Monday, 19 July 2021 13:23



St Benedict’s is an Independent Catholic School which seeks to provide a holistic education for boys through full participation in spiritual, academic, sporting, creative and cultural activities.

The Board of Governors invites applications for the following post in the Preparatory School.

Position: Locum Grade 6 Social Sciences Teacher


  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree, with intermediate teaching experience
  • Must have experience in teaching History and Geography
  • A willingness to a be a class register teacher is required
  • Be a dynamic, driven person with a desire for educational excellence
  • Must be SACE Registered

Applicants must be available to commence duty on 01 September 2021.

St Benedict’s is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. The Board reserves the right not to make an appointment. The submission of a C.V. will in itself not automatically qualify the applicant for an interview. Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks from the closing date of this advert should assume their application was unsuccessful.
Only interviewed candidates will be advised of the outcome of the interview.

Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act Disclaimer: Your CV and personal information will be used solely for the purposes and processes associated with this application and this data could be
used for statutory reporting. The submission of your CV confirms your consent to this. We hereby confirm that we will ensure that your data is protected.

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Tuesday, 13 July 2021 09:56


The Diocesan School for Girls (DSG)
~ Makhanda, Eastern Cape ~

Founded in 1874, The Diocesan School for Girls (DSG) is one of the oldest girls’ schools in South Africa. Our tradition of excellence is built on five pillars: academic, cultural, sporting, spiritual and community. Whilst cherishing our tradition, we recognise the need to be at the cutting edge of educational trends.

Our aim is to develop girls who are forward thinking, transformative in their world-view and critical, independent problem-solvers, who can make sound ethical judgments with a keen sense of their social responsibilities. Ultimately, a DSG girl will be a confident, strong young woman who is able to lead and play a meaningful role as a global citizen.

To commence: January 2022

The Diocesan School for Girls, situated in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) in the Eastern Cape, offers young women[1] with a passion for teaching and learning, who see themselves working towards a permanent career in education, the opportunity to join our successful intern programme.

Our ideal candidates are women under the age of 25 who:

  • share the values and vision of DSG around transformation, diversity and belonging.
  • are currently working towards a career in teaching (BEd Intermediate Phase) OR who plan to register for a PGCE through distance learning in 2021 and are interested in gaining professional experience in the workplace
  • offer co-curricular skills in sports or cultural activities
  • support the Christian values and ethos of the school

Full involvement in all aspects of school life is expected, including:

  • observing, assisting and completing teaching practice in the classroom
  • contributing to pastoral care of our girls through duties in a boarding house, tutoring and bus duties
  • Sports coaching or management of a sports team (where appropriate)
  • Assisting with clubs and cultural activities
  • Actively supporting DSG’s community engagement programme

The school offers:

  • mentorship and guidance from experienced teachers
  • sufficient time for studies
  • university fees and books
  • board and lodging, as well as a small stipend

The application form is available on our website at

Candidates from previously disadvantaged groups will be strongly considered. All applications will be treated in strict confidence. The Diocesan School for Girls reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. The successful candidate will be expected to start as soon as possible.

 [1] As DSG is a girls’ boarding school and interns are required to live in the boarding houses, preference will be given to female candidates

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Llandudno Primary School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Llandudno Primary School is a small, public, family orientated Atlantic Seaboard school in Cape Town. The school is a modern Google school using innovative technology in its teaching. Llandudno Primary strives to help pupils find their own talents and through a nurturing approach, develop all pupils strengths. Llandudno has a high academic standard and a good cultural and watersport tradition.


The school is looking for a young, dynamic, tech savvy Grade 6 educator that fits our ethos and who will bring passion, and new innovative ideas into the classroom. The school is seeking to build more diversity into the curriculum and into the staffing establishment to broaden the cultural and racial ethos of the school environment.

Skills and attributes required: 

  • Good organisational ability 
  • Working knowledge of CAPS curriculum 
  • Excellent EQ aligned to our child - centred approach 
  • Ability to be a versatile team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills with staff, parents and pupils. Accomplished computer skills and use of multi-media in the classroom
  • Extra-Mural Sports Programme: willingness to be involved in or manage one of the Summer and Winter sports codes such as water polo, swimming, tennis, soccer, netball, squash, tag rugby, cross country.
  • Willingness to be involved in all aspects of school life and extra after hours functions where required.

Only fully-qualified Intermediate Phase teachers need apply.
Candidates who do not receive a reply within 3 weeks of the closing date may assume that the post has been filled.


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Wynberg Boys' Junior School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

At Wynberg Boys’ Junior School we strive to cultivate an environment of Continuous Learning and Teaching. This means that not only will our boys develop an insatiable thirst for knowledge long after they left our school, but they will also be well-equipped to find it.

Learning and teaching is aligned to meet the requirements of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS), but we also focus on developing the 4 core competencies the school tries to promote. The competencies are Creativity, Critical thinking, Collaboration and Communication (The 4C’s). The 4C’s are globally recognised as the core skills needed to succeed in a professional environment.


Wynberg Boys’ Junior School invites applications for Learnership Positions for Grades R-3 (Foundation Phase) and Grades 4-7 (InterSen Phase) for registered UNISA students working towards a teaching qualification e.g. PGCE/B.Ed. to be effective January 2022.

This position is aimed at applicants who are able to fully embrace the diverse ethos of Wynberg Boys’ Junior School and an opportunity to learn to be a teacher through mentorship and practical experience.


  • Have a Matric certificate or currently studying towards a teaching degree
  • Display enthusiasm, creativity and have a passion for teaching 
  • Willingness to learn new teaching approaches
  • Total commitment to the school’s abundant extra-mural and co-curricular activities is a prerequisite
  • Flexible and collaborative – team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Good communication with proficiency in English and exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Competence in technology skills and willingness to learn more in this area

Learnerships will receive a monthly stipend.

Please indicate Foundation Phase or InterSen Phase In the subject line of your email.

Please note that the submission of an application will not result in an interview nor will it guarantee placement. WBJS reserves the right, without notification or further correspondence, to not proceed with filling these posts.

Leading through innovation, growing through learning, pursuing excellence - all within the whole of relevant citizenship and respect for diversity.


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Thursday, 10 June 2021 06:48


Sweet Valley Primary
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Above all else, it is the warm, inclusive, family atmosphere which sets this school apart. The staff are enthusiastic and dedicated. the pupils are motivated to achieve their very best in all aspects of school life. Sweet Valley Primary strongly believes that developing its pupils into well-rounded individuals is key, to which end it provides a wealth of opportunities in sport, music, drama and a wide variety of other pursuits across a whole spectrum of ages.


Sweet Valley Primary has an exciting opportunity for Foundation Phase & Intermediate/Senior Phase students to join their Learnership team, commencing January 2022.

This would suit someone who is currently studying or intending to study towards a teaching degree through UNISA (or another accredited tertiary institution).

We are looking for forward-thinking people who are wiling to be involved in the extra-mural life of the school, and who are passionate about making education their career.

Please indicate Foundation Phase or Intermediate Phase in subject line of email.

Sweet Valley Primary School encourages employment equity within its staffing complement. The school reserves the right not to fill this or any other position advertised. only short-listed candidates will be contacted


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Acorn Education
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

About Acorn Education
Our mission is to transform the lives of all our scholars by providing them with a high-quality education to enable them to realise their full potential. Acorn uses the Collaboration Schools framework to provide all-encompassing support to our schools. This support includes all aspects of day-to-day management from financial and operational matters to instructional leadership, educator development and scholar enrichment.


Job Overview
The Intermediate & Senior Phase Instructional Coach will be responsible for coaching and mentoring Intermediate & Senior Phase teachers in our two primary schools and one high school located in Eerste River. Instructional coaches work one-on-one with teachers to provide guidance, training, and other resources as needed. Together, they focus on practical strategies for engaging scholars and increasing learning outcomes through improved teaching.

Key responsibilities 

  • Observe and provide developmental feedback to a portfolio of teachers to outperform Quintile 5 averages on the Grade 6 and Grade 9 Systemic Exams
  • Design and deliver teacher professional development sessions to meet the most pressing needs of teachers and schools
  • Develop and/or improve systems that ensure effective lesson, term, and year planning
  • Analyse scholar academic data to effectively implement highly responsive instruction to bring 100% of scholars to mastery of 100% of lesson objectives
  • Embed a culture of growth, learning, and support in the teachers at our schools

Necessary qualification criteria

  • Qualified Primary School teacher (must be SACE registered)
  • Minimum 5 years of teaching experience in the Intermediate & Senior Phase
  • Departmental Head or Grade Head experience would be beneficial
  • Must be a South African national or possess a permanent resident permit
  • Must be fluent in both English and Afrikaans

Essential experience

  • Experience teaching scholars of various abilities and ensuring every scholar grows
  • Experience effectively teaching scholars in classrooms of more than 30 scholars per class
  • Experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
  • Own transport is essential

To apply interested candidates should e-mail the following documents: 

  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Grade 6 English Home Language Lesson Plan OR Grade 6 Maths Lesson

Start Date : As Soon As Possible

Please quote “Instructional Coach” in the subject line
Applications for the Intermediate & Senior Phase Instructional Coach are reviewed on a rolling basis

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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