SCHOOL PRINCIPAL-GIRLS SCHOOL
Job Ref: EHC/017/2024
Kenya
Education

 

Our client, a  Girls Private School based in Nairobi offering both 8-4-4 and IGCSE curriculum, with a tradition of 30 years of academic excellence and character formation, invites suitably qualified candidates to fill vacant position of School Principal

Purpose        

The position of the principal serves as the lead Educator and Administrator of the school, responsible for implementing and managing the policies, regulations, and procedures of the school to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe child-centered learning environment following the approved curricula and directives of the school.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Leadership
  • Provide professional guidance and leadership throughout the school.
  • Official spokesperson and representative of the school in all official functions.
  • Ensure the school’s performance in terms of academic and co-curricular are of high standards as per the School’s Policy.
  • Ensure maintenance of high standards of discipline by both staff and students.
  • Achieve the highest possible standards of learning and student attainment.
  • Participate in a regular meeting to discuss the improvements that could be made with school board members.

 

  1. Instructional Management
  • Planning and overseeing the implementation of an effective curriculum, timetable, and organization of the school day, and reviewing these as appropriate.
  • Review the 844, CBC & IGCSE school’s policies and procedures and ensure they are up to date.
  • Oversee the examination- timetabling, registration of the students, preparation of exams, conducting examination as per the schedule of CIE & KNEC and dispatch scripts.
  • Interpreting and implementing decisions pertaining to education.
  • Regularly consult the Senior Management Committee about planning, operation, supervision, and evaluation of school education program. Include students and community representatives when appropriate.
  • Teach relevant subjects of areas specialization as per the curriculums; manage and implement school curriculum

 

  1. School Morale
  • Provide instructional resources and materials to support teaching staff in accomplishing instructional goals.
  • Foster collegiality and team building among staff members. Encourage their active involvement in decision-making process.
  • Build common vision for school improvement with staff. Direct planning activities and put programs in place with staff to ensure attainment of school’s mission.
  • Ensure there is an appropriate balance between all areas of school life, and that activities that do not always lead to formal examinations, such as art, music, drama, sport, and community involvement have their proper place within the life of the school.
  • Identify, analyze, and apply research findings (e.g., effective school correlates) to promote school improvement.
  • Develop and set annual school performance objectives for each of the Academic Excellence.

 

  1. Human Resource
  • Ensure teachers and non teaching staff with the right qualifications, experience and attitude are recruited.
  • Support the induction and mentoring of all members of staff.
  • Define expectations for staff performance regarding instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication with the public.
  • Ensure all the members of staff perform their duties.
  • Work with management-level planning and decision-making committees to plan professional development activities.
  • Lead and manage professional development and training opportunities for teachers.
  1. Student Management
  • Responsible for the welfare of the students. This includes recruitment and ensure strict adherence to the admissions policy and entrance procedure.
  • Work with faculty and students to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior and enhances the school climate.
  • Ensure that school rules are uniformly observed, and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook
  1. School and Community Relations
  • Articulate the school’s mission to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission.
  • Communicate and consult effectively with parents, staff, and others.
  • Demonstrate awareness of school and community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
  • Liaison officer between the Education Department, the sponsor of the school, student admission and curriculum policy and the supporting staff.
  • Welcome parents within the school and keeping them fully informed about the school and any developments.
  • Oversee the regular monitoring and recording of students’ progress and ensures that parents are provided with regular and helpful reports.
  • Promote positive working relationships with teachers, administrative staff, and parents.

APPLICATION

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications with a copy of current CV indicating current and expected remuneration package to: recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke on or before 19th March 2024.

Ladies are encouraged to Apply.

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