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Head of School


The South African Board of Jewish Education invites applications for the role of:

Head of School

King David Pre-Primary School, Victory Park

This co-educational ISASA affiliated Pre-Primary School, situated in Victory Park, Johannesburg offers education from first year playschool to Grade R. The school is a Jewish Day School and has strong roots and traditions, and is warm, nurturing and community focused. The opportunity exists for an Educator to be appointed as Head of this exceptional Pre-Primary School.

The Head will report to the General Director and Board and will assume responsibility for the leadership, strategic direction, innovation and maintaining the warm, nurturing environment, as well as the day-to-day functioning of the school.

Specific qualities, knowledge and skills of the successful candidate will include:

  • A proven track record with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a leadership role in a Pre-Primary School, preferably an independent school.
  • Appropriate academic and professional qualifications and experience.
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in terms of pre-primary learning and development.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills coupled with effective administrative and organisational skills.
  • A progressive, innovative educational philosophy, aligned with current trends, best practice and technological advances.
  • A commitment to the maintenance and enhancement of the schools teaching excellence as well as to the continuity of a warm, community environment.
  • A respect and support of the Jewish and Zionist ethos of the school and a commitment to the South African Jewish community.

Please send your application in confidence to the email address below.

The SABJE reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

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King David Pre-Primary School, Victory Park
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