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English Teacher: Grades 8 to 12


Bridge House is an independent, co-educational, day and boarding school situated close to Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl in the Western Cape. With its emphasis on future-thinking and future-relevance, Bridge House is a distinctive, vibrant school that embraces innovation and change. The school is seeking to appoint a teacher to the following position:

English Teacher: Grades 8 to 12

Starting Date: 1 January 2022 or soonest thereafter

The successful candidate will be an exceptional individual.

They will have:

  • A recognised degree and/or a 4-year professional teaching qualification
  • A creative and passionate outlook towards education.
  • Experience of teaching the IEB English curriculum to Grade 12 level.
  • Experience of having taught the Advanced Programme English curriculum will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in creating varied, relevant and innovative learning programmes and assessments.
  • A personal interest in reading and continuous learning.
  • The ability to create a classroom environment, and contribute to a department, where all views are respected and all are united in the creation of knowledge
  • The ability to incorporate the use of technology to make the teaching of the English curriculum exceptional.
  • A desire to evaluate, reflect on and refine own teaching practice
  • Excellent organisational skills with an ethos of sharing and collaboration within a team
  • Excellent time-management
  • A willingness to participate fully in the life of the school and in extra-curricular activities.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25 October 2021

Please forward a curriculum vitae, together with a letter of motivation and the names of three contactable referees to  State the post for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

Bridge House School is an equal opportunity employer. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to a response, appointment or interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Bridge House School reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post.

Bridge House, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information, but it will be used in the recruitment, selection and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.


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