Eden Solutions & Resources Limited - Our client, an International School operating with British Curriculum located in Umiahia, Abia State is looking to recruit committed, passionate and well experienced candidate to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head of Department
Location: Umiahia, Abia
Employment Type: Full Time
Setting examination papers, coordinating marking schemes and moderating examinations and assessment processes;
Advising and contributing to curriculum development of the school and system level under the direction and guidance of the respective Education Officer;
Holding and leading regular departmental meetings and ensuring the keeping of minutes;
Performing the duties of a Teacher and Head a Department for a particular subject or group of subjects;
leading the department in developing and improving teaching and learning;
Planning curriculum including developing and maintaining schemes of work in consultation with colleagues within the department and across the whole school (vertical and horizontal planning)
Maintaining and developing assessment practices including oral assessment, standardization and moderation strategies in line with the British Curriculum;
Recommending appropriate professional development for department teachers within the subject area.
Coordinating the production of department reports.
Chair periodic department meetings, providing agendas and minutes of these meetings to the Teachers’ Shared folder accessible to all staff.
Liaising with the member of staff responsible for timetabling with regard to the deployment of staff.
Minimum of a Master's Degree. Preferably in Education
Candidate must have relevant work experience (not less than 7 years) as a teacher/supervisor/head of department.
Must possess technical understanding of the British curriculum
Innovative thinker and a flexible approach.
Strong interpersonal and decision making skills.
Capable of formulating and expressing an independent view and of working loyally as part of a team.
Calmness and efficiency and the ability to work under great pressure at certain times.
A friendly, professional approach capable of inspiring confidence in colleagues, pupils, existing parents and future prospective parents.
Excellent communication skills, oral, written and in the use of ICT.
Outstanding organizational and administrative skills.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV in PDF to: email@example.com using the Job Title as the subject of the e-mail. e.g. "Head of Department".