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Principal – Primary School


Principal – Primary School

This growing co-educational independent school in Parktown, Johannesburg,
is looking for an innovative and inspiring Principal in the Primary School to contribute to our quality team.

This exciting position is available to an exceptional candidate able to use their talents and experience to create a warm and nurturing learning environment, with a strong track record of teaching creatively, developing exceptional critical thinking skills and showing innovation in education, whilst working together with other educators.

Minimum requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, management skills and be willing to lead a team
  • Enthusiastic, committed, motivated and strong leadership skills
  • Creative, innovative and have relevant knowledge of current trends in education
  • Experience in primary school teaching and a proven track record in a leadership position
  • Continue to drive the Holy Family College as a centre of excellence with IEB experience with a vision for innovative teaching, increasing engagement and raising standards of performance
  • Be willing to participate fully in the life of the school and in extra-curricular activities
  • Recognised Academic and Professional qualification and SACE Registered
  • Provide a Police Clearance Certificate and be National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO) compliant, (school can assist).
  • By their application, candidates would be indicating a willingness to support the Christian ethos of this Catholic School.

APPLY to the Head of College by sending a CV and a one-page statement of your educational philosophy and personal strengths, including names and contact details of three referees, by email to

Position available: January 2022

In line with the POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act), Holy Family College will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this position. All reasonable measures will be put in place to protect the personal information of applicants and information will be used in the selection, recruiting, placement and reporting process. By submitting your application, you recognise and accept this disclaimer.

Holy Family College is an equal opportunity employer. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to a response, appointment or an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Holy Family College reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post.

Closing Date
Holy Family College, 40 Oxford Road, Parktown, Johannesburg
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