St. Saviour’s School Ebute – Metta, the pioneer School of the St. Saviour’s Schools (St. Saviour’s School, Ebute – Metta and St. Saviour’s School, Ikoyi) was founded in 1951 and for 47 years provided quality education to primary school-age children. In 1998 the St. Saviour’s School, Ebute – Metta in a bid to continue nurturing children, started the nursery school and today proudly provides an enabling environment which inspires excellence and lifelong learning to children between ages 3 and 11.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Deputy Head Teacher
Employment Type: Full-time
- Working with the Headteacher and others, the Deputy Headteacher will support evaluation of the school’s performance to identify areas for continuous improvement. The Deputy Headteacher will take a shared responsibility for creating a conducive and productive learning environment for the pupils.
- Undertake the normal responsibilities of the class teacher or subject teacher
- Attend Senior Management Team (SMT) meetings
- Assist the Head Teacher in leading and managing the school
- Undertake such duties as are delegated by the Head Teacher
- Deputise for the Head Teacher, as and when the need may arise
- Play a major role under the overall direction of the Head Teacher in formulating and reviewing the School Development Plan (SDP) and the aims and objectives of the school by:
- Establishing the policies through which they shall be achieved
- Leading and managing staff and resources to that end
- Monitoring progress towards their achievement
- Carry out the duties of a general class teacher as detailed in the school’s class teacher job description.
Support the Head Teacher to:
- Track the implementation of the School Development Plan
- Maintain and develop the ethos, values and overall purpose of the school
- Formulate the aims and objectives of the school and policies for their implementation
- Develop improvement initiatives which will translate the school goals into actions
- Organise, manage and supervise school activities
- Support the Head Teacher in the development, organisation and implementation of the school’s curriculum
- Support the Head Teacher in reviewing and updating school policies on curriculum, teaching and learning, assessment, recording and reporting
- Assist in ensuring that the learning and teaching provided by different teachers and teaching teams is in alignment with the curriculum for each subject matter
- Assist in ensuring that information on pupil progress is used to improve teaching and learning
- Lead our quality assurance systems to ensure outstanding performance of all teachers and to raise standards
- Develop management and leadership skills within staff through the development and effective implementation of training plan
- Track feedback from parents to ensure all complaints are resolved within the shortest time possible
- Ensure the development, organisation and implementation of the school’s policy for the personal and social development of pupils including pastoral care and guidance
- Monitor the induction of pupils to ensure effectiveness of the process
- Provide guidance in determining appropriate pupil groupings
- Encourage good behavior and promote standards of conduct/discipline, regard for authority among pupils
- Promote the culture of independent learning
- Ensure pupil disciplinary cases are handled in line with the school’s disciplinary policy
- Responsible for the line management and performance management of specific teachers and stewards, as required.
- Ensure that teaching staff are prepared and equipped to implement the approved School Development Plan
- Participate in the recruitment and development of teaching and non-teaching staff of the school.
- Coordinate the performance appraisal process of teaching staff
- Provide professional advice and support the identification of training needs.
- Foster positive relationships across the school community
- Advise and assist the Board of Management as required, in exercising its functions including attending meetings and report presentation
- Maintain and develop effective communication and links with parents; provide positive responses to concerns and problems regarding their children’s education and wellbeing.
- Assist with liaising with other educational establishments in order to ensure continuity of learning, progression and curriculum development
- First degree in education or B.Sc with a PDGE
- Master’s degree in Education Management or related field will be an added advantage
- Evidence of professional development through relevant certification(s)
Application Closing Date
27th November, 2020.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application along with CV to: email@example.com using the Job Title as subject of the email.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.