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Teacher: isiXhosa



Unique education for individual excellence

Does working in a progressive, ever-evolving educational space excite you?

Theodor Herzl Schools, established in 1959, is an independent, co-educational, English medium school in the leafy suburb of Walmer, Gqeberha/Port Elizabeth. Known for its outstanding academic results, we remain firmly focussed on providing a holistic and all-round education from pre-primary to matric. Our School is a school with heart – where individuals and their talents are celebrated and nurtured.

A Jewish- founded school, our pupils come from a wide range of social and ethnic backgrounds, resulting in a vibrant melting pot of cultures, which nurtures acceptance, mutual appreciation and respect.

Due to the growth of our School, a new position has become available! We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and creative teacher of:


1 JANUARY 2023

This is a new position (and subject), with the chosen candidate essentially growing isiXhosa. It provides an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to “make their mark” and establish the importance of this subject.

Although this a part-time post initially, this post will expand and grow! We look forward to exploring the options with you!

If it interests you in being part of a dynamic team offering 21st century teaching and learning, then this post is certainly for you! Being passionate about teaching and up-to-date with the trends in education is a foregone conclusion.

Theodor Herzl offers a broad-based inclusive and holistic education with involvement in extra-curricular activities a pre-requisite. All applicants should have the following:

  • Understand, identify with and contribute to the ethos of Theodor Herzl Schools. It is all about the right attitude…notwithstanding the appropriate academic qualifications and experience.
  • A desire to continue to “grow” this valuable subject and to ensure that we make it accessible to our students – where its value is seen in the world beyond the walls of the classroom.
  • Be a “self-starter”, being willing to collaborate and innovate.
  • A relevant degree and a PGCE professional qualification.
  • An experience in the I.E.B assessment systems and curriculum would be advantageous.
  • Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A proven track record in High School education. Although experience in the independent school sector is not a pre-requisite, this experience may prove advantageous.
  • Have an ability and willingness to coach be involved in the broad co-curricular programme on offer at Theodor Herzl High School. Ours is an exciting space of innovation and expansion.
  • Have sound computer skills and knowledge of and experience in integrating technology in the classroom.
  • SACE registration
  • A Police Clearance Certificate and an appropriate registration on the Sexual Offenders register.

Submission of a CV does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and Theodor Herzl reserves the right not to make an appointment. Theodor Herzl School is an equal opportunity employer.

Should you have not been contacted by Monday 29 August 2022, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Theodor Herzl Schools, 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.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence. Qualified candidates are requested to apply by:

  • submitting a CV not exceeding three pages,
  • a letter of motivation
  • stating other subjects able and willing to teach
  • the contact details of three referees

 to The Headmaster, Theodor Herzl High School, at the email address below.

Closing date: Monday 22 August 2022.

Closing Date
Walmer, Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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