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Somerset College is a leading independent, co-educational day and boarding school offering schooling from Grade 000 to Matric - IEB and Cambridge AS and A-levels. Founded in 1997, Somerset College is a welcoming, stimulating centre of learning situated in the beautiful Cape Winelands.

The co-educational College, which is home to Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, and Senior Schools and to senior boarding facilities, is situated on a magnificent 32-hectare campus in the Western Cape Winelands.  Two decades into its existence, the school has a well-established reputation for excellence in many spheres, especially academic achievement and outdoor education, which teach leadership and resilience.




January 2023

Non-negotiable criteria:

Only candidates with a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience will be shortlisted.


The Senior School seeks to employ a well-qualified, dynamic and engaging Mathematics teacher with a passion for developing young people.

The successful candidate must:

  • have a minimum experience of 5 years in teaching Mathematics in both the GET and FET phases and experience in teaching Advanced Programme Mathematics;

  • teach in a relevant and up-to-date manner so that confidence in Mathematics is instilled in the learners;

  • have advanced IT skills and be able to use technology to enhance the teaching and learning process in the classroom and online, as required;

  • be prepared to be involved in Olympiads and other Mathematics-related competitions for learners;

  • be a mentor and provide pastoral care to learners as and when required; contribute to the extramural programme;

  • have excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills, working with a team of teachers who report to a Head of Department;

  • be engaged in the school activities and work within the values of the College;

  • be willing to commit to ongoing personal and professional development; 

  • have the requisite professional and academic qualifications and proof of registration with SACE.


Applicants should also be comfortable teaching in an online environment using Google Classroom or similar.

Please email a letter of application and CV in confidence to the Human Resources Officer at

Closing Date: 19 July 2022


Somerset College is an equal opportunity employer. The School reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.

Somerset 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.