, practice, interactive learning, collaborative learning, mastery learning and a proven teaching to engagement ratio. The role of facilitator/tutor/coach is therefore dynamic and is ultimately intended to help the student realize a level of self-regulation in his/her learning.

The commitment for this position is 3-6 hours per week.

Prospective applicants should be:
✓ Vibrant, caring, committed, and approachable
✓ Competent in the subjects (maths & science)
✓ Committed to teaching and learning processes
✓ Committed to professional development practices
✓ Capable/willing of working in a technology-integrated environment
✓ Open to new ideas and technologies
✓ Embodies an attitude of life-long learning
✓ Able to commit to essential ongoing training courses
✓ Possesses an interest in youth and leadership development
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Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region South Africa

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Name Imaad Isaacs