A responsible pre-primary teacher is urgently required for an exciting opportunity to teach at and manage the “Clever Cubs School” at N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary.

The job requires an enthusiastic, imaginative and energetic individual capable of gaining the full potential from each child.

Main responsibilities:

  • nurture and develop the knowledge, abilities and social skills of children between the ages of 3 – 5 years and prepare them for primary school education.
    • develop and implementing lessons / work schemes
    • provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment that facilitates learning for children to feel comfortable
    • organize and supervise play and work activities (for example reading, sport, music, dancing etc)
    • liaise and discuss children’s development with parents
    • maintain records
    • monitor and record progress
    • comfort children
    • establish routines and provide positive guidance
  • Set up a curriculum to achieve school readiness and register & ensure enrollment of pre-primary learners at primary schools in Windhoek
  • Assist primary and high school learners with homework and any other curricular requirements in the afternoons
  • Register the Clever Cubs School (established in 2009) with the state and obtain details of the correct curriculum to be followed.
  • Liaise with public interest groups such as students, guests, volunteers and sponsors

Requirements:

  • 3-year B. Degree or equivalent qualification in education, psychology or sociality
  • and / or Diploma in Early Childhood & Pre-Primary Education desirable
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience teaching pre-primary and / or primary school students
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Afrikaans
  • Excellent supervisory, decision making, time & stress management and organizational skills
  • Namibian citizenship or permanent residence is an advantage

Start: 15 December 2016  (ASAP)

This position is based on the farm at N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary, 45km east of Windhoek.  

  • Salary is negotiable
  • Food, accommodation, laundry, SSC and 50% NMC (medical aid) will be provided.

Please email your CV and cover letter to jobs@naankuse.com (subject line: Teacher).