INVITATION TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF MARITIME ECONOMICS EDUCATOR
Unique in Africa and currently in its 22nd year of operation, Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre offers a maritime education programme for about 140 co-ed students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 (ages 15 to 17 years). The Centre also offers accommodation for 66 boarders from all over South Africa and is funded entirely by grants from the maritime industry.
MARITIME ECONOMICS is one of two maritime subjects offered in Grades 10, 11 and 12. The subject – which gives students an overall background to the maritime industry – deals with topics such as maritime geography, port studies, maritime trade patterns, the structure of the local shipping industry, ship types, various aspects of ship operation, the bunker trade, ships’ agency procedures, ship-broking, cargo clearing, maritime meteorology, and maritime ecology. The subject forms part of the students’ curriculum for Matric/the National Senior Certificate.
We invite interested and appropriately qualified and experienced people from the maritime industry to apply for this position that will be offered from January/February 2018 (to begin a 12-month handover period). This position will demand from the successful applicant total commitment to assisting young people to achieve their best levels of academic performance and personal growth ahead of a possible career in the maritime sector.
Click on the link below to read more about the duties and requirements for this position, as well as application details/criteria.