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  • Date posted

    June 26, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Balgowan KwaZulu-Natal


Founded in 1896 and set in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Michaelhouse is a leading Anglican Independent senior Boarding School for boys from Grade 8 to Grade 12.

The Michaelhouse Mathematics Department is a place of high expectations. We have high expectations of our boys, and we have high expectations of ourselves. It is also a place of learning and growth, and we take great pride in the way we develop and support one another in the teaching of Mathematics. An opportunity exists to join our high functioning team.

We are looking to appoint an individual who is organised, flexible and self-motivated, with strong interpersonal skills. Duties will include teaching a range of classes and involvement in a variety of co-curricular and pastoral duties within the school. If you are an innovative, passionate Mathematician and teacher then we hope you will consider joining us.

Commencement date: Ideally October 2024, or January 2025.


  • A relevant degree.
  • A professional teaching qualification.
  • At least 5 years of experience teaching Mathematics from Grades 8 to 12.
  • Experience with Further Studies Mathematics will be advantageous.
  • Excellent and thorough content knowledge, with the ability to set assessments at a senior level.
  • IEB marking experience will be advantageous
  • Competence in the appropriate use of technology as a tool for teaching and learning.
  • Be able to drive curiosity and passion for learning the subject.
  • Creativity and innovation in the classroom.
  • A current registration with SACE.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a police clearance certificate and be cleared on the Sexual
    Offenders Register.
  • A willingness to support the Christian ethos and values of Michaelhouse


  • Housing will be provided on or near the Michaelhouse estate to facilitate full involvement in the school programme.

Only suitably qualified candidates will be considered. An application will not in itself entitle the
applicant to an interview. Michaelhouse reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Apply by completing the online application form at:
In addition to completing the online form, please email your handwritten
motivation letter AND a detailed CV to

Closing date for applications: 19 July 2024

Michaelhouse is committed to transformation and in accordance with our Employment Equity Plan
preference shall be given, but not limited to, candidates from the designated groups.

Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Disclaimer: Michaelhouse is committed to ensuring confidentiality of personal information. By applying for this position and submitting your personal details and CV, you acknowledge acceptance of this disclaimer. Your information will be used for the sole purpose of recruitment of the listed vacancy and any required statutory reporting. All reasonable measures will be taken to protect the information of applicants.

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