Effective From: January, 2024

St John’s D.S.G., established in 1897 by the Society of St John the Divine, is situated in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. It is a leading Anglican, independent, day and boarding school for 550 girls (Grades RR – 12), and is a member of the Independent Schools’ Association of Southern Africa. St John’s has a strong community ethos that gives it a distinct character.

The successful applicant will be a specialist Senior School French teacher with a proven and successful track record, 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, preferably with IEB Matric experience and conversant in IEB SAGS requirements.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ French teaching experience from Grade 8 – 12.
  • Work effectively as part of a department and be fully involved in extra-mural activities in the school.
  • Teach creatively, embracing cognitive education and a willingness to use technology in their teaching methodology.
  • Be SACE registered.
  • Have evidence of clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register before assuming the position.
  • Be prepared to commit to upholding the core values and Christian ethos of the school.


Further, favourable consideration would be given to a candidate who:

It would be advantageous for the applicant to have experience of the DELF Junior Examinations and a member of a recognized French teaching body, e.g. APF du KZN.


How To Apply:

Please complete the application form by clicking on they yellow button below.

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 and who do not apply using the link above will automatically be disqualified from consideration. Applicants who have not been contacted by the end of October, should take it that his/her application has not been successful.

Closing Date: 13h00 on 29 September 2023 (No late applications will be considered)

St John’s D.S.G., 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.