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Established in 1998, ISCT is a private, co-educational school offering a respected British based education which is applicable to local and foreign students. Students complete the International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE at Year 11 and the AS and A level exams during Year 12 and 13.  If you think you’re aligned with our values, then we’d love to have you as part of our family. 


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We apply the characteristics of effective 21st century education to our model of teaching.


We respect our students and address challenges by working with them to reach a solution. 


We achieve success by planting our students in a nurturing and supportive environment.


ISCT graduates are equipped to face the ever-changing future of life and work with confidence. 

All of our current job openings are advertised on our website as well on that of the Independent Schools Association of South Africa (ISASA):


The International School of Cape Town (ISCT) is one of the largest Cambridge schools in the country, offering the British curriculum from Nursery to A level, since 1998. The school prides itself on consistently producing excellent academic results in a warm and supportive environment, incorporating the latest in teaching skills and technological innovation. Although our student body is 60% South African, we have representatives from over 25 countries, offering a rich diversity of cultures and nationalities and equipping our alumni to be successful and adaptable global citizens.

Please read the Terms & Conditions in our adverts, and bring all these documents with you, should you be invited for an interview.

High School English Teacher
from July 2024

We are currently seeking the services of a high school English teacher who has a passion for children and their learning and development. Applicants should have experience in teaching High School aged children and should indicate their ability and experience in the following:

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree qualification or equivalent in Senior and Intermediate Phase
• At least five years’ experience in teaching English in a High School environment
• Ability to deliver the UK or Cambridge curriculum at the required level
• Knowledge and experience of the UK curriculum and Assessment Practices will be a requirement / advantage – especially AS and A Level English language specialist
• The ability to integrate technology into lessons, particularly iPads, would be an advantage
• Capacity to deliver 21st Century teaching skills
• Flexibility in working as part of a dynamic team

In addition, having experience in teaching an Extra Mural would be of benefit.

Closing date: Sunday, 7th April 2024

If this position is of interest to you, please fill in the online Google form found here.

Substitute Teaching at the International School of Cape Town (ISCT)


If you reside in Cape Town, are a qualified and experienced teacher or in your final year of studying towards a teaching degree and are looking to teach on an adhoc basis, we are always looking to add to our substitute teacher and teaching assistant list. 


If you are interested in being placed on this list, please send a CV, SACE certificate, 3 references, certified copies of your qualifications, proof of address, colour ID, police clearance certificate, CPR and NSOR and with the subject line “Substitute Teacher” to


Terms and Conditions

The International School of Cape Town is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All prospective staff will be expected to provide the following prior to confirmation of appointment:

  1. A police criminal record clearance (no less than 6 months old) from the country of current / most recent employment, a Sexual Offenders Register clearance, and a Child Protection Register clearance
  2. Proof of identification (i.e. colour ID or passport)
  3. Proof of current address
  4. Certified copies of your qualifications
  5. Employment checks, including references from your current/or most recent, and a previous employer (of which none may be related to you) 
  6. Provision of a South African Revenue Services (SARS) personal tax number
  7. A certified copy of registration with the South African Council for Educators (SACE) or proof of application for membership 
  8. In the case of non-South Africans provision of a valid work visa enabling the prospective employee to be employed at ISCT
  9. Full disclosure of any material reason that may impact ISCT’s decision when making an appointment.


No appointment will be considered or finalised until the above have been met by the prospective employee. EE candidates are preferred. ISCT, 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.