Camps Bay High School’s new principal, due to take up his role officially on 1 May 2021, is Mr Louis Mostert. Mr Mostert has been Acting Principal since 1 January 2021, taking over the reins from Mr Dave de Korte who retired at the end of December 2020.
Said Camps Bay High School’s SGB Chairperson, Mr Werner Thetard, “There can be no-one better suited for the position of Principal of Camps Bay High School so we are delighted that the Western Cape Department of Education accepted our nomination. Mr Mostert understands how important it is for us to create a nurturing environment where learners have the opportunity to safely explore their limits, ensuring that they ‘Strive for the Highest’ in all their endeavours.”
Said Mostert, “I started out my teaching career at Camps Bay High School some 33 years ago and I have been a proud member of the Camps Bay School Community for all those years. For over 10 years, I was the school’s Deputy Principal and Head of Academics and Mathematics and I am looking forward to taking up the role as Principal, and taking forward the school’s vision ‘Strength in Diversity’ to ensure there is always an environment of tolerance and respect on the Camps Bay High School Campus.”
The selection committee involved in the Principal’s Appointment, conducted a rigorous selection process which involved many hours of work sifting through the applicants and ensuring that the required Western Cape Department of Education protocols were adhered to.
Added Thetard, “Mr Mostert’s commitment to Camps Bay High School cannot be rivalled. His energy and passion for forward thinking educational practices will make sure that our learners are given the best opportunities in academics, sport, culture and service so that they leave Camps Bay High School well-rounded young adults ready for real world challenges. Our school needs a leader who connects with parents, learners and staff, and someone who is a problem solver. Mr Mostert ticks all of these boxes and his priorities align well with the direction of our school.
“We look forward to working with Mr Mostert who will officially lead the management of the school from 1 May 2021.”