Head of School / Principal
Full Time

JOB OVERVIEW

Responsible for the overall management and administration of the college, a co-educational secondary school in Ile-Ife, Osun State. The Head of School will provide strategic leadership, foster an environment of academic excellence, oversee staff development, ensure effective communication and marketing, and manage the overall well-being of students and staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Leadership and Vision:

· Develop and communicate a clear vision and mission for the school’s educational and cultural development.

· Provide strategic direction and inspire a culture of continuous improvement among staff, students, and stakeholders.

· Foster a positive and collaborative school climate that promotes innovation and student success.

  1. Academic Excellence:

· Oversee the development and implementation of a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum aligned with national and international standards.

· Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning to ensure academic excellence and student achievement.

· Implement effective assessment and evaluation practices to measure student progress.

  1. Pastoral Care:

· Create a supportive and inclusive school environment that promotes the social, emotional, and mental well-being of students.

· Implement effective pastoral care programs to address student needs and concerns.

· Collaborate with staff and parents to ensure a safe and nurturing learning environment.

  1. Staff Professional Development:

· Provide leadership and support for the professional growth and development of teaching and non-teaching staff.

· Coordinate and facilitate professional development workshops, seminars, and training opportunities.

· Encourage innovation and best practices in teaching and school management.

  1. Communication and Marketing:

· Develop and execute strategies to effectively communicate with parents, students, staff, and the broader community.

· Oversee marketing initiatives to promote the school’s strengths, achievements, and programs.

· Maintain a strong online and offline presence to engage stakeholders and attract prospective students.

  1. General Administration:

· Manage the day-to-day operations of the school, including budgeting, financial management, and resource allocation.

· Ensure compliance with relevant educational regulations, policies, and standards.

· Maintain accurate and comprehensive records related to students, staff, and school activities.

  1. Community Engagement:

· Build and nurture positive relationships with parents, community leaders, and other stakeholders.

· Collaborate with external organizations and partners to enhance educational opportunities for students.

Qualifications and Experience:

· A Master’s degree in Education or a related field

· Proven experience in educational leadership, preferably as a Principal or Head of School. Proven record as deputy head of school also acceptable

· Strong understanding of curriculum development, pedagogical approaches, and educational best practices.

· Excellent communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills.

· Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and develop a diverse team of educators and support staff.

· Knowledge of educational technology and its integration into teaching and learning.

· Familiarity with relevant educational regulations and standards.

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JOB TITLE

Head of School / Principal

POSTED

July 8, 2024

JOB TYPE:

Full Time

LOCATION:

Ile-Ife

QUALIFICATION:

M.Sc

SALARY:

Attractive

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