Langa High School: Principal

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Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 2 October, 2017
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Langa High School is a no-fee public high school serving the Langa community in Cape Town. The school has partnered with Two Oceans Education Foundation as part of the Collaboration Schools Pilot Programme – a public private partnership programme in the Western Cape

Based in Cape Town, Langa High School seeks to appoint the


This inspirational, dynamic, self-motivated and visionary leader will possess innovative leadership skills and a passion to drive excellent education. A strategic planner with the HR skills needed to lead all the stakeholders towards the resurgence of .the school, the principal will embody the ethos of Langa High School, treasuring the upliftment and educational development of students in all aspects of schooling.

The Principal will be responsible for:

  • Hiring of teachers within his or her school
  • Professional management of the senior management team (SMT)
  • Managing the school’s curriculum and driving student progress
  • Meeting with relevant structures regarding the school curricula and curriculum development
  • Supporting and mentoring teachers with curriculum delivery
  • Establishing personal development activities for teachers, while setting school standards and a way in which to meet those standards
  • Meeting with parents to discuss specific concerns with students, interact with the student body, and handle any emergency issues that arise in the school
  • Keeping the school safe and running smoothly
  • Developing and implementing school policies and procedures that facilitate the development of a safe learning environment.
  • Dealing with any discipline issues in the school, while making overall decisions that could affect the entire school

Requirements for this post include:

  • Relevant/related Degree in Education
  • Valid South African Council of Educators Certification (SACE) – proof of registration required
  • Criminal Clearance
  • 7 years Teaching experience
  • Past Experience as Deputy Principal
  • Official Languages: isiXhosa and English speaking

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at and email your application by Monday, 02nd October 2017 to

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