History Educator – (Maternity cover post – 4 months)

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History Educator - (Maternity cover post - 4 months)

  • Post Date:15th Feb 2021
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(Maternity cover post – 4 months)

A Common Good Collaboration School

Silikamva High School is a no-fee public high school serving the Imizamo Yethu community in Hout Bay. The school has partnered with Common Good as part of the Collaboration Schools pilot program implemented by the WCED. This is a fresh and innovative partnership model aiming to create outstanding schools that give every learner, regardless of their background, the opportunity to receive an excellent education.

The benefits of working in a Collaboration School:


Working at a Common Good Collaboration School, you will have the chance to make a difference. Our model for driving school improvement has already proved successful in driving change in non fee paying schools. We want you to join us as we continue to work toward changing Education in South Africa, in the places where it is needed most.


In the Collaboration Schools model you will work with mentors, coaches and leaders who share your goals and ambitions, who will go the extra mile to see your school succeed, and want you to be the best you can in your profession. We provide a wide range of exceptional and carefully planned Professional Development opportunities for our School Leaders, coaching for teaching staff and operational support

We are recruiting for a qualified and highly motivated History educator to teach Grade 10-12.


  • A desire to pursue excellent teaching practice
  • A willingness to take a lead in delivery of the curriculum in an innovative manner
  • A thorough knowledge of the History subject content
  • A willingness to find suitable and innovative interventions to promote History success
  • Commitment to on-going personal academic and professional development
  • A mental toughness that embraces the challenge of finding solutions to learning barriers



  • An appropriate teaching qualification
  • Certification through the South African Council of Educators (SACE) – proof of registration required
  • Police clearance certificate
  • Grade 12 teaching experience preferable
  • Preferably 3-5 years actual teaching experience
  • Two contactable references
  • Beneficial if able to teach other subjects

Applications: Please send a motivational cover letter, your CV and two recent work references to Silikamvahighschool@gmail.com

Contract type: This is a fixed-term contract with the School governing body (maternity cover)  

Closing date:   19 February 2021