Teacher Assistants

Commencement date: January 2020

The Teacher Assistant programme at Kingswood was not only created to increase the number of qualified support staff in the boarding houses at Kingswood, but also as an initiative to drive diversity and equity.

The role involves teaching pupils (under the supervision of qualified staff), fulfilling supportive roles in the boarding houses and assisting with co-curricular activities.

Teacher Assistants get full board and lodging (staying within the boarding houses) at the school as part of their package.

2020 Applications Open

Students who have completed their degree or are busy with their PGCE or completed a PGCE are invited to apply if they wish to obtain teaching experience at a top school.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualities:

  • a passion for a career in education;
  • willingess to contriubte 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.

Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the Employment Equity Act.

How to apply:

Applications, inclusive of a full Curriculum Vitae, academic transcript and motivating covering letter, must be submitted by 31st August 2019 to Mrs Elmarie Retief on teacher-assistant@kingswoodcollege.org

The College reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. Candidates who have not heard from the College by 30 October 2019 must assume that their applications were unsuccessful.