~ Durban, KwaZulu-Natal ~
Northwood offers a balanced and relevant education in a positively challenging yet disciplined environment. This empowers its learners to enter a changing world as happy, confident and competent young men equipped with the necessary skills, initiative and enthusiasm to face the future of their choice. Although participation in all aspects of the school life is fundamental, academics remains Northwood’s primary focus, so that outstanding academic results are consistently achieved.
Northwood School, situated in Durban North, has the following permament Governing Body teaching position available, starting 01 April 2020, or by mutual agreement:
HISTORY (Grades 10 - 12)
SOCIAL SCIENCES (Grades 8 & 9)
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The School reserves the right not to fill this vacancy.
~ Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal ~
HEAD OF SCHOOL AND PRINCIPAL OF THE HIGH SCHOOL
Epworth, founded in 1898 and situated on a beautiful, secure 15-hectare campus in Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg (KwaZulu-Natal) is one of South Africa’s leading independent schools.
Leveraging a successful 121-year history of excellence and caring, Epworth is a uniquely co-educational preparatory and pre-primary, and an all-girls’ high school grounded in the Methodist ethos, where children from all faiths are welcome.
Epworth is a member of the Independent Schools Association of South Africa and registered with the Independent Examinations Board. The school has an outstanding record in preparing pupils for the modern world and offers an excellent academic and co-curricular programme. Epworth has an inspirational tradition, which we cherish, and we look forward to an innovative and exciting future.
We see it as our responsibility to inspire achievement in a diverse and nurturing environment; to embrace differences; to encourage collaboration; and to promote our motto of faith, com-passion and courage. We seek a transformative leader with a strategic vision who will inspire the pupils, staff, parents, alumni and the wider Epworth community as a passionate advocate for the education of the individual pupil.
As Head of School, you will have responsibility for the High School as well as Epworth School in its entirety. You will be working closely with the Deputy Heads: Academic and Pastoral of the High School, the Principal and Deputy Principal of the Preparatory School and the Business Manager to drive and achieve all that Epworth exemplifies.
This position reports directly to the Board of Governors.
POSITION: HEAD OF SCHOOL AND PRINCIPAL OF THE HIGH SCHOOL
COMMENCEMENT DATE: 1 January 2021
PURPOSE: To provide strategic vision and inspirational leadership to all areas of school life and to promote the school in the wider community.
The successful applicant will meet the following requirements:
Instructions to applicant:
These questions are NOT intended to be philosophical responses, rather conversation-style opinions.
Maximum of 100 words per question please.
Enjoy the exercise!
EPWORTH SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT NOT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR THIS POSITION OR TO ONLY APPOINT A PRINCIPAL OF THE HIGH SCHOOL.
AN APPLICATION IN ITSELF DOES NOT ENTITLE THE APPLICANT TO AN INTERVIEW.