MCIS: 2x Primary Trainers

Maths Centre Incorporating Sciences (MCIS)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 10 November, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Maths Centre Incorporating Sciences (MCIS), popularly known as the Maths Centre, is a nonprofit organisation of excellence in mathematics, science, technology and entrepreneurship education; spread across all provinces. 

MCIS seeks to appoint a Primary Maths Trainer, based in Gauteng, Ekurhuleni and Johannesburg South.

Salary: Market related

Duration: one year (renewable subject to donor approval)


Support and development of Mathematics teachers

  • Conduct teacher development workshops and class visits on a regular basis
  • Re-orient teachers towards new goals, values, teaching models and methodologies to help cope with the demands of the new curricular and assessment requirements
  • support teachers with content related issues within the context of National curriculum
  • Support teachers to enhance their planning, implementation and evaluation skills
  • Support teachers to develop holistic in-service training programmes in their schools, based on a needs assessment of the teachers through the Base Line Assessment
  • Develop efficiency in the use of learning and support materials

Enhance Learner performance in Maths

  • Conduct Learners development workshops and class visits on a regular basis
  • Conduct afternoon clinics for learners

Project Coordination

  • Plan training activities as per contracts from Funders or the Dept. of Education
  • Design, conduct and analyse a Base Line Assessment
  • Support the teachers in Peer Learning Communities (PLCs)
  • Develop workshop and training manuals
  • Design, conduct and analyse evaluations for all workshops, classroom visits and training
  • Conduct Pre and post-tests as well as summative assessment
  • Conduct Teachers diagnostics & plan workshops based on diagnostic outcome
  • Track Teacher and Learner progression

Collection and interpret data for reporting purposes

  • Compile a data base of all schools, geographical location and staff profiles
  • Compile a data base of all teachers and learners in the project
  • Submit end of term reports and quantitative data

Liaise with stakeholders to ensure maximum participation

  • Build capacity within and between the Department of Education, schools and community
  • Create academic environment of excellence
  • Develop a broad base of participation and networking
  • Participate in any promotional, developmental and marketing functions of Maths Centre
  • Develop and Maintain working relationship with all stakeholders to enable co-operation to collaboration & efficient flow of Communication


  • M+ 3 qualification in Mathematics or equivalent qualification
  • Two to three years’ experience teaching Mathematics in the Foundation Phase
  • Computer literacy (MS Office package)
  • Language requirements; English and Sesotho – change to Sesotho
  • SACE registration
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Own car with comprehensive insurance
  • Extensive travelling

To apply, submit your CV with a cover letter to

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Comprehensive advertisement is obtained from the Maths Centre website, or  call 011 276 823.

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