Meet our Mentors

Moira Rix

Moira Rix has had a long career in primary school teaching, first as a teacher in various schools, then Head of Department, and finally, as Principal of Woodbridge Primary School in Milnerton – a position she held for sixteen years until her retirement in 2016. During this time, she and her staff turned this low-functioning school into a vibrant and thriving institution.

Moira was approached to take up the position of Caretaker Principal at Garlandale Primary School in 2017 and Curator Principal at Trevor Manual Primary School in 2019. In 2021 she accepted a year’s contract post as an evaluator with the Schools Evaluation Authority (SEA) of the Western Cape.

Moira holds a BA degree, majoring in English and History, and a Post-Graduate HDE, both from the University of Cape Town, as well as a Diploma in Specialized Education from UNISA. She has served on principals’ forums and was shortlisted at district level for the National Teachers’ Awards for Excellence in Primary School Leadership. She is a proud Capetonian, the wife of Keith, mother of two daughters (one sadly deceased) and the grandmother of three.