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

Employee for petty cash management and accounting

The Goethe-Institut South Africa is looking for an employee for petty cash management and accounting as of 1 July 2022, initially limited until 30 June 2024. The application deadline for this vacancy is 19 June 2022.

Language officer in the language department

The Goethe-Institut is looking for a language officer in the language department (substitute for maternity leave). This is a full time position and requires very good German knowledge on at least level B2.
Applications close 31 May 2022.

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.