Consumer Studies Teacher

Consumer Studies Teacher

Effective From: Term 4, 2019 or January, 2020

The successful applicant will be a specialist Consumer Studies teacher who has a proven and successful track record of teaching Consumer Studies at Grade 10 – 12 level who will uphold the ethos, professionalism and academic excellence at St John’s D.S.G.:

The successful applicant should:

  • Have the appropriate professional qualification and experience in teaching the subject, as well as practical assessment and moderation experience, and preferably with IEB Matric experience and conversant in IEB, SAGS and CAPS.
  • Be able to work independently in a single-person department.
  • Be fully involved in the extra-mural activities in the school.
  • Be prepared to commit to upholding the core values and Christian ethos of the school.
  • Teach in a creative manner, embracing cognitive education and a willingness to use technology in their teaching methodology.
  • Be SACE registered (provide evidence).
  • Have evidence of clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register before assuming the position.
  • Be in possession of a valid Driver’s Licence and own your own vehicle (provide evidence of both).


The salary will be negotiated during the selection process. No indication of the salary can be given telephonically.

How To Apply:

A letter of application, addressed to the Principal, together with a concise Curriculum Vitae, SACE certificate, Driver’s Licence and proof of vehicle ownership, and names of three contactable referees, may be posted to St John’s D.S.G., Private Bag X4, Scottsville, 3209, hand-delivered to 77 New England Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg or e-mailed to

Closing Date: 5 August, 2019

St John’s D.S.G. reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of this post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or an appointment. Applicants who do not meet the requirements of the advertised post or who do not submit the requested evidence, will automatically be disqualified from consideration. Applicants who have not been contacted 2 weeks after the closing date should take it that their applications have not been successful.