– Xhosa Teacher –


LOCATION: Gqeberha, South Africa 



Primary Objective:

To undertake lecturing duties and the associated functions of preparation, assessment, moderation, and curriculum development.

Main Responsibilities:

  • General Xhosa lessons or for specific objectives, in groups or individually, with learners of all ages and learning projects.
  • Teaching onsite, online and hybrid formats.
  • Use of teaching methods and documents chosen by the director of the establishment.
  • Creation of educational tools and resources.
  • Research work and course preparation
  • Follow-up and correction of course work.
  • To plan and prepare appropriately the assigned learning program
  • To conduct assigned classes at the scheduled times
  • To provide opportunities for learners to access and use current technology, resources and information to solve problems or integrate relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction
  • To provide opportunities for learners to apply and practice what is learned
  • To engage learners in creative thinking and integrated or interdisciplinary learning experiences
  • To apply appropriate multiple assessment tools and strategies to evaluate and promote the continuous intellectual development of the learners
  • Administrative tasks related to the management of students in the assigned class(es): attendance control, daily indication of course content through the Arc en Ciel platform. 

Position details:

  • Scheduling: Teachers enjoy part-time, hourly schedules. Academic support is needed seven days a week, 24 hours each day, thus a variety of availabilities can be accommodated. You will be leading small group classes and private classes as well as providing feedback on student work.
  • Students: All ages
  • Remuneration: from R200 per hour
  • Training: Training and ongoing professional development throughout the contract
  • You will be contracted by The Really Great Teacher Company as an Independent Service Provider

Minimum Requirements : 

  • Must have prior experience teaching Xhosa, preferably as a second language, online experience preferred
  • Bilingual in Xhosa and English is a must
  • Highly computer literate
  • Use of ICT in teaching (TBI, TEAMS etc.) and online class facilitation solutions.
  • No criminal record
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to integrate and work within a multicultural team.
  • Sense of relationship and teamwork, willingness to exchange.
  • Versatility, dynamism, enthusiasm.
  • Adaptability to different audiences and course types/modalities.
  • A practice of the French language would be appreciated.


  • Currently enrolled in or has completed a degree program at an accredited institution of higher education in Linguistics, Education, English, Modern Languages or Literature, or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

Presentation of the Organisation: 

All our courses are personalized by levels and learning projects. In addition, we have fully equipped classrooms, a media library and many tools for teachers. We also grant the possibility of taking courses remotely and all our learners have access to TEAMS (digital platform).  

Type of Contract:  


How to apply

Please drop your application at Alliance Française Port Elizabeth or email resume

Your application must include the following:

  • CV with References
  • ID Copy
  • Motivational letter


Email to Mr. Guillaume Favier Nirere > director@afportelizabeth.com 

with copy: to > courses@afportelizabeth.com  

Put in subject line: “Xhosa Teacher Vacancy” 


Only selected candidates will be contacted. 

The successful candidate will have to take the necessary steps with the competent South African authorities to be declared as a service provider.