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  • Date posted

    June 12, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Cape Town Western Cape


Location: Camps Bay High School, Cape Town, South Africa

Start Date: January 2025

About Camps Bay High School:

Camps Bay High School, in the picturesque suburb of Camps Bay, Cape Town, is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence, holistic education, and fostering a supportive and dynamic learning environment. We pride ourselves on our dedicated staff, vibrant student body, and a culture that encourages innovation and growth.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a passionate and experienced educator to join our team as the Head of Mathematics. This position is becoming available due to the retirement of our current Head of Mathematics. The successful candidate will lead the Mathematics Department, ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the Mathematics Department, including curriculum development, assessment and staff mentorship.
  • Teach Mathematics to students across Grades 8 - 12, fostering a love for the subject and encouraging academic excellence.
  • Communicating with parents about mathematics-related issues.
  • Develop and implement innovative teaching strategies to cater to diverse learning needs and abilities.
  • Collaborate with other departments to promote interdisciplinary learning and holistic education.
  • Participate actively in school-wide events, meetings and professional development opportunities.
  • Maintain open and effective communication with students, parents and colleagues.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • A teaching qualification and registration with SACE.
  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience, with a proven track record of excellence in Mathematics education.
  • Previous leadership experience within a school setting is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and a passion for educational innovation.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including a 13th cheque, pension fund and medical aid coverage.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development within a collaborative educational community.

Application Process:

To apply for the position of Head of Mathematics at Camps Bay High School, please submit the following documents to

  • Updated CV highlighting your education background and experience
  • Cover letter 
  • Copies of Qualifications
  • SACE registration
  • Police Clearance, or proof that one has been applied for.
  • Copy of Identity Document
  • Contact information for three professional references.

Application Deadline: 19 July 2024

Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. No other correspondence will be entered into with applicants.

Note: Camps Bay High School is an equal opportunity employer. In line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act), Camps Bay High School 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.

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