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Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Apprentice Teacher to teach Pre-Primary grades at the Ormonde Primary Campus!

Closing Date: 31 October 2023

Job Title: Facilities Apprentice (Ormonde Primary)
Location: Ormonde, Gauteng, South Africa

This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring teacher who is currently or going in the 3rd or 4th year of their BEd qualification or completing their PGCE in 2023 to join a team deeply committed to the development of our people and our children.

You will partner with your Resident Teacher to empower students using an enquiry-based learning approach and be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.


Nova Pioneer are a network of schools developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century. We launched our first school in South Africa in 2014.

We have since expanded within South Africa, and to Kenya – with our first Kenyan school launching in 2015.

In all of our schools, we bring in and train top educators to deliver educational excellence in an environment that nurtures our students to uncover their potential and blaze trails in the world beyond our school walls. Nova Pioneer students develop into life-long learners who can uncover their talents and potential.


As a Facilities Apprentice, you will be specifically responsible for the following:

  • Inspect the building and other structures to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions in need of repair.
  • Prepare a schedule for maintenance matters with the operations team and agree when work will be carried out.
  • Perform routine building maintenance tasks in a timely manner.

  • Minimize maintenance disruptions to the running of the school.
  • Adequately respond to maintenance requests.
  • Ensure that all building management equipment has the appropriate policy and standard level.
  • Respond adequately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise
  • Health and Safety team member


  • Completed Grade 12; ideally you will have also completed a Technical Diploma or Certificate in plumbing/electrical
  • Knowledge of General Safety principles
  • Preferred work experience includes:
    • Building/construction 3 years
    • Gardening 2-3 years
    • General maintenance duties 3 years

As a Facilities Apprentice, you will:

  • Strive for excellence in every detail of your work and inspire and challenge everyone around you to do the same.
  • You take pleasure in excellence more than credit or status.
  • Our culture resonates deeply with your values—and in particular, you are excited to challenge yourself by taking risks and getting more feedback than you’ve ever gotten before.


Please note: Where a copy of your resume is required, copying and pasting from a formatted document e.g. Microsoft Word may not result in the formatting transferring correctly to the final resume.

You are encouraged to attach your resume in Microsoft Word® or PDF format to protect formatting.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is identified. Only qualified candidates will be invited for interviews.

Nova Pioneer will never request an application fee from candidates. If you are contacted with a request to pay a fee from someone claiming to be a Nova Pioneer Talent or Recruitment representative, please do not pay them and report it to us immediately on [email protected] or [email protected].

To apply, please complete the online form using the link below.


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