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Head of College English


Bridge House is an independent, co-educational, day and boarding school situated close to Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl in the Western Cape. With its emphasis on future-thinking and future-relevance, Bridge House is a distinctive, vibrant school that embraces innovation and change. The school is seeking to appoint someone to the following position:

Head of College English

Starting Date: 1 July 2021

The successful candidate will be an exceptional individual.

He/she will have:

  • A creative outlook towards education and an active interest in innovative approaches to the teaching and learning of English.
  • Experience of teaching the IEB English curriculum to Grade 12 level is required. Experience of having taught the Advanced Programme English curriculum will be an added advantage.
  • The ability to incorporate the use of technology to make the teaching of the English curriculum exceptional.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to lead and inspire a team.
  • A willingness to participate fully in the life of the school and in extra-curricular activities.

Please forward your curriculum vitae, together with a letter of motivation and the names of three contactable referees to the email address below. Please state the post for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

Please include other subject/s and extramural offerings.


Bridge House School is an equal opportunity employer. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to a response, appointment or an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Bridge House School reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post.

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