Staff at DHS

Our staff members are passionate about their fields, and take care to ensure that the learning environment is conducive to a full understanding and exploration of the subjects taught, backed up by a strong moral and ethical code, excellent facilities and management of class sizes to an average of less than 30.

With a staff complement of 67 educators DHS is committed to providing a holistic and professional academic service to our pupils as they prepare for the real world that awaits them after their Grade 12 year.

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Mr A D Pinheiro
Head Master

Managemant Staff

The management staff of DHS form part of an integral relationship between pupils, parents, educators and administration.

Mr A D Pinheiro
Deputy Principal:
Mrs M Vermaak (Academics and Staffing)
Deputy Head Master:
Mr W A Norton (Branding)
Deputy Head Master:
Mr G Goodwin (Sport & Cultural Activities, Discipline)
Business Manager:
Mr C Green


Heads of Department (HODs):
Mrs J du Preez:
History, Geography, Life Orientation and Social Sciences
& Grade 10 Academic Head
Mr S Bodasing:
English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, Dramatic Arts
& Grade 12 Academic Head
Mr I Lewis:
Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Creative Arts, Technology
& Grade 9 Academic Head
Mrs T Neave:
Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, EMS
& Grade 11 Academic Head
Mr R Smyth:
Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Information Technology
& Grade 8 Academic Head


Grade Heads:

Grade 8:       Mr S Cele
Grade 9:       Mrs S Nagiah
Grade 10:      Mrs H Hardy
Grade 11:      Mrs M Girodo
Grade 12:      Mrs H Henley

Teaching Staff

The teaching staff of DHS remain the core focus of our school, delivering excellent education to our pupils.

Mr Adam (Head of Learner Support, Head of Blackmore House)
Mr A Baijoo
Mr M Balkissoon
Ms J Bibin
Ms M Bisschoff (Vocational Guidance)
Ms K Brown
Mr J Chetty (Director of Cricket)
Mrs C Dickinson (Cambridge & Nonpareil Academy)
Ms L du Buisson
Mr J Flanagan
Ms S Francis
Mr L Girodo
Mrs A Glossop
Mr W Goodwin
Ms E Goring
Mr B Green (Head of Discipline)
Mr Isaacs
Ms S Jamal
Ms G Joshua
Ms J Kistiah
Ms L le Roux
Mr T Liddell (Head of Prefects, Head of Mentors)
Mr R Lombard
Mr S Mathie (Director of Rugby)
Ms L Meyer
Ms Z Mtshali

Mr D Naidoo
Mr D S Naidoo
Mr N Nhlabathi
Ms S Rabilall
Mr B Ramjee
Mrs K Reddy
Mr D Robben
Mr R Shore
Ms P Sibisi
Mr D Sibson
Mr P Skevington
Ms K Smith
Ms K Sprunt
Mr J Stengel
Ms S Steytler
Ms M Subbiah
Ms A Sutherland
Mr E Thomas
Mr J van der Merwe
Ms M Watermeyer
Mr W Wehrmeyer

Administrative Staff

Our team of administration staff are dedicated to ensuring that all facets of the school run smoothly, year in and year out.

Sport Staff:
Mr N Pillay – Director of Sport
Mr M Baker – Director of Hockey
Mr J Chetty – Director of Cricket
Mr O Gcilitshana – Cricket
Mr E Govender – Functions Bookings
Mr F Genade – Sports Administrator
Mr S La Marque – Director of Water Polo
Mr C Levin
Mr S Mathie – Director of Rugby
Mr L Zulu – Director of Basketball

Media Centre:
Ms G Woods
Mrs L Worth

Ms C Gray – PA to Business Manager
Mrs S Poole – Accountant
Mr N Tembe – Accounts Assistant
Mrs D Dicks – Fees Administrator
Ms S Coetzee – Payroll Administrator

Mrs C Harrison – Head Master’s Secretary
Ms M Wardell – Learner Records
Ms N Lohrs – Learner Records
Ms C Fisher – Receptionist
Mr E Nxumalo – Printing Supervisor
Mr M Ngcongo – Printing Assistant

Laboratory Assistants:
Mr C Moodley
Mr N Moodley

Mr S La Marque – Head of Marketing
Ms S Drew – Marketing (Communications)
Mr B Coskey – Marketing (PR)
Mr S van Rensburg – Marketing (Recruiting)
Ms M Els – Admissions

Ms C Luthuli – Functions
Ms N Majozi – Functions Assistant

Blackmore House:
Ms R Hellenberg – House Mother
Ms C Jokazi – Laundry
Ms R Mncwabe – Laundry ¶

Ms Z Zukulu – Cleaning Supervisor

Estate & Maintenance Staff:
Mr M Maree – Estate Manager
Mr J Sibiya – Maintenance
Mr S Mtshali – Nduna
Mr M Ncwane
Mr E Shabangu
Mr B Ndlovu
Mr Z Ntombela
Mr E Nxumalo
Mr L Sibiya

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