Average Salary For High School English Teachers In South Africa

High school English teachers teach students about literature, essay composition, and how to use language in powerful ways. They work in public or private schools teaching classic novels, plays, and poetry to students and helping them analyze a variety of texts.

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High School English Teacher Salary In South Africa

The average English teacher salary in South Africa is R 360 000 per year or R 185 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 234 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 508 800 per year.

How much are high school teachers paid in South Africa?

The average salary for a High School Teacher in SA is R 298 815 gross per year (R 24 900 gross per month), which is 6% higher than South Africa’s national average salary. Salary Range: a High School Teacher can expect an average starting salary of R 230 000.

The highest salaries can exceed R 618 000.

How much do online English teachers make in South Africa?

In South Africa, an Entry Level English Teacher with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average compensation of R 180 gross per hour.

A mid-career Online English Teacher with 4-9 years of experience earns an average hourly pay of R 280.

Can you teach English in South Africa with TEFL?

Since English is one of the eleven official languages in South Africa, the demand for paid TEFL positions is not very high.

In order to teach English in South Africa, most teachers will require a bachelor’s degree and/or TEFL certification. 

Which teachers are in demand in South Africa?

English as a Second Language (ESL). ESL educators are some of the most in-demand teachers.

Math Teaching. Another teacher subject in demand is mathematics.

Science Teaching. What about science teachers?

Social Studies Teaching.

Special Education Teaching.

What qualifications do I need to teach in South Africa?

NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (NSC).

TEACHING DIPLOMA.

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION DEGREE.

THREE TO FOUR (3-4) YEARS DEGREE AND A 1-YEAR PGCE.

REGISTER WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN COUNCIL FOR EDUCATORS (SACE).

Why you need a teaching license as an Educator:

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