St John's College

St John’s College is an world-class Christian, African school situated on an historic campus in Houghton, Johannesburg, offering quality education from Nursery School to Sixth Form. The school has an outstanding academic record and has a fine reputation in sport, music, drama and debating.

Executive Head

St John’s College seeks to fill the position of Executive Head with effect from January 2020.

The Executive Head, who reports to the Council of St John’s College, has full authority over The Bridge Nursery School, the Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, College and Sixth Form (Cambridge AS and A Levels).

This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking educationalist and leader who will continue to innovate whilst enriching the ethos and values of a high performing school. Candidates should have a track record of highly successful leadership experience, developed as either a Head or a Deputy, and the warmth and passion for learning to inspire students, staff and parents alike. The next Head will be a naturally collaborative leader, willing to fully embrace his or her role as the Executive Head and the unique opportunities this presents to contribute to the development of the St John’s College strategy in the world of education and beyond.

Please click on the links below for the full job specification and candidate brief.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of motivation including a detailed CV and three contactable references to [email protected] by 14 December 2018.

Job Specification Executive Head

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Candidate Brief Executive Head

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