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Deputy Head Academics, Stanford Lake College, South Africa

Stanford Lake College

This school is based in Magoebaskloof, South Africa and is looking for a Deputy Head Academics.

Stanford Lake College is a prestigious independent school located in the scenic surroundings of Magoebaskloof, South Africa. We are committed to providing a holistic education that fosters academic excellence, personal growth, and a love for lifelong learning.

Position Overview: The Deputy Head Academics plays a pivotal role in ensuring the highest standards of academic excellence at Stanford Lake College. This role requires a visionary and dynamic leader who can inspire both pupils and teaching staff to achieve their full potential. The successful candidate will be responsible for compliance with IEB policies, promoting a culture of excellence, and implementing innovative teaching approaches.

Key Responsibilities:
  • IEB Compliance: Stay abreast of changes in assessment and curriculum requirements, ensuring full compliance with IEB policies.
  • Academic Leadership: Provide vision and direction to achieve the school’s academic strategies, fostering a culture of excellence among pupils and staff.
  • Learning Environment: Create an engaging and productive learning environment that is fulfilling for all pupils.
  • Innovative Teaching: Embrace and promote modern teaching approaches, demonstrating a creative outlook toward education.
  • Teaching Role: Teach and actively participate in all areas of school life, serving as a role model for pupils and staff.
  • Integrity: Demonstrate moral and intellectual integrity in all aspects of the role.
  • Extracurricular Involvement: Participate willingly in the school’s extra-mural programme, contributing to the holistic development of students.


Qualifications and Experience:
  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Education and/or PGCE.
  • Experience: Extensive experience in education, preferably within the IEB (5-10 years).
  • Registration: SACE registration.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Technical Skills: Tech-savvy and proficient in using educational technology.
  • Personal Attributes: Attention to detail, goal-oriented, and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Independence: Ability to work independently and take initiative.


Application Process: Interested candidates should submit the following:

  • Curriculum vitae (not longer than three pages).
  • Contact details of three references.
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