MEET THE PORT REX STAFF AND HEADMASTER

"A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering cold iron" - Horace Mann (1868). At Port Rex we are familiar with this philosophy. We inspire to learn.

A Message from the Headmaster's Desk

HEADMASTER MR ETTIENE THERON

Principal

Welcome to the Port Rex world of diverse and relevant opportunities where the possibilities for your development are endless; in fact, our candidates are among the most sought after for employment opportunities in the industrial environment in East London. The school has a proud heritage that has its roots in the Technical section of the East London Technical College (1928-1968). Maintaining traditions of the past and evolving with the times is a crucial part of what the school stands for.

The school emphasises values such as academic excellence, for which due recognition is given, and social conscience and respect for the dignity and rights of others, among others. Our learners are urged to take part in sport and cultural as well as community activities. The school’s activities calendar is extensive and ensures that our learners experience so much more in their schooling environment, in the five years they spend within Port Rex Technical High School’s care.

The school is one of only 1010 technical schools in the country out of a total of 25762 high schools. Port Rex is one of two technical schools in South Africa offering its specialized technical package that sets it apart from other educational institutions. We are pleased that... continue reading

ALL TEAM MEMBERS
SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY
STAFF
Grade Heads
HOD's
Admin

Mr M Smith

Deputy Headmaster
English Home Language

Prof. E Adu

SGB Chairperson

Mr N Manyisane

SGB Vice-Chairman

Mr C Allan

SGB Treasurer

Mrs R Leban

SGB Secretary

Mrs JS Alexander

Educator | Marketing Manager
Mathematics
Technical Mathematics

Mr Q Beckett

Educator
Head-Grade 10
Subject Head-Technical Mathematics

Mr A Beckmann

Educator
Subject Head-Mechanical Technology (Automotive)

Mrs C Beckmann

Educator
Subject Head-Physical Sciences

Mr J Bekker

Educator
Mechanical Technology-Automotive

Mrs M Bezuidenhout

Educator
Subject Head-Social Sciences
English

Ms G Bhana

Educator
Subject Head-EMS
English

Mr E Campher

Educator
Creative Arts
Life Orientation

Mrs N De Bruin

Educator
Subject Head-Engineering Graphics & Design

Mrs K de Jager

Administration & Media

Mr P Du Toit

Educator
Mathematics
Technical Mathematics

Mr G Els

SGB MEMBER

Mrs L Fraser

Reception

Mr C Geldenhuys

Educator
Technology

Mr K Govind

SGB Member

Mr A Greener

Educator
Mathematics

Mr M Hammond

HOD | Educator
Subject Head-Civil Technology

Mr S Harding

Educator
Electrical Technology

Mr A Jacobs

Educator
Subject Head-Electrical Technology

Mr B Jinnah

HOD | Educator
Subject Head-Mathematics

Ms T Jinnah

Educator
Mathematics

Mrs D John

Educator
Technical Science

Mr K Karshagen

HOD | Educator
Subject Head-Mechanical Technology (Fitting & Machining)

Mr T Kirby

Sports Director | Educator
Economic and Management Sciences

Ms D Kopke

SGB Member | Educator
Head-Grade 8
Subject Head-English

Ms P Kose

Educator

Mrs C Logie

Administration-Finance

Mrs M Lottering

Educator
Subject Head-Creative Arts
English

Mr D Luff

Educator
Social Sciences
EMS

Mr K Lutge

Educator
Technology

Mr K Malgas

SGB Member | Educator
Head-Grade 11
Civil Technology

Mr T Mapasa

Educator
Mathematics
Natural Sciences

Mr L Masimini

SGB Member

Ms A Mazwi

Bursar

Mrs A McCormick

Headmaster's PA

Mr J Mobbs

Educator
English

Ms Y Ngavu

Educator
Engineering Graphics & Design

Mrs T Ntamo

Educator
Subject Head-isiXhosa FAL

Mrs C Oosthuizen

Educator
Afrikaans
Life Orientation

Mr M Pheiffer

Educator
Head-Grade 9
Subject Head-Life Orientation
English

Ms Y Rademeyer

Educator
Natural Sciences

Mrs B Rodgers

SGB Member

Mr P Rogerson

Educator
Mechanical Technology

Mr P Roux

SGB Member

Mrs L Rudman

SGB Member

Mrs L Shields

Administration-Finance

Mr S Snyman

Educator
Engineering Graphics & Design

Mrs A Terblanche

Educator
Head-Grade 12
Subject Head-Senior Afrikaans FAL

Ms K Tikilili

Educator
isiXhosa
Natural Sciences

Mr P Ulana

Educator
Technology

Mr W Van Greunen

Educator
Subject Head-Junior Technology

Mrs E Van Tonder

HOD | Educator
Subject Head-Junior Afrikaans FAL

Mr G Wild

SGB Member