Principal at St. Mary Dedication British International High Schools

St. Mary Dedication British International High Schools is a renowned educational institution known for its academic excellence and morally upright students. St Mary Dedication British international school challenges students to develop what is finest in themselves and others, for others and themselves. We are committed to nurturing an intentionally diverse, and inclusive community that encourages students and adults to inspire and respect one another.

At St Mary Dedication British Internation school our guiding principle is Education for Light, Through  Knowledge. Our aim is to provide a richness of opportunity for our student to excel, nurture and explore their talents without limits. That is because education goes beyond exam results, its about the complete development of the child.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Principal

Location: Sapele Road Benin, Edo
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • We are searching for a well-rounded individual to provide leadership of management of academic and pastoral programs for the secondary school in line with the schools Vision and Mission.
  • An outstanding candidate would be a visionary leader with effective communication skills and a desire to provide diverse students with an exceptional education.
  • A full understanding of the British curriculum would be very desirable.


  • Minimum Bachelors in Education, or Education Administration, other relevant fields are also welcome.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in Administration
  • A desire to work with children.
  • Advanced Degree/ training/ or evidence of  continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, excel, and powerpoint
  • Must be able to work well under pressure.

Additional Information:

  • This is a senior management position directly answerable to the Proprietress and school board.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of standardized curricula
  • Introducing innovative academic activities and extra curricular that will enhance the students, study experience.
  • Directly line manage heads of Departments and chair meetings
  • Marking lesson notes and monitoring of teacher’s delivery of the curriculum.
  • Ensure that department curriculum documentation ensures a breadth of knowledge and progression of skills that will cater to all groups of students across the ability spectrum.
  • Oversee the setting up, writing and production of high quality secondary school reports to parents.
  • Be responsible for the updating of handbooks and job descriptions, particularly in the Secondary school.
  • Ensure adequate cover supervision is provided for absent colleagues
  • Directly monitor standard through; work scrutiny’s, department reviews, observations, teacher and student feedback and individual appraisal or staff.
  • Be responsible for discipline in the secondary school, in particular dealing with serious behavioral issues, suspending students etc.
  • Involvement in the staff hire process.
  • Encourage parent involvement in school academic and extra curricular activities
  • Development of safety protocol and emergency response procedures.
  • Attending school functions
  • Coordination and Implementation of Career and College Readiness programs


  • Provision of tasteful accommodation and security.
  • Provision of a driver
  • Other benefits are negotiable

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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