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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2022
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    Mabest Academy is a co-educational School structured to prepare each student for the journey of life by facing the future challenges with determination and positivism to excel with the highest standard of morality.
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    Head of Elementary School

    Location: Akure, Ondo

    Job Description

    • The Elementary School Head will coordinate administrative oversight and plan all phases of instructional leadership for the school including educational programming, administration, budgetary planning, discipline, and counselling services.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Oversees the daily management of the school and office.
    • Oversees educators in the school, providing periodic observations and evaluations that are timely and constructive and completed based on the timetables set by the school district.
    • Offers additional training and guidance as necessary based on evaluations of professional staff.
    • Hires all faculty and staff for the school and presides over hearings that may be necessary to dismiss a staff member.
    • Oversees, hires, and evaluates the performance of clerical, janitorial, and cafeteria staff.

    Duties / Responsibilities:

    • Ensures a productive learning environment through continual collaboration with teachers, students, and parents.
    • Facilitates opportunities to connect with students by being present and available during arrival and dismissal, by appearing at school functions, and by meeting with students.
    • Enforces disciplinary policies and procedures with students.
    • Participates in parent meetings and conferences and acts as intermediary between parents, teachers, and students to deal with a variety of needs or issues.
    • Maintains competency and student academic achievement as prescribed by the school board.
    • Presides over staff meetings.
    • Ensures completion of routine and required paperwork including attendance reports, test results, and licensing information for students, educators, staff, and school management.
    • Ensures that necessary maintenance and repairs to the school property are performed.
    • Coordinates staff development for faculty and staff; provides instruction if needed.
    • Oversees the allocation of supplies and equipment.
    • Oversees and implements the school budget, approving new programs and expenditures as appropriate.
    • Represents the school in community activities and meetings.
    • Interacts with various stakeholders to foster a positive relationship between the school and community including the PTA, community organizations, and leaders.
    • Acts as liaison between the district and the school; communicates needs and information to both sides.
    • Collaborates with other principals and educators throughout the district to choose and develop curriculum and textbooks that align with local, state, and national standards.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience

    • First Degree in Education. Master’s Degree and other certifications will be an added advantage.
    • At least five years of teaching experience required.
    • Must have served for at least five years as a head of school (elementary).
    • Must have extensive knowledge of Early Years curriculum.

    Required Skills / Abilities:

    • Mastery knowledge of the EYFS
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to professionally and effectively communicate with educators, parents, and community leaders.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Extremely effective administration of multifaceted operations.
    • Thorough understanding of applicable local, state, and federal educational laws, regulations, policies, and requirements.
    • Thorough understanding of instructional methodology.
    • Knowledge of best practices in education and educational administration.
    • Ability to identify and solve problems.
    • Creative thinking skills.
    • Ability to create, understand, and implement budgets and budgeting practices.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Motivation Letter to: or using the job title as the subject of the mail.

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