Vacancy: Regional Schools Co-Ordinator (Gauteng)

GTI Hiring RSCAbout the organisation

The Global Teachers Institute (GTI) is a teacher development organization dedicated to strengthening teacher capacity and the quality of schooling in South Africa and across the world by changing the way teachers are trained.  GTI aims to empower student teachers, school leaders and educational organizations by offering a range of programs that refocus teacher training and professional development on the principles of classroom excellence, consciousness development, and social responsibility.

About the job

Reporting to the Head of Education, GTI is seeking to appoint a level 1 Regional Schools Co-ordinator for a 4-month maternity leave relief contract. We plan on making the appointment to start on 1 June 2023 in a part-time capacity and then on the 1st of July 2023 in a full-time capacity.

The Future Leaders Programme (FLP) is a teacher training programme that provides school-based training, mentoring, and professional development to pre-service and in-service teachers. The program seeks to develop a new generation of highly capable educators by immersing pre-service teachers full-time in schools. The programme also seeks to provide in-service teachers with experiences to improve their own teaching practice, instructional leadership skills, and mentoring abilities.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Lead training sessions, delivering curriculum and report writing. 
  • Academic support for intern teachers based in schools.
  • Conduct weekly professional development workshops.
  • Conduct lesson observations.
  • School visits, meeting with mentor teachers and school principals.
  • Form relationships with mentors and school heads for support.
  • Place newly recruited intern teachers in schools.
  • Collecting and capturing monitoring and evaluation data.
  • Be involved in and drive the orientation process of any new intern teachers.
  • Assist with tracking and tracing Alumni.
  • Administration duties as and when assigned.

Qualifications and other requirements:

  • Bachelor of Education degree.
  • Minimum 3 years of teaching experience as an intern teacher or an in-service teacher, with public school experience as an advantage.
  • Additional experience in teacher development, school management or adult learning will be advantageous.
  • Strong administration skills, with the ability to work independently and structure own time.
  • Ability to form meaningful relationships with a diverse group of different people.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through writing and speaking.
  • Willing to navigate to GTI host schools, using own car, or via public transportation (costs will be reimbursed for all work-related travel).

To apply, submit your application to Your application should contain:

A one-page cover letter motivating your suitability for the position

  • A maximum three-page Curriculum Vitae (CV) detailing:
  • All qualifications obtained.
  • All work experience, with detailed reference to all teaching experience (Phase, Level e.g. Head of Department).
  • A minimum of 2 references from previous employers.
  • Your availability (we plan on making the appointment to start on 1 June 2023 in a part-time capacity and the 1st of July 2023 in a full-time capacity.)
  • The successful candidate will be given a 4-month contract.

Applications close on 26 May 2023. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until an appointment is made. GTI reserves the right to not make an appointment if no suitable candidate is found.