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  • Date posted

    May 8, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Ballito KwaZulu-Natal


At Eden Village Preparatory School, we provide a quality and affordable mainstream education to children from Grades 1-7. Limited to two classes per grade, with between 18 and 20 pupils per class, Eden Village Prep provides a highly personalised teaching experience for pupils to thrive in the opportunities created by a smaller class environment. With our smaller class sizes, and a focus on differentiated teaching techniques and learning styles, we encourage pupils to develop learner agency - ownership and control of their learning - thus challenging each child to reach their full potential.

Eden Village Preparatory School is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Part-Time Music and Drama Teacher to join our vibrant team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • We are looking for a friendly, approachable individual with a passion for teaching and excellent communication skills.
  • Teach Grades 4-7 music/drama according to the CAPS requirements.
  • You must be able to use the CAPS curriculum effectively and implement the Assessment policy.
  • Termly, weekly, and daily planning needs to be completed and submitted to the HOD at the start of each term.
  • Manage and lead a Foundation Phase and Senior Phase Choir and Gumboot dancing, or any other themed activity that encourages an appreciation on coordinated music led expression.
  • Follow deadlines for marks and results as outlined by your Head of Department.
  • Attend school events where your students are performing.
  • Attend Friday morning assembly and prepare a music piece.
  • Assist with the end-of-year production.
  • Ability to work with children and remain friendly, calm, and patient at all times.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to maintain a tidy and neat classroom.
  • Competency using MS Office: Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • A team player who contributes to an open, sharing, constructive, and positive school culture.
  • A sense of ownership and a go-getter attitude, contributing positively to the effective operation of the school.

Submission Requirements

  • A short letter of introduction along with a current CV.
  • A certified copy of your ID.
  • Copy of your SACE certificate
  • Certified copies of matric certificate.
  • Certified copy of Higher Education or Teacher Degree
  • At least two contactable referees.

If you have not heard from us by 31 May 2024, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Interview Process

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviewed.
  • All applications will be treated in strict confidence.
  • The school reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview.
  • Eden Village Preparatory School is located at Eden Village in Foxhill, Salt Rock, KZN.


  • Teaching Experience: 3years +
  • Ability to relocate to Ballito, KZN


  • A teaching qualification in Music or Drama OR demonstrably equivalent experience.


  • SACE Certificate
  • Valid police clearance
  • Drivers Licence

Start Date

  • 08 July 2024

Please send your CV and supporting documents to:
Closing Date: 27 May 2024

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