Head of School - Dream Catchers Academy
Dream Catchers Academy
Lagos
1d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Summary

Plan, organize, direct, manage, supervise academic programs for the pupils and facilitate positive relations among school staff, parents, and visitors.

This position requires strong supervisory, leadership, management, and communication skills along with a warm and nurturing disposition, ad considering the peculiarity of the academy, the Head of School needs to play a motherly role to the girls.

Must have a sound knowledge of the school’s curriculum and the performing arts program implemented by the school

This position reports directly to the Head of Operations who reports to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities and Duties

Program / Curriculum Development :

Maintain, develop, or modify curriculum to meet the needs of children enrolled in the school and remain current with development in the field.

Staff Supervision :

Oversee all the school staff in administering, planning, and evaluating activities and lesson plans that promote developmentally appropriate learning.

Train and supervise the school staff by holding regular meetings, mediating minor disagreements, and assisting the classroom when necessary.

Plan, organise and promote professional development training in conjunction with the teachers.

Organise regular staff meetings to address issues in the school with reference to academics and the children.

Regularly monitor staff performance for performance improvement and development in their teaching.

Provide day-to-day leadership for the teachers and work with staff to ensure high performance.

Conduct school staff Performance Evaluation / Appraisal in conjunction with the Head of Operations.

Arrange for substitute help for the school staff (and serve as a substitute as needed).

Participate in the recruitment and hiring recommendation process for teachers.

Administration :

Primary responsibility for handling day-to-day administration of the school (Subject to the school’s Employee Handbook), including determination of all schedules, assignments of school staff responsibilities and utilization of official classroom space and resources.

Plan and implement health and safety programs including emergency procedures, facility, and equipment safety along with the Head of Operations.

Keep and maintain records pertaining to the administration and operation of the school.

Ensure the school lunch is properly supervised and report expectations from the food vendors.

Ensure newsletters are produced and sent to parents promptly.

Leadership and Staff Development :

Train and mentor staff on relevant professional areas.

Work at creating the right school climate that is conducive for productivity

Serve as a role model for the staff to emulate.

Other Responsibilities :

Carry out any other responsibilities assigned by the Executive Director.

Requirements

Bachelor of Education

3 - 6 years of work experience.

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