Learnership Teacher


Are you passionate about progressive education and inspiring young minds through the Creative Arts? Lakeside Education Academy, situated in the vibrant city of Cape Town, Western Cape, is seeking a proactive and dynamic learnership teacher to join our team.


  • Currently studying towards a B.Ed in the Intermediate Phase
  • Proficiency in Afrikaans as a First Additional Language
  • Strong interest and passion for the Creative Arts

Application Process

To apply, please submit the following documents via email to applications@educationacademy.co.za with ‘IP Learnership’ in the subject line:

  • Motivational letter
  • Detailed CV
  • SACE certificate
  • Latest degree transcript
  • Proof of tertiary enrollment
  • Matric certificate

Important Notes:

  • Preference will be given to candidates based in Cape Town.
  • Lakeside Education Academy reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • If you do not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Lakeside Education Academy adheres to POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) to ensure confidentiality during the recruitment process.

By applying for this position, you acknowledge and accept this disclaimer regarding the use of your personal information.

Join us in shaping the future of education and nurturing young talents in the Creative Arts! Apply today and be a part of our dedicated team at Lakeside Education Academy.

Email: applications@educationacademy.co.za
Website: www.educationacademy.co.za

Closing Date: 03 May 2024



South African Online English Teacher (Kids and Adult Students


Earn an income while you inspire and educate young curious minds!

If you think you have what it takes (and we think you do), come join our team. 

Work from the comfort of your own home. We’ll provide you with the best teaching schedules to suit your time.

An opportunity with us also includes:

  • EASY ONBOARDING & TRAINING: We will help you every step of the way with advice and training to allow you to be confident in setting yourself up to be a GREAT teacher from lesson one.
  • WORK FROM HOME: No more commuting! Do truly inspiring work and have the right work-life balance that suits you.
  • EXPLORE THE WORLD: Meet students from across the globe and explore their cultures from the comfort of your home.
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Our Inspiration Academy has free courses available to all, in various fields of study, to aid your professional growth at your pace.
  • PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Through our Evolve Program, you can enjoy wellness, fun, and community events, from the comfort of your own home.
  • REMUNERATION : R112.56 per hour. R5,346.5 – R13,413.15 per month – It all depends on the schedule you choose.

While a completed TEFL certification is essential for your application, if you don’t have one yet, there’s no need to worry. We provide an in-house, globally recognized 120-hour TEFL course, which is essential for building a successful career as an online English teacher. To learn more about our TEFL 120hr Accredited program, please visit our website.

Position Details

Start Date: 

  • Immediately upon the completion of the recruitment process.

Teaching Hours:  

  • Mon- Fri 12:30 – 15:30 SAST (afternoon shifts only).
  • Weekend blocks: 2h30-6h30, 07h30-09h30, 12h30-15h30 SAST.
  • Set rotation, set off days.
  • For February 2024 ONLY – additional classes are available from 07h30-16h30 (Mon-Fri) and 02h30-16h30 (Weekends) SAST.
  • You get paid for the hours that you teach.
  • Approximately 30 hours per week depending on your chosen shift schedule.


  • Teaching kids and adults based in Asia.

Contract type:

  • You will be contracted by The Really Great Teacher Company as an Independent Service Provider.


  • Work from the convenience of your home.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree.
  • Completed, accredited 120-hour TEFL certification or equivalent.
  • Experience teaching children is advantageous.
  • Computer literate.
  • No criminal record.

Tech Requirements

PC specifications:

  • Processor: Intel ® Core™ i5 CPU @2.0GHz (4 CPUs) or greater. 
  • Memory: 8GB RAM or greater.

Backup power:  

  • Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) with a battery life of up to 4-5 hours (2000VA) (or willing to purchase before commencing teaching). This is applicable and a non-negotiable requirement for candidates based in a country where regular power interruptions occur.

A stable fibre internet connection: 

  • At a minimum of 20 Mbps upload and download speeds. 
  • PC is connected via a LAN cable and not via a Wi-Fi connection.  

Noise-cancelling headsets and HD web camera:

  • Backup headset is highly recommended. 

Tidy, well-lit, and quiet teaching environment.  


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Substitute Teacher

Position Type:
  Substitute Teachers/Substitute Teaching

Date Posted:

  Substitute Services

Closing Date:

Assignment Type Temporary/Hourly
HoursWill vary by assignment (4, 5, or 7 hours)
Start time will vary by school
LocationVaries – all school locations in the Kent School District
Pay Rate$31.25/hour ($218.75 for full 7 hour day/$125 for half day assignment
Eligible for $200 bonus for every 20 full days of service.

Once you have completed your application and at least 3 references have been received, please contact the sub office at 253-373-7814 to be considered for the Kent School District substitute list.

The substitute (guest) teacher works on an on-call, day-by-day basis, substituting for certificated staff members of the Kent School District. An automated system is used to arrange assignments in advance. However, early morning phone calls may occur between 6:00 am and 8:00 am if necessary. The guest teacher provides instruction to students (as directed by the instructor’s lesson plans) including assessment, instruction, and evaluation of students in the absence of the regular teacher. Guest teachers may also be asked to provide class coverage on an as needed basis.

**Emergency Substitute Certificates are now being accepted**

The essential duties of a guest teacher are:

  • Provide instruction as assigned in the absence of the regular instructor
  • Maintain order in the classroom and in the building
  • Interact with students and maintain a cordial and cooperative working relationship with colleagues, parents, administrators, and other district staff
  • Provide guidance to students that will promote their educational development
  • Maintain adequate and careful records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation
  • Interact positively with students, colleagues, parents, and patrons of the school district
  • Provide for the care of school property and appropriate use of supplies, equipment, and utilities
  • Assume responsibility for co-curricular and other duties beyond regular classroom activities as determined by the principal and agreed upon by the permanent teacher
  • Follow teacher’s lesson plans and provide documentation as to the progress achieved during the substitute assignment
  • Keep abreast of developments and improved techniques in education and adopt those which will contribute to the improvement of student performance
  • Provide guidance to students that promote good citizenship


  1. Bachelor’s degree Valid
  2. Washington State Teaching Certificate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of classroom instruction and presentation techniques in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • nowledge of the assigned curriculum
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize data
  • Ability to produce accurate records and reports
  • Ability to make independent decisions Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to adapt instruction and practice for all students in a classroom
  • Ability to learn and operate a variety of software programs
  • Ability to organize and coordinate workload
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to exercise sound, independent judgment, including appropriate handling of confidential matters

Please note: To be a guest teacher, we MUST have OFFICIAL transcripts of your BA/BS transcripts on file. You can send this to us via email at subservices@kent.k12.wa.us.

About Kent School District
Mission: Our mission explains our fundamental purpose as an organization. Kent School District’s mission is successfully preparing all students for their futures. 
Vision: Our vision captures the future we seek to create for our students. Kent School District’s vision is to produce graduates who are globally competitive learners. Through equitable access to high quality academic, social, and applied learning, students are ready to excel in college, careers, and in life. 
Values: Our core values drive our culture and answer the question, “How do we want to act, consistent with our mission, along the path toward achieving our vision?” Specific values are at the heart of our culture because they are levers that drive us towards achieving shared vision. Throughout this plan, three core values are prioritized: 

Equity: Student equity is ensuring that access to quality staff, courses, resources, activities, services and opportunities are provided for all students to succeed and grow based on their individual needs. 
Excellence: As a system and individuals, we strive for excellence through the intentional creation of student-centered and efficient actions that operate with coherence. 
Community: Partnership with our community prioritizes proactive involvement of those impacted by school district priorities and decision-making.

Kent School District Strategic Plan
Kent School District Non-Discrimination Statement

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