Head of Elementary (Expatriate / Nigerian) at Moyosola Olalekan

Head of Elementary (Expatriate / Nigerian)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 10 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Education / Teaching 

Location: Lekki, Lagos

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Job Summary

  • The Head of Elementary will coordinate administrative oversight and plan all phases of instructional leadership for the school including educational programming, administration, budgetary planning, discipline, and counseling services.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily management of the school and office.
  • Oversee educators in the school, providing periodic observations and evaluations that are timely and constructive and completed based on the timetables set by the school district.
  • Offer additional training and guidance as necessary based on evaluations of professional staff.
  • Evaluate the performance of clerical, janitorial, etc.
  • Ensure a productive learning environment through continual collaboration with teachers, students, and parents.
  • Facilitate opportunities to connect with students by being present and available during arrival and dismissal, by appearing at school functions, and by meeting with students.
  • Enforce disciplinary policies and procedures with students.
  • Participate in parent meetings and conferences and acts as intermediary between parents, teachers, and students to deal with a variety of needs or issues.
  • Maintain competency and student academic achievement as prescribed by the school board.
  • Preside over staff meetings.
  • Ensure completion of routine and required paperwork including attendance reports, test results, and licensing information for students, educators, staff, and school management.
  • Coordinate staff development for faculty and staff; provides instruction if needed.
  • Oversee the allocation of supplies and equipment.
  • Oversee and implements the school budget, approving new programs and expenditures as appropriate.
  • Represent the school in community activities and meetings.
  • Interact with various stakeholders to foster a positive relationship between the school and community including the PTA, community organizations, and leaders.
  • Collaborate with other educators to choose and develop curriculum and textbooks that align with national standard and British curriculum.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Educational Management and Planning or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in elementary education and 3 years in leadership.
  • International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and British curriculum
  • Experience with multicultural and dynamic environment.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to professionally and effectively communicate with educators, parents, and community leaders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Extremely effective administration of multifaceted operations.
  • Knowledge of best practices in education and educational administration.

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letters to: cv@moyosolaolalekan.com using “the job title” as the subject of the mail.

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