Tuesday, 23 February 2021 09:14

Fixed Term Music Teacher (Preparatory)

“Today’s thinking child is tomorrow’s achiever”
~ White River, Mpumalanga ~

Uplands is an Anglican, innovative, co-educational, independent school located on an extensive estate in White River, close to the Kruger National Park. We are committed to providing quality education to day (Grade 0000 – Grade 12) and boarding pupils (Grade 4 – Grade 12).

Uplands School is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and the Anglican Board of Education (ABE) and offers examinations set by the Independent Examination Board (IEB).

Fixed Term Music Teacher (Preparatory)
Commencement date: 05 April 2021

Uplands seeks to appoint a passionate and dynamic Music Teacher, whose strengths will lie in good verbal and written communication as well as being an energetic, analytical and results-driven teacher.

The successful applicant will: 

  • Possess a suitable professional qualification, a PGCE or equivalent qualification will be an advantage. 
  • Have relevant music teaching experience and previous experience in an IEB school will be a distinct advantage. 
  • Have the ability to play and teach the piano. 
  • Be able to and have experience in teaching music theory according to the ABRSM syllabi. 
  • Be able to assist with the school choir. 
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills, and experience in organising music events. 
  • Be willing to perform with ensemble groups within the department at special occasions. 
  • Possess the ability to accompany chapel worship on the piano, as well as leading hymn singing sessions. 
  • Be innovative, embrace technology in the classroom and have a positive attitude along with genuine passion to make a difference in the pupil’s lives. 
  • Be willing to participate in and understand the value of team work within the organisation and the extra-curricular program. 
  • Must be SACE registered.

Please use the reference: Prep Music Teacher
Closing date: 08 March 2021

Uplands is an equal opportunities employer. Submission of a CV does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and Uplands reserves the right not to make an appointment.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.

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Laddsworth Primary School
~ Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal ~

Laddsworth Primary School is a 117-year-old Primary School, who offers value-driven, quality education to its community. It is set in the heart of Hilton, catering for boys and girls from Grade One to Seven. The pupils study and play in a bright, vibrant and happy environment in tranquil and healthy country surroundings. Laddsworth actively promotes the following Values: Loyalty, Honesty, Self-Discipline, Sincerity Courage and Respect.

Applications are invited, from suitably experienced teachers, for the following part-time SGB position, starting 3 May 2021.

Part-time Music and Choir Teacher – Grade 1 to 7

Applications should be accompanied by a concise CV with at least three contactable references. Playing the Piano and/or other musical instruments would be advantageous.

The SGB reserves the right not to fill the post. If you have not been notified by 23 March 2021, your application can be deemed unsuccessful.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Lolland International School
~ Maribo, Lolland Municipality - Denmark ~

Inspiring teachers for Lolland International School

Are you a teacher with a global mindset? Would you like to be a part of a unique start-up opportunity?

Join us on the journey! 

Lolland International School is a bilingual school planned to open in summer 2021. We have capacity for 100 students from grade 0-9 with teaching in Danish and English according to the curricula of the Danish Ministry of Education and Cambridge International.
As part of our team you will experience an international environment with professional and dedicated employees. We are establishing a positive learning environment where different professional backgrounds and knowledge combine to create an excellent learning experience with community, resilience and curiosity at its core.

Make your mark!

A unique and exciting opportunity awaits you. Together with your colleagues, you will be involved in establishing a new school, shaping its direction and creating its traditions. As part of a start-up school our team of teachers is expected to take part in the cross-functional activities of building up a new school with key words being flexibility, collaboration and mindful solutions. We are on mission together to create a sustainable school and with your enthusiasm and professional contributions you will form a key part of our joint success.

Read more about the school, the positions and how to apply here:

"Our team of teachers will be pioneers in Danish education, don’t miss out on your opportunity to be a part of something special. This is your opportunity to be the teacher you always wanted to be" Principal, Dom Maher.


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Thursday, 11 February 2021 06:51


The Grove Primary School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~


The Grove Primary School is seeking to fill the position of PRINCIPAL

The Grove is a top performing co-educational school situated in Claremont, Cape Town, richly diverse and forward thinking. We seek to empower children to be independent, innovate, critical thinkers and to develop their unique potential while building an inclusive, vibrant and creative school community where all staff, children and parents feel they belong. It is our mission to offer a holistic and relevant education while fostering accountability to the community and the natural environment, embracing difference, promoting transformation and rejecting all forms of prejudice and discrimination.

In addition to the requirement set out in the Personnel Administrative Measures (PAM) document 1999, applicants are sought with the following qualities:

  • An ability to co-create and enliven an inspiring vision for the school and communicate this effectively to staff, learners and parents
  • A thorough understanding of and experience in leading and managing diversity, inclusivity and transformation in a school community
  • A proven track record of building, managing and developing a large and, in particular, a diverse staff body
  • An expert manager with a proven track record of introducing progressive and creative teaching methodologies and information technologies
  • An ability to foster the core values of the school: kindness, respect, integrity, pride and responsibility
  • An ability to balance the academic, sporting and cultural programmes of the school
  • Thorough knowledge of the policy environment pertaining to primary school education in South Africa and a proven policy implementation track record
  • Knowledge and experience in WCED / DBE school administration and people management systems
  • Experience in school management or a post graduate qualification will be advantageous

Only applications that meet the following requirements will be considered:

  • A professional teaching qualification and SACE registration
  • South Africa citizen or permanent resident
  • A minimum of seven years teaching experience supported by proven senior leadership experience

If you feel you have the qualities to lead this incredible school, please refer to:

Western Cape Education Department Vacancy List 1 2021-
(which will be published 15 February 2021)

Please note that only official applications submitted to the WCED via the E-Recruitment system will be considered.

Potential candidates requiring further information about the school may visit our website at, or contact the Chairperson of the School Governing Body at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Note: The Grove Primary School is an equal opportunity employer. The school and the Western Cape Education Department reserve the right not to fill the post. A submission of a formal application does not entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the minimum requirement of the advertised post will automatically disqualify applicants from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

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