Most of qualified teacher who are looking for a job in South Africa now are able to register with the South African Council for Educators (SACE). It’s impossible to be employed as a teacher without registration in the council.
To complete the application process prepare SACE application form and pay a required fee (R60.00 for South African educators and R120.00 for foreign educators).
Note, that your qualification must be recognized for employment in education before you check in SACE. In case, you have foreign qualifications, apply to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) or the National Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) for evaluation.
How to prepare the SACE application Form?
Find an appropriate fillable template on the website. Fill it with the required information. Include the following:
PDF template is editable, so you can make any changes to the document make it correspond your specific circumstances.
You have to attach the following documentation:
- certified copy of your identity document;
- certified copies of your qualifications and academic transcripts;
- certified copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable);
- registration fee.
In case, you are non-South African citizen, try to send your qualifications and academic transcripts to your provincial education department.