Head of school/headteacher

A Reputable School

Job Summary

Perform duties of a Head of School/Headteacher

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

A Reputable School seeks the services of a Head of School/Headteacher


Job Title: Head of School/Headteacher


Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra


Job Description

  • Formulating overall aims and objectives for the school and policies for their implementation
  • Working with senior colleagues to deploy staff effectively and recruit new staff
  • Meeting with other education professionals, and representing the school at conferences and other events outside the school in the local community and nationwide
  • Motivating, training and disciplining staff
  • Ensuring the motivation of the pupils
  • Ensuring an infrastructure is in place in which all members of staff and pupils feel they can register their opinions on serious matters, and have a route via which they can communicate problems to senior members of staff
  • Ensuring the good financial management of the school
  • Ensuring the school is up-to-date with innovations, from teaching practices to new technologies
  • Reporting on the school’s performance to a range of audiences, including governors, the Local Education Authority, the local community, Ofsted and others
  • Managing accommodation (e.g. classrooms) effectively to meet the needs of the curriculum and Health & Safety requirements
  • Assuming responsibility for other legal matters in the day-to-day running of the school
  • Assuming responsibility for pastoral care of pupils where necessary
  • Resolving major disciplinary issues with pupils


Qualification and Requirements

  • Must be a trained professional Teacher with B-Edu
  • Must be between 20- 35 years 
  • Must have a sense call of call to Ministry and mission
  • Must be ready to go through training in Pastoral Ministry
  • Must live within Dome, Taifa or Kwabenya catchment area

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