Head of School

Posted On: 21 December 2020 Plumptre Advisory   Lagos
Reference: N/A Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Our client is an established nursery and primary school located in Lekki Phase I, Lagos. They are looking for an experienced candidate to join their team as Head of School. 


In this strategic role that reports directly to the Executive Director, the job holder will be primarily responsible for effectively communicating and executing the school’s vision and mission and translating it into academic success.



  • To ensure the smooth running of the academic function and classroom operations.


  • Work to build capacity and strong teams; line manage members of the academic team.


  • Contribute substantively to the Senior Leadership Team, and the development of the school’s strategic planning.


  • Curriculum development and promoting innovation that area, including creating value add solutions and the use and development of appropriate technologies for learning.


The Person

  • An experienced senior leader with previous working experience in a high standard international school.


  • Qualified teacher with 10 years plus teaching experience.


  • At least 5 years of leadership experience in an international school with a minimum of 3 years as a member of the school senior leadership team.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and relevant Teacher Training Qualification. 


  • Experience of working with the National Curriculum of England (British Curriculum) and a grounded understanding of the regulatory and policy initiatives of the Nigerian Ministry of Education.


  • Experience of managing an inclusive educational setting and developing SEN programmes.


  • Previous experience working in a Montessori setting or a Montessori Teacher’s training qualification (Diploma course and above) will be a distinct advantage.


Please ensure you meet the requirements detailed above before applying for this position.



Team Management


Application Currently Closed

Sign up for job alerts

We can send you daily job alerts, fill the form below to get started

Share this job

Similar Jobs

HR Advisor
Posted: 2 months ago Lagos

ICT Teacher
Posted: 2 months ago Lagos

Call for Resumes
Posted: 2 months ago Lagos

Reading Officer
Posted: 2 months ago Lagos

Take your job search to the next level!

Receive periodic job alerts directly in your email by signing up for our newsletter