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Mr JH Botha Headmaster of SA COLLEGE

Mr Jandre Hendrik Botha was appointed as headmaster of SA College Private School with effect from May 2022. Mr Botha has built his experience over a period of 40 years after completing his initial studies in 1978 at North West University. Mr Botha holds two Bachelor’s degrees and a Higher Education Diploma from North West University, as well as B.ed Honours (Educational Management 1991) from University of Pretoria. His career commenced in 1981, after completion of his National Service at Infantry School in Oudshoorn (Rank of Lieutenant), at Hoërskool Vereeniging. Mr Botha rapidly enhanced his career until he became Deputy Principal in 1996 and in 1997, Acting Principal at Laerskool Rooihuiskraal.

In 2001, he was promoted to Principal of Doringkloof Primary until 2005. In 2006, Mr Botha Started with Distance Training of under qualified teachers through University of the Free State’s Distance learning school.

He was responsible for the training of under qualified teachers (NPDE) and underqualified school principals lecturing the B ed, Educational Management degree. He worked at UFS until 2013 and started at Soltech Technical College as Registrar until 2015. Mr Botha is currently still involved with distance training, on temporary bases.

In 2016, Mr Botha was approached by a few schools to assist with Umalusi accreditation namely Waterberg High school, Willow View and PLG Raslouw College. He worked at Raslouw College as principal until 2021 after which he decided to move down to Mosselbay, for retirement, but to continue with online training and SETA training courses under the ETDP Seta (Advanced Certificate in Education).

Mr Botha’s Educational approach is a holistic approach aimed to educate learners to enter the adult working world as balanced people, to be successful in their respective futures and to become people who will work and serve as well-educated and proud people.

Mr Botha is a Christian and lives his life accordingly. He has been married to his lovely wife Elize for many years, and together, they have three successful sons and 4 grandchildren. Mr Botha believes that SACPS is an exceptional school with a great future ahead.

Mr Botha’s aim is to develop SA College professionally to the best of his ability