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

Project Manager

The Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg seeks to appoint a Project coordinator.
This is a freelance position (25 hrs/week) from January up until December 2023. Position’s funding is subject to final donor’s approval.
 

Project Manager

The Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg seeks to appoint a Project Manager.
This is a freelance position (20 hrs/week) from January up until December 2023.
 

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

Das Goethe-Institut Südafrika sucht zum 01. Januar 2023 befristet bis zum 30. Juni 2025 eine*n Sachbearbeiter*in (m/w/d) mit der Option auf Verlängerung für die Betreuung des AMIF-Projekts im Südlichen Afrika. Der Beschäftigungsumfang beträgt 40 Stunden pro Woche.

Social Media Specialist

The Goethe-Institut South Africa is looking for a dedicated staff member for the Information Department (50%) from the 01.01.2023 for a limited period until 31.12.2025.

Regional German Teachers‘ Training Programme

The Goethe-Institut South Africa is inviting suitable applicants for a training programme that will run from 1 January 2023 – 31 December 2023 and that will focus on: Teaching of German as a Foreign Language at the Goethe-Institut. Deadline is 30 November 2022.

Sachbearbeiter/in für die Betreuung der Initiative Schulen: Partner der Zukunft (PASCH)

Das Goethe-Institut Südafrika sucht zum 01. Januar 2023 befristet bis zum 31. Dezember 2023 eine*n Sachbearbeiter*in mit der Option auf Verlängerung für die Betreuung der Initiative Schulen: Partner der Zukunft (PASCH) im Südlichen Afrika. Der Beschäftigungsumfang beträgt 20 Stunden pro Woche.

Library Assistant

The Goethe-Institut South Africa is looking for a temporary user service assistant in the "Library-Gamebox-Hub" on a fee basis (up to 20 hours/week) for the period 01/12/2022 to 31/03/2023.

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. 

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. 

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.