African Legend: Volunteer Maths Teachers

African Legend
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 25 October, 2013
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African Legend is a nonprofit organisation run by passionate individuals who are determined to improve South Africa’s socio-economic situation by offering educational and skills development programmes for children from disadvantage areas. Projects include extra classes, maths and physics experiments, educational excursion, youth festivals, and sport events.

African Legend seeks to appoint two volunteer Math Teachers who have time to volunteer Saturdays between 9h00 to 12h00 to help our Grade 8-12 Maths classes at our venue in Cape Town City Centre.  


  • Teach maths classes in Grade 8-12 in Du Noon, Delft or Cape Town City Centre, 1-2 classes per week, 60 minutes per class;
  • Send feedback reports evaluating class performance on a weekly basis;
  • 90 minutes every two months for staff meeting;
  • We understand and appreciate that everyone’s time is precious and want to ensure that your contribution is most effective. Hence, we typically work in line with the Western Cape school curriculum for each subject and have evaluation systems in place to ensure successful outcomes for both tutors and students;
  • African Legend uses available school material based on the curricula for G8-12 to provide structured Maths classes. Teacher/Tutors will learn how to develop lessons to meet the specific needs of their students.


  • Have completed or currently studying for a tertiary qualification. (Proof required);
  • Teachers must know how to read, and write, be fluent in English and have a natural affinity to Maths;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Optimistic and resilient;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team;
  • Strong sense of social responsibility and should be genuinely interested in helping youth to improve their maths skills;
  • Commit to teach a minimum of one class per week for the duration of at least three months;
  • Must have own transport or be willing to travel to Du Noon and Delft by bus/taxi.
  • Note that this position is voluntary and will not be reimbursed.

To apply, submit a CV to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Enquiries: Katja, Tel: 082 795 5878.

If your application has been successful, African Legend will send you a registration form which you need to complete and email back to us. Thereafter, we will arrange an interview with you.

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