DEPUTY HEAD OF SCHOOL - ADMINISTRATION


CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED

STARTING DATE: IMMEDIATE



Description of Position:

Cornerstone International Academy is a candidate IB PYP school. We aim to empower all our students through the nurturing of their individual capabilities in a fast-changing world to be responsible and contribute to the world.

Description of Position:

Education


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Current administrative certification highly desirable


Experience

  • At least 3 years administrative/leadership experience in a sizeable school setting. International school (IB) experience and teaching experience highly preferred.

  • Experience in supervising academic and program development and facilitating implementation.

  • Experience in developing and achieving an organization’s strategic plan and development initiatives.

  • Demonstrated success in a multi-cultural environment, with overseas experience highly desirable

  • Proven track record in leading change and school improvement initiatives.

  • Experience in staff supervision and evaluation, with demonstrable knowledge of supervisory and administrative theory and practice.

  • Strong commitment to, and proven record of, fostering community involvement and support.


Desired Skills and Characteristics

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrable passion for learning.

  • Strong, culturally sensitive, collaborative leadership style with good interpersonal skills and ability to work with others to achieve school improvement.

  • Knowledge of current trends in International Baccalaureate (IB) and international education.

  • Knowledge of current approaches to assessment, benchmarking and tracking of results.

  • Professional awareness about the role of technology in 21st century schools.

  • Ability to engage in multiple tasks, to motivate, collaborate and inspire others.

  • Ability to build teams, including school and community partnerships.

  • Results oriented, self-motivated, dynamic, energetic and creative

  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills including the ability to motivate and lead a diverse team


Competencies

  • Leadership

  • Collaboration & Teamwork, Interpersonal Skills

  • Communication Ability

  • Vision & Strategic Planning

  • Decision Making

  • Organizational Management


Package:

Salary is highly competitive and will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Benefits include in and out flights, complimentary tuition for 2 dependents in the school (primary and middle years programme), accommodation, professional development opportunities, transportation to accommodation, basic medical coverage, Visa and work permit related costs, etc.


Application for Position:


Please send your full CV and a cover letter to the following email: josephpaulraj@cia.edu.gh and please include: REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for position as Deputy Head of School - Administration in the subject line of your mail.

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