Are you a visionary leader with a passion for education and children? Do you possess excellent management and leadership skills? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
We are seeking an experienced and qualified Executive Head to lead one of our prestigious campuses in the Western Cape. As the Executive Head, you will be responsible for the academic enrichment and overall management of the school, learners, and educators. Your role will involve strategic management, financial oversight, curriculum development, and facilities management.
To be considered for this position, you should meet the following requirements:
🎓 Honours Degree in Education (recommended) or related field
👥 Eight years’ experience in a management position at an educational institution, with at least five years as Head of the institution
📚 Knowledge of Primary and High School curriculum (IEB & CAPS)
🌱 Ability to lead and nurture young staff members
💼 Excellent management and leadership skills
🌍 Experienced diversity manager
💡 Sound and proven business acumen
💖 A passion for education and children
✝️ Acceptance and subscription to the Christian values and ethos of the school
📚 Profound knowledge of the curriculum and related matters for all phases
📝 Current SACE registration
🚀 Strategic thinking abilities
💬 Excellent communication skills
🔒 Clear criminal record
In addition to these qualifications, you should have proven experience in business development and financial management. Meticulous administration, planning, and the ability to meet targets and deadlines are also essential. You should possess tact, sensitivity, and the ability to handle confidential material with discretion. Being able to work independently and as part of a team is crucial, as is a high degree of personal motivation, initiative, energy, creativity, and drive. An interest and empathy with the ethos and aims of independent education are highly valued.
As the successful candidate, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the school. You will be responsible for developing and implementing new business strategies while ensuring the needs of the school are met.
If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge, please apply before October 18, 2023, by sending your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference your application as js/ch/wceh.
Join us in shaping the future of education and making a difference in the lives of young learners. We look forward to hearing from you!