The school at Hermannsburg, established in 1856, is situated between Greytown and Kranskop in the beautiful, natural surroundings of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. As the oldest existing, independent co-educational boarding school in KZN, we provide a quality educational environment upon a campus steeped in history.

Applications are invited for the full-time position of

starting on 01 January 2023:

The ideal candidate is one who:

has a track record of academic excellence and relevance teaching Life Sciences;
has a minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching Grade 12 Life Sciences, ideally in an IEB-aligned school, teaching according to the IEB SAG’s and principles;
is S.A.C.E registered;
is informed of the latest developments and best practice in teaching Life Sciences;
collaborates openly and keenly with colleagues, both within the department and across subject disciplines;
has sound skills in accurate planning and administration;
aligns with the school’s vision and mission;
is self-motivated to constantly seek personal improvement and growth;
is willing to contribute to the school’s extra-curricular, wellness and/or cultural programmes;
has evidence of clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register;
has the ability to teach other subjects. This would be an added advantage; and
has knowledge of PERMA-V.
The successful candidate must be a dynamic, passionate Life Sciences teacher, who will fully engage with our Hermannsburg scholars so that 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, with a genuine enthusiasm, commitment and passion for education in South Africa.

What the school can offer you:

Small scholar groups
Market-related package,
including accommodation
Other benefits including excellent pension, medical aid and school fee contributions
Beautiful, peaceful campus, with a country-style living environment
A letter of motivation describing your educational philosophy, together with a curriculum vitae and the names of three contactable referees, may be addressed to the Executive Head by email and sent to: with the subject line ‘Job application: Life Sciences’.

Closing date for applications: 2 September 2022

Deutsche Schule Hermannsburg reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of this post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or an appointment. Applicants who do not meet the requirements of the advertised post will be automatically disqualified from consideration. Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications, should take it that their applications have not been successful. The remuneration package commensurate with the advertised post and relevant qualifications and experience will be negotiated during the interview process and no indication of the remuneration package can be given telephonically.

Deutsche Schule Hermannsburg School, in line with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) will attempt to ensure confidentiality for all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information which 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 : 02/Sep/2022

Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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