Job Vacancy For Deputy Head of School At Morgan International Community School (Central Region)



Purpose of Job

•   The Deputy Head forms part of the senior leadership team and reports directly to the Head of School.
•   The Deputy Head will assist the Head of School in the supervision of personnel, human resource responsibilities, development and maintenance of school policy and procedure, and supervision for administration and educational programs.
•   The Deputy Head replaces the Head of School when necessary. The DHS works in collaboration with middle management team members across the school.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   minimum of a Master's Degree in Education or Administration
•   appropriate certification as a school administrator
•   valid teaching certificates

Experience

•   demonstrated competency at senior level of management
•   3-5 years in a position of responsibility
•   supervision of curriculum implementation

Special Requirements

•   worked in an IB school/or understanding and experience of similar educational programs/best practices
•   knowledge of IGCSE curriculum
•   knowledge of WASSCE an asset
•   knowledge of middle and secondary learners' needs
•   able to work extensive hours

Key Outputs

Pedagogical leader who can:

•   oversee and direct the academic and extra-curricular programmes at the school
•   facilitate the regular review of curriculum- both horizontally and vertically
•   provide the resource support needed to enable quality teaching and learning

Strong Communicator who can:

•   facilitate and manage meetings for staff and parents
•   develop reports and relates information pertaining to programmes at the school to various audiences

Supervision of professional and academic support staff:

•   knowledge of current Professional Development models
•   ability to manage change
•   facilitate the process of recruitment and retention
•   manage the performance of the academic staff

Student Success

•   be knowledgeable in current approaches to assessment and reporting
•   supervise student affairs in the school including overall discipline and pastoral care
•   in collaboration with the Director of Business and Operations and Boarding Manager, ensure that the "boarding experience " of students is positive and successful

Financial and infrastructure management

•   able to articulate and manage the instructional budgets in the school in collaboration with programme coordinators and department heads and other staff in positions of responsibility
•   able to frame needed resources to appropriately staff programmes on offer at the school

Boarding Experience

•   knowledge of needs of students in boarding

Enrollment

•   assist in marketing the school
•   oversee the Admission process
•   evaluation of student applications
•   coordination with the National Examination Council and International Affiliations
•   financial aid determination
•   the selection of students

Key Competencies

Knowledge

•   Different teaching methods
•   Pastoral care experience
•   African Context
•   Change management
•   IB/IGCSE or similar pedagogy
•   Report Writing
•   Formative and summative supervision methods
•   Admissions
•   Student Management
•   Extensive knowledge of Ghana laws

Skills

•   Coaching and mentoring
•   Conflict mediation
•   Strong communication skills both orally and in writing in English
•   Experience in teaching at various levels
•   Necessary IT skills
•   People management
•   listener
•   Ability to lead
•   Strong intra and inter personal skills
•   Problem solver
•   Good thinker
•   Exceptional relation builder

Attitudes

•   Keen to promote staff development
•   Empathic but firm
•   motivator
•   approachable
•   Fair and consistent
•   Emulates the IB learner profile
•   Tireless work on behalf of students, staff and parents
•   Sense of humour
•   Values and models physical health and psychological well-being
•   Firm and clear decision-maker
•   visionary

Location: Central Region

How To Apply For The Job

Kindly send your resume to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 September, 2015