Digital Learning Specialist/ IT Teacher

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate, Teacher / Instructor
  • Curriculum / Program
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Digital Learning
  • Information Technology

An Independent, Christian day school situated in Melrose, Johannesburg, Kingsmead provides an excellent, all rounded education to girls from Grade 000 to Matric.

Kingsmead seeks to employ the following enthusiastic, innovative and highly qualified teacher:

Digital Learning Specialist/ IT Teacher

Foundation Phase

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate individual who would be responsible for the integration of digital learning skills within the Foundation Phase curriculum and the teaching of IT as a subject within the Junior Primary in collaboration with a team of Ed Tech coaches and teachers.

  • An appropriate teaching qualification and SACE registration

  • Successful experience in integrating technology and digital literacy programmes in a Foundation Phase classroom as well as the integration of iPads into the curriculum.

  • Keen interest in continuous research and sharing of the latest trends in Educational Technology in the Junior School with regards to coding as the new literacy.

  • Able to run staff development workshops to encourage the use of software that can enhance teaching and learning & work individually with staff to plan lessons. Focusing on how digital learning can be integrated across the curriculum.

  • Able to design and teach an innovative curriculum from Grade 0-3

  • Proven track record in developing coding, robotics, 3D printing and Maker Spaces (especially in the Junior School) – upskilling the staff, offering EC workshops and exposing the girls to these experiences.

  • Communication of best practice – internally and externally, this will be integral to the role. Working together with a team of digital learning specialists.

  • Able to run parent workshops – e.g. IT trends etc. as the need arises.

If you meet the above criteria, please email a curriculum vitae with two contactable referees to Mrs Lowman at the email address below and state on the subject line Digital Learning Specialist by no later than 29 October 2018. Kingsmead is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Candidates may assume that their application has been unsuccessful if they have not been contacted by Kingsmead College by the 12 November 2018.