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Full time Afrikaans Teacher (FAL)


St John’s D.S.G., established in 1897 by the Society of St John the Divine, is situated in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. It is a leading Anglican, independent, day and boarding school for 560 girls (Grades RR – 12), and is a member of the Independent Schools’ Association of Southern Africa. St John’s has a strong community ethos that gives it a distinct character.


Effective from Term 2, 2022 or by mutual agreement

The successful applicant will be a specialist Senior School Afrikaans teacher with a proven and successful track record of teaching Afrikaans, who will uphold the ethos, professionalism and academic excellence at St John’s D.S.G.

The applicant will be required to:

  • Have the appropriate professional qualification and experience in teaching the subject, preferably with IEB Matric experience and conversant in IEB, SAGS and CAPS.
  • Have Afrikaans teaching experience to at least Grade 10 level, but preferably to Grade 12.
  • Work effectively as part of a department and be fully involved in extra-mural activities in the school.
  • Teach creatively, embracing cognitive education and a willingness to use technology in their teaching methodology.
  • Be SACE registered.
  • Have evidence of clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register before assuming the position.
  • Be prepared to commit to upholding the core values and Christian ethos of the school.

To apply:

  • Please complete the application form by clicking on this link .

Remuneration: The salary will be negotiated during the selection process. No indication of the salary can be given telephonically.

Closing date: 14:00 on 25 October 2021 (No late applications will be considered)

St John’s D.S.G. reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of this post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or an appointment. Applicants who do not meet the requirements of the advertised post and who do not apply using the link above will automatically be disqualified from consideration. Applicants who have not been contacted by the middle of November, should take it that his/her application has not been successful.

St John’s D.S.G. 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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St John's DSG, New England Road, Pietermaritzburg
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