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Our Staff

Our Staff

The school is run by the management team which consists of the 3 Phase Heads and the Business Manager, assisted by an active, passionate Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees consists of 14 Trustees including 2 Phase Heads and 2 ex-Officio members. The Chairman of the Board, Vice-Chairman and Treasurer meet regularly with the Management Committee and termly Board meetings are held.

High School Management

Dave Wiggett
Headmaster
Stephen Ireland
Deputy Head: Discipline
Debbie Kerdachi
Deputy Head: Academics
Philip Lanz
Senior HOD: Special Events & Outreach
Wanri Venter
HOD: Co-Curricular
Vasantha Moodley
HOD: Pastoral

Senior Primary Management

Barbara Taljard
Headmistress
Graham Hooper
Deputy Head: Academics
Gary Balarin
Deputy Head: Broader Curriculum, Culture & Spiritual
Gail Purdon
HOD: Operations
Mark Moolman
HOD: Dean of Boys & Co-Curricular
Jason Brimelow
HOD: Sport
Claudia Vosters
HOD: AEU

Foundation Phase Management

Deni Hornsey
Headmistress
Jenny Sim
HOD: Pre-Primary
Barbara Robb
HOD: JP Academics & Spiritual
Colette Jagles
HOD: Sport, Culture & Spiritual

Join Our Staff

To apply for an advertised vacancy, please contact the following phase secretaries:

Administrative:  dhardcastle@thomasmore.co.za
Foundation Phase: kbrophy@thomasmore.co.za
Senior Primary:  clevarelli@thomasmore.co.za
High School:  lpaterson@thomasmore.co.za
Advertised posts: cv@thomasmore.co.za

Available Posts

FOUNDATION PHASE AFTERCARE TEACHER

Starting date – 1 January 2019

 Thomas More College Foundation Phase wishes to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Aftercare Teacher, who has relevant work experience with young children.

The successful applicant should be able to:

  • be a good role model and engage positively with boys and girls aged 4 to 9 years
  • love, nurture, and instil discipline and good moral values
  • be a constructive team member
  • plan and carry out creative activities
  • supervise Homework
  • communicate effectively with Parents

A recognised Child Care and First Aid qualification would be an advantage.

Applications and CV with 3 contactable referees should be emailed to:  cv@thomasmore.co.za Applications close on Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

 Thomas More College reserves the right not to fill this position. Only short-listed candidates will receive a reply and be interviewed. An application will not in itself entitle the application to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Thomas More College seeks the services of a suitably qualified High School educator in the position of:

LOCUM: ACCOUNTING

This position is for Term 1, 2019

The ideal candidate will be someone who is:

  • Qualified and experienced in teaching Grade 8-11 Accounting;
  • Preferably experienced at an IEB school;
  • SACE registered;
  • Able to work in a department that thrives on creativity and dynamic teaching practices.

Candidates must submit a short CV (max 3 pages) with 3 contactable referees to : lpaterson@thomasmore.co.za

Closing date – 29 September, 2018

Thomas More College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Submitting is CV does not guarantee the candidate an interview. Thomas More College reserves the right not to fill the position.

Thomas More College has a rare opportunity for an educator to join a dynamic, high-functioning High School Commerce department as:

SUBJECT HEAD: BUSINESS STUDIES
Starting date – 1 January 2019

The ideal candidate will be an educator who is (and has a track record of being):

  • committed to building their students’ and colleagues’ capacity for growth;
  • passionate about values-, knowledge- and skills-based teaching and learning;
  • well organised and is possessed of exceptional planning skills;
  • thoroughly well-versed in the challenges faced by young people in a morphing business environment and has multiple strategies to motivate them;
  • possessed of an appropriate academic and professional qualification;
  • known to embrace alternate, creative and cutting-edge pedagogies for the effective teaching of Business Studies, preferably within an IEB school;
  • an unequivocal collaborator;
  • compassionate, composed and constantly curious about enhancing learning;
  • able to align fully with the school’s vision of providing An Inspired Education and the school’s purpose of nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.

All applications should include a brief CV of no more than 3 pages, as well as a covering letter motivating your suitability for this position. Details of three contactable referees are to be included.

All applications are to be emailed to Headmaster’s PA –  lpaterson@thomasmore.co.za

Closing date: 29 September, 2018

Only suitably qualified and experienced applicants will be considered. Short-listed applicants will be notified telephonically. The College reserves the right not to appoint should a suitable candidate not be found. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

FOUNDATION PHASE TEACHER (Pre-Primary)

To commence duties 1st January 2019

 Thomas More College wishes to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Pre-Primary teacher capable of nurturing young children and cultivating a love for learning.

A university degree in Foundation Phase teaching, SACE registration and the ability to teach English in the first language are prerequisites.

Experience in independent schools and the ability to coach sport would be an advantage.

Applications should be emailed to: cv@thomasmore.co.za complete with contactable references.

Applications close on Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Thomas More College reserves the right not to fill this position. Only short-listed candidates will receive a reply and be interviewed. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

FOUNDATION PHASE TEACHER (Junior Primary)

To commence duties 1st January 2019

 Thomas More College wishes to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Junior Primary teacher capable of nurturing young children and cultivating a love for learning.

A university degree in Foundation Phase teaching, SACE registration and the ability to teach English in the first language are prerequisites.

Experience in independent schools and the ability to coach sport would be an advantage.

Applications should be emailed to: cv@thomasmore.co.za complete with contactable references.

Applications close on Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Thomas More College reserves the right not to fill this position. Only short-listed candidates will receive a reply and be interviewed. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

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