Head of School 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 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 to the development and promotion of professional efficiency amongst the teachers.
  • Develop a string of policies in collaboration with the directors and involvement of your team for a 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 the appearance and in relating to all.
  • You are responsible for getting the enrolment up and preventing it from going down.
  • You are to keep a database of new inquiries and personally and regularly follow up with

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 wellbeing.
  • 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 institution with a verifiable pedigree as a head or departmental leader who can demonstrate and highlight concrete career achievements
  • Must be a 21st Century Educator
  • Must be registered with the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN)
  • Must be between the ages of 38 to 45 years.

Deadline: 5th April 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications with detailed CV to: support@silverwoodschools.com Using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.


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