Permanent position / One-year contract)

Durban Girls’ College is not an ordinary school and is thus looking for an extraordinary person to join our High School, Consumer Studies Teacher.

Durban Girls’ College was founded in 1877 and is a leading independent girls’ school with a proud history and a Christian ethos that offers an innovative, forward-looking and relevant education for girls from Grades 00 to Matric.

The suitably qualified and experienced candidate should be dynamic, caring and innovative and have a progressive approach to teaching. A willingness to participate in the co-curricular programme of the school is essential.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A minimum of a recognised Degree and/ or 4 year professional teaching qualification
  • Minimum of five years in Consumer Studies from Grades 8 – 12
  • a team player, inventive in their approach to teaching, in alignment with the innovative philosophy of the school
  • experienced and creative in the use of technology in education, and prepared to learn and grow in this area
  • participate, attend/organise workshops, conferences and field trips
  • willingness to be involved in activities, Olympiads and competitions outside the classroom
  • IEB experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent command of and experience in written English
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • an effective and accurate administrator
  • SACE registered
  • in possession of a current Criminal Clearance, Child Protection Register Clearance and Sexual Offenders Register Clearance certificate

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a commitment to embracing the core values and guiding principles of Durban Girls’ College.

The Board of Governors and Executive Head seek to appoint a suitable candidate effective from 1 January 2025. A detailed CV and a letter of motivation should be submitted by 23 July 2024 to the Executive Head care of: vacancies@dgc.co.za

DGC is an equal opportunity employer. An application will not entitle the applicant to an interview; only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of this advertisement closing, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Durban Girls’ College reserves the right not to fill this position.

Durban Girls’ College, 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 they will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. You recognise and accept this disclaimer by submitting your application for this position.

Closing Date
586 Musgrave Road, Essenwood, Berea, South Africa
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