In terms of the SACE’s rules, teachers are subject to a code of conduct and having a relationship with a pupil is considered out of bounds.
The former boys’ school teacher has needed counselling.
‘Irrespective of how small the age gap between a learner and an educator might be, there is a line that should not be crossed,’ says a committee chairperson.
The 30-year-old water polo coach’s attorney, William Booth, said he and his client were happy about its removal.
The prestigious boys’ school is investigating allegations against ex-sports coach Fiona Viotti regarding a relationship with an 18-year-old matric pupil.
By Thursday at noon, one of the videos, featuring a nude woman purporting to be Viotti on a bed, was still live and had been viewed more than 20,000 times.
The 30-year-old teacher, Fiona Viotti, has in the meantime appointed top criminal lawyer William Booth to represent her and her family.