Head of School


Riverview Preparatory School

Head of School

Position available from 01 October 2024; Start date negotiable

Riverview Prep School, founded in 1997, is an Independent Christian English-medium school situated outside the town of Malelane, Mpumalanga, on the border of the Kruger National Park. We offer classes from early Preschool (18 months of age) to Grade 7, and comprise approximately 180 learners.

We strive for educational excellence guided by Christian ethos, while developing pupils who are internationally competitive, guardians of their environment and heritage, socially adept and who contribute to the well-being of the community. It is vital that the candidate is supportive of this vision, and our school motto of “Integrity.”

Riverview seeks to employ an energetic and positive “people person” to motivate our staff and learners, and to lead by example in the small-school environment

The following qualifications and attributes are important:

  • Appropriate academic and professional qualifications
  • A proven track record and relevant experience in a leadership and management role
  • Share Riverview’s values both professionally and personally
  • Very good command of English communication skills
  • Willingness to be a “team player” and work harmoniously with learners, parents, staff and members of our Malelane community
  • Ability to teach, and to participate in Riverview’s sport and cultural programmes
  • Willingness to promote a balance between academic, sport, cultural and service aspects of Riverview

Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae with three contactable referees to the Board Chairperson, Mrs Johanna Horn, at rpsboardchair@riverviewprep.org by no later than 19 July 2024.

Candidates may assume that their application is unsuccessful if they have not been contacted by 26 July 2024.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. The school reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview.

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