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is an independent, innovative, co-educational primary school situated in Komani (Queenstown),
Eastern Cape, leading the way in learning across the curriculum using a STEAM integrated approach.
The Get Ahead Board of Trustees is seeking to employ a suitably qualified, dynamic leader for the position of:



The suitable candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Confident, creative, innovative and highly motivated leader.
  • Visionary leader with a strategic mindset.
  • Strong management, financial and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in communicating with all stakeholders.
  • Able to motivate and develop a dedicated staff team.
  • Working knowledge of budgeting and other financial skills affecting independent schools.
  • Previous experience as a principal/deputy principal or HOD.
  • Recognized degree and/or 4 year post matric teaching qualification.
  • Full SACE registration and police clearance.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead and manage all day-to-day and long term responsibilities.
  • Drive and manage innovation, research, development and implementation of strategic initiatives.
  • Manage professional development of staff.
  • Co-ordinate community development programmes.
  • Drive marketing and public relations of the school.
  • Ensure educational relevance in the 21st century by driving technological developments and strengthening STEAM practices.

Suitably qualified individuals may email an updated CV, covering letter and three contactable references before 30 October 2020, to:

The Executive Head,

Get Ahead Primary School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves the right not to fill 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 post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For further information about the school, please visit

Get Ahead Primary School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves the right not to fill this post.

Closing Date
Queenstown Get Ahead Primary, Komani
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