Teacher Assistant

Commencement Date: 15 January 2024
Closing Date for Applications: Friday, 6 October 2023

As a leading co-educational independent school, based in Makhanda (Grahamstown), Kingswood College invites applications for the above post. Students who have completed their degree and are busy with their PGCE, or who have completed their studies and are looking to gain further teaching experience at our prestigious school, before embarking on their permanent teaching career.

Applicants should have the following qualities:

  • a passion for a career in education;
  • willingness to contribute to a holistic educational setting;
  • a proven track record of academic rigour supported by a certified academic transcript;
  • do duties in the boarding houses;
  • participate in the co-curricular programme.

Members of staff and Teacher Assistants are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school, as well as our strategic imperative of “Educating for Life”.

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit a motivating cover letter and Curriculum Vitae, including 3 contactable referees and academic transcript to the Junior School Head, Mr James Hough, before Friday, 6 October 2023 at: vacancies@kingswoodcollege.com 

The College reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the Employment Equity Act. 

Kingswood 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.

Members of staff are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school.