The Board of Nyasa Junior and Senior Academy is looking for an experienced Head Teacher or a deputy with vision, drive and leadership skills to expand this well established small school. We have just embarked on a project of starting the secondary school and this requires someone who has experience in starting up schools from ground level and is a teacher by profession. This role requires 30% teaching time and 70% leadership.
A head teacher shall be responsible for the internal organization, management and control of the school.
Deploying and managing all teaching and non-teaching staff of the school and allocating particular duties to them (including such duties of the head teacher as may be properly delegated to a deputy head teacher, assistant head teacher or other member of staff) in a manner consistent with their conditions of employment, maintaining a reasonable balance for each teacher between work carried out in school and work carried out elsewhere.
Ensuring that staff are aware of current educational developments and are kept up to date through an ongoing programme of continuous professional development
Leading, motivating, supporting, challenging and developing staff at all levels in order to secure and sustain continuous improvement and staff well-being and to be committed to personal continuing professional development.
Supporting middle and senior leadership of the school to build capacity, recognize existing talents and encourage delegation.
Determining, organizing and implementing a broad and balanced curriculum for the school, having regard to the needs, experiences, interests, aptitudes and stage of development of the pupils and the resources available to the school.
Evaluating the standards of teaching and learning in the school, and ensuring that proper standards of professional performance are established and maintained.
We offer a 2 year contract with an option to extend.
Package - a competitive package is offered which provides for a comfortable life in this part of Africa.
Perks- Furnished accommodation (two bedrooms) close to the school campus + utilities, A car with fuel allowance, VIP MASM cover (local medical aid) - for self, spouse and 2 children, Airfares (for self) from home destination for start and end of the contract, Children schooling at NJA - no charge, TEP cost covered
Required Candidate profile
Familiar with the British National Curriculum.
Fully qualified with a B.Ed/PGCE/equivalent or higher.
Experienced in a relevant position (min five years).