St George’s Preparatory and Pre-Primary School, which together with St George’s College makes the St George’s Schools family, is an independent, co-educational school situated in Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Founded in 1936, the Pre-Primary and Preparatory caters for approximately 400 children aged 3 to 13, from Grade 000 to Grade 7. Strong heritage and tradition bolsters our 21st Century educational delivery.  Academic rigour and a diverse co-curricular offering lead by a dedicated staff team complete our superlative offering.

A rare opportunity exists for the ideal candidate to join our staff team as:


The position is available from 1 July 2016

Key Responsibilities:

Teach Xhosa 2nd language to Grades 1 to 7 

Key Attributes:

  • Recognised professional teaching qualification to teach Xhosa 2nd Language
  • Have at least five years’ experience teaching Xhosa as an additional language
  • Display a progressive approach to teaching and learning
  • Ensure IT integration and teaching innovation
  • Be able to make a contribution to the co-curricular programme
  • Experience in the Independent School sector
  • SACE registration

Qualified candidates are requested to apply by emailing a letter of motivation to the Headmaster, CV not exceeding three pages, certified copies of qualifications and SACE certificate, the contact details of three traceable referees and a clearance certificate in term of the Sexual Offenders Act to:

Mrs Di van Heerden – 

Please note that St George’s Schools reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. If no communication has been received within two weeks after the closing date, the application must be regarded as unsuccessful.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.

CLOSING DATE:  15 April 2016

St George’s Schools is an equal opportunity employer.