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Feb 20, 2019

Deputy Head

  • St Peter’s Girls School
  • Sandton, South Africa
Full time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

A rare opportunity exists for a Head to join the Junior Prep staff of this Anglican School, set on a rambling estate in Sandton, from January 2020. St Peter’s Girls Prep School is fortunate to offer facilities equaled by few schools. It is known for its innovative approach and the warmth of its community. The school seeks staff who are committed to the profession and best practice, who embrace a culture of continuous ‘growth and learning’, have a deep empathy for children and are dedicated to teaching and learning.

Candidates should meet the following criteria. These are:

Have current senior leadership experience and a proven ability to lead, inspire and motivate others.
Put children at the heart of everything they do with an energetic and inspirational approach to girls’ learning.
Share our vision of transforming learning to raise aspiration, secure an enjoyment and love of learning and develop a sense of pride in all that we do.
Be a creative thinker.
Have the ability to drive developments in our curriculum.
Be able to develop effective partnerships with staff, governors, parents and the wider community in order to drive change and shape the future direction of the Junior Prep.
A commitment to ongoing personal development and a future-orientated approach.
A proven academic record in an IEB school would be a distinct advantage.
Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills.
A values-based approach to girls’ care and well-being.
The intention to work according to the school’s ethos, specifications and policies.
A willingness to work with and mentor interns.
Suitably qualified and relevant experience in Foundation Phase.
A SACE registration.
Have a sexual offences clearance certificate.
Should you be interested in the above vacancy and meet the stipulated requirements, please send your CV to the address below before Friday, 8 March 2019.

St Peter’s Girls Prep School reserves the right 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 early. The appointment of candidates is at St Peter’s Girls Prep School’s sole discretion, taking into account factors such as St Peter’s Employment Equity Policy. Only people with a South African ID or valid work permit need apply. 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.

Please note that submission of your CV and personal information to St Peter’s Schools will be used solely for the purposes of recruitment of the above mentioned vacancy and all internal process associated with this application. This data could be used for statutory reporting and the submission of your CV confirms your consent to this. St Peter’s Schools hereby confirms that we will ensure that your data is protected as per the POPI Act.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St Peter’s within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.


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