Acorn Education: Master Teacher / Teacher Coach

Acorn Education
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 19 May, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Acorn Education is a newly established not for profit company specifically set-up to be a School Operating Partner as part of Collaboration Schools Pilot Programme. Acorn Educate strives to be a school operating partner based on the following principles:

  • A lean but highly scalable organisation based on solid business principles
  • Executing effectively with a team of mission aligned education and operation specialists while effectively leveraging strategic partnerships
  • Continuously seeking innovative solutions to complex education challenges

Acorn Education seeks to appoint a Master Teacher / Teacher Coach, based in Cape Town.

  • Manage the planning and delivery of our programme of teacher training
  • Manage the induction of new teaching staff
  • Train, observe and support identified teachers and leaders as instructional coaches, heads of department and subject mentors
  • Develop and/or improve systems that ensure effective lesson planning and execution.
  • Embed a culture of teacher development in the school
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of teaching and learning through CPS, school culture development and implementing innovative learner-centred programmes


  • Minimum five years of teaching experience in a High School
  • Fluent English a pre-requisite
  • Experience teaching learners of various abilities and ensuring every learner grows
  • Experience effectively teaching learners in classrooms of more than 30 learners per class
  • Experience leading other teachers either as a grade head or subject head
  • Experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment

To apply, submit your CV to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Should you not receive a response within two weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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