Vacancies


Visual Arts Teacher/ HOD Grades 8 - 12


We are seeking the services of a dynamic, hardworking and creative individual to teach Visual Arts from Grades 8 - 12. The position is effective from January 2020.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified and have suitable experience in teaching Visual Arts from Grade 8 to 12
  • Show a serious interest in, and appreciation of, arts and culture, past and present
  • Be committed to the ongoing development of a thoughtful and coherent visual arts pedagogy
  • Understand the centrality of drawing in all its forms in visual arts education
  • Be highly proficient and have experience with using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in all aspects of work
  • Show vision, innovation, creativity and motivation in designing learning programmes and in classroom teaching
  • Be able to contribute to the Academic, Sporting and Cultural Life of the School
  • Be able to work effectively as a member of a team dedicated to the development and care of all pupils
  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Be a South African Citizen and a member of SACE

Applications, including a short CV with the names and contact details of 3 referees, should reach Cara Cato by Friday 19 July 2019. Email: ccato@bishops.org.za
Should you not be contacted by 2 August 2019, please consider your application as unsuccessful.


BUILDING PROJECTS: PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR


The above position is available with effect from 1 July 2019.

Key Duties and Responsibilities will include amongst other things:

  • To initiate, start, manage, and successfully complete small building projects at the College, of varying type and complexities
  • Product procurement, ensuring best quality and best price
  • To select, appoint, and manage various building professionals, contractors with subbies, and specialists
  • Provide support to the School Maintenance Team, and the Building Manager
  • To assist with the School’s Maintenance Log System and attending to such requests
  • Manage the School’s small outsourced building team, to execute small building projects and maintenance tasks, on a continual full-time basis
  • Maintaining a positive, safe and constructive work environment
  • Staying up-to-date with latest trends and technologies within the building industry

Qualities and skills:

  • Ideally a relevant qualification in the built environment
  • A minimum of 3 years hands on experience in this field
  • Sound technical knowledge of building and property related processes, methodology and products
  • Ability to manage various sub-contractors and service providers
  • Be able to execute these tasks, with limited supervision
  • Basic computer literacy (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Be able to handle many competing projects simultaneously
  • Be quality and best practice conscious
  • Ability to forge relationship with many staff members, and outside service providers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a service delivery focus
  • Initiative and attention to detail
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines

Interested candidates should email a short CV and covering note to Kelley at Obrien Personnel kelley@obr.co.za by 7 June 2019


DRIVER


We are seeking suitable applicants for the above position:

Qualities and skills:

  • Be reliable and responsible
  • Be punctual at all times
  • Have an understanding of vehicle maintenance
  • Be able to relate to boys, staff and parents
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic and trustworthy
  • Must exercise professional and ethical conduct at all times
  • Be able to work independently and within a team
  • Be physically active and in good health

Experience and Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years' experience driving passenger vehicles
  • Code 10 Licence (Code 14 preferable)
  • Minimum Grade 10 (Grade 12 would be an advantage)
  • Understanding of health and safety would be advantageous

Interested candidates should email their CV’s to Kelley at O Brien Personnel kelley@obr.co.za by 7 June 2019


LIFE SCIENCES TEACHER GRADES 8 -12


We are seeking the services of an energetic and passionate individual to teach Life Sciences from Grades 8 - 12.
The position is effective as early as possible in 2020.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified and have suitable experience in teaching Life Sciences from Grade 8 to 12
  • Be in an advantageous position should they have experience in marking Grade 12 external matric papers
  • Be highly proficient and have experience with using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in all aspects of work
  • Show innovation, creativity and motivation in the classroom
  • Be able to contribute to the Academic, Sporting and Cultural Life of the School
  • Be able to work effectively as a member of a team dedicated to the development and care of all pupils
  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Be a South African Citizen and a member of SACE

Applications, including the names and contact details of 3 referees, should reach Cara Cato ccato@bishops.org.za by the Friday 19 July 2019.
Should you not be contacted by 2 August 2019, please consider your application as unsuccessful.


Bishops reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of these posts. Preference will be given to suitably qualified, previously disadvantaged candidates. An application will not, in itself, entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Bishops is an Independent Anglican School, which strives to inspire individuals by providing an excellent, all-round education in a caring environment.

The School is an equal opportunity employer, engaged in a transformation process and innovative technology teaching methodologies.