Senior Primary Teacher: Grade 4-6


Cowan House is an Independent Co-educational Preparatory School educating boys and girls from Grade RRR to Grade 7. Our 76-year-old school has a strong Christian ethos, comprises of both day scholars and boarders, and is located in the village of Hilton in the KZN Midlands.


(Intermediate Phase Grade 4 – 6)

Commencement date: January 2025.

The successful candidate should be able to ignite curiosity, foster critical thinking, and nurture growth, bring warmth and excitement to the classroom and have a love for seeing children thrive on the sports field. The ability to coach senior boys sport is essential and it would be advantageous, but not essential to have experience in teaching Afrikaans as a 1st Additional Language. If you are passionate about teaching and coaching, and committed to nurturing the potential of every boy and girl, we invite you to apply!

Minimum requirements:

  • An appropriate university degree or professional qualification and registered with SACE
  • At least five years of teaching experience
  • The ability to coach senior boys sport
  • Teaching of Maths
  • The ability to teach Afrikaans FAL would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • An innovative approach to teaching the 21st Century Child, including the use of IT in the classroom
  • Willingness to contribute to the School’s extra curricular programme
  • The ability to uphold the Christian Ethos and Values of the School
  • Recent and valid Police, Child Protection and National Sexual Offenders Clearances
  • The ability to work closely and co-operatively with colleagues

To apply please complete the online application form by the required deadline.

Closing date: Friday 26 July 2024.

The appointment of candidates is at Cowan House’s sole discretion, taking into account factors such as Cowan House’s Employment Equity Policy. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not have heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.

Cowan House, 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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Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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