Job Summary

The Headmaster is the chief administrator and supervisor of the school and will be in a unique position to develop and lead a team of educators who can deliver a high-level of schooling.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

This position Is located In Dar-es-salaam Tanzania, the successful candidate must be willing to relocate to this location Effectively.

The Head Teacher serves as an instructional leader of the school and the overseer of campus operations. (S)he implements the educational objectives of the organization to instructional practices that yield the highest standards of student achievement, academic excellence, and community support. The Headmaster is the chief administrator and supervisor of the school.
The Headmaster of the School will be in a unique position to develop and lead a team of educators who can deliver a high-level of schooling. We are looking for a strategic-thinker to hire, train and oversee a staff throughout a phase of intensive growth as we transition from a school that is recognized on a district level to one that is competitive nationally.

REPORTS TO: Managing Director
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: The main functions of the Headmaster’s role will include: hiring, management, leadership, monitoring and evaluation, vision and curriculum implementation.
Including, but not limited to: 
  1. Assuming ultimate responsibility for the management and operation of the school in accordance with organizational goals, in addition to all legal and administrative policies and regulations
  2. Providing instructional leadership that creates, implements, maintains, and enhances excellence, scholarship, and achievement for all students
  3. Leading in the development, evaluation, and revision of curriculum and assuming responsibility for the implementation of approved programs
  4. Liaise with parents and stakeholders within the community
  5. Preparing and supervising the creation of the master teaching schedule and maintaining an efficient office system to support the administrative functions of the school
  6. Providing an articulated, consistent education for all students while encouraging staff to develop innovative strategies, techniques and activities
  7. Overseeing the evaluation of instructional materials, including textbooks, computer programs, library/media acquisitions, and other instructional materials
  8. Supervising the maintenance of individual student records and reports of pupil progress
  9. Directing the development of the school’s budget including staffing needs and instructional resources
Key Deliverables of this position
  1. Brand awareness & reputation
  2. Quality service delivery
  3. Strong external relationships and partnerships
Competencies (Behaviours)
  • Innovation
  • Investment discipline
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism
Academic Qualifications
  • Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in education, master’s degree holder will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in ICT
Relevant Experience
  • At least five years progressive teaching experience plus 3 years in which one must be in senior role within a school. (either as a principal or a deputy principal)
  • ability in school administration, curriculum development, program evaluation, staff development, school improvement principal or deputy principal)
  • Proven leadership, and staff supervision and evaluation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A passion for education, social justice and children

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