Friday, 26 February 2021 12:12


Get Ahead College
"Where every child feels worthy and validated"
~ Komani (Queenstown), Eastern Cape ~

Get Ahead College, a co-educational, independent school, within Get Ahead Schools, is situated in Komani (Queenstown) in the Eastern Cape. Established in 2008, Get Ahead College aspires to be the leading STREAM school in Africa, creating an environment of innovative thinking and empowering all students to become independent contributing citizens of society. We are guided by our values that promote a Christian ethos based on respect, honesty and love.



This is an exciting time to join Get Ahead Schools as the new Principal of Get Ahead College. An inspirational educator and leader, the Principal will provide strategic leadership to the newly drafted strategy - Vision for Excellence 2025 - driving our mission and ensuring long term sustainability. Reporting to the Executive Head and collaborating with a motivated and committed staff team, the Principal will oversee the operational and strategic aspects of the school, ensuring academic excellence, social emotional learning and a community of care for students and staff. The appointment date is 01 May 2021.


  • Actively support, model and promote the Christian ethos of the College. 
  • Support, promote and implement the four pillars of the Vision for Excellence, namely Innovation Mindset, Skilled for Life, Learning for All and Workplace of Choice.
  • Provide innovative and authentic leadership to all staff and students.
  • Manage and strengthen relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Critically evaluate academic progress and intervention programmes. 
  • Drive enrolment, maximise retention and execute strategies to reduce student turnover.
  • Initiate and support staff professional development. 
  • Financial management. 
  • Implementation of an after school programme focussed on 21st century skills.


  • Relevant professional qualifications and SACE registration.
  • A minimum of 3 years progressive school management experience in the position of Principal or Deputy Principal. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong team player. 
  • Excellent command of English and able to effectively communicate and interact with all stakeholders. 
  • Expertise to contribute towards strategic financial planning.
  • An understanding of the legislative framework of independent schools.

The school reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be asked to provide
further documentation, such as certified copies of qualifications, SACE registration and police clearance.

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Thursday, 18 February 2021 10:47


~ King William's Town, Eastern Cape ~

Dale College prides itself as a transformed and traditional boys’ school in King William’s Town, where it serves both the local community and learners from further afield in its boarding establishment. With growing sensitivity to the needs of the local community, it also draws from its rich 160 year old history. The College prides itself on a strong culture of learner involvement, enshrined in academic achievement and through the extra mural program. We are called to the holistic development of our learners, so as to impact the next generation of South African leaders.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified, highly motivated and passionate History teachers. The appointment will be to an SGB-post.

The History post is to ideally be filled by a dynamic teacher with a passion to work in the school’s context, and with experience of teaching history at the FET level. A familiarity with the school’s context and ability to contribute to the Extra Mural program (particularly our mainstream sports of rugby, hockey and cricket) will count in the applicant’s favour.

The school and its SGB reserve the right not to make an appointment. An application does not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Get Ahead College
~ Komani, Eastern Cape ~

Get Ahead is a vibrant and happy school that offers a disciplined progressive environment wherein all our students can flourish. Our dedicated staff are focused on ensuring that all our students always work to the best of their ability. We offer a full curriculum and extra-mural programme with enough variety to appeal to the different strengths of our students..

Get Ahead College is built on the foundations of the Christian faith. We are committed to nurture our students both spiritually and emotionally for them to become good upstanding citizens, who believe in themselves and who are proud of their communities.

Get Ahead College in Komani, Eastern Cape, is looking for a suitably qualified, dynamic, motivated and innovative educator for the position of:


Only applicants meeting the following minimum requirements will be considered:

  • requisite professional qualifications (minimum Bed or BA degree with PGCE),
  • full SACE registration,
  • desire to be involved in the extra-curricular activities of the school,
  • able and willing to uphold the Christian ethos, mission and values of the school,
  • knowledge of how to interact appropriately with staff, parents, scholars and our community,
  • evidence of clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register, or ability to obtain such clearance.

It would be advantageous if the candidate:

  • has the ability to teach another subject in addition to Afrikaans FAL,
  • has an effective and innovative approach to teaching with the ability to motivate students,
  • is comfortable using electronic/digital technology to support learning,
  • has knowledge of how to encourage a broad range of thinking skills in the classroom.

An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or an appointment. Applicants who do not meet the requirements of the advertised post will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications, should take it that their applications have not been successful.

Get Ahead College reserves the right not to fill this post.

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Harvest Christian School
~ Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape ~

Harvest Christian School situated in Walmer, Port Elizabeth and established by Harvest Church in 1987, consists of a Pre-Primary, a Primary and a High School, and follows the IEB curriculum. The school exists to serve the Christian family, with whom we partner, to train and disciple young people in a biblical worldview for growth, excellence and influence.

Due to the operational requirements of the School, the following High School position is available from the second term 2021:

Full Time High School Teacher: Physical Science Grade 8-12

The successful applicant will need: 

  • Appropriate qualification and experience in teaching at a High School level. 
  • Experience with IEB is advantageous. 
  • Candidates should be in possession of an S.A.C.E. registration certificate or be eligible for registration. 
  • To be a serving member of a local Christian Church with a personal testimony of a living faith. The incumbent will be willing to uphold the Vision and Mission of the School and support the core values of the School.

We seek a dynamic, creative and committed teacher with strong interpersonal skills, a living faith and a willingness to participate fully in the life of the School. 

Please note that Harvest Christian School reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. If no communication has been received a month after the closing date, the application must be regarded as unsuccessful.

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