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  • Date posted

    May 14, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Limpopo Magoebaskloof,


A leading co-educational independent school in Magoebaskloof, Limpopo, providing a balanced, all-round, quality education, based on a Christian foundation.

Enthusiastic, innovative and suitably qualified professionals, who will support the above mission statement, are invited to apply for the following position:

Deputy Head Academics

January 2025

Position: Full time

The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Compliance with IEB policies including staying abreast of changes in assessment and curriculum requirements
  • Promoting a culture of excellence amongst pupils and teaching staff
  • Provide vision, be an innovative and dynamic leader
  • Provide direction to achieve the School’s academic strategies
  • Create a productive learning environment that is engaging and fulfilling for all pupils
  • Embrace and promote modern teaching approaches and have a creative outlook to education
  • Teach and be involved in all areas of school life
  • Have moral and intellectual integrity
  • Willingness to participate in the school’s extra-mural programme


  • Extensive experience in education preferably within the IEB (5- 10 years)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education and/or PGCE
  • SACE registration
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Goal orientated and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Tech savvy and be able to work under pressure

If you would like to apply, please send:

Curriculum vitae (not longer than three pages)

Contact details of 3 references

Application closing date: 14 June 2024

Applications must be sent to: The Headmaster, Mr Redfern at

Candidates are invited to view the video showcasing what the school has to offer:

Stanford Lake College is an equal opportunity employer. We reserve 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.

Protection of Personal Information Act (Act 4 / 2013) (POPIA) Disclaimer: Stanford Lake College is committed to ensuring confidentiality of personal information. By applying for this position and submitting your personal details and CV, you acknowledge acceptance of this disclaimer. By applying for this position, you expressly give Stanford Lake College consent to process your personal information for the sole purpose of recruitment and any required statutory reporting. All reasonable measures will be taken to protect the information of applicants in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act and the school’s Privacy Policy.

The person hereby consents that, and authorises Stanford Lake College or agent to, at all times:

a)            contact, request and obtain information from any previous employer or registered credit bureau relevant to seeking references and employment history and to assist in conducting an employee assessment in respect of myself;

b)            to furnish personal employment information concerning myself to any credit bureau, or to any prospective employer seeking references and employment history and to assist in conducting an employee assessment in respect of myself.

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