CBC Mount Edmund is a Catholic school founded and owned by the Christian Brothers in the educational
tradition of Edmund Rice. It caters for boys and girls from Grades RRR-12 located in Silverton, Pretoria. The College offers a faith-based holistic education environment that includes nurturing of all dimensions of the learners’ growth as fully alive persons. It has established an outstanding reputation for excellence within our Four Pillars – Spiritual, Academic, Cultural and Sport.

The Board of Governors (BOG) invites applicants for the appointment of the College Principal as from 01 January 2024.

Key Requirements:

  • Be a practicing Catholic or have an understanding of the Catholic Christian values and be committed to nurturing, developing and promoting the ethos and mission of the College
  • Have at least seven years’ experience at SEMT level (School Executive Management Team)
  • Have a Master’s degree in Education or Education leadership/Education administration or an Honour’s degree in Leadership management
  • Knowledge of school administrative processes and national educational regulations
  • Exhibit an understanding of present (and future) developments in education


  • Vision and passionate for education of young people
  • Innovative and inclusive leadership
  • Strategic capability
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Interpersonal, planning and organizational skills
  • Stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Change management
  • Ability to set goals
  • Crisis management skills
  • Ability to coach and inspire

Key performance areas:

  •  Motivate and support key staff in designing and consistently developing innovative curriculum, while incorporating the College’s core strategic values
  • Critically evaluate academic progress and implement tailored interventions
  • Motivate and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning to ensure that it is child-centred, relevant, innovative and fully reflective of the College’s core values and fosters higher levels of achievement
  • Drive transformation and diversity at the College
  • Oversee the effective and efficient management of the College’s finance and day-to-day budgets and the achievement of financial targets
  • Commit to ongoing personal and professional development to enhance the education outcomes and leadership of the College

All applications should include a brief CV of no more than 3 pages, as well as a covering letter
motivating your suitability for this position.

  • Proof of registration with SACE.
  • Academic and professional qualification
  • Details of three contactable referees are to be included.
  • All applications are to be emailed to

Closing date: Wednesday 31 May 2023

Only suitably qualified and experienced applicants will be considered. Short-listed applicants will be notified telephonically. CBC Mount Edmund reserves the right not to appoint should a suitable candidate not be found. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in
applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

In terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 2020 (POPIA) the applicant freely and voluntarily consents to CBC Mount Edmund collecting, processing and storing his/her personal and special personal information for the purpose of his/her application for this position

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