We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Headteacher to lead our motivated team of students and staff. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the strategic leadership of this EYFS and Primary School leading a creative and supportive teaching Group, who play a key role in striving for excellence at all levels.
Ideal candidates will be well qualified with a sound knowledge and understanding of effective teaching and learning within the Early Years setting, in particular with reference to the UK National Curriculum. Knowledge of the International Primary Curriculum would also be advantageous. They should have proven leadership skills and evidence of excellence in all aspects of their work.
We offer a rich, quality education with affordable fees. The school caters for the children of both expatriates working and living in Nigeria and for those local Nigerian families wanting their children to experience an International school.
**To offer leadership, inspiration and guidance
**To manage the day to day routines of the School ensuring excellent academic performance
**To play a major role in the strategic planning for the whole school
**To effectively lead the teaching and support teams
Skills, Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications:
**Suitably qualified for the role with evidence of relevant experience (Degree level with teaching qualification - Masters level an advantage)
**Minimum of 3 years experience
**A dynamic, inclusive, charismatic and inspirational leader.
**A role model across the school in terms of dress, punctuality, attendance, positive engagement and professional relations among staff.
**A pace-setter who determines the agenda in pursuit of excellence while seeking out every opportunity to enhance the School’s reputation and competently and effectively manage change.
**An enthusiast, who readily and regularly shares and celebrates the successes of the students, the staff and of the school as a whole.
**A passionate educator; possessing integrity, a clear philosophy, knowledge of best educational practice, a sense of humour, strategic vision, and constructive determination.
**A first class administrator, who is focussed, organised and efficient.
**A competent user of IT and able to analyse data in order to inform intervention and strategic direction.
**High Competitive Salary with Benefits
**FREE Fully Furnished Housing accommodation
**Quality experience and growth abroad
Short listed candidates will be initially interviewed via Skype. Following these initial interviews final candidates will have a panel interview which may be held at the school or via Skype.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying to the School in Nigeria with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be from your current or most recent school) to:
The School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline. It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all offers of employment are subject to a criminal record check (DBS or equivalent)
(We thank all applicants for their expressed interest; however, only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.)