2 Mar 2016

Full-Time Head Teacher (Primary)

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Head Teacher (Primary) (EZ02392016)
Company: International School
Location: Lagos
Qualification: BSc
Years of Experience 5
Closing Date: 09/03/2016
Published Date: 01/03/2016
• A Degree In Education Is Compulsory. A Higher Degree In Management Is An Advantage. • Minimum Of 10 Years Teaching Experience. • At Least 3 Of Which Must Have Been In A Middle Management Position. • Experience Of The English National Curriculum Is Essential.
Job Description
Primary Purpose of the job: To lead and manage the school To ensure the achievement of excellent educational standards To promote and safeguard the welfare of children • Ethos and Vision Promote a culture of encouragement, support and challenge in order to achieve each child’s full potential and the highest possible educational standards Ensure the School’s vision is understood by all and implemented o Translate this vision into agreed objectives and operational plans which will promote and sustain school improvement • Promote creativity, innovation and the use of appropriate new technologies to achieve excellence Leadership and Management • Develop, motivate and lead all staff to achieve the highest professional standards • Build a collaborative learning culture within the School and actively engage with other primary and secondary schools and other agencies to build an effective learning community • Maintain and develop our existing community links • Manage change effectively • Manage the School finances effectively working closely with relevant stakeholders, proactively seek further funding opportunities as required • Ensure job descriptions and performance management for all staff are based on clear roles and responsibilities, reviewed at least annually and consistent with current conditions of employment • Ensure all policies are kept up to date, working closely with teaching staff, and the Governing Council representative. • Maintain sound procedures for the security, supervision and maintenance of the School environment ensuring that all health and safety regulations are met • Manage your own personal professional development whilst ensuring the well-being of and a good work/life balance for all personnel • Ensure that all responsibilities delegated by the Governing Body are carried out. • Ensure the school premises are fit for purpose for current and future needs including any site development etc? • Undertake other such duties as may be reasonably expected Teaching, Learning, Curriculum and Standards • Lead in the design and implementation of a curriculum, which inspires and engages all pupils • Ensure a consistent and continuous school-wide focus on pupil assessment and achievement, using appropriate data and benchmarks to set, monitor, track and evaluate individual pupil progress • Challenge and remedy under-performance • Ensure exemplary standards of behaviour and attendance • Monitor, evaluate and review classroom practice and promote improvement strategies; aim for outstanding standards of learning and teaching at all times Managing Resources • Advise the governing body on the formulation of the annual budget in order that the school secures its objectives. • Plan, manage and monitor the curriculum within the agreed budget, setting appropriate priorities for expenditure allocating funds and ensuring effective administration control o Ensure the regular monitoring of the budget. o Ensure that financial regulations are adhered to. o Ensure that the allocation and use of classrooms provides a positive learning environment that promotes the highest achievements for all including health and safety o Monitor and evaluate value for money.

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