Head of Academics (Deputy Headmaster)


HEAD OF ACADEMICS (Deputy Headmaster)

Shree Bharat Sharda Mandir is a leading Hindu Ethos Independent School situated in Lenasia, catering from Grade 000 to Grade 12. We invite applications from well-qualified, motivated and innovative leader as Head of Academics (Deputy Headmaster) to assume duty from 31 March 2020.

SBSM wishes to employ an innovative educationalist to lead Teaching & Learning across all grades at the School. The Head of Academics (Deputy Headmaster) will work closely with the respective Phase Heads to ensure the delivery of excellent, innovative Teaching & Learning at all levels. The ideal candidate will have a passion for innovation in education and will have the ability to in-still this passion in those he/she leads. The Head of Academics (Deputy Headmaster) drives decision-making on issues of curriculum, assessment, and instructional strategy.


  • Experience of, and a passion for, innovation in education
  • Suitable qualifications i.e. Relevant degree and/or postgraduate qualifications
  • Full SACE registration/accreditation
  • Clear criminal record
  • A proven track record of excellence in teaching & learning
  • A proven track record of mentoring and guiding Teaching & Learning in your previous roles
  • Possible teaching of subject


The successful candidate should possess the following key skills and attributes:

  • Deep commitment to the holistic growth and development of learners.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and intrapersonal skills.
  • Ability to innovate, engage and motivate staff to achieve the objectives of their specific phases/subject and the school.
  • Enjoy being part of an evolving dynamic growing school environment.
  • It would be an advantage for the prospective candidate to have a proven track record as a subject head and preferred experience in school leadership or management.


  • Grit: Persistence through challenges.
  • Excellence: A track record of high expectations personally and professionally.
  • Mission and Vision alignment: Understanding of and passion for the SBSM’s mission to provide quality education at an affordable cost.
  • Self-reflection: Finding the capacity to bring your best self to challenges and opportunities.

SBSM is committed to employing wholehearted, broad-thinking and mindful leaders. Interested persons are invited to submit a covering letter with a detailed CV together with copies of educational certificates, SACE certificate and the names of 3 relevant referees to the email address below. by no later than Friday, the closing date

The school reserves the right not to proceed with filling this post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised posts will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date
24 Salvia St, Lenasia, 1821, South Africa
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