Foundation Phase Teacher


Waterfall Preparatory is a Christian, mainstream independent school that provides a happy environment where we aim to unearth the treasure in every child. The Prep forms part of Waterfall Schools in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, home to pupils from Pre-Primary to Grade 12.

We are looking to recruit a:

Foundation Phase Teacher

 commencing in January 2025

Minimum requirements:

  • An inspirational, organised and energetic teacher
  • Foundation Phase teaching qualification
  • Registered with SACE
  • Appropriate teaching experience essential (Grade 2 experience is preferable)
  • An excellent command of English (fluency in Afrikaans would be an advantage)
  • Knowledge and experience of CAPS
  • Comprehensive computer literacy (including Google Classroom experience)
  • Well-developed interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Willingness to liaise as a team player
  • Excellent classroom management skills

The position includes:

  • Teaching a Foundation Phase class
  • Attending Parent/Teacher Meetings, as required
  • Working in a dynamic and creative work environment where innovation for pupil-centered teaching is valued
  • Extra-mural activity involvement (experience in coaching sports such as hockey, netball, cricket, soccer would be an advantage)

Commencing: Term 1, 2025 (13 January 2025)
Closing Date for applications: Friday, 19 July 2024
To apply: please click here or visit You will be
required to upload your CV and a 1 minute video, motivating your suitability for the position.

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

If you have not been contacted within 7 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. Waterfall Preparatory School reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post. An application in itself will not entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

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Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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