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  • Posted: Mar 1, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
  • Atlantic Hall is a co-educational full boarding secondary school set in extensive and beautiful grounds in Poka, Epe, a safe rural setting close to the Atlantic Ocean. The school has chosen to maintain its existing population of about 650 pupils between the ages of 10-17 and has a staff-student ratio of 9/1 to allow for optimum learning and to ensure each...
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    • Minimum of University Degree in Physical & Health Education or Human Kinetics
    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a related field
    • Concern for the well-being of young people
    • Proactive, energetic with an eye for details
    • Ability to promote and support a healthy and safe environment
    • Good decision making, problem-solving, and leadership skills
    • High sense of responsibility, accountability, and dependability
    • understanding of students' needs and cultural differences
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Good understanding of the operations of a boarding school
    • Maturity and tact, including the ability to relate effectively with various stakeholders
    • Good appreciation and working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
    • Ability to build rapport with high school-age students
    • Demonstrable record of helping students to balance academics and sports
    • High integrity and ethical standards.


    • Implement the school development programs, procedures, and policies that contribute towards the ongoing improvements and effective management of the boarding houses
    • Foster and maintain a school climate where learning and the school values of respect, fairness, integrity, and team spirit are paramount
    • Encourage students to accept responsibility, promote school expectations and be able to manage situations within the assigned year group and to refer to the Head of Boarding where appropriate
    • Actively support and promote the school’s “character count program”
    • Arrange and supervise activities that promote the intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual development of students
    • Ensure a high standard of living and hygiene standards are maintained in the hostels
    • Conduct orientation and induction of new students and help the students settle properly in the hostels
    • Lend a sympathetic ear to students with problems or provide counseling and where necessary refer students to the school counselor through the Head of Boarding
    • Accompany students on outings
    • Liaise with parents/guardians as appropriate in meeting the needs of students; respond to parents/guardians' requests concerning their children as appropriate
    • Keep the hostels safe and orderly by safely placing or stacking materials.
    • Report all accidents/incidents to the Head of Boarding immediately, even if there is no injury
    • Inspect the hostel daily and report any hazards immediately to the Head of Boarding
    • Take a roll call of students within ten (10) minutes of the end of lessons and dinner when all students are expected to have returned to the hostels. Investigate student(s) absence and report to the Head of Boarding immediately.
    • Ensure that students leaving the hostels at the time all students are meant to be in the hostel are accompanied by an adult
    • Be visible at the quadrangle whenever students are in the hostel and may retire to bed any time after 11:00 pm

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