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Head Teacher Job at Aga Khan Education Service, Uganda ( AKES,U ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head Teacher

Jobs at:
Aga Khan Education Service, Uganda ( AKES,U )

Deadline of this Job:
19th October, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Aga Khan Education Service, Uganda ( AKES,U ) is an organization committed to enriching the lives of ‘many generations of multi- racial and multi-cultural student populations" through the provision of quality and affordable education, and offers both National and International Curriculums. It is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people of all faiths and origins in specific regions of the developing world.
AKES,U is looking to hire a qualified Head Teacher, Aga Khan Primary School, National Section with a proven track record in leadership, strategic and education administration. Reporting to the Executive Principal, the successful candidate will be responsible for the administration and management of Aga Khan Primary School. The role is based in Kampala.

Summary: The Head Teacher will have overall responsibility for all matters related to the school and will be the final sign-oil at the school level on all financial, hiring, admissions, discipline, evaluation and academic matters before submission to Head Office. The Head Teacher will be a visionary leader who will exercise an ethical and moral leadership to develop the school into a School of Choice in Uganda, improving the positioning of the school in the market by enhancing academic, co-curricular, sports and leadership programmes as well as developing a school culture that emphasizes ethics and values, pluralism, spirituality and excellence.

Responsibilities
  • Provide executive leadership by building a high-performance, culturally diverse team, committed to achieving the vision of the school.
  • School management; to manage the school efficiently and effectively by ensuring compliance in Curriculum systems; stall management appraisal; compensation and professional development; students’ discipline and holistic education; budget and finance; parental & community relations; school operations among others.
  •  Provide policy guidance on relevant issues regarding AKES,U and abide by the Code of Conduct, Standard and Quality control of AKDN and AKES,U.
The requirements
Applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or other relevant degree + PGDE. Master's degree in Education from a reputable, accredited university is an added advantage.
  • Relevant experience of 8 years’ experience, as Deputy Head or Head teacher in a reputable primary school.
  • Proven record in the effective and efficient management of fiscal and human resources.
  • Experience in leading primary schools and being knowledgeable in instructional best practices and contemporary trends in education
  • Excellent team-building skills, with proven experience in leading, motivating and empowering both stall and students.
  •  Demonstrates accountability and integrity and understands the needs of a diverse learning community.
Job application procedure
Interested applicants should submit a detailed letter of application (indicating the job reference number in the subject line), current CV copies of relevant certificates, telephone contact, names and contacts of three professional referees to the address below by 19th October, 2017 to:
The Human Resources Manager
Plot 9-11, Makerere Road, P. O. Box 6837, Kampala
Or
Email: recruitment@akesu.org 
Tel: +256 (0)414 308 236
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted