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Job Recruitment at Higher Ground International Schools (HGIS)

Higher Ground International Schools (HGIS) Uzuakoli in Abia State, is a newly built ultramodern Secondary, Primary and Nursery School located along Uzuakoli – Umuahia highway with a beautiful learning environment, and world-class teaching and learning facilities. Our school offers a wide range of learning experiences from academics, morals, to mentorship and sports development. Our curriculum is a unique blend of British and Nigerian based on our philosophy of “training the mind, impact for self/talent discovery and mentoring towards excellent fulfillment of potentials.

We are currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Class Tutor (Primary School and Nursery)

Location: Abia
Slot: 12

Job Description

  • Effectively teach subject /subjects as assigned by the Head Teacher and / or School Administrator
  • Teaches basic literacy, numeracy, quantitative and verbal reasoning as appropriate
  • Must be computer literate and excellent in word processing
  • Establishes foundation in basic sciences, mathematics, geography, technology, history and other social sciences
  • Assesses the progress of students under their care through continuous assessments and examinations
  • Ensure that students abide by the rules and regulations of the school
  • Contributes his/her quota towards the growth and development of the school
  • Receives complaints from parents and channel it to the appropriate quarters
  • Where applicable, provide guidance and counseling support to students as assigned
  • Conducts daily assessment and fill up dossier for assigned class.
  • Handles any other duty and position as assigned by the Principal and / or School Administrator.

Requirements

  • Should have a minimum of NCE, B. A, B.Ed., B.Sc. in relevant Arts, Sciences or humanities courses.
  • B.A, B.Ed., and B.Sc. and or previous teaching experience would be added advantage.
  • Must be disciplined, of good character, passionate about students, fluent in English, ready to mold lives and take up the challenging roles of a growing school in line with the vision of the founder/CEO.
  • Must be computer literate and excellent in word processing is An advantage.

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Tutor (For Various Subjects – Secondary School)

Location: Abia
Slot: 15

Job Description

  • Helps to implement the organization’s vision, in the Secondary school section by exhibiting high level of punctuality, competence, and good morals.
  • Be more committed in delivering world class learning programs in line with British-Nigerian curriculum, by rendering a more detailed classroom work, field exhibition , practical session, mentorship programs and where necessary, extra mural class programs..
  • May be required to take other roles as class teacher, form master/mistress, house master/mistress, Agric master/mistress and etc all geared towards a providing a holistic learning and mentorship coverage.

Responsibilities

  • Should have a minimum of B.A, B.Ed., B.Sc. in relevant Arts, Sciences or humanities courses. Post graduate teaching experience and/or M. A, M.Ed. or M.Sc. is an added advantage.
  • Ability to handle at least two subjects either at junior/senior levels or one for each is an added advantage but not a Must
  • Effectively teach subject(s) as assigned by the Principal and / or School Administrator
  • Accesses students’ performance through continuous assessments and examinations
  • Must be computer literate and excellent in word processing
  • Ensures that students abide by the rules and regulations of the school
  • Contributes his/her quota towards the growth and development of the school
  • Receives complaints from parents and channel it to the appropriate quarters
  • Provide needed support as form teacher for assigned class
  • Where applicable, provides guidance and counseling support to students
  • Conduct daily assessment and fill up dossier for assigned class.
  • Handle any other duty and positions as assigned by the Principal and / or School Administrator.

Requirements

  • Should have a minimum of B.A, B.Ed., and B.Sc. in relevant Arts, Sciences or humanities courses.
  • M.A, M.Ed. or M.Sc and/or previous teaching experience would be added advantage.
  • Must be disciplined, of good character, passionate about students, fluent in English, ready to mold lives and take up for the challenging roles of a growing school in line with the vision of the founder/CEO.
  • Computer literacy and excellent in word processing is a must.

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Head Teacher (Primary and Nursery)

Location: Abia

Job Description

  • Helps to implement the organization’s vision in the Primary and Nursery section by working side by side the School Admin in providing leadership and coordinating all educational activities for both staff and pupils of the school.
  • Provides developmental insights during management review meetings and required support for operational effectiveness.
  • Delivers world class learning programs and ensures that all tutors align appropriately.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees the smooth running of the daily activities of the Primary and Nursery school and reports to the school administrator on weekly basis.
  • Monitors teaching modules, lesson notes, curriculum and overall staff and pupils class work performance in line with the expected delivery of the school
  • Periodically organize meetings, reviews, teach-the-teacher (TTT) programs for primary and nursery school teachers.
  • Provides counseling, periodic teaching on literacy, numeracy, quantitative and verbal reasoning as appropriate to the pupil.
  • Undertake other assigned responsibilities by the admin/ school Board for the overall progress of the school

Requirements

  • Should have a minimum of B. A, B.Ed., B.Sc. in relevant Arts, Sciences or humanities courses with up to 5 years teaching experience.
  • M.A, M.Ed. or M.Sc. will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience as a Head teacher, or Assistant Head Teacher, educational will be an additional advantage
  • Must be disciplined, of good character, passionate about students, fluent in English, ready to mold lives and take up for the challenging roles of a growing school in line with the vision of the founder/CEO.
  • Computer literacy and excellent in word processing is added advantage

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: School Bursar / Accountant

Location: Abia

Job Description

  • Helps in developing and managing financial systems, policies and ensures compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Ensure accounting, financial documentations and reports are accurate, efficient, updated and on time

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparing financial reports, budgets and financial statements for the school.
  • Provides management with financial analyses, development budgets and accounting reports, analyses financial feasibility for the most complex proposed projects; conducts market research to forecast trends and business conditions.
  • Responsible for financial forecasting and risks analysis
  • Performs cash management, general ledger accounting and financial reporting for the school
  • Responsible for administering payrolls
  • Ensures compliance with taxation legislation
  • Handles all financial transactions for HGIS
  • Serves as internal auditor for HGIS
  • Performs all necessary interfaces with banks and other financial institutions.

Requirements

  • Should have a minimum of HND, B.A, B.Ed, B.Sc in Accounting, Statistics, Financial Management, Economics or Business Administration.
  • One (1) year post graduate relevant accounting experience in educational, banking, and accounting, or marketing firm. Advanced qualifications such as ICAN, ACCA, M.A, M.Ed or M.Sc is an added advantage

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: School Admin / Principal

Location: Abia

Job Description

  • Responsible for personnel and administrative tasks of both academic and nonacademic sections of the entire Institution (HGIS).
  • Communicates and implements the organization’s vision, mission and strategy In line with the dreams of the founder.
  • Works with the governing Board to review yearly/periodic plans and ensure implementation of a smooth educational system with highest operational efficiency at all times

Responsibilities

  • Design job descriptions, and KPI to drive performance management for teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Regularly hold meetings with key stakeholders (parents and member of the school board) to review the effectiveness of the school’s policies, procedures and processes
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; and evaluating new products.
  • Ensures operational efficiency of equipment by ensuring preventive maintenance, timely repairs and installations of new equipment.
  • Defines job positions for recruitment and managing internal interviewing process
  • Carries out staff induction for new team members
  • Responsible for training, evaluation and assessment of all employees
  • Responsible for approving travel arrangements, meetings and appointments with education authorities
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.
  • Responsible for signing cheques and documents on behalf of the tutorial college and directors
  • Represents the school in signing business deals (partnership)
  • Responsible for handling high profile clients and deals
  • Liaise with school CEO and Board of Directors for fixing fees
  • Coordinates all staff and arms of the school
  • Evaluates the success of the tutorial college and periodically conduct appraisal of staff performance for promotion, rewards, etc
  • Reports to the CEO and the board of Directors
  • Oversees the smooth running of the daily activities of the school and reports to the Proprietor/CEO periodically

Requirements

  • Should have a minimum of B. A, B.Ed., B.Sc. in relevant Arts, Sciences or humanities course(s) with up to 8 years teaching experience and at least 3 years in senior levels.
  • M.A, M.Ed. or M.Sc. or PhD will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience as a school principal, vice principal, head teacher, or HR/Admin Manager of an educational institution with educational qualification background will be an added advantage
  • Must be disciplined, of good character, passionate about students, fluent in English, ready to mold lives and take up the challenging roles of a growing school in line with the vision of the founder/CEO.
  • Must be computer literate and excellent in word processing (MUST)

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Janitor / Cleaner

Location: Abia
Job Type: Full time

Responsibilties

  • Responsible for cleaning all parts of the school facility at stipulated times
  • Ensure that toiletries and supplies are always in stock and available
  • Handles any other duty as assigned by the school administrator
  • Work as gardeners to clear unwanted grasses within the school premises
  • Be of good character with a willingness to learn
  • Male and Female to apply

Requirements

  • Ability to read, write and perform manual cleaning work

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send an email to: hr.hgisuz@gmail.com or submit CV in person at the School’s security post.

 

Job Title: PR / Marketing Executive

Location: Abia

Job Description

  • Drafts and implements within timeline strategies for business expansion not limited to branding, aggressive online and offline marketing, adverts, jingles, CSR, communities based awareness Programmes, sponsors/partnership programs with government and relevant stakeholders with the approval from management
  • Will act as the voice and image of the institution, represent the school externally with approval of management on all exhibition, talent discovery, student haunt, marketing, road shows and be responsible for all awareness leading to inflow of students
  • Will work alongside the Customer Service Executive to update all media channels with relevant visibility, product information and also generate periodic applicable reports.

Responsibilities

  • Formulating policies and budgets for preliminary review with respect to Marketing, branding and visibility programs and projects
  • Identifies, prioritizes and reaches out to new students and business opportunities
  • Identifies development opportunities; follow up on development leads and contacts; participates in the structuring and financing of projects; assures the completion of development projects
  • Writes winning proposal documents, negotiate fees and rates in line with organization’s policy
  • Responsible for handling business research, market surveys and feasibility studies for the school
  • Responsible for supervising implementation, advocate for the customer’s needs and communicate with all relevant parties
  • Develops, executes and evaluates new plans for expanding increase in the school
  • Documents all customer contact and information, and share with the secretary and Admin
  • Represents the school alongside the school administrator in strategic meetings
  • Helps to increase students’ intake and growth for the school

Requirements

  • Should have a minimum of HND, B.A, B.Ed, B.Sc in relevant Arts, Sciences or humanities courses. One (1) year post graduate marketing experience and / or M.A, M.Ed or M.Sc is an added advantage. Graduates of English are encouraged to apply
  • Fluent in English, Igbo and pidgin
  • Must be smart and a goal getter
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of IT, designs, tele/digital marketing
  • Must be able to upload and edit content on the social media and prepare good ROI based proposals within limited time
  • Must be a self-motivating individual, bold and able to communicate at all levels

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Client Service Executive / Secretary

Location: Abia

Job Description

  • Act as the Institution’s ambassador and first point of contact by providing excellent customer service to all staff, guests, parents, visitors and partners coming to the school
  • Undertake all clerical duties and ensure necessary communications are released timely and channeled appropriately as directed by the school Admin
  • Effectively manage all information channels, both online and offline, generate relevant correspondences, Memo, circulars, etc for Admin/managements review, and provide customized professional feedback within stipulated timeline.

Responsibilities

  • Welcomes/receives parents and students by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries
  • Ensures necessary contacts with parents, students and HGIS via online channels (e-mail, website, whatsapp, twitter, LinkedIn etc) walk-in center, SMS or phone and provide the parents and students with a personalized and quality customer service experience
  • Through interaction with parents and students on the phone, uses every opportunity to build parents’ interest in the school’s products and services.
  • Manages administrative duties assigned by the school Administrator in a professional manner
  • Consistently stay abreast of any new information on the Institutions’ products, and adopt promotional campaigns to ensure accurate and helpful information flow to parents and students when they make enquires.
  • Partner with the PR/Marketing executive to ensure all enquires, entries and requests from parents are treated promptly
  • Receives and sends parcels/documents for HGIS
  • Distributes mails in the organization
  • Handles any other duties as assigned by the School Administrator.

Requirements

  • Should have a minimum of HND, B.A, B.Ed, B.Sc in relevant Arts, Sciences or humanities courses.
  • One (1) year post graduate experience in front line customer service.
  • Must be fluent in English and vast in the use of computer systems and application, fax, Printer, Copier and scanner
  • Must have good mastery of email/communication etiquette

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Minder –  Nursery

Location: Abia
Slot: 3 Openings

Job Description / Requirements

  • Should have a minimum of WAEC. NCE, is an added advantage.
  • Must have special love for children, tolerant and passion to correct errors with smile
  • Be of good character, humble and ready to learn
  • Effectively take care of pupils in her assigned class, ensuring the pupils remain neat and unstained
  • Help the children to take their foods and snacks
  • Oversee the overall hygiene of the pupils assigned to her
  • Reports any feeling of sickness noticed in the pupils to the class teacher, head teacher, school administrator and the child’s parent
  • Ensure that pupils are only handed over to the parents or their nominated alternative(s)
  • Support the class teacher in the daily assessment of the progress of pupils under their care
  • Ensures that students abide by the rules and regulations of the school
  • Contributes her quota towards the growth and development of the school
  • Receives complaints from parents and channel it to the appropriate quarters
  • Where applicable, provide guidance and counseling support to students as assigned
  • Handles any other duty and position as assigned by the Principal and / or School Administrator.

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 30th May, 2020.

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