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Whole School Principal
Permanent vacancy in Lagos, Nigeria
Job Reference:
STJ41631
Type:
Private  International , Nursery, Primary & Secondary School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
ASAP Start
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face, Telephone, Web Camera,
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Description

I am looking for a Whole School Principal that has experience of delivering the British Curriculum to join my client in Lagos, Nigeria.
 
Salary Package
**£65,000.00 per annum TAX FREE salary
**Local allowance
**A  furnished apartment
**An official Car + Driver
**A House Keeper
**3 sets of air travel return tickets 
**Gym Membership
**Bupa International and Local medical cover for self and family
**Group Life Cover
**School Lunch
 
The School is an all through 4 to 16 day and residential school in which pupils, teachers, and parents, work and learn together. It operates as a not for profit, coeducational, English National Curriculum, independent, day school set on beautiful grounds within the city of Lagos, on the mainland part of Lagos in Nigeria. An off-campus “House” has been included to provide a boarding service to parents and pupils. Its spacious campus includes a variety of well-maintained facilities which creates an attractive environment for learning. The school was founded over 55 year’s ago by a group of well-meaning British expatriates, to provide education of equivalent standard to that which obtains in the UK. As part of the 40th Anniversary in September 1998, the Board felt it was time to add a secondary school for continuity and stability in the education of the pupils. The primary Phase prepares pupils for the Key Stage 2 CheckPoint examinations. The Secondary school, therefore, continues into Key Stage 3 culminating in the Checkpoint Exams and Key Stage 4 which culminates in the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Examination). All three examinations are under the auspices of the University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate (UCLES).
 
The School population is projected as 430 girls and boys in the Primary phase which is from Reception class to year 6, between the ages of 4 and 11. There are 326 pupils in the secondary phase being, Year 7 to Year 11, between the ages of 11 and 16. The school policy maintains a class size of 18. The aim of this policy is to ensure that a family ethos is maintained in the school and that every child is known as an individual. The School takes pride in its enduring legacy for the provision of a child-oriented atmosphere and its aim is to promote matured self-discipline citizens. The School encourages every pupil to discover their own strengths, whether they are academic, sporting, musical or creative. Academic standards are a priority, but the school also believe that by
educating the whole child it can bring out the best in each and every individual. A vital part of the school’s education presentation is teaching to think independently and creatively. All pupils are challenged to question, analyze and debate, forming their own opinions, yet upholding an attitude of respect towards others. The school is one of only three in Nigeria to be accredited by the UK’s Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) and fully accredited by COBIS.
 
The Principal will be the Headmaster, Administrator of the School. He/she will have key responsibility for strategic visioning and corporate governance. The Principal will be required to drive and improve upon the current 10 years Strategic Plan for the school. The Principal will be tasked with formulating and managing the policies, regulations, and procedures, in line with the school’s core values and mission. Achieving academic excellence which is at the core of the School requires that the Principal works collaboratively with the senior management of the school, to nurture the School’s community. Inherent in the position are responsibilities for curriculum development, extracurricular activities, alumni development, school facilities development, and infrastructure development.
 
The Principal will be required to:
1. Evaluate, direct and where necessary establish clearly understood and effective procedures for the operation of the school; consistent with its vision, mission, and core values, and strategic plan. These will include instruction programs, extracurricular activities, and discipline & emergency procedures to ensure a safe and orderly environment.
2. Maintain and build on current high academic standards.
3. Continue to promote high expectations for all staff and students with regards to academic achievements, and responsibility for behavior.
4. Establish a professional relationship with the staff, which encourages mutual respect.
5. Display the highest ethical standards and professionalism in dealings with the Board, the GC, staff, parents, and students.
6. Represent the school in different professional bodies
 
Requirement to Apply
**Bachelors degree in education or a Bachelor's degree with a PGCE
**An M.Ed or NPQH is highly desirable
**Excellent communication skills
**At least 5 years management experience
**Experience of being in Africa is beneficial
**Tech Savvy
**Experience of leading a British Curriculum school is preferred
 
Register now to secure this role to commence ASAP. You will need excellent references and a clean DBS. Call me on +44 203 455 0195 now or email me on ash@SeekTeachers.com

Minimum Application Requirements

Qualification:
Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelor's Degree with a Teaching Qualification
Experience:
2 Years
Type of Staff:
Male or Female can apply to this job
Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)
Must be a native speaker of English
Newly Qualified Teachers are NOT considered
Prefer candidates with international experience
Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
Additional:
**Having a Master's is beneficial to your application
**Experience of teaching in Africa is beneficial to your application
**Singles teachers or teaching couples with NO CHILDREN are preferred

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary up to 65000  GBP (British Pound) per annum based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
Housing:
Based on application  fully furnished Housing provided
Medical:
State/Public medical provided
Flights:
Flight(s) provided annual flights are provided for the teacher
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of the end of service bonus pay is 3 weeks per annum completed and paid at the end of the contract is provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement
Additional information:
**An official Car + Driver
**A House Keeper
**3 sets of air travel return tickets
**Gym Membership
**Bupa International and Local medical cover for self and family
**Group Life Cover
**School Lunch 

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