Assistant Teacher Primary School IsiZulu Teacher (FP) – SPARK Schools East Rand Region 2024

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This Assistant Teacher offer is for South Africans ready to take on the responsibilities that will be conferred on them as the Assistant Teacher Primary School IsiZulu Teacher (FP) – SPARK Schools East Rand region.


If you want to be part of this enabling experience, you can read on to learn the requirements for this program. 

Assistant Teacher Primary School IsiZulu Teacher (FP) – SPARK Schools East Rand region

About SPARK Schools:

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SPARK Schools is a social impact disruptor and is leading change in the education space through its network of affordable private schools. The SPARK Schools network provides transformational education innovation through Africa’s first blended learning model, which elevates student achievement and provides the tools teachers need to serve their students effectively.

The blended learning model, which combines classroom teaching and online instruction, allows teachers to anticipate student needs and equips schools to provide personalized education at an affordable cost. SPARK Schools is pioneering this transformative education model to ensure the accessibility of university and careers for all.

SPARK Schools is a high growth, mission and values-driven entrepreneurial organisation, operating 21 primary schools, 5 high schools and serving over 15,500 families in 2024. We are looking for dynamic people to join our team.


Reports To: Principal or Assistant Principal

Purpose of Role:

SPARK Schools first additional language teachers drive student achievement by maintaining

high expectations for classroom culture, behaviour, and academic growth for all students.

SPARK Schools first additional language teachers are phase and content specialists, who

receive on-going professional development customized for their past experience and individual


First Additional language teachers are integral to the SPARK Schools’ “culture” and our

commitment to rigorous, engaging learning experiences for our scholars.


● Plan for and be prepared to deliver lessons to students

● Provide instruction in a variety of subjects and reach students with engaging lesson

plans and resources.

● Collaborate with grade level and content area partners to develop rigorous, engaging

learning experiences and to create individualised behaviour and learning plans and

resources for all students in class face to face or online.

● Lead weekly SEL (Social Emotional Learning) circles and implement SPARK Schools

Social Emotional Learning curriculum.

● Use SPARK culture and implement behaviour management strategies.

● Administer weekly and termly assessments to track student progress and analyse the

data for student growth.

● SPARK Educators should have a core focus on student achievement and should drive

all scholars to meet the required proficiency ratings.

● Submit student results data when required.

● Attend pre-service professional development before the school year begins and attend

weekly professional development and any other training interventions.

● Communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues, parents and other


● Conduct self in a professional manner at all SPARK Schools events and to all

Directors: Stacey Brewer, Roderick Fehrsen, Owen Henkel (US),

Heather Sherwin, Nicola Gubb, Thabo Seopa


● Nurture a high achieving work environment where all students feel genuinely valued and


● Attend Saturday events and parent community meetings.

● Implement strategies implemented by the Crisis Management team.

● Adhere to the child protection, anti-bullying and health and safety policy.

● Promote the vision and mission of SPARK Schools to staff, scholars, families, and the

greater community.


Qualifications and Criteria:


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

● B.Ed. degree or PGCE – Foundation Phase (isiZulu). Recently qualified teachers encouraged to apply!

  • Done isiZulu as a medium of instruction

● Certification through the South African Council of Educators (SACE).

● English language fluency.

  • isiZulu Fluency

● Clear/Clean Criminal record


Recently qualified educators may apply as well as educators with more experience.

Skills and Mindset:

● Strong desire to be part of a vibrant and dynamic technology-driven work environment fostering creativity, collaboration and

an atmosphere that encourages and allows top performers to thrive.

● Strong desire to be part of a collaborative, team spirited and fast growing Social ImpactDisruptor and Society Shaper who is

leading change in the education space in South Africa through transformational education innovation, ensuring the

accessibility of university and careers for all.

● Strong desire to be part of a learning culture with excellent career development and

advancement opportunities supported by individualised professional development, support and mentorship.

● Ability, Desire and Passion to deliver high quality transformational education at affordable fees to ensure the accessibility of

university and careers for all.

Values: Service, Persistence, Achievement, Responsibility, Kindness


SPARK offers:

  • fair market linked remuneration
  • performance-based annual bonuses and increases
  • above average/good annual leave
  • life, disability and funeral cover
  • employee wellness support
  • educational support & study leave
  • individualised professional development, support and mentorship
  • employee discount on school fees
  • opportunities for career growth


R 20,400.00 per month cost to company

Position Type: Full Time

Locations: Bedfordview

  • SPARK Bedfordview

SPARK schools is an equal opportunities employer and preference will be given to candidates from designated groups with due consideration of the company’s Employment Equity goals and targets.

SPARK schools encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

SPARK Schools may expire the posting of this advertisement at their own discretion.

Kindly note that should you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.


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