Head Teacher needed at Keen British School

Keen British School - We are a school where excellence is a household name. Our foremost goal is to create bridges for learners to walk on in their pursuit of excellence and having crossed we guide them to build bridges of their own.

Job Title: Head Teacher

Responsibilities

  • Formulating overall aims and objectives for the school and policies for their implementation
  • Working with governors and senior colleagues to deploy staff effectively and recruit new staff
  • Meeting with other education professionals, and representing the school at conferences and other events outside the school in the 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 opinions on serious matters, and have a route via which they can communicate problems to senior members of staff
  • Ensuring the good financial management of the school
  • Ensuring the school is up-to-date with innovations, from teaching practices to new technologies
  • Reporting on the school’s performance to a range of audiences, including governors, the Local Education Authority, the local community, Ofsted and others
  • Managing accommodation (e.g. classrooms) effectively to meet the needs of the curriculum and Health & Safety requirements
  • Assuming responsibility for other legal matters in the day-to-day running of the school
  • Assuming responsibility for pastoral care of pupils where necessary
  • Resolving major disciplinary issues with pupils, including working in partnership with the parent.

Requirements

  • A good first degree in education from a reputable university
  • At least 10 years teaching experience and 5 years experience in same position
  • Leadership skills, displaying courage and conviction
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Academic ability as well as an ability to understand and communicate with those who struggle in education
  • A desire to work with children and/or young adults
  • Prioritisation, planning and organisation skills
  • Being able to work as part of a team
  • An ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Effective communication skills
  • An ability to devolve responsibilities, delegate tasks and monitor practices to see that they are being carried out.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
10th April, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV's to: recruitment@keenbritishschool.org



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