Average Salary For High School Math Teacher In South Africa

A secondary school math teacher is a high school teacher who typically teaches students in grades 9-12. You could teach general math or more advanced subjects such as calculus, trigonometry, algebra, or geometry.


High School Maths Teacher Salary In South Africa

The average maths teacher’s salary in South Africa is R 288 000 per year or R 148 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 216 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 2 407 524 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 do I become a math teacher in South Africa?

The one-year Post Graduate Certificate in Education offered at South African universities is a key qualification for aspiring teachers. This is taken after completing a diploma or degree in other fields such as engineering, business, and hospitality.

What qualifications do I need to be a maths teacher?

You’ll usually need GCSEs (or equivalent) in grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), including Maths, English, and Science, and a degree in a relevant subject. Work: You could also work towards this career by starting as a teaching assistant and doing a part-time degree.

Can I be a maths teacher without a maths degree?

You can become a maths teacher even if maths isn’t the subject of your first degree.

Those who have A-level maths but need to transition from another degree subject, or perhaps have a maths degree but are coming to teaching from another profession, take a Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course.

How do I train to be a maths teacher?

Complete your undergraduate degree.

Pursue a graduate degree in your specialty.

Attend a school direct training program.

Complete school-centered initial teacher training.

Gain experience in an entry-level position.

Stay up-to-date with renewing your teaching credentials.