South Africa

Deputy Head - Girls' Education

Company St Stithians Girls' Preparatory
Reference # #12
Published 31/03/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Due to restructuring, we have had the opportunity to re-design the Girls’ Prep Executive, which has resulted in the following position being made available: Deputy Head – Girls’ Education (focusing on all student matters; development of a girl child both academically and emotionally, discipline, girl empowerment and leadership)

The Girls’ Preparatory invites applications for the position of a full-time Deputy Head – Girls’ Education available from 1 September 2021 (negotiable).

Job Functions Academic
Industries Education
•A suitable professional qualification and appropriate educational experience, particularly in Girls’ Education
•Vast experience in dealing with and managing transformation and diversity matters
•Experience in facilitating student leadership and girl empowerment programmes
•Understands the pastoral care, socio-emotional and discipline matters facing girls
•The ability to foster and sustain positive relationships with all stakeholders
•Understanding of the SEL Curriculum and the ability to teach Mathematics/Senior subjects in Intermediate and/or Senior phase would be advantageous
•A sound and progressive understanding of the South African curriculum and international trends in education and be willing to teach
•An understanding of integrating Girls’ Education into the curriculum, Arts & Culture and Extramural Programmes
•An understanding of the Africanisation (Decolonisation) of the curriculum would be advantageous
•An understanding of budget management and financial planning
•A high level of organisational, managerial, administrative and communication skills
•Previous experience in a leadership position within an ISASA school would be advantageous
•Proof of registration with SACE and a sexual offender’s clearance certificate
•An awareness of the nature of the school and willingness to commit to its all-round ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach
•A willingness to work within the Methodist Church based ethos of the College
Job Closing Date 23/04/2021
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