Magura Mhaka appointed new Kyle Prep head


MASVINGO – Kyle Preparatory, one of the leading elite private schools in Masvingo has appointed Magura Mhaka as the new head.

The appointment was made by the Kyle Preparatory School Board and Mhaka takes over with effect from June 1,2021.

The Mirror had an interview with Mhaka, a school head who has wide experience from heading several schools. Mhaka replaces Willain Weirderman who led Kyle Prep for 12 years and retired early this year to relocate to South Africa.

Before joining Kyle Prep, Mhaka was the headmaster at Petra College Junior for seven years since 2014.
Mhaka describes his latest appointment as exciting and looks forward to making a positive impact and taking over from where his predecessors left.

“I’m excited about this new responsibility. I look forward to working well with the parents and the school. I hope to bring a meaningful contribution to the institution,” said Mhaka.

Mhaka was born in February 1966 in Dewure, Gutu. He attended Tanga Primary and Mutero Mission in Gutu. In 1986 he enrolled at Mutare Teachers’ College and specialized in Geography and Environmental Studies.

He began his teaching career in 1990 in Manicaland and taught at several schools including St Theresa in Rusape, St Joseph in Mutare, Murahwa Hill and Baringa Primary School in Mutare.

He moved to Harare where he was deputy head at Hartmann House Preparatory School under St. Georges College from 2003 to 2013. He moved to Bulawayo from 2014 to 2021 at Petra College Junior.

Mhaka is a holder of a degree in Education with Zimbabwe Open University.

He is married to Jessica Mhaka and they have five children.

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