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Monday, March 19, 2012

Exciting Headmaster’s Job Opportunity in a Primary School

Our client, a medium cost day and boarding mixed primary school situated in the outskirts of Nairobi and teaching 8-4-4 syllabus is looking for a suitable candidate who has a minimum of a Degree in Primary Education and seven years experience three of which must be as a Principal / Head Master in a boarding school.

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Directors, the Headmaster will have full responsibility for all activities in the School, assuming a leadership and decision making role in these areas.

We are looking for a natural leader who is a dedicated and resourceful education professional with proven ability to do the following:-
  • Create and monitor policies and practices that promote a safe learning environment
  • Ensure effective working relationships.
  • Carry out rigorous school self-evaluation, inspire, challenge and motivate others to achieve exceptional results.
  • Management of the allocation of duties to teaching and support staff to ensure the effective and efficient performance of the school’s teaching and service functions.
  • Induction and mentorship of new school staff.
  • Be the initial contact for new pupils and organize arrangement of academic assessment of new pupils.
  • Responsible for discipline methods to be used and Counsel parents about student progress, discipline issues etc.
  • Evaluating and approving the staff lesson plans or schemes of work.
  • Staff development, working with Management in the organisation of staff training, identifying staff development opportunities both within and without the School.
  • Advice on resource allocation in respect of the general operation of the School.
  • Direct development and updating of Student Handbook and associated policies and procedures, as needed.
The position will be available from May 2012 and interviews will be held in the first week of April 2012.

Candidates with experience gained from working in urban areas will have a distinct advantage.

Application Procedure:

Candidates seeking consideration should send an application letter indicating expected salary and attach a CV along with the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three referees to:-

The Advertiser,
P.O Box 12404-00400,
Nairobi

So as to reach him by 3rd April 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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