Job for Head of School at Silverwood School, Maryland

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 Title: Head of School

Location: Lagos

Job Description

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

She is to provide the following:

  • Loyalty and commitment to the vision, mission, core values 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 efficiency amongst the teachers.
  • Develop string of policies in collaboration with the directors and involvement of your team for proper guide to effective administrative and academic activities.
  • Monitor and supervise the work of the school effectively.
  • Provide effective communication and keep good relationship with the parents’ ecosystem of the school.
  • Promote a sense of commitment and belongingness within the school system.
  • Assure optimal utilization of resources.
  • Make the system function smoothly.
  • Prove yourself as an academician.
  • You must prove you are a good planner and you encourage participatory planning.

Marketing roles:

  • The Head of school is the Chief marketing officer of Silverwood School.
  • You must carry yourself in confidence with appearance and in relating with all.
  • You are responsible in getting the enrolment up and preventing it from going down.
  • You are to keep a database of new enquiries and personally and regularly follow up with such enquiries for conversion.
  • You are to design and conduct marketing activities to increase numbers of enrolment and reputation of the school.
  • Parents’ engagement is vital to this role of the head of school.

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.
  • Promote among pupils standards of conduct/discipline, proper regard for authority and the encouragement of good behaviour.

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 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.
  • Use the agreed budget to actively monitor and control performance to achieve value for money.
  • Provide ongoing budgetary information on a case by case basis.
  • Monitor the effectiveness and implementation of agreements with 3rd party service providers etc


  • 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 for those managing resources.
  • Establish and use effective methods to review and improve administrative systems.

Attractive and based on industry standard

Deadline: 23rd July, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV to: using the “Job Title” as subject of the email


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