Head of School: Prep and High School Campuses


Head of School – Prep and High School Campuses

Starting Date: January 2025

Skye College is a dynamic and innovative school. We are hungry for impact and passionate about using education to impact lives and change the future. In other words, this is not just another job. This is an opportunity to multiply your impact, and the journey is not for the faint of heart. It will require exceptional dedication, a single-minded focus on results and hard, but meaningful work. It will require exceptional leaders and remarkable human beings. Are you the leader we need?

Our ideal leader:

  • Is a strong collaborator who does not prefer to work in isolation.
  • Has a genuine affection for young people.
  • Is willing to take responsibility for the academic, social and emotional success of students.
  • Is a firm believer in the potential of every child.

Minimum requirements:

  • A recognised degree and/or a 4-year post-matric teaching qualification
  • Excellent reputation and track record
  • 10 years of teaching experience
  • 5 years experience in a senior management role (similar to our Campus Head role)
  • Demonstrated success in implementing research-based internationally minded educational best practice
  • Demonstrated success with school improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrated success with using data to drive school improvement
  • Experience with Cambridge Curriculum advantageous
  • Post graduate degree advantageous
  • Registered at SACE
  • Experience in an international and evidence-based setting advantageous
  • Experience working with data advantageous
  • Advanced technology skills advantageous

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How to apply:

Apply by filling in the online form:


This is the only formal way to apply for this post. The online application form will prompt you to attach your full CV and any written references you might have (optional). This is a relatively extensive application form; you should set aside some time to consider several questions closely (estimated 20 minutes).

Please note that all applications will be scanned for use of AI tools. If AI tool use is detected the application will not be considered. After all, we want to know what you think! Once we have reviewed your application, we may contact you to schedule a follow up interview. You may be required to complete a psychometric assessment to determine role fit. We regret we cannot respond to unsuccessful candidates.

Honeydew, Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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