ISASA Vacancies Intermediate Phase – Executive Head

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

Penryn NPC, situated in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, is an independent co-educational school with a Christian ethos, linked to the Methodist Church. Penryn is a member of ISASA and a member of the global Round Square organisation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Securing a positive ethos
  • Lead the Senior Management team to ensure that the vision and policies are achieved
  • Meet weekly with the Business Service Managers
  • Work with the marketing department to ensure there is a strong marketing plan
  • Build relationships within the school, the broader educational sector, the community, and donors
  • Lead the development and implementation of the Cambridge syllabus alongside our current IEB syllabus
  • Raising learners’ aspirations and attainment
  • Support the Penreach vision and activities
  • Develop and implement transformation and development program
  • Lead, motivate and inspire the staff, scholars, and parents of Penryn
  • Marketing and ensuring a full school
  • Ensure that school accounts and records are properly kept
  • Make appropriate use of funds in consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Grow scholar and boarding numbers to reach strategic capacity

Job Requirements:

  • Time management, strategic thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Understanding the business of the independent school
  • High level of technical skills; Microsoft office and Google suites
  • Good budgeting and analytical skills
  • Ability to listen, negotiate and resolve conflict when it arises
  • Excellent communicating, planning, organising, and reporting skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant professional qualification. Honours degree in Educational Management or Masters in Education would be advantageous.
  • 7 years of experience in a leadership position in a school structure.
  • Member of SACE.
  • Fluent in English and at least one other South African Language.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning and the application of 21st century practices in education.

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mbombela, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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