• Executive Position in a Leading British International School

  • Posted on: 25 August, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • A leading  British International  School located in Abuja, is currently seeking to employ a School Principal in Abuja.

    School Principal


    Job Description

    • Formulating overall aims and objectives for the school  and policies for their implementation.
    • Meeting with other educational professionals, and representing the school at conferences and other events outside the school in local community and nationwide.
    • Motivating, training and disciplining staff
    • Ensuring the motivation of the pupils
    • Ensuring an infrastructure is in place in which all members of staff and pupils feel they can register their opinion on serious matters and have a route via which they can communicate problems to senior members of staff.
    • Managing facilities (e.g., classrooms) effectively to meet the needs of the curriculum and health and safety requirements.
    • To act as the academic leader of the School, responsible for its day-to-day operation: scheduling of students, overseeing of the academic advising and counselling programs; monitoring student academic progress; address student academic emergencies; coordinating the efforts of department heads and the academic affairs committee, etc
    • To oversee the coordination of the co-curricular and extra-curricular activity programs of the school; to assist in the planning and the presentation of school assemblies and programs; to assist in maintaining a comprehensive calendar of school events; to keep the entire school community informed of various school programs and activities.
    • To observe, supervise and help evaluate the faculty in the development and implementation of curriculum; to supervise the teaching process, and to review and evaluate the academic programs
    • To make recommendations to the  Board of Directors  regarding hiring and retention, and the assignment of facult
    •  High expectations for pastoral care as well as extracurricular development
    • To provide  necessary vision and personal drive to develop the school, to implement new initiatives and to improve educational standards

    Requirements  Qualifications Required

    • Master's degree from an accredited educational institution.
    • Certification in Educational Leadership, or Administration and Supervision.
    • Minimum of five (8) years classroom teaching experience and three (5) years administrative experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
    • Skill to work with people in an effective manner.
    • Knowledge of scheduling and supervision.
    • Good Analytical and presentation skills
    • Reports and presentation articulation
    • Guidance and Counselling
    • Good command of oral English language skills and writing ability
    • Leadership skills

    Elocution and Phonics Teacher:

    • To teach Phonics and Elocution for Year one to Year six (United Kingdom English) .

    Following attributes are essential:

    • Presenting high quality, systematic, synthetic phonic work as the prime approach to decoding print, i.e. A Phonics first and fast approach.
    • Enable children to learn phonic knowledge and skills using a systematic, synthetic programme (use of Language laboratory) by the age of 5 with an expectation that they will be fluent readers having secured word recognition skills by year one.
    • Take daily sessions on phonics progressing from simple to more complex phonic knowledge and skills and covering the major Grapheme/phoneme correspondences.
    • Assess children’s progress in Phonics and Elocution.
    • Uses multi-sensory approach so that the children learn variously from simultaneous visual, auditory and kinaesthetic activities which are designed to secure essential phonic knowledge and skills.
    • Demonstrate that phonemes should be blended and words can be segmented into their constituent phenomes for spelling and reverse blending of phonemes to read words.
    • Ensure that children apply phonic knowledge as their first approach to reading and spelling. Children are taught high frequency words that do not confirm to Grapheme/phoneme corresponding rules. Children learns irregular words.
    • Has the ability to plan progression of phonics teaching to from year one to Year six and know how to conduct examination, utilize elocution based software programme.
    • Personal Trait: Passion in teaching phonics and elocution so that pupils speak correctly and confidently while reading, delivering speeches and contesting in debate competitions.
    • Educational Qualification: A teaching certificate in phonics from a reputed institute. Minimum experience: 5 years, skill in using Language Laboratory.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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