Vice Principal - Student Affairs in Lagos, Nigeria

at Bradfield Consulting

Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description



  • Supervise and co-ordinate all the pastoral affairs of the school and ensure a high level of excellence as regards the school’s pastoral activities on a daily basis.
  • Supervise the pastoral schedules of duties of the Housemasters /Mistress and the Guidance counselor as it relates to pastoral matters.
  • Ensure the compliance of learners and academic staff to rules and regulations pertaining to curricular and co-curricular activities.
  • Liaise with the Vice Principal (Admin/Academic.) where appropriate.
  • Implementation of Standards and Norms of British and Nigerian Curricula.
  • Facilitate student scholastic achievement by teaching and modeling appropriate study skills, and assessing students' school grades and performance and implementing additional learning support when necessary
  • Responsible for teaching and facilitating student leisure and recreational activities 


  • Responsible for managing and maintaining the student home facility


  • Ensure a safe, secure, and clean environment by conducting daily home inspection
  • Perform minor home maintenance and submitting work orders when necessary to the maintenance department,
  • Conduct fire drills and reviewing emergency exit plan with students,
  • Responsible for students' personal safety by being aware of student location, attentive to warning signs of emotional distress
  • Ensure maintenance of an accurate visiting roster adhering to the established visiting policy, and supporting overall boarding house supervision.
  • Responsible for attending to students' health care needs by recognizing students' health care needs and referring to medical services when appropriate
  • Recognize and provide support to students in bereavement and separation issues
  • Listen actively to students' thoughts, feelings, concerns, and problems, and counsels, when appropriate. Be responsible to the spiritual needs of the student by making appropriate referrals
  • Responsible for leading daily devotions and prayer at meals consistent with the religious teaching and role-modeling appropriate choices in movies, music, and television programs.
  • Responsible for providing a supportive and flexible structure from which students learn responsibility, problem-solving, and time management
  • Providing opportunities for students to practice and demonstrate learned skills including manners, conflict resolution, budgeting, and cooperation and teamwork,
  • Teaching students to develop a positive peer culture through helping relationships
  • Facilitating students' development of individual and student home goals and objectives,
  • Ensure students are taught and practice healthy lifestyles by teaching, coaching, and modeling personal hygiene:
  • Responsible for educating and counseling students on dating relationships, human sexuality, and drug and alcohol issues
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