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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.

Other Responsibilities:
  • 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.
Other Benefits:
  • 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).

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