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Nova Pioneer Midrand Primary and Senior Schools welcome new leaders!

We are bursting with joy as we share the incredible news that Nova Pioneer Midrand is welcoming two outstanding School Leaders to our vibrant community! After an extensive and thoughtful search, we are thrilled to reintroduce Sizo Chalufu as the School Leader of Nova Pioneer Midrand Senior School and warmly welcome Thokozani Mhlangu as the School Leader of Nova Pioneer Midrand Primary School.


Sizo Chalufu: Leading with Dedication and Experience

Returning home to Nova Pioneer Midrand, Sizo Chalufu takes the helm as the School Leader of the Senior School. Mr. Chalufu, previously a Dean of Instruction at Nova Pioneer Ormonde Senior School, brings a wealth of experience, having spent the last three years at St. Stithians College. His dedication to instructional leadership and building a positive culture has been evident throughout his career, which includes roles at Michaelhouse, Hilton College, and St. Charles College in KwaZulu Natal.

Currently pursuing his Masters in Education and Instructional Technology at the University of Johannesburg, Mr. Chalufu holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Varsity College and a Bachelor of Education with Honours from the University of KwaZulu Natal. His leadership promises to make a significant impact on the Senior School and the wider Midrand community.


Thokozani Mhlangu: Nurturing Educational Excellence at the Primary School

Joining us as the School Leader of Nova Pioneer Midrand Primary School is Thokozani Mhlangu. With eight years of experience at Future Nations Schools, where he served as Head of both Foundation and Intermediate Phases, Mr. Mhlangu has been a dedicated educator since 2004. His journey includes teaching and leadership roles in both private and public schools, along with serving as a Teacher Developer with Instil Education and Acorn Education.

Mr. Mhlangu holds a Bachelors with Honours of Health and Social Sciences from the University of South Africa, a Diploma in Education with a focus on Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Witwatersrand, and a Diploma in Primary Education from the University of Zimbabwe. His commitment to teaching and learning development, coupled with inclusive stakeholder leadership, makes him a perfect fit for Nova Pioneer Midrand Primary School.


A Bright Future for Nova Pioneer Midrand

The optimism and excitement are palpable as we look forward to the combined leadership of Mr. Chalufu and Mr. Mhlangu at Nova Pioneer Midrand. Together with our experienced Deans and passionate teachers, they bring a wealth of skill, passion, and dynamism to our mission of developing innovators and leaders characterised by excellence in character, capability, and connection.


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