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
Admin

Mr M Smith

Deputy Headmaster
English Home Language

Prof. E Adu

SGB Chairperson

Mr JD Alexander

Educator
Engineering Graphics & Design

Mrs JS Alexander

Educator | Marketing Manager
Mathematics
Technical Mathematics
Economic Management Sciences

Mr C Allan

SGB Treasurer

Mr Q Beckett

Educator
Mathematics
Technical Mathematics

Mr A Beckmann

Educator
Mechanical Technology (Automotive)

Mrs C Beckmann

Educator
Physical Sciences

Ms G Bhana

Educator
English Home Language
Economic Management Sciences

Mr D Bridger

Educator
Natural Science
Technical Science

Mr E Campher

Educator
Creative Arts
Life Orientation

Mr G Cowley

SGB Member

Ms B Delanto

Educator
Engineering Graphics & Design
isiXhosa First Additional Language

Mr P Du Toit

Educator
Mathematics
Technical Mathematics
Economic Management Sciences

Ms K Fenn

Educator
English Home Language

Mrs L Fraser

Reception

Mr J Greyvenstein

Educator
Mathematics
Technical Mathematics

Mr M Hammond

SGB Member|Head-Grade 10|Educator
Civil Technology

Mr S Harding

Educator
Electrical Technology

Mr S Holloway

Educator
Mechanical Technology-Automotive

Mrs V Human

Administration & Media

Mr A Jacobs

Educator
Electrical Technology

Mr B Jinnah

HOD|Subject Head-Mathematics|Educator
Mathematics

Mr K Karshagen

HOD|Educator
Mechanical Technology-Fitting & Machining

Mr T Kirby

Sports Director|Educator
Economic and Management Sciences

Ms N Koekemoer

Educator
Engineering Graphics & Design

Ms D Kopke

SGB Member|Educator
Subject Head- English

Mrs R Leban

SGB Secretary

Mrs C Logie

Administration-Finance

Mrs M Lopes

Educator
English
Social Sciences

Mrs M Lottering

Educator
Creative Arts
English

Mr D Luff

Educator
Social Sciences
EMS

Mr K Lutge

Educator
Technology

Mr K Malgas

SGB Member |Head of Grade 9 | Educator
Civil Technology

Mr T Mapasa

Educator
Mathematics
Natural Sciences

Mrs Matinyana

Educator
isiXhosa

Ms A Mazwi

Bursar

Mrs A McCormick

Headmaster's PA

Mrs C Oosthuizen

Educator
Afrikaans
Life Orientation

Mr M Pheiffer

Educator
Life Orientation

Mr G Preston

Educator
Technology

Mr P Rogerson

Educator
Mechanical Technology

Mrs L Rudman

SGB Member

Mrs L Shields

Administration-Finance

Mrs A Terblanche

Head-Grade 11|Educator
Afrikaans

Ms K Tikilili

Educator
isiXhosa
Natural Sciences

Mr W Van Greunen

Educator
Technology

Ms L Van Rooyen

Educator
Natural Sciences
Physical Sciences

Mr J Van Tonder

Educator
Technical Sciences

Mrs E Van Tonder

HOD | Head-Grade 9
Afrikaans

Mr D Venter

SGB Member