Headteacher – Primary in Lagos, Nigeria

at Bradfield Consulting

Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The headteacher will be responsible to provide dynamic and professional leadership for the school that builds upon change to secure its continued success and improvement, ensuring high quality education for all its students and improved standards of achievement. 



Provide inspiring and purposeful leadership for the staff and pupils.
To work in partnership with the governing body, staff and parents generating the ethos and values which will underpin the school.
To continue to implement a Development Plan which will secure continuous school improvement
To monitor and evaluate the performance of the school and respond and report to the governing body as required.
To ensure that management, finances, organisation and administration of the school supports its vision and aims.
To ensure that all those involved in the school are committed to its aims, motivated to achieve them, and involved in meeting long, medium and short term objectives and targets which secure the educational success of the school.


Continue to maintain an environment that promotes and secures good teaching, effective learning, high standards of achievement and good behaviour.
Determine, organise, implement and monitor the curriculum and its assessment and ensure that statutory requirements are met.
Ensure that pupils develop study skills in order to learn more effectively and with increasing independence.
Determine and implement policies which promote:
a) Positive strategies for developing good race relations and dealing with racial incidents.
b) Equality of access.
Determine and implement positive strategies and programmes which ensure good pupil behaviour and discipline and give support and clear guidance on exclusions.


Plan, allocate, support and evaluate work undertaken by groups, teams and individuals, ensuring clear delegation of tasks and devolution of responsibilities in a manner consistent with conditions of employment.
Implement and sustain effective systems for the management of staff performance, incorporating performance management and target setting.
Promote and monitor the continuing professional development of staff, including the induction of newly qualified teachers.
Ensure that professional duties are fulfilled, as specified in the Terms and Conditions of Service of teachers, including those of headteacher.
Participate in the arrangements made in accordance with the regulations for performance management and threshold assessment, and to participate in the identification of areas in which the Headteacher would benefit from further training and undergoing such training.




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