Deputy Head – Academic Innovation, Research & Curriculum Development


St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College, we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.


At the Boys’ Prep, we strive to develop the character and potential of every young man entrusted into our care, through our academic, sport, cultural, leadership and outreach offerings. We believe that a boy-friendly education creates a cornerstone for developing young men of character.

Deputy Head – Academic Innovation, Research & Curriculum Development

The Boys’ Preparatory invites applications for the abovementioned position which will be available from 1 May 2020 (negotiable).

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills and competencies to take on this position.

The requirements for this position are:

  • A suitable professional qualification and appropriate educational experience, particularly in boys’ education
  • A sound and progressive understanding of the South African curriculum and international trends in education
  • A strong interest in academic research, innovation and curriculum development
  • A willingness to teach and add value to the BP extra-mural programme
  • An understanding of staff professional development and a keen interest in leading the school improvement team
  • The ability to foster and sustain positive relationships with all stakeholders; within the Boys’ Preparatory, across the College and in the broader education community
  • Previous experience in a leadership position within an ISASA school would be advantageous;
  • A high level of organisational, managerial, administrative and communication skills
  • An understanding of budget management and financial planning
  • A willingness to work within the values, Methodist ethos and mission of the College as well as to participate in the broader life of the school
  • Proof of registration with SACE
  • Any staff member working within a school is required to have a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 31 January 2020
Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only
Please note that due to technical issues applicants should use a PC and not a phone, notepad, etc. to create an account

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. 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 applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short- listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date
St Stithians Boys' Preparatory, Lyme Park, Sandton, South Africa
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