Why Work at Herzlia

Constantia – Intermediate Phase teacher – 2018

The UHS is a forerunner in Jewish education and lifestyle as well as being one of Cape Town’s most prominent academic institutions. As such, our staff are afforded many employment benefits and opportunities for growth. Our professional but friendly environment is structured to be supportive, open and encouraging. Each member of our valued team is an expert within their own field but the opportunity for development never ends within the UHS.

If you feel that you would meet the criteria and wish to become a part of our family, then please keep an eye on this page to remain updated regarding the status of our post vacancies.

There are many reasons why educators and support staff would choose to join the Herzlia family…

  • It is an independent, financially secure school
  • HERZLIA is a well known, highly respected brand
  • We have a 100% matric pass rate and are in the top 10 schools in the Western Cape
  • We have an innovative way of thinking in our approach to education
  • There is a value driven approach to education
  • A policy of openness and respectfulness remains at all times
  • We offer a performance management process

There is a focus on technology and latest IT developments:

  • Smart-board technology
  • Wireless connectivity
  • On-line capability for educational purposes
  • Access from home
  • Training re: integrating technology into teaching practice
  • Small class sizes


  • Medical aid
  • Pension and group life assurance
  • Long leave
  • Family responsibility leave
  • Involved and committed parent body and lay leadership
  • Support departments include IT and human resources
  • Competitive salaries
  • 5 day week (no Saturday activity due to the Sabbath)
  • Commitment to the wider community
  • Attractive environs – Beautiful gardens and well-maintained buildings

Please note that the School predominantly uses PNet and ISASA websites to advertise teaching and support vacancies.