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Highbury is affiliated with the Independent Association of South Africa (ISASA). Please visit ISASA to view and apply for any available positions at Highbury.


What the internship programme is all about:

  • It is a yearlong professional educational experience.
  • The intern is accepted fully into not only the life of the classroom but also that of the school.
  • The intern is allocated to a specific host teacher where side-by-side teaching is encouraged.
  • The intern meets regularly with the school intern mentor.
  • The intern is expected to be in the classroom for a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • Extra-mural involvement is encouraged – for between 2 and 4 hours per week.
  • Academic success is a priority. Internet access is free and time for studying provided.
  • A basic remuneration package is given.

Applying for an internship

An intern registers at an educational institution, such as UNISA or Varsity College in Westville to do a degree in education or a degree followed by a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

An intern applies at a school that is part of this programme by sending in a CV to for Foundation Phase placements and for Senior Phase placements.