Join our unique and thriving community as the Principal of Woodlands Creche and Pre-School. Nestled in a wonderful area, our school provides a holistic and enriching learning experience. From 6 weeks to grade 00, we embrace the ELDA principles, transitioning seamlessly into the CAPS curriculum, preparing our little ones for the transition to big school and preparing them for Grade R/0. We seek an experienced and dedicated School Principal to provide strategic leadership, oversee day-to-day operations, and foster a positive learning environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background, exceptional leadership skills, and the ability to create a collaborative and supportive school community.


  • Provide visionary educational leadership, upholding principles and promoting a love for learning among students and staff.
  • Collaborate with educators to seamlessly integrate curricula, offering a comprehensive and enriching educational experience.
  • Prioritise students’ emotional well-being and development, creating a safe and inclusive learning environment.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with parents, guardians, and the community to foster a supportive learning environment.
  • Nurture teachers’ professional growth through mentorship and ongoing training in methodologies and curriculum.
  • Embrace our organic based setting, integrating the natural world into students’ learning experiences.
  • Provide strategic leadership, guiding the overall direction and goals of the school aligned with educational standards and student needs.
  • Develop and implement effective policies, procedures, and programs supporting a safe and nurturing learning Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate high-quality teachers and staff, fostering a professional learning community.
  • Monitor student performance and implement intervention strategies and support systems as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and policies, including health and safety guidelines.
  • Collaborate with district administrators, school boards, and stakeholders to promote the school’s mission and achievements.
  • Handle disciplinary issues and conflict resolution in a fair and consistent manner.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in education or a related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in educational leadership, preferably in a preprimary or primary school setting.
  • Strong knowledge of educational policies, standards, and best practices.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, inspiring and motivating others.
  • Exceptional organisational and problem-solving abilities, emphasizing data-driven decision making.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in education.

Application Details:
If you are an enthusiastic and innovative educator, ready to lead with passion and dedication, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. The position will be available from May 2024.

Please send your detailed CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to:

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2024.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If you have not heard from the school by 31 March 2024, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Closing Date 31 March 2024

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