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Head Teacher

Shortlisting stage of vacancy - only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Overview of role

To oversee the overall running of the School, which secures its success and improvement, through inspiring and purposeful leadership to the members of staff and high quality education for all its pupils.

Job description

Leadership

  • Develops the school strategic plan
  • Lead the execution of the schools strategic plans short, medium and long term
  • Ensures legal and statutory compliance of the school.
  • Answerable to and Reports to the School Board
  • Provides reports to the School Board and its sub committees as per requirements.
  • Provides direction to both members of staff and pupils, motivativating and empowering them to live and contribute towards the realization of the school vision.
  • Creates a harmonious environment in which the parents, pupils and staff can take the school forward.

Technical

  • Supervises curriculum development, improvement and evaluation and ensures that the School’s curriculum moves towards the Accreditation of the School as a Thinking School.
  • Monitors and updates the Syllabi to ensure that the content allows a smooth transition for pupils
  • Monitors the performance of pupils using appropriate Benchmarking tests
  • Develops and monitor annual budget for the school.
  • Maintains the Financial viability of the School together with the School Board.
  • Manages and maintains all staff and students welfare programs
  • Manages the entire school infrastructure
  • Manages the development of staff to ensure they are registered and accredited by relevant bodies
  • Forges strategic partnerships with other schools, key stakeholders such as CHOPS, SCSA, IEB etc. to ensure that the school

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Honors Degree in Teaching
  • Four (4) years’ experience as a Deputy Headteacher and/ or Headteacher in private primary education
  • Four (4) years’ experience in International Curriculum Development
  • Middle Management and Leadership courses

Behavioural Competencies

  • Judgment and Decision making
  • Managing Performance and Holding People accountable
  • Planning, Co-ordination and Execution
  • Problem Solving
  • Change Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Developing Others
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Closing date for applications is 29 April 2018

Company profile

Broadhurst Primary School prides itself with its unique approach to academics, being the “thinking school”, introducing student centered learning and promoting research. The school is registered to deliver International Benchmark Tests (IBT) in partnership with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and has a history of producing highly successful students through a unique curriculum and provision of excellent facilities. Renowned for its progressive and innovative approach to education, Broadhurst Primary School offers its students a dynamic learning environment providing its students with quality education with pace setting expertise. It caters for children from diverse cultures, which is reflected in the school’s social, academic and cultural curriculum.

Location

Gaborone

Address

Plot 111
Ground Floor-North Wing
Millenium Office Park
Gaborone International Finance Park

Postal address:
Private Bag BR 198
Broadhurst
Botswana

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