Apex High School: Deputy Principal

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 Deputy Principal to be based in Cape Town.

  • 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
  • Seven years teaching experience
  • A minimum of five years’ experience on a high school senior leadership team
  • Experience of leadership in a highly successful school that provides an outstanding education for its learners
  • A track record of leading successful learner interventions and improving learner outcomes
  • Monitor and continually evaluate the efficacy of teaching and learning through the school
  • Sound knowledge of the South African Education Act and WCED policies and procedures
  • Experience in school governance, the management of resources and budgets
  • Time management skills and an ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • Be fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Be computer literate and MS 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
  • Exhibit a genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every learner
  • Display high levels of energy, emotional intelligence, and initiative
  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to foster good relationships with our parents and the wider community
  • Be open to innovative ideas 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

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

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