Cape Town -

Primary school in the center of Cape Town

ID: 2047

Employer Description:

In this internship organization is a school for children between 4 and 12 years of age. The school offers a comprehensive full-day care for a total of 462 children who mainly come from the district Bo Kaap, also by the school is located.

The district is known for its cultural heritage of the so-called "Cape Malays". Most residents are descendants of slaves who were resettled from Malaysia or Indonesia today to Cape Town. Therefore, the majority belongs also to Islam.

Job description:

As an intern the school is offering you a chance in a warm and friendly environment to support the staff of this institution. Here you have the opportunity to take care of you for the children to play with them to assist teachers and participate in sports and leisure activities or at events.

Interns are used according to past experience, depending on maturity, motivation and interest.

There are no formal requirements. Applicants are individually tested and placed on the needs and other circumstances on the ground.
Interns should observe the rules of the school.  Applicants should be cultural sensitive and should appear in an appropriate attire.
(Shoulders and knees should be covered. A hat is not necessary in female interns, but is worn by many teachers)

The project required of all applicants in addition:

  •  A copy of your ID
  •  Certificate of good conduct / Reference letter


  • Friendly staff
  • Cultural experience

Start of internship:Flexible

Internship Duration:
at least 4 weeks.

Working hours: 8:00 am - about 15.00 clock

Industry: teaching, social work, child care

Location: Cape Town, Bo Kaap district

Start: Flexible

Duration: min 4 weeks

Field: Teaching social work

Location: Cape Town-  Bo Kaap District


Services included:

  • Mediation of the internship
  • Written confirmation
  • Regular meetings
  • Weekly newsletters
  • Activities suggestions
  • Welcome pack with tourism information

Additional services (optional):

  • Accommodation service in a shared apartment or host family
  •  Airport Shuttle
  • Rental Car