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French Teacher


French Teacher
January 2022

St John’s College is a world-class Anglican, African school situated on a magnificent campus in Houghton, Johannesburg, offering quality education from Pre-Primary to Post-Matric. The school has an outstanding academic record, entering candidates for IEB and the Cambridge A Level examinations.

The French department is a department of highly professional teachers functioning with a strong collegial ethos. In addition to French from grades 8 – 12, we offer and A-level French in the Sixth Form programme.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds. We value individuality, difference, teamwork and the contribution everybody makes to the life of the school.

We are looking to appoint an individual who:

  • is an enthusiastic teacher with a love of French and is able to share this passion with his or her students,
  • has excellent and thorough content knowledge, and can deliver engaging and effective lessons as well as setting of assessments at the senior level,
  • is organised, flexible and self-motivated, with strong interpersonal skills,
  • uses technology to improve administrative efficiency and enhance the educational experience in the classroom,
  • can demonstrate an ongoing commitment to his or her own professional development,
  • will contribute to the endeavours and growth of the department,
  • members of staff are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school.

Minimum requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or similar
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience in the FET phase, including teaching Grade 12 French
  • SACE registration or willingness to register
  • Please not that IEB and A Level experience will be considered an advantage

To apply for this position, please forward a Letter of Application, a full Curriculum Vitae and your academic transcript together with proof of SACE registration and the name and telephone numbers of three referees to the email address below.

The school reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. The appointment of candidates is at the sole discretion of St John’s College, taking into account factors such as St John’s College Employment Equity Policy. Applications are welcomed from South African citizens only or persons with a valid work permit. An application will not in itself 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. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St John’s College within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.



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St John's College, Houghton, Johannesburg
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