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Senior School Mathematics 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 Senior School seeks to employ a well-qualified, dynamic and engaging Mathematics teacher with a passion for developing young people.


(Locum/temporary position/maternity cover:
21 February to 24 June 2022)

Non-negotiable criteria:

Only candidates with a minimum of 5 years’ teaching experience will be shortlisted.

The successful candidate must:

  • have a minimum experience of 5 years in teaching Mathematics up to Grade 12 level;
  • teach in a relevant and up-to-date manner so that confidence in Mathematics is instilled in the learners;
  • have sufficient IT skills to be able to use technology to enhance the teaching and learning process in the classroom and online, as required;
  • be prepared to be involved in Olympiads and other Mathematics-related competitions for learners;
  • be a mentor and provide pastoral care to learners as and when required;
  • be willing to contribute to the extramural programme;
  • have excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills, working with a team of teachers who report to a Head of Department;
  • be engaged in the school activities;
  • have the requisite professional and academic qualifications and proof of registration with SACE.

Applicants should also be comfortable teaching in an online environment using Google Classroom and must be willing to prepare and deliver an online lesson as part of the interviewing process.

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


Closing Date: 24 January 2022

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
Somerset West, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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