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Country Director - South Africa

Dibber - Northern Europe's largest Early Childhood Development service provider

Dibber is one of the largest Early Childhood Education companies in Europe, comprised of over 530 preschools and schools in Norway, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Latvia, UAE, South Africa and Hong Kong. Dibber also operates international schools in Norway and Sweden. In addition to continuing growth in our existing markets, we are increasing our global footprint through expansion into new markets such as South Africa, with headquarters in Johannesburg.


We are seeking an exceptional Director to manage the establishment of Dibber in the South African market, overseeing both operations and growth. Dibber is working towards opening our first Pre-school by 3rd May 2021 and expects to add up to five early childhood centres in Johannesburg this year. The Country Director, with solid backing from Dibber Global, will be leading the efforts to build a strong Dibber culture in South Africa, and assembling a team with the right people to represent and strengthen it. The Country Director must possess the required qualifications and leadership skills to make Dibber the preferred preschool for parents in South African.


We offer a market related executive remuneration package including benefits.


An appropriate, recognized 3-year degree and teaching diploma. At least 5 years teaching and management experience in an ECD environment. Registration with SACE. Proven hands-on experience and knowledge of teacher and curriculum development policy and practice. A sound knowledge of all related legislative frameworks. Ability to work independently, as well as in a team, and under pressure. Good written and verbal communication skills. Business experience at an executive level and an appropriate business qualification will be an added advantage. Valid Driver’s License.

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