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Cape Town Montessori
Job Description: Head of School

About Cape Town Montessori
The Cape Town Montessori School is dedicated to the global Montessori philosophy and offers a
stimulating learning environment that is child-centred, culturally diverse and relaxed; where young
children are nurtured and encouraged to be environmentally conscious, independent thinkers. We
believe that our school provides a lifetime’s investment in the children’s life skills.

This position reports to the Board of Trustees and has the Heads of Departments, Finance,
Administration and Sports & Facilities reporting to it.

Role Requirements
• Educational knowledge and experience
• Montessori background is advantageous
• 3 to 5 years executive leadership experience and 5 to 10 years leading people
• Business and financial acumen
• Fundraising experience
• Governance experience

Areas of Responsibilities
• Vision and Purpose
• Governance and Leadership
• Community Building and Conflict Management
• Cycle of Continuous Improvement
• Education
• Operations and Facilities
• General Administration
• Financial Administration
• HR Administration
• Marketing and Communication
• Training
• Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity

Competencies Required
• Interpersonal skills
• Strategic ability
• Business acumen / entrepreneurial skills
• Emotional intelligence
• Integrity
• Resilience

If you believe you are suited to this role, please submit your CV to

Deadline for submission: Monday the 8th of July 2024 Close of Business

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