Apex High School: Departmental Head

Apex High School
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 15 February, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Apex High School is a new no-fee parallel medium ordinary public high school that opened in January 2018 in Eerste River, the Western Cape with 460 learners. The school has partnered with Acorn Education as part of the Collaboration Schools Pilot Programme a public private partnership programme in the Western Cape.

Apex High School seeks to employ a Departmental Head to be based in Cape Town.

Start date: April 2018 or as soon as possible

Duration: Full-time, permanent positon


  • REQV14 qualification (matric + four years qualification)
  • Certification through the South African Council of Educators (SACE)-proof of registration required
  • Police clearance certificate required (to be done when considered for the position)
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport essential
  • Minimum of five years teaching experience
  • A track record of high expectations personally and professionally
  • Enhances a positive and high expectations school culture of teachers and learners
  • Experience in school governance, the management of resources and/or budgets
  • Highly developed organizational and administrative abilities
  • Be fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Computer literate and Microsoft Office proficient
  • Must be aligned to our mission of developing the school into a school of excellence and willing to go the extra mile to achieve this mission
  • Have a strong moral purpose with an uncompromising approach to school improvement and raising attainment
  • Serves as a leader and role-model who will inspire and drive teacher development and innovative curriculum delivery
  • Effective leadership style that encourages participation, innovation, and confidence
  • Ability to foster good relationships with our parents and the wider community
  • Be open to innovative ideas, professional development and coaching and deviating from the status quo
  •  Willing to work collaboratively within the framework of the Collaboration Schools Programme

To apply, submit a motivational letter, CV and two recent work references to apexhighsgb@gmail.com

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more about Apex High School, refer to  www.acorneducation.org.za

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