Maths Centre: Grade 8 to 10 Maths and Natural Science Trainer

Maths Centre Incorporating Sciences
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 9 February, 2018
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 and Natural Sciences Trainer (Grade 8 to10), based in Northern Cape – Kofiefontein and Danielskuil

Salary: Market Related

Duration: One year Contract (renewable subject to donor approval)

Support and development of Mathematics and Natural Sciences 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 develop holistic in-service training programmes in their schools, based on a needs assessment of the teachers through the Base Line Assessment

Enhance Learner performance in Maths and Natural Sciences:

  • 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 and plan workshops based on diagnostic outcome
  • Track Teacher and Learner progression

Liaise with stakeholders to ensure maximum participation:

  • 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, collaboration & efficient flow of Communication


  • M+ 3 qualification in Mathematics or equivalent qualification
  • Two to three years’ experience teaching Mathematics and Natural Sciences in grade 8 - 10
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office package)
  • English and Afrikaans
  • SACE registration
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Own car with comprehensive insurance
  • Extensive travelling

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