Post: Principal

Direct Report to: Education Director
Taal-Net Group of Schools
Job Type: Full-time
Posted: 02/11/2018

Taal-Net Group of Schools is a network of affordable private schools implementing international blended learning models for primary, high and FET scholars in Southern Africa. Taal-Net Schools will elevate scholar achievement and provide the tools teachers need to serve their scholars effectively. We are seeking the services of a Principal for some of our campuses in Gauteng

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should submit their CV to along with a covering letter indicating:

  • Salary Expectation
  • Area where they currently reside
  • Three referees



  • Professional management of the school and maintain efficient and smooth running o school.
  • Give instructions and guidelines for time tabling, admissions, and placement of learners.
  • Interview new learner applications.
  • Ensure school records are kept and maintained. e.g. staff, learners, attendance/absentees, learner and parent information.
  • Inspections to ensure the school premises and equipment are properly used and good discipline is maintained.
  • Attend to Departmental circulars and requests.
  • Guide, supervise and offer advice to staff.
  • Recruit, interview, appoint, train and develop staff and present staff training programmes.
  • Conduct and review educator appraisals
  • Ensure leaner assessment are conducted properly and efficiently and parents consults being done.
  • Ensure policies are up to date and implemented.
  • Ensure the school meets Umalusi requirements.
  • Reporting on teaching, support and professional activities.
  • Liaise with relevant structures regarding the school curricula and curriculum development.
  • Meetings with parents regarding learner progress and conduct.
  • Promote extra and co-curricular activities at school.
  • Ensure and oversee validity of Matric and Cambridge examinations.
  • Managing staff issues (H.R and discipline).



  • Require entrepreneurial skills and energy.
  • School management knowledge.
  • Computer skills- MS Office Suite, PowerPoint, Ms Access, Pasted, Excel.
  • Guidance and Counselling ability


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience at Senior Teaching, Head of Department or Management Level.
  • English Language fluency.
  • Grade 12 Certificate (Matric equivalent).
  • Completed B.Ed or PGCE degree (SP & FET)
  • Honours or Masters qualification is an added advantage
  • SAGE registered
  • Police clearance certificate
  • Clear credit record - valid ITC check



  • At least 3-4 years of excellent classroom instruction including Grade 12 teaching experience.
  • At least two years in high school leadership.
  • Experience and practice with labour laws.
  • Experience and practice with Umalusi accreditation and National Senoir Certificate examination admisistration.



  • Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

NB. Taal-Net Group of Schools does not acknowledge receipt of CVs. Only shortlisted candidates are contacted. Taal-Net Institute reserves the right not to make an appointment