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Reddam House Waterfall

Opened in January 2012, Reddam House Waterfall is co-educational and non-denominational, consisting of an Early Learning School, Preparatory School and College, welcoming students from Stage 1 to Grade 12. Situated in the sprawling Waterfall Estate, the school’s architecture is perfectly suited to this rustic environment, with wood and stone-clad walls, while the tranquil setting provides an atmosphere that is conducive to discovery and learning.

Inspired

Reddam House Waterfall is proud to be a member of Inspired; a leading global premium schools group educating over 66,000 students in total, 4,900 being online students. Its international network of 83 premium schools, across 23 countries on 5 continents, delivers proven best practice from every corner of the globe – to ensure learning is world class.

Inspired students benefit from this unique global connectivity, in schools that are anchored in their local community. With a holistic curriculum focus on the three pillars of academic excellence, sport and performing arts, the unique individuality of every student is unlocked, giving Inspired students transformative opportunities to achieve their full potential and to flourish.

For more information, please visit the Reddam House Waterfall and Inspired websites.

Executive Head

The Executive Head will lead and direct the school so that its long-term growth is ensured and provide a compelling narrative and vision to attract students and increase numbers. S/he has specific duties and responsibilities, which include firstly oversight of the management of each of the Sections within the School as well as other areas which stretch across all three Schools, such as communication, marketing, development, external relations and liaising with alumni.

Experience and skills required:

  • Excellent leadership and managerial experience – proven track record of success as a Head and achievement of excellence in education
  • Flair for communication, PR and networking – able to extend existing markets and reach out to new ones
  • Experience managing relationships with key stakeholders and an effective communicator
  • Ability to contribute towards strategic financial planning and the business management of the School
  • Experience driving enrolments, maximizing retentions and executing on strategies to reduce student turnover
  • Business acumen and project management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and strong team orientation
  • An understanding of the legislative framework within which private Education functions
  • Experience of the IEB curriculum will be an advantage.

A competitive market related package will be offered to the successful candidate who will be expected to assume duties in January 2023.

Interested candidates should submit a detailed CV and three contactable referees to Stephen Fredericksz at application@odgersberndtson.co.za citing the reference Reddam House Waterfall.

Closing date: Monday 4th July 2022.

Reddam House Waterfall is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo background screening checks. Reddam House Waterfall reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Reddam House Waterfall, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act), will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information, but it will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer and consent to the processing of this information for this purpose.

Closing Date
04/07/2022
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