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Principal (Expatriate: South African/British)

Job Description:

  • Lead and manage the school and ensure the achievement of excellent educational standards.
  • Ensure effective co-ordination of the teaching, learning, training and general administration activities of the school
  • Maintain an up-to-date data base of teaching, non teaching staff and students of the school as well as data base of the school’s moveable and non moveable assets
  • Prepare annual budget and strategic plans for the school in collaboration with the school financial consultants.
  • Ensure discipline is maintained amongst staff and students of the school
  • Ensure constant review of the curricular and ensuring that learning/teaching materials are up-to-date
  • Serve as liaison officer between the management of the school and the community, the board of trustees and other external agencies
  • Develop and supervise instructional programs, extracurricular activities, and discipline systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations, and emergency procedures. 
  • Ensure compliance with all laws, board policies and civil regulation
  •  Establish the annual master schedule for instructional programs, ensuring sequential learning experiences for students consistent with the school’s philosophy, mission statement and instructional goals.
  • Market the school services and ensure the objectives, plans and growth set targets are constantly met.
  • Train and develop staff, Provide activities which facilitate the professional growth of the school staff and enhance the quality of the instructional program. 
  • Establish a professional rapport with students, staff, parents and school personnel. 
  •  Serve as a role model for students, dressing professionally, demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility, and demonstrating pride in the education profession.  Encourage all teachers to do the same. 
  • Communicate regularly with parents, seeking their support and advice, so as to create a cooperative relationship to support the student in the school
  •  Establish and maintain an effective inventory system for all school supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Establish schedules and procedures for the supervision of students in non-classroom areas (including before and after school).
  • Complete in a timely fashion all records and reports as requested by the Board.  Maintain accurate attendance records.
  • Promoting collaborative problem solving and open communication
  • Collecting, analyzing, and using data to identify school needs
  • Using data to identify and plan for needed changes in the instructional program
  • Implementing and monitoring the school improvement plan
  • Using systems thinking to establish a clear focus on attaining student achievement goals

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

  • Promoting collaborative problem solving and open communication
  • Collecting, analyzing, and using data to identify school needs
  • Using data to identify and plan for needed changes in the instructional program
  • Implementing and monitoring the school improvement plan
  • Using systems thinking to establish a clear focus on attaining student achievement goals
Skills Required

Minimum Qualification:

  • B.Sc in Education, School counselling
  • M.Sc in Educational Leadership, Educational Administration
  • MBA in Business Administration is an added advantage

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Analytical and Strategic planning skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Leadership and Communicating skills
  • Coordinating skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Supervisory and Delegating skills
  • Disciplining skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to motivate others to get result
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Listed by Box & Cedar
19.03.2015 (19.03.2015)
Ikoyi, Nigeria
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Experience5 to 7 Years
Educational QualificationBachelors
Job TypePermanent
Job StatusFull Time
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