Head of School (Preferably Female) Job at Silverwood School


Silverwood School, Maryland Lagos is a Creche, Nursery & Primary School with contemporary teaching facilities, a retinue of professional management and teaching staff who ensure that pupils live our motto of: Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Head of School (Preferably Female)
Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Head of School is responsible for the effective general management of the School, ensuring the provision of academic leadership and strategic vision, and drive the quality of the pupil’s learning experience

She is to Provide the Following:

  • Loyalty and commitment to the vision, mission, core values, policies and the entire brand of the school
  • Ensure the academic standard of the school is sustained and developed
  • Leadership and direction to the entire academic and non-academic staff.
  • Contribute effectively in the development and promotion of professional culture among-st the teachers.
  • Develop and sustain string of policies in collaboration with the School Directors and involvement of your team for proper guide to effective administrative and academic activities.
  • Monitor and supervise the work of the school effectively.

Marketing Roles:

  • The Head of school is the Chief marketing officer of the School.
  • You must carry yourself in confidence with appearance and in relating with all.
  • Responsible for enrollment and providing direction regarding enrollment and admission according to the school policies.

The Pupil Care Role:

  • To be responsible for the line management of all areas such as academic and non-academic
  • Develop, organize and implement the school’s policy for the personal and social. Development of pupils including pastoral care and guidance.
  • Deliver effective induction to pupils and parents.
  • Determine of appropriate pupil groupings.

The Management of Staff Role:

  • Responsible for the line management and performance management of specific subject leaders.
  • Support the management of the whole school administrative function and lead all support staff.
  • With HR, Participate in the recruitment and development of teaching and non-teaching staff of the school.
  • Contribute to good management practice by ensuring positive staff participation, effective communication and procedures.
  • With HR, develop and participate in arrangements for the appraisal of the performance of teachers.

Daily Relationship Roles:

  • Responsible for fostering positive relationships across the school community.
  • Directly spearhead, maintain and develop effective communications and links with parents and to provide positive responses to concerns and problems regarding their children’s education and well being.
  • Liaise with other educational establishments in order to promote the continuity of learning, progression and curriculum development.

Financial Resource Management:

  • Prepare a realistic and balanced budget for school activity or any upcoming school activities and event.
  • Ensure payment of school fees and other financial obligations from parents, partners, and institutions as when due.
  • Use appropriate means to recover debts from parents, staff, and other partners.

Administration Management:

  • Support the management of the whole school administrative function and lead all support staff.
  • Design and maintain administrative systems that deliver outcomes based on the school’s aims and goals.
  • Manage systems and link processes that interact across the school to form complete systems.
  • Define responsibilities, information and support for staff and other stakeholders.
  • Developing process and measures that are affordable and enable value for money decisions

Educational Qualifications / Certifications and Experience

  • A Degree in an Education related course (B.Sc. / Ed., B.A / Ed, M.Ed.) from a reputable university
  • Minimum of 12 (Twelve) years cognate experience in a structured and established school with verifiable pedigree as a head or Sectional leader who can demonstrate and highlight concrete career achievements
  • Must be a 21st Century Educator, registered with the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) and between the ages of 38 to 45 years.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications with detailed CV to: support@silverwoodschools.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.