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  • Date posted

    May 8, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Cape Town Western Cape



Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for


Blouberg International School is an independent co-educational school following the International Cambridge Curriculum. It has students from Nursery to Year 13. The school seeks to appoint

open-minded and committed teachers from 1 August 2024.

The successful candidate for the above position will be expected to:

  • Have experience teaching subject music and a wide range of musical styles
  • Have the ability to offer Brass or Woodwind up to Grade 8 Level and Piano
  • Have the ability to orchestrate music for bands from beginner to advance level
  • Can teach class music from as little as 5yrs old
  • Can take orchestra/band
  • Involvement in all cultural events throughout the year (e.g. Music, Drama, Art and culture committee events) 
  • Can accompany students on Piano
  • Be able to prepare students for Trinity and ABRSM external exams
  • Be able to participate in various music department activities across the school in a collaborative manner
  • Have the ability to work with the vision of the school to grow music
  • Having an understanding and working knowledge of the CAMBRIDGE CURRICULUM and teaching IGCSE would be an advantage
  • Be a dynamic and motivated educator who has a strong personal philosophy of education.
  • Enhance the students’ competence/performance/achievement in, and enthusiasm for learning.
  • Maintain high standards of classroom practice and work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Be available and willing to support functions/activities when required.
  • Have competent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have high level of computer skills.
  • Be committed to the ethos and values of the school.

The applicants must have:

  • An appropriate academic and professional qualification from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Current or pending SACE registration.

To apply, please send:

  • a letter of application including your personal educational philosophy,
  • a copy of your curriculum vitae,
  • SACE certificate and
  • Copy of ID document

to the Principal at the following email:

The subject column should be marked: HEAD OF MUSIC

Closing date:  27 May 2024

Blouberg International School reserves the right not to proceed with filling any posts. 

An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves

for consideration. Applicants will be required to submit to stringent perusal, including police checks.

Should we not contact you, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful and no further correspondence will be entered into

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