Date: 2019-06-12 11:23:41

Expression of interest for the position of Principal

Kimberley Boys’ High School is a historic public boys’ high school with a rich tradition situated at the heart of the Northern Cape Province capital, Kimberley. The school emphasises values such as academic excellence for which due recognition is given, social conscience and respect for the dignity and rights of others, among others.

The school motto, Per labores ad Honores supports its mantra that seeks to produce well rounded and balanced gentlemen. As such, the school strives to ensure that every boy shares in the challenge and excitement of academic achievement while the excellent sporting facilities allow them to enjoy healthy competition through a medley of sports and other extracurricular activities on offer.

The school which is one of the top schools in Kimberley and the Northern Cape Province celebrated its 132nd birthday in May 2019. Principal (PL4) position is a P3 school post. Currently, 575 boys from Kimberley at large and surrounding towns receive an education from a total complement of 26 educators. The building of 5 additional classrooms is set to see the growth in the number of learners at the school.

The new Principal’s directive will be to facilitate and implement the aforementioned growth of the school in close liaison with the Northern Cape Department of Education. The foundation for this growth has been laid. The new Principal will be expected to drive the growth plans to their successful realisation, through maintenance of current standards and propelling the school to greater heights.

The successful candidate should have qualities that speak to young and growing men. Excellent communication will be a must. Understanding the school culture and traditions while staying abreast with changes in our South African community and the world at large, and to succeed in catering for those changes in a wholesome and holistic manner are required traits in a candidate.

Other desired qualities would include resilience and insight, clarity of thought and sensitivity to the opinions of others; a sound track record in school management encompassing finance, operations, governance and resources; and the ability to win the support of parents, staff, learners, old boys and the community.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent); Post Graduate qualification in secondary education; SACE accreditation.

Experience: Extensive teaching and management exposure in secondary education.

PLEASE NOTE: This advertisement seeks only expression of interest. The formal advertisement will appear in the Nothern Cape Department of Education Gazette Vacancy List.

Interested parties should contact Mr. B. Brown, the Chairman of the Kimberley Boys’ High School Governing Body:

Email: Tel: 0538332684