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  • Date posted

    April 11, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Gauteng Johannesburg


St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College, we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.


As a Methodist school, we have a conscious focus on the “Saints Honour”, namely to 'Honour God, Honour others and Honour self". Our “seven pillars” support the life of every boy at the Boys' College: academics, sport, culture, community service, leadership, outdoor education and spirituality. Through these pillars, we encourage each boy to realise his maximum potential as a citizen of significance of this school and in our country, in a stimulating and safe environment. Our mission, purpose and passion is to walk the path towards manhood with our boys, and support them as they emerge as “great young men”, ready to serve, lead, contribute and make a difference in our world and in the lives of others.

Part-Time Contemporary Singing Teacher

The Boys’ College and Preparatory invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills and competences to take on this position which will be available from 01 May 2024

The requirements for this position are:

  • A suitable professional qualification, i.e., a degree or diploma in music, having specialised in singing or equivalent professional performance and teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching from Gr 1 to Gr 8 level, according to the Rockschool, TCL and/or ABRSM syllabi
  • The candidate will be responsible for preparing students for the practical component of subject music up to Gr 12
  • The ability and willingness to perform at school functions and special occasions within the department
  • The ability to play the piano will be a distinct advantage
  • Availability to teach mostly in the afternoons
  • Willingness to embrace rapid changes in education and an interest and ability to integrate IT and online approaches into your teaching and learning
  • A high level of organisational, managerial and administrative skills
  • A passion for teaching and for the young people whose learning you would be expected to inspire
  • A willingness to work within the Christian ethos of the College and the values upheld by the College
  • An unequivocal commitment to working as part of an accomplished team of enthusiastic music educators
  • A sound and progressive understanding of local and international trends in music education
  • A commitment to on-going personal and professional development
  • An awareness of the nature of the school and willingness to commit to its all-round ethos and pastoral approach
  • Proof of registration with SACE supported by a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 20 April 2024

Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only.

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives

Peter Place | Lyme Park | Sandton | 2191 Private Bag 2 | Randburg | 2125 | South Africa

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. 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 applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

St Stithians College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) 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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