Job Vacancy For Headteacher



An international basic and JHS school in Accra is looking for a dynamic person to fill the position of Headteacher.

Job requirements:

•   Provide strategic and operational leadership to the school community i.e. pupils, teaching and non-teaching staff
•   Ensure that teachers and pupils undertake learning in a conducive, safe and secure environment
•   Ensure the availability of adequate resources for the promotion of effective learning
•   Handle the day to day administration of the school
•   Assign duties and monitor activities of both teaching and non-teaching staff in order to achieve set targets
•   Improve visibility of the school to increase enrolment and for the long-term sustainability of the school
•   Identify and address learning and development needs of staff and recommend appropriate interventions
•   Assess performance of staff and address issues of under and/or non-performance
•   Administer discipline to staff, when appropriate
•   Undertake subject/class teaching when the need arises

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of a good first degree in Education, Education Management, Social Sciences or equivalent. Post graduate qualification in Education will be an advantage
•   Professional Certification in the Teaching Profession required
•   Must have at least five (5) years’ teaching experience, with at least one year in a management or leadership position
•   Must have strong leadership skills including analytical/critical thinking
•   Must have good oral and written communication skills
•   Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel required
•   Report writing skills required.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons should send their Curriculum Vitaes and cover letters to this email address: [email protected]  or send by post to the address below:

The Executive Director
P. O. Box T.F. 536
Trade Fair, La - Accra

Closing Date: 29 November, 2013

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.