Headmaster of the Flying Kites Primary School
The Headmaster serves as an instructional leader of the school and the overseer of campus operations. (S)he implements the educational objectives of the organization to instructional practices that yield the highest standards of student achievement, academic excellence, and community support. The Headmaster is the chief administrator and supervisor of the school.
The Headmaster of the Flying Kites School will be in a unique position to develop and lead a team of educators who can deliver a high-level of schooling. We are looking for a strategic-thinker to hire, train and oversee a staff throughout a phase of intensive growth as we transition from a school that is recognized on a district level to one that is competitive nationally.
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: The main functions of the Headmaster’s role will include: hiring, management, leadership, monitoring and evaluation, vision and curriculum implementation.
Including, but not limited to:
Assuming ultimate responsibility for the management and operation of the school in accordance with organizational goals, in addition to all legal and administrative policies and regulations
Providing instructional leadership that creates, implements, maintains, and enhances excellence, scholarship, and achievement for all students
Leading in the development, evaluation, and revision of curriculum and assuming responsibility for the implementation of approved programs
Liaise with parents and stakeholders within the community
Preparing and supervising the creation of the master teaching schedule and maintaining an efficient office system to support the administrative functions of the school
Providing an articulated, consistent education for all students while encouraging staff to develop innovative strategies, techniques and activities
Overseeing the evaluation of instructional materials, including textbooks, computer programs, library/media acquisitions, and other instructional materials
Supervising the maintenance of individual student records and reports of pupil progress
Directing the development of the school’s budget including staffing needs and instructional resources
Must hold a Bachelor’s degree
Must have extensive experience (3+ years) in a management role at a primary or secondary school
Proven leadership ability in school administration, curriculum development, program evaluation, staff development, school improvement, and staff supervision and evaluation
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A passion for education, social justice and children
Be willing to reside in Njabini, Kenya
Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org