High School Principal

Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa


About SPARK Schools

SPARK Schools is a network of affordable private schools implementing Africa’s first blended learning model for primary and high school scholars in South Africa. SPARK Schools provides transformational education innovation through our blended learning model, which elevates scholar achievement and provides the tools teachers need to serve their scholars effectively.

The blended learning model, which combines classroom teaching and online instruction, allows teachers to anticipate scholar needs and equips schools to provide personalized education at an affordable cost. SPARK Schools is pioneering this transformative education model to ensure the accessibility of university and careers for all.

SPARK Schools is a high growth, mission and values driven and highly entrepreneurial organisation looking for dynamic people to join our team.

Reports To: Regional Manager

Purpose of Role:

The Principal drives student achievement by leading a team of excellent staff to prepare SPARK scholars for university and beyond. The Principal sets a rigorous vision for student achievement and implements strategic steps to lead staff, families, students, and the greater community to fulfill that vision. The Principal collaborates with the Assistant Principal(s) and School Operations Manager to uphold high expectations for school culture, student achievement, and professional development.

The Principal drives decision ­making within the SPARK Schools model in terms of the instructional program and school operations to ensure that every SPARK scholar is academically successful and an excellent representative of the SPARK core values. The Principal is integral to the SPARK Schools “culture” and our commitment to rigorous, engaging learning experiences for our scholars.




The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:


Values: Service, Persistence, Achievement, Responsibility, Kindness


Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Position Type: Full Time

Location: Randburg, Johannesburg

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