Principal - Cape Town - PRN-CTN
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Cape Town

Direct Reporting Line:

General Manager

Job Purpose:

Our new connected campus is looking for a Principal who will be responsible for ensuring the day to day management of campus administration, teaching, learning and staff. Responsible for driving a successful business that yields financial returns for the Brand and that helps the group achieve their financial targets. 

Key Performance Area:

Staff Management

  • Responsible for hiring and retaining staff, career coaching, personal development for direct reports and accountable for the performance of employees.
  • Ensure teams are skilled, trained and developed to enable them to deliver high quality service and support.
  • Sign off of all new appointments.
  • Responsible for the signing-off of contracts for independent contractors.
  • Attends disciplinary hearing when necessary.
  • Approves, workforce planning, leave and sets rosters for Saturday work.


  • Ensures achievements of targets i.e. sales as well as throughput and pass rates.
  • Provides a plan to guide sales teams to achieve goals based on historical records.


  • Monitors academic performance and takes necessary steps to ensure pass rates remain high e.g. workshops, extra classes, tutors etc.
  • Ensure that all departments are functioning i.e. timetables, lecturing taking place, support to students and creating an academic culture of campus.
  • Ensures that assessments and timetables are finalised and that assessments are taking place.

Financial Management

  • Contributes to annual budget planning process and compiles annual budget
  • Manages, monitors and controls the budget and takes corrective action as appropriate
  • Takes full responsibility for the financial resources within area of accountability.

Stakeholder Relations

  • Manages and maintains internal and external relations to ensure that problem areas are resolved timeously.
  • Attends monthly meetings with the student council to manage and maintain student affairs.

Facilities Management

  • Oversees the maintenance function within the premises i.e. building, security, cleaning and air conditioning to ensure alignment with brand image.
  • Monitors progress to ensure successful implementation of plans.
  • Ensures the existence of SLAs with service providers and contractors.
  • Develops Facilities Management policies and procedures.


Business Degree

Background in Education

Work Experience:

Minimum 3-5 years€™ experience in Managing of a small campus.

5 years Business experience

3-5 years

Staff Management; including

  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Performance management
  • Management of discipline in the workplace

Working Conditions:

Positions available from July 2019.