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By:Jarad Botha <jaradbotha14@gmail.com>
Date: 4 July 2017

Name: Jarad Botha
Phone number: 8613071139973
Skype address: jarad.botha
Personal email address: jaradbotha14@gmail.com
Current address: Graaff-Reinet
Date of Birth: 1991
Nationality: South African & United Kingdom
Marital Status: Single
Dependents: None

Jarad Botha is a fully qualified high school teacher, who hails from South Africa, but holds a UK passport stemming from his six year stay in England between 2001 and 2008. He graduated in 2014 from Nelson Mandela metropolitan University (NMMU), with a Bachelor of Education specializing in Life Sciences and Business Management. His first professional experience was at Eastcape Midlands College as a lecturer in 2014. He started working for the Eastern Cape Department of Education, being employed employed at Ryneveld Primary School, Graaff-Reinet where he taught English First Additional Language, Economic Management Sciences and Natural Sciences, between 1 January to 30th June. From 1st July 2015 to April 2017 he worked at Spandau Secondary school where he is presently employed and teaches Natural Sciences grade 9 and Life Sciences grade 11 and 12. He is currently the grade 10 and 11 Biology teacher at Beijing Huijia Private School, having started in April 2017. He is very passionate about sport and coaches’ rugby, cricket, soccer and cross country at his school. Jarad always strives to cater for different learning styles and backgrounds of pupils and would certainly be a great fit for any environment using his international experience.

Self-description: “I love working in a challenging environment and am proficient operating as an individual and as part of a team. I am dedicated and passionate in assisting learners to develop their knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to enrich their lives and futures. I endorse forward thinking and believe moving away from niche learning can be both rewarding and stimulating. ”

Academic qualifications awarded and current enrolment

Jan 09 – Dec 14 Bachelor of Education Further Education & Training
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, SA
Majors Life Science and Business Management

January 16 – 20 May 2017 Bachelor of Education: Honours in Natural Sciences.

University of South Africa

Subject experience and grade levels

English Grade 6
Natural Science Grade 5
Economic Management Sciences grade 7
Natural Sciences Grade 9
Life Skills Grade 10
Biology Grade 10
Biology Grade 11
Biology Grade 12

Curriculum experience

South African Curriculum – CAPS (Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements)
IGCSE Curriculum

Teaching Experience

April 2017 – Present Teacher

Beijing Huijia Private School

IGCSE Curriculum
Teaching Grade 10 Biology
Teaching grade 11 Biology

July 2015 – April 2017 Teacher

Spandau Secondary School

South African Curriculum
Taught Grade 9 Natural Sciences
Taught 10 Life Orientation
Taught Life Sciences Grade 10, 11 and 12

Jan 15 – June 16 Teacher
Ryneveld Primary School, SA
South African Curriculum
Teaching Grade 6 Natural Sciences
Teaching Grade 5 English First Additional Language
Teaching Economic Management Sciences Grade 7

Apr 14 – Dec 14 Lecturer
Eastcape Midlands College, SA
South African Curriculum
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Office Practice Level 3
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Office Practice Level 4
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Life Orientation Level 2
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Life Orientation Level 3
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Life Orientation Level 4

Other Experience

Jan 15 – June 16 Rugby Coach
Ryneveld Primary School, SA

Coaches Ryneveld boys u/9 and u/13 rugby teams. In addition, has launched the World Rugby accredited Get into rugby programme at Ryneveld Primary School. This programme is geared toward age groups from 4 to 8 year olds in an intiative to promote the sport of rugby at all levels internationally.

July 2016 – Present Rugby Coach u/16s

Cricket coach u/17s

Spandau secondary

Professional Development, Courses and Training in Education

2015 - World Rugby level 1 Rugby coaching certificate


Coaching several sporting codes such as rugby, cricket and football, professional and personal
development. Reading, studying, travelling, playing and watching sports such as cricket, rugby, football, tennis and swimming.


Referee 1

Name of referee: Kurt Adams
Name of School : Dale College Boys High School
Relationship to you: Colleague

Referee 2

Name of referee: Hezron Veevers
Name of School : Spandau Secondary School
Relationship to you: Senior Teacher/Mentor
Contact details: 0712625749

Referee 3

Name of referee: Johnny Swartz
Name of School : Asherville Secondary
Relationship to you: Church Leader
Contact details: 0769815925


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