Education & Teaching 

Language Teaching Assistant


Education, Classroom teaching, English teaching, Curriculum development, Internship

Career Field

Education & Teaching 

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



Language Teaching AssistantLanguage Teaching Assistant

The Host Organisation

An education centre supporting adults in reaching language requirements for settling into South Africa.

Roles and Responsibilities

This placement will require the intern to create lesson material, teach multiple students in a classroom setting, mark and correct student work, oversee examinations and partake in feedback sessions. The intern will work alongside and receive guidance from experienced and passionate local teachers.


Great interpersonal communication A good listener Adaptable Empathetic and patient Fluent in English Certificate in TEFL or prior experience in IELTS or foreign language teaching

Skills Acquisition

Lesson planning Presentation skills Creative thinking Communication skills Collaboration

Benefits to Intern

Work alongside and learn from dedicated and passionate local teachers. Gain practical teaching experience in the spectacular setting of Cape Town Build important skills and gain confidence in a classroom setting Add this unique context of teaching to your future job applications.

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Key programmes features

You are here for your development, your career and ultimately your future. You need to nail it when choosing a provider and a programme. So here's our offering in a nutshell.

Choice of programmes

We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

You won’t pay a penny unless we can offer you your ideal internship. Get 100% back if you’re not 100% happy after our placement search.

Your needs and preferences always come first

You're in total control of your experience

You won't get a 'cookie cutter' experience with us.

Four unique promises underpin our services. See them.

Focus on the skills you need.

Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

Our placement search is totally driven by your personal requirements.

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