Associate Dean of Students (Midrand Primary)


Associate Dean of Students (Midrand Primary)

Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Associate Dean of Students who can foster a strong supportive environment that cares for the welfare and social-emotional development of our students. This role will be based at one of our primary schools in Johannesburg.

We are actively recruiting for this role at the Nova Pioneer Midrand Primary to start in January 2023!


As Associate Dean of Students joining one of Nova Pioneer’s fast-growing schools in 2023, you will help the School Leader to build a supportive and caring environment for our students. You will build relationships with staff to facilitate academic, discipline-related and general pastoral strategies in our schools. Moreover, you will work closely with data systems to ensure and develop pastoral excellence within the school.

You will also:

  • Be a culture champion for our students
  • Be a pastoral leader and work closely with the School Leader and other Deans
  • Lead, motivate and develop the teaching teams in line with the Nova Pioneer instructional model
  • Engage with the many stakeholders which make up the Nova Pioneer community including parents, students and teachers
  • Liaise with therapists and educational psychologists when needed, refer students to outsourced help if needed.


  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in education
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in education
  • You have held a Grade Head, Head of Department, or Deputy position within a school
  • You have excellent inter-personal, communication, and leadership skills that encompass trust and respect
  • You can work in a highly confidential setting
  • You have a passion for students
  • You have an ability to be flexible, adaptable, innovative and creative

To apply, please click on the following link:

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Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is identified. Only qualified candidates will be invited for interviews.

Nova Pioneer may appoint and/or expire the posting of this advertisement at their own discretion.

If you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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Nova Pioneer Midrand Primary, Midrand
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