Senior Deputy Principal (Academic) - Pretoria Campus - N/A08121
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Varsity College Pretoria

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Job Purpose:

Varsity College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd, is a registered private higher education institution.
The Pretoria campus is seeking a Senior Deputy Principal €“ Academic.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Human Capital Management
€¢ Ensures the Academic Operations and Student Support staff teams have correct capacity
€¢ Manages performance of staff within reporting teams
€¢ Manages Human Resources including leave requisitions, sick leave and study leave
€¢ Manages the process of recruiting, appointing and contracting of independent contractors
Budget Management
€¢ Sets up and manages lecturer budget
€¢ Compiles departmental budget
€¢ Manages Budget vs Actual
€¢ Revises budget as and when required
€¢ Addresses overspending and underspending and takes remedial action
€¢ Quality Assurance of Academic Delivery
€¢ Manages the Operations Department with allocation of lecturers, programme management and operational delivery for the academic year
€¢ Assess results and supports students where necessary
€¢ Approves additional workshops on high risk modules
€¢ Acknowledges and rewards good performance by lecturers and students
€¢ Evaluates Teaching portfolios at the end of the academic year
Operations Management
€¢ Ensures departments are working in line with The Independent Institute of Education policies and procedures
€¢ Oversees lecturers timetables to ensure they are running smoothly
€¢ Develops and implements systems to ensure smooth running of the departments


€¢ Decision Making Skills
€¢ Analytical
€¢ Conflict Management
€¢ Interpersonal Skills
€¢ Communication Skills


  • Minimum of National Diploma (3 year) / Bachelors Degree (NQF Level 7)
  • Postgraduate Diploma / Bachelors Degree / Bachelor Honours Degree (NQF Level 8) in Education advantageous

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years Senior Manager in Education environment with 2 years Senior Management experience