Three bodies, one heart… Theodor Herzl Pre-Primary, Primary and High Schools together form one of South Africa’s top independent, co-educational institutions, nestled in the leafy suburb of Walmer, Gqeberha, Port Elizabeth.

Theodor Herzl was founded as a day school for the children of the local Jewish community and has evolved into a thriving, multi-cultural family school with a reputation for doing things differently; for incubating confidence and excellence.

This is the school where everybody knows your name, where individual attention and inspired teaching is the norm, and where each child is motivated to be the best they can be…

Being passionate about teaching and up-to-date with the trends in education is a foregone conclusion. If being part of a dynamic team offering 21st century teaching and learning interests you, then this post is certainly for you! Applications are invited for the following full time position, effective 1 January 2023:


The successful candidate must be:

  • Inspirational, dynamic, forward thinking and passionate about education.
  • A team-player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and prepared to liaise with colleagues and pupils across all phases.
  • Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Being up-to-date with the trends in education is a foregone conclusion.
  • Computer literate and able to integrate IT skills into the classroom environment.
  • Prepared to participate enthusiastically in the extra-mural and sport programmes.
  • A graduate with an appropriate degree and professional qualifications.
  • 3 plus years of experience advantageous.
  • Registered with SACE.
  • Prepared to embrace the ethos of a Jewish day school.
  • In possession of a Police Clearance Certificate.

Please submit a short CV together with three contactable references to:

The Head of Primary :
Applications close on Wednesday, 5 October 2022.

Please note that the school reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not entitle the applicant to an interview.

If no communication has been received within 10 days of the closing date, the application must be regarded as unsuccessful.

Theodor Herzl Schools, 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 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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