Jarad Botha is a fully qualified high school teacher, who hails from South Africa, but holds a UK passport stemming from his six year stay in England between 2001 and 2008. He graduated in 2014 from Nelson Mandela metropolitan University (NMMU), with a Bachelor of Education specializing in Life Sciences and Business Management. His first professional experience was at Eastcape Midlands College as a lecturer in 2014. He started working for the Eastern Cape Department of Education, being employed employed at Ryneveld Primary School, Graaff-Reinet where he taught English First Additional Language, Economic Management Sciences and Social Sociences, between 1 January to 30th June. From 1st July 2015 he began at Spandau Secondary school where he is presently employed and teaches Natural Sciences grade 9 and Life Sciences grade 11 and 12. He is very passionate about sport and coaches’ rugby, cricket, soccer and cross country at his school. Jarad always strives to cater for different learning styles and backgrounds of pupils and would certainly be a great fit for any environment using his international experience.


Jan 09 – Dec 14 Bachelor of Education
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, SA
Majors Life Science and Business Management

January 16 – Present Bachelor of Education: Honours in Natural Sciences.
University of South africa

Teaching Experience

July 2016 – Present Teacher 
Spandau Secondary School
South African Curriculum
Taught Grade 9 Natural Sciences
Taught 10 Life Orientation
Taught Life Sciences Grade 10, 11 and 12

Jan 15 – June 16 Teacher
Ryneveld Primary School, SA
South African Curriculum
Teaching Grade 6 English First Additional Language
Teaching Social Sciences Grade 5
Teaching Economic Management Sciences Grade 7

Apr 14 – Dec 14 Lecturer 
Eastcape Midlands College, SA
South African Curriculum
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Office Practice Level 3
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Office Practice Level 4
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Life Orientation Level 2
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Life Orientation Level 3
Lectured National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Life Orientation Level 4

Other Experience

Jan 15 – June 16 Rugby Coach
Ryneveld Primary School, SA
Coaches Ryneveld boys u/9 and u/13 rugby teams. In addition, has launched the World Rugby accredited Get into rugby programme at Ryneveld Primary School. This programme is geared toward age groups from 4 to 8 year olds in an intiative to promote the sport of rugby at all levels internationally.

July 2016 – Present Rugby Coach u/16s
Cricket coach u/17s
Spandau secondary

Professional Development, Courses and Training in Education

2015 – World Rugby level 1 Rugby coaching certificate


Reading, studying, travelling, playing and watching sports such as cricket, rugby, football, tennis and swimming.


Referee 1

Name of referee: Kurt Adams
Name of School : Dale College Boys High School
Relationship to you: Colleague

Referee 2

Name of referee: Hezron Veevers
Name of School : Spandau Secondary School
Relationship to you: Senior Teacher/Mentor
Contact details: 0712625749

Referee 3

Name of referee: Johnny Swartz
Name of School : Asherville Secondary
Relationship to you: Church Leader
Contact details: 0769815925


  • Science Teaching
  • Social Science Teaching