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Aug 02, 2018

Deputy Head: Co-Curricular

  • Grayston Preparatory School
  • Sandown, Sandton, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

Grayston Preparatory School is an independent, co-educational preparatory school with a values based ethos situated in Sandown, Sandton.

Position Overview
The Deputy Head: Co-Curricular is a Senior Management post and forms part of the School Executive Committee. The person in this role heads the co-curricular programme consisting of sport, culture and external co-curricular activities. The Deputy Head: Co-Curricular should have
an understanding of the ethos of the School and would be responsible for aligning the cocurricular with the strategic vision of the School.

Applicants for the Deputy Head: Co-Curricular should fulfil the following requirements:
Have a proven track record with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a leadership role
An ability to lead by example and manage a team of teachers, coaches and external cocurricular providers
A recognised teaching qualification and have current SACE registration
Exceptional planning, organisational and interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong track record of effective administrative abilities
Must be prepared to be involved in after-hours and weekend work and be willing to represent the School at functions and events
High levels of computer literacy and event planning
A commitment to ongoing personal development with a future-orientated approach
An ability to take the initiative and reflect on all aspects of implementation
Be willing to run enrichment programmes such as outreach, fundraising, student camps and tours etc.
The successful applicant will receive a competitive remuneration package, coupled with the opportunity of working in an extremely stimulating environment.

Applications with a full CV and the names and contact details of three referees as well as a one page statement of your co-curricular educational philosophy should be submitted by email to The HR Manager,Grayston Prep, at the email address below.

Starting date: January 2019 (negotiable)

The appointment of candidates is at Grayston Prep’s sole discretion. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Grayston reserves the right not to make an appointment or to make an appointment prior to the closing date of this vacancy should a suitable candidate be found. You are thus encouraged to submit your application timeously. If you have not heard from Grayston Prep within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been
unsuccessful in your application.


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