Rector, South Africa

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Michaelhouse SchoolSouth Africa
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Start date: 1 January 2019 (or sooner if available)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Michaelhouse, the Anglican Diocesan College of Natal, was founded in 1896 and is an Independent, South African, all boarding school for senior boys from Grade 8 to Grade 12. Situated in the picturesque Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, the School is internationally recognised for its religious values and academic, sporting and cultural excellence. The School retains a distinctive ethos which respects the individual needs and development of its boys and embraces diversity and change in pursuit of a holistic education, while developing social and leadership skills, and nurturing spiritual growth.

The Board of Governors invites applications from suitably qualified educationalists with exceptional leadership ability for the position of Rector.

The successful candidate must have an established and successful record of:

  • Leadership in matters of education, pastoral care, finance and marketing
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and managerial skills
  • Strategic and visionary acumen and drive
  • International knowledge of best practice in education and boarding experience
  • Positive interaction with multiple stakeholders including  parents and alumni

The successful candidate must at a minimum hold the necessary tertiary qualifications and have served, at least, 10 years in a senior position at a highly regarded institution.

A sincere alignment to the Anglican affiliation of the School would be an advantage.

Interested candidates in this educational appointment, and whose credentials match this exacting profile, are invited to contact Leon Ayo

The School reserves the right not to make an appointment.
An application will not, in itself, entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, as only short-listed candidates will be interviewed. Applicants are advised that if they have not been contacted after the closing date, it must be assumed that their application has been unsuccessful.

Closing Date:  15 December 2017

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More about Michaelhouse School
Address: PO Box Balgowan, 3275, South Africa
Telephone: +27 33 234 1000