Education and Training Recruitment / Consulting

Schools Director Job at FirstExcelsia Professional Services

First Excelsia Professional Services Limited is a firm of highly versatile and renowned Human Resources, Organisational Development and Management consultants with a team of over a hundred employees spread across Nigeria. We have an in-depth understanding of the Nigerian business terrain and we are very passionate about partnering with indigenous organisations to develop glocalised HR solutions, processes and structures required to develop and effectively drive our clients’ corporate strategies.

Job Title: School Director

Our client in the Educational Services Industry requires the services of a SCHOOLS’ DIRECTOR. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the schools’ life cycle as described below:

Engagement- this involves all the activities in identifying and moving into a new community. Engaging community leaders, obas, chiefs, landlords, prospective parents and other stakeholders to gain access/acceptance into the community.
School Launch – the incumbent’s team will be responsible for recruiting the Academy staff-managers, teachers and most importantly our children, coordinating the opening ceremony and enrollment.
Management- in charge of the general management, continuous engagement of parents, staffing, working closely with the Academics team on performance management, planning the Academies’ activities/calendar, and so on.


Education and Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field, graduate degrees preferredFirst Excelsia
10 years’ experience working in education. 2 or more years of teaching experience with evidence of outsized student learning gains is an added advantage.
Experience working in the education sector in Nigeria


Person Specification

You are data-driven, with experience developing and managing cultures of high performance and high expectations.
You must be a great academic leader who understands exceptional instruction and can motivate and support others in realizing a vision of academic excellence.
You have worked in organizations with a proven track record of generating large learning gains.
You are an effective and articulate communicator
Be humble, and ready to “roll up your sleeves” to get things done
Method of Application
Do you fit the above profile? Kindly send your resume to, we would like to speak with you.

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