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Primary Principal in Nigeria - August 2023
Permanent vacancy in Lagos, Nigeria
Job Reference:
Private  International , School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
Next Academic Year
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face, Web Camera,
Area of Expertise:


Primary Principal Job in Nigeria | Teach in Nigeria | Primary Headteacher in Lagos

For a UK school in Lagos I am seeking an experienced Primary Principal that has experience of the UK NC and the EYFS framework. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in Leadership and in Africa

You need to be as ethusiastic Headteacher to lead the 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.  
Salary Package:
**High Competitive Salary with Benefits
**FREE Fully Furnished Housing accommodation
**FREE Medical
**FREE Visa/Allowance
**FREE Flights
**FREE driver
**Quality experience and growth abroad
**A 2 year contract you can renew

Short listed candidates will be initially interviewed online and if you are shortlisted you may be asked to fly to Nigeria to meet the team in person

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).  All candidates MUST have a clean police check with outstanding references to apply.

Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelors Degree with a PGCE/PGDE (QTS)
3 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
A Newly Qualified Teachers program is not provided
Prefer candidates with international experience
Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted
Teachers with a degree but no teaching qualification are NOT accepted
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
Non-western trained teachers who have worked in an international educational institute before are NOT accepted

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
   Housing provided
medical provided
Flight(s) provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement

Important Information

Document Attestation:
Document don't need to be attested
Age restrictions:
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Please Note: The job description and requirements above have come directly from the employer and not from SeekTeachers. This is an overseas position with different cultural beliefs and a segregated learning policy and as such it satisfies the criteria of a genuine requirement for the post, under schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

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