Head of Primary at St Mary Dedication British International School

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Head of Primary

Location: Benin City, Edo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for an energetic, and exemplary leader with a passion for nurturing and developing young children.
  • A leader who knows the usefulness of qualitative education, with a desire to draw out the best in every child.
  • A successful canditate will understand in depth the delivery of the British and Montessori curriculum.


  • Strategic Direction and Development of the Primary school- in co-operation with, the principal.
  • Clear understanding of the Montessori Curriculum
  • Ensure all Primary Teaching staff are committed to the school’s aims and are motivated.
  • Maintain and promote an effective partnership with Primary pupil’s parents to support and improve pupil’s achievement and personal development.
  • Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and standards of learning and achievement for all pupils in primary school.
  • Promote and maintain an environment within the primary school that secures high standards of planning, organization, teaching, learning, behaviour and achievement.
  • Monitor and review the deployment of primary school staff such that the learning needs of groups and individual pupils are met.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the primary school, and regularly present coherent and accurate accounts to inform the school evaluation process and its stakeholders.
  • Ensure systems are in place for the performance management of primary school staff and that their effectiveness is monitored.
  • Maintain and develop the primary school extended curriculum and extra-curricular activities to foster an exciting learning environment.
  • Work closely with the Head of secondary school to ensure that all expectations, standards, procedures and systems are built on throughout the school and provide a natural progression for pupils and staff between the two schools.
  • Ensure that parents and pupils are well informed about the curriculum, attainment and progress towards their targets.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Education, other relevant fields are also welcome.
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in Administration and Teaching
  • Desirable: Diploma in Montessori Education
  • A desire to work with children.
  • Advanced Degree/ training/ or evidence of continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to work well under pressure

Additional Information:

  • This is a senior management position directly answerable to the Proprietress and school board.

Additional Benefit Available

  • Provision of tasteful accommodation and security ( For International/Out of state staff)
  • Pension plan

Application Deadline
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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