Job in Niger State for a School Administrator

Stresert Services Limited, is currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: School Administrator
Job ref: Administrator
Location: Niger
Reports to: Managing Consultant, StreSERT Services
Job Type: Full-time
Job Summary

  • The candidate is responsible for overseeing, organising and
    managing the administration, support systems and activities that keep a
    group of schools running smoothly.
  • He/she will serve as the chief administrator of our schools in
    developing and implementing policies, programs, curriculum activities,
    and budgets in a manner that promotes the educational development of
    each student and the professional development of each staff member.
  • The candidate will commit to promoting effective engagement with parents and community stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervisory: Provide supervisory and management support to school heads/coordinators
  • General Planning: conceptualizes the broad goals of the school
    and plans accordingly to ensure that procedures and schedules are
    implemented to carry out the total school program.
  • Provide specific professional development on a range of topics
    and issues, including, but not limited to: (a) parent and community
    engagement (b) help teachers to communicate and work with parents and
    community members to assist in improving achievement.
  • Recruits and supports school site team that includes the Host Community.
  • Represents school management at meetings and events.
  • Facilitates Organizational Efficiency: maintains inter-school
    system communication and seeks assistance from central office staff to
    improve performance.
  • Community: encourages the use of community resources, cooperates
    with the community in the use of school facilities, interprets the
    school program for the community, and maintains communication with
    community stakeholders
  • General Coordination: ensures that the school program is
    compatible with the legal, financial and organizational structure of the
    school system. The director defines the responsibilities and
    accountability of school management staff and develops plans for
    interpreting the school program to the community.
  • Enhancement of Personnel Skills: provides activities which
    facilitate the professional growth of the school staff and enhance the
    quality of the instructional program.
  • School Objectives: Work with school heads to identify the annual
    objectives for the instructional and extracurricular programs of the
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Qualifications/Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Sciences, Administration or related field (A Master’s degree would be an added advantage)


  • A minimum of ten (10) years of school administrative
    experience. Experience should include program planning, implementation,
    evaluation and organizational support.
  • A track record of strong interpersonal skills in relating with
    students, academic & non-academic staff, senior managers and
    colleagues in other areas of education administration.

Specific Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to motivate and work with a team to achieve results.
  • Excellent organization, training, coordination and leadership skills;
  • Ability to adapt and deal positively with change;
  • Ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and work with a diverse group of people;
  • Experience in organising, prioritising and managing time effectively;
  • IT skills in areas such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases and the internet;
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and respond to deadlines while working on multiple tasks;
  • Exhibits the ability to be a creative thinker and self-starter;
  • Ability to build community partnerships and maintain working relationships;
  • Ability to work in a school bureaucracy;
  • Proven skills in leadership, group facilitation, coordination, marketing, budgeting, data collection and evaluation;

The remuneration is very attractive and open for negotiation.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: using ‘Administrator’ as subject of mail

Note: Applicants with similar responsibilities listed above will be contacted for interviews.

Application Deadline 
24th August, 2016.

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