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Senior School History Teacher


Somerset College is a leading independent, co-educational day and boarding school offering schooling from Grade 000 to Matric – IEB and Cambridge AS and A-levels. Founded in 1997, Somerset College is a welcoming, vibrant school situated in the beautiful Cape Winelands.

The School invites applications for the following position to start in January 2023.


This is an outstanding opportunity for a skilled History teacher to join a thriving school. Applicants for this position are expected to have an appropriate university degree, must be SACE registered and should have previous IEB experience. The position will involve teaching Grade 8 to Grade 12 History and the ability to teach Cambridge AS and A Level History would be a distinct advantage. Applicants must be excellent communicators and should be innovative and have strong interpersonal skills. The ability to work co-operatively with colleagues and a genuine enthusiasm, commitment and passion for education in South Africa are key requisites for this post.

The successful candidate must be a dynamic and inspirational History teacher who will fully engage with young people so they flourish in both the classroom and in other aspects of their lives. This person should be proactive and keep abreast of innovation in education. New colleagues are supported through a personalised induction programme.

Please email a letter of application and CV in confidence to the Human Resources Officer at the address below.

Somerset College is an equal opportunity employer. The School reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.

Somerset 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 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: 15 August 2022




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Somerset West, Cape Town, South Africa
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