Career

Goethe-Institut career Foto: Goethe-Institut/Loredana LaRocca

We are characterised by diversity, inquisitiveness and openness. The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of Germany and provide information on Germany’s cultural, social and political life.

Current job opportunities

Sachbearbeiter*in für die Betreuung des AMIF-Projekts in der Verwaltung

The Goethe-Institut is looking for an administrator in the administration department. The position requires very good German language skills at C1 level. Applications close 31 August 2022.
 

Sachbearbeiter*in für die Betreuung des AMIF-Projekts in der Sprachabteilung am Goethe-Institut Südafrika

The Goethe-Institut is looking for an administrator in the language department. The position requires very good German language skills at native speaker level. Applications close 31 August 2022.
 

Beauftragte*r für die Steuerung des AMIF-Projekts in der Sprachabteilung am Goethe-Institut Südafrika

The Goethe-Institut is looking for a project coordinator in the language department. The position requires very good German language skills at native speaker level. Applications close 31 August 2022.
 

Call for Applications: Sound Connect Fund

The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), a non-profit organisation operating in the field of African music, has partnered with Goethe-Institut. The MIAF seeks to appoint a Regional Coordinator for the fund.  The successful candidate will coordinate all the aspects of the fund, and oversee its daily management. If you are interested send your CV no later than 26 August 2022.
 

Sachbearbeitung als Elternzeitvertretung in der Sprachabteilung

Please note that this job ad is published in German only, as good proficiency of German is required to apply.

Das Goethe-Institut Südafrika sucht zum 1. September 2022 befristet bis zum 31. August 2024 eine*n Sachbearbeiter*in (m/w/d) als Elternzeitvertretung in der Sprachabteilung mit der Option auf Verlängerung. Der Beschäftigungsumfang beträgt 16 Stunden pro Woche (40%). Bewerbungsschluss ist der 16. August 2022.

Project Manager Museum Futures

The Goethe-Instituts in Africa are launching a networking and self-driven learning programme for museums in Africa. The project is based on a peer to peer learning approach, aims at accessing knowledge within different museum structures to develop future concepts for museum work in Africa. This is a freelance position (max 40 hrs/week) from 03rd of August 2022 until 31 December 2023.

Beauftragte*r für Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit am Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg

Please note that this job ad is in German language, as a high level of written and spoken German is required to apply.

Das Goethe-Institut Südafrika sucht ab 1.9.2022 (oder früher) bis 31.8.2024 eine*n Beauftragte*n für Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit in Vollzeitanstellung (40 Stunden/Woche). Bewerbungsfrist ist der 05.08.2022.

Call for Applications: Researcher & Writer for Sound Connects Fund’s Good Practice Publications

Co-conceptualization, write-up and Design of Good Practices Reports on an honorary basis for the “Sound Connects Fund” of the Goethe-Institut South Africa and the Music In Africa Foundation. Offers need to be submitted no later than July 25, 2022 – 18.00h Pretoria.

Freelance German Teachers

The Goethe-Institut is looking for freelance German Teachers for its online and on-site courses to join us in the Language Department. This freelance position requires excellent German and is therefore advertised in German. 

Freelance German Teachers for children’s and youth courses

The Goethe-Institut is looking for freelance German Teachers for its children’s and youth courses to join us in the Language Department. This freelance position requires excellent German and is therefore advertised in German. 

Participants wanted

Please note that this skill enhancement training is aimed at German teachers and is advertised in German as a consequence.

Internship

Students who are either nearing completion or have recently completed their studies are welcome to apply for an internship at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg. Find out about our requirements, the various departments and their scope of work, and available positions.