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Feb 20, 2019

Principal

  • Lanner House Primary and Preschool
  • Western Cape, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

Lanner House Primary and Preschool, situated in the beautiful historic Boland town of Worcester, Western Cape, is actively seeking an innovative, dynamic individual to build on our strong foundations of the past 22 years in providing high quality, English-medium independent schooling.

Reporting to: Lanner House School Board of Governors
Requirements: Minimum requirements is a recognised degree and/or a four year professional Teaching Qualification.

Experience: 10 years teaching experience of which 3 years must be at senior management level in the same or similar type of position or similar environment. Familiar with the teaching philosophies and methods of Charlotte Mason.

The successful candidate will:
Have a successful record in the role of senior management within a school of standing and excellence, together with appropriate academic and business qualifications;
Be fully conversant with current trends and developments within educational fields, particularly those pertaining to independent schooling;
Have a passion for education and a vision for the future of Lanner House and the ability to share this with the community we serve;
Have the ability to challenge and inspire learners and teachers to live out their values;
Be an innovative, visionary leader;
Be able to attract and retain educators of exceptional quality;
Have the skills to manage the staff, finances and administration of a modern schooling environment;
Encourage and support staff development.
Be a member of the Christian faith who actively lives out his/her faith;
Be an English mother-tongue speaker or be very proficient in English; other local and foreign languages would be an advantage.

Competencies required:
Superior management skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills with colleagues, learners and parents;
Financial acumen;
Good communication skills;
Exceptional EQ, assertiveness and dynamism;
SACE registration.
Potential candidates should submit their curriculum vitae including the telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of references, along with a cover letter outlining your interest in this position, your educational philosophy and thoughts on educational leadership as well as your view on Christianity in the education system.

Conditions and salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on experience and qualifications.
Commencement date: Post is immediately available.


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