ISASA Jobs in South Africa – Head of Department

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

Sacred Heart College is a Marist Brothers school founded in 1889. The College is situated in Observatory, Johannesburg. It is distinguished among independent schools for the contribution made to fostering an inclusive society in South Africa. This diverse environment encourages all members of our community to benefit from the integration of children and teachers from a variety of ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds. We equip children with a high-quality, academic education using 21st century skills and incorporating the latest technology. We provide a faith-based education that produces learners who can think critically, find innovative solutions to challenges and succeed in life.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality and integrity, and
  • Build constructive, collaborative working relationships.
  • Demonstrate good cheer, humour and warmth balanced by professionalism and sound judgement,
  • Communicate directly with parents as they collaborate to support their child’s progress in learning,
  • Possess the commitment and knowledge to work with diverse students in a respectful, equitable, and inclusive manner,
  • Inspire a love of learning in young students and maintain a passion for personal learning and professional growth,

Job Requirements:

  • Offer effective pastoral care.
  • Lead by example.
  • Engage meaningfully with parents.
  • Understand how children develop and learn (understand the Reggio Emilia approach).
  • Be able to inspire and encourage people to seek and maintain high standards of performance.
  • Promote the ethos of the Catholic Marist school.
  • Understand the complexities of curriculum.

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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