Location: Redhill School (Grade 6-9)
Start Date: 1 July 2023 (Negotiable)

Redhill School is seeking a passionate and dynamic individual to join our dedicated faculty as a Middle School Design Teacher. As part of our International Middle Years Programme, design is considered a core subject, and we are committed to providing our students with a solid foundation in this area. We are looking for an innovative and creative teacher who can inspire our students and equip them with the skills and knowledge that will play a crucial role in their future job prospects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver engaging design lessons to students in grades 6 to 9, fostering their creativity and critical thinking abilities.
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes collaboration and active participation among students.
  • Introduce students to various design concepts, tools, and techniques, encouraging them to explore and experiment with different mediums.
  • Teach students how to conceptualize, plan, and execute design projects, emphasizing the importance of problem-solving and attention to detail.
  • Integrate technology and digital tools into the design curriculum, keeping abreast of the latest advancements in the field.
  • Provide constructive feedback and support to students, helping them develop their design skills and encouraging them to take risks and push their boundaries.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to align the design curriculum with other subject areas, fostering interdisciplinary connections and promoting a holistic learning experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in design, visual arts, or a related field. An Honours degree is preferred.
  • Previous teaching experience, preferably in middle school or a similar age group.
  • Strong knowledge of design principles, including graphic design, product design, and spatial design.
  • Proficiency in design software and tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite and 3D modeling software.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with students and create a supportive learning environment.
  • Passion for design and a commitment to staying updated on industry trends and advancements.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in students.
  • SACE registration

At Redhill School, we believe that design is an essential subject that prepares students for the future. If you are a dedicated and creative individual who is passionate about inspiring young minds and shaping the next generation of designers, we invite you to join our team.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter highlighting your teaching philosophy and relevant experience to:
Mr Joseph Gerassi
Executive Head
Email: recruitment@redhill.co.za
Applications close at 16h00 on Friday, 9 June 2023

Redhill School reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not heard from the School by 30 June 2023, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Redhill reserves to right to appoint someone earlier if a suitable candidate presents him/herself. Redhill reserves the right not to make an appointment. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Redhill 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.

Closing Date
Morningside, Sandton, Gauteng South Africa
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