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German Teacher (as a foreign language- DaF)


The German International School Cape Town is looking to employ a

German Teacher (as a foreign language- DaF)
for grade 5 – 9 as focus grades as of 01.01.2023

The DSK teaches German mother-tongue learners from Grades 1 – 12 as well as English-speaking learners from Grades 5 – 12 respectively. Leaving examinations are the NSC, the IEB and the combi matric with accordance to German curricula. Our learners are educated by South African and German teachers to become independent and critical thinkers, who are able to take responsibility for themselves and others. We are a modern and well- equipped international school with a diverse student and teacher body.

More information here:

We are looking for a passionate language teacher who:

  • has a relevant teaching degree (BEd.; BA + PGCE, Master)
  • has min. 4 years of teaching experience in the subjects DaF
  • IEB experience is compulsory
  • ideally teaches a relevant second subject (LO, History, English, Afrikaans)
  • has a passion for teaching and learners in the relevant age group ( secondary primary and middle school)
  • has very good references
  • is able to promote a high standard of teaching and learning
  • has experience with modern technology (Teams, Smartboard, Outlook, iPads …)
  • has to be South African citizen and/or permanent residence holder

Please hand in your application (CV, motivational letter and qualification certificates incl. transcripts) to Mr Alex Kirmse ( The application deadline is 17th of August 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

The German International School 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.

Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The school reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application will not in itself entitle an applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Deutsche Internationale Schule, Cape Town
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