Foundation Phase Teacher & Grade Head 1-3


Clifton School is an independent school for boys from Grade 00 to Grade 12 and is situated in Morningside in Durban.

The Prep School invites applications for the following post:


(to commence duty Term 1 or Term 2 of 2024)

The successful candidate will be an experienced and well-qualified teacher who holds an appropriate degree, a professional teaching qualification and is registered with SACE. Previous experience in independent education is an advantage but is not essential. This role includes managerial responsibility as Head of Grades 1,2 and 3.

In addition, the applicant will:

  • Be well-versed in curriculum and assessment for the Foundation Phase.
  • Be energetic and creative.
  • Have a sound understanding of the Foundation Phase child.
  • Be able to interact positively with both staff and parents

A detailed CV, along with a covering letter and the contact details of three referees, should be emailed to

Please ensure that the email identifies the position for which the application is intended.

Applications will be considered as soon as they are received, and interviews arranged for shortlisted candidates thereafter. Consequently, the position may be filled before the deadline date, so serious applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.

In terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013 (“POPIA”), the applicant freely and voluntarily consents to Clifton School collecting, processing and storing his/her personal and special personal information for the purposes of his/her application for this position.

Clifton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to enhanced child protection checks.

The closing date for applications is 6 December 2023. Clifton School reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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