Principal at a Top-class Secondary School

  • Full Time
  • Abia

We are a top-class secondary school located in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State that is very passionate about education and all forms of learning. Our classrooms are well designed with resources within spacious landscaped grounds that offer the students both indoor and outdoor learning and playing areas. Our school is well resourced with a library, science and home economics laboratories and an ICT center.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Principal

Location: Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for people who understand the important role education plays in our society and how we can impact our immediate community through education. If successful, you will be joining a highly motivated staff team.

General Purpose

  • The Principal will be responsible for managing academic policies, managing all teaching staff, developing the curriculum, and overseeing the school’s daily operations.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and support instructional activities, participate in and provide staff development, have deep knowledge of Nigerian curriculum and standards, evaluate and guide the instructional practices of teachers
  • Collaborate with teachers to plan instructional activities and lessons, which promote developmentally appropriate student learning
  • Oversee and formally evaluate the curriculum and the instruction of the teaching staff
  • Communicate the vision of the school to all stakeholders, be an active listener, maintain cooperative professional relationships, provide opportunities for two way communication between school and parent community
  • Create list of all necessary instructional equipment and supplies and provide to Committee for approval
  • Provide leadership and management of staff – train and evaluate all staff members, motivate, and provide a positive work environment
  • Handle all academic parent inquiries with professionalism and confidence
  • Report to the School Management on a monthly basis without encouraging the need for micromanagement
  • Work closely with the school management to ensure that the school runs efficiently
  • Promote the positive image of the school.

Education and Experience

  • A suitable University degree with bias in Education
  • A master’s degree in education administration will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working for a Secondary school. teaching
  • Experience in education management is strongly referred.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to mentor and lead teaching staff
  • High degree of confidence to manage teaching staff and parent community
  • Ability to work well with parents and manage parent relationships
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Innovative approach to education
  • Ability to ensure that the Nigerian curriculum is properly adhered to within the classroom
  • Ability to work independently and make critical leadership /management decisions necessary for the school to function and grow.

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2024.

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