Jun 14, 2019

School Principal

  • Lynford School
  • Ixopo, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

Lynford is a co-educational independent primary school, with a strong Christian ethos, situated in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands of South Africa. We offer a wholesome education for children from Grade RR to Seven with a conscious slant towards educating in our incredible country environment.

Through our challenging, relevant and dynamic curriculum, and through our unique adventure programme, we strive to provide a multitude of life-shaping experiences that will allow our children to leave us as compassionate, confident and capable contributors of society.

An opportunity exists for a suitable applicant to assume the role of SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

The successful applicant will:
be responsible for implementing the school’s strategic plan
report to the Lynford Board of Governors and have a strong working relationship with the Board Chair
guide the management team and staff in maintaining and developing the balanced, relevant and wholesome education offered at Lynford
exhibit strong financial management
exhibit strong leadership style which fosters teamwork and collaboration
communicate effectively with various stakeholders
be self-motivated
be child centred
contribute to and develop our adventure programme
contribute to and foster our strong Christian ethos

Minimum requirements:
Relevant tertiary education qualifications
A member of SACE
Ten years of teaching experience, of which three years must be in school management (experience at an ISASA school will be advantageous)

A letter of application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, including the details of three contactable referees, should be emailed to the address below.

Successful candidate to assume duty on the 1 January, 2020.

The Lynford School reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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