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RONDEBOSCH BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
DEPARTMENTAL HEAD
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A SOUND RECORD OF MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN A SCHOOL CONTEXT IS ESSENTIAL. THIS WILL BE INDICATED BY THE CANDIDATE'S EXPERIENCE OVER A PERIOD OF TIME AS HEAD OF SUBJECT OR HOD OR BY THE CARRYING OF RESPONSIBILITY IN A SIGNIFICANT OPERATIONAL AREA OF THE SCHOOL. PROVEN TEACHING ABILITY IS REQUIRED, WITH AN EXCELLENT ACADEMIC TRACK RECORD AT GRADE 12 LEVEL, TOGETHER WITH A SOUND KNOWLEDGE OF CAPS AND ASSESSMENT, INCLUDING PARTICIPATION IN THE ASSESSMENT AND MARKING OF THE NSC EXAMINATION. GOOD ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL, INDICATED BY THE CANDIDATE'S CONTROL PROCESSES IN THE AREA OF HIS/HER RESPONSIBILITY. THE INCUMBENT WILL BE CALLED UPON TO ASSIST THE SCHOOL IN DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING THE ACADEMIC PROGRAMME WITH A FOCUS ON AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING, AND IN DEVELOPING AN UNDERSTANDING OF BEST ASSESSMENT PRACTICE, AS WELL AS ASSISTING INDIVIDUAL STAFF MEMBERS TO DEVELOP THEIR UNDERSTANDING AND ABILITIES IN THE AREA OF ASSESSMENT. EXPERIENCE IN THIS AREA SHOULD BE REFERRED TO IN THE APPLICATION. THE ABILITY TO USE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM WOULD BE A RECOMMENDATION. STATE SUBJECTS OFFERED (PREFERENCE WOULD BE GIVEN TO SUBJECT AREAS WHERE SCHOOL HAS A NEED). PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OF TEACHING IN A BOYS' SCHOOL WOULD BE ADVANTAGEOUS, PARTICULARLY A RESIDENTIAL BOYS' SCHOOL. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT MUST BE ABLE AND WILLING TO COACH (OR MANAGE) AT LEAST ONE OF THE SCHOOL'S MAJOR SPORTS AND TO PARTICIPATE IN OTHER AREAS OF THE EXTRA-CURRICULAR PROGRAMME. A MINIMUM OF THREE YEARS' EXPERIENCE IN ALL OF THE ABOVEMENTIONED AREAS IS REQUIRED.
THIS POST WILL ONLY BE VACATED ON 31 DECEMBER 2020.
2020-09-30