Job for a School Principal in a British International School in Abuja

A leading  British International  School located in Abuja, is currently
seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant
position below:

Job Title: School Principal
Job Descriptions

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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