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Steyn City School, situated in the scenic and iconic Steyn City Parkland Residence in Johannesburg, offers an independent education to girls and boys from Grades 000 to 12.

If you know what it means to break the mould, set new standards, embrace change, and rejoice in creativity, then you belong with us!

A detailed CV, along with a covering letter and the contact details of three referees, should be emailed to It is vital that that the email identifies the position for which the application is intended in the subject bar.

Applications will be considered as soon as they are received, and interviews will be arranged for shortlisted candidates thereafter. Consequently, the position may be filled before the deadline date, so serious applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.

Steyn City School reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment.

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A position for a locum high school Life Sciences and Natural Sciences teacher exists in the College from 1 September to 3 December 2021.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and well-qualified teacher who holds an appropriate degree and professional teaching qualification, is registered with SACE. Experience in the IEB curriculum is an advantage but is not essential.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30 July 2021.


Please select the position you would like to apply for from the drop down menu below. If you would like to apply for more than one position, you will need to apply for each position separately



Is the Steyn City School independent?

Steyn City School is an independent school that is owned by Steyn City Properties and is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA).


Which grades does the school offer?

Education at Steyn City School starts at Grade 000 and runs until Grade 10 in 2019. We shall offer a Grade 12 class in 2021. Our school is divided into three phases: the Early Years Centre (Grade 000 to Grade 0), the Preparatory School (Grades 1 to 7), and the College (Grades 8 to 10 in 2019; Grade 12 in 2021).


What curriculum is offered?

Steyn City School prepares students to write the Independent Examination Board (IEB) Senior Certificate Examination.


How big will the school be?

The first phase of development will cater for up to approximately 550 students across the grades. Further development phases will take the school to a total capacity of approximately 1150 students, from Grades 000 to 12.


How many students are there in a class?

Steyn City School reserves the right to adjust class sizes to accommodate the children of residents. At present we run two classes per grade from Grade 000 to Grade 8, and one class per grade in Grades 9 and 10. Our ideal class sizes follow.

  • Grade 000:
    15 in a class, with three classes per grade
  • Grades 00 and 0:
    20 in a class, with three classes per grade
  • Preparatory Grades (Grades 1 to 7):
    24 in a class, with three classes per grade
  • College Grades (Grades 8 onwards):
    24 in a class, with four classes per grade


What is the School's ethos/religious denomination?

The school is non-denominational, culturally diverse, and inclusive, but follows the Christian faith and values.


What are the fees?

Please see our [Schedule of Fees for 2020].


What calendar does the School follow?

We follow a three-term calendar, substantially aligned with the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) published three-term calendar.


What are the fundraising expectations for parents?

The school project is fully funded and capitalized. There is no requirement to raise funds from the parent body for the building or expansion of the school and, while there may be some general fund-raising for social causes and our community partnership programme as part of our philosophy and approach to education, any contributions will be completely voluntary. It will not be school policy to raise funds for future capital expenditure or school running expenses.


What sports facilities and cultural programmes will be available?

The school has substantial sports fields and facilities from inception and is engaging with specialized teams of experts to develop top rate sporting programmes, as well as world-class cultural programmes.


Are there any requirements for foreign students?

Foreign students are required to hold study permits. This applies to all foreign students, including Grade R students, students whose parents reside outside the country, and students whose parents reside within South Africa and are in the process of applying for permanent residence. Only students whose parents already have permanent residence status in South Africa are exempt.


Is there an aftercare service?

Yes. Our aftercare facility is outsourced to Sherpa Kids.

Newsletters and Calendars

2019 Year Book

Click here to download the 2019 year book.

Letter from the Headmaster

Click here to download an end of term letter from the headmaster regarding the realities that our society, and our young people in particular, face.

Letter from the Headmaster

Click here to download an end of term letter from the headmaster wishing you a wonderful and safe holiday.

Shout Out

Click here to download the latest copy of the Shout Out, the Steyn City School weekly newsletter.

Termly Calendar

Click here to download a copy of the termly calendar.

2018 Shout Out Archive

Click here to download 2018 copies of the Shout Out, the Steyn City School weekly newsletter.


General information

010 597 1250

Physical address

c/o Douw Steyn Drive & Cedar Road
Riverside View
South Africa

Postal address

Steyn City School
PO Box 1623
South Africa