Good dayI want to leave my job but my director is refusing to accept my resignation.I am a high scho…

Good day

I want to leave my job but my director is refusing to accept my resignation.

I am a high school teacher working at an unregistered school which is still getting its registration number. I just found out that most of the teachers are not licensed. I was not awat=re of this when I signed the contract.

I am bound by a continuous contract that I signed in January 2018.  The terms of the contract say that I must give 2 months notice. The director says I must give 3 calender months notice but I just gave him one month and notified him of this last week. He refused to accept my resignation saying that I have to provide reasonable dates. The contract was initialised by myself but it was not witnessed. Am I bound to this contract?

He has threatened to take me to court if I leave before time. Do I have any recourse at all? Also what is the maximum amount he can sue me for in court?

I would really appreciate your help,

Gen

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