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Head of School, Deputy Head Non-Academics , French Language Teacher at The RA International School

Vacancies: Head of School (HoS), Deputy Head Non-Academics (DHN), French Language Teacher

The RA International School (RAIS) is located in Nigeria LNG Residential Area Bonny Island, which houses both the school staff and families working for NLNG.

The school runs a broad-based curriculum, following the English Curriculum for Mathematics, Literacy and International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for other subjects with local (Nigerian) content included. The school currently has over 730 students on roll, from 3-11 years, from mostly Nigerian backgrounds.

We are seeking to recruit experienced, exceptional and internationally-minded individuals with ability to manage multi-cultural teams, using an inclusive multi-disciplinary approach.


Position: Head of School (HoS)

Job Objectives

Provide strategic leadership by successfully developing and improving the school whilst ensuring professionalism to maintain high quality education for all pupils.

Provide strategic focus/direction for both the academic and administrative functions.

Duties & Responsibilities

(i)         Manage the supervision of all school staff and ensure that a system for monitoring and developing the quality assurance of teaching and learning is in place to continuously sustain conformity to approved standards.

(ii)        Ensure the preparation of the school’s budget in accordance with the school’s financial policy.

(iii)       Ensure discipline and high ethical standards in the school.

(iv)      Oversee the general coordination of all school related events and HSE related activities for positive outcome, effectiveness and safety of all pupils, staff and other stakeholders.

(v)       Liaise with government and other agencies on educational matters for purpose of compliance with legislative and statutory requirements.

(vi)      Plan, manage and monitor the school’s curricula within the agreed budget, setting appropriate KPIs for expenditure, ensuring effective administration, control and School’s Annual Delivery Plan.

(vii)     Ensure the School is adequately resourced to effectively deliver on the key objectives as approved by the school Board.

(viii)    Ensure School Review and the development of the school’s staff via coaching and mentoring to ensure professionalism in the school.

Job Requirements/Person Specifications


A University Degree – B.Ed, or BA /B.Sc. plus PGCE or PGDE in any discipline at a minimum of 2nd Class Lower.

Possession of a Master’s degree will be an added advantage.


(i)         Minimum of 15 years’ teaching experience out of which at least 5 years should have been involved at a senior management/ leadership position in an International School (e.g. Deputy Head/Head of School).

(ii)        Should be experienced in the management and administration of an International Curriculum such as the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Experience in the English and Nigerian Curricula is also an advantage.

(iii)       Must have qualified teacher status (e.g. be a registered member with Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, have QTS or recognition by a similar international body.

(iv)      Should be a person with high integrity and excellent character.

(v)       Not more than 50 years old by May 31st, 2018.

Position: Deputy Head. Non-Academics (DHN)

Job Objectives

To lead the school’s administrative function, and support the school and its leadership teams in the attainment of the school’s vision and mission.

Duties & Responsibilities

(i)         Lead, Coordinate and Supervise:

(ii)        Develop and implement Policies, Procedures and Employee Conditions of Service.

(iii)       Resourcing, Performance Management, Employee Services, Training, Employee Relations and all HR related services.

(iv)      Facility Operations, Maintenance and all HSE related activities.

(v)       Planning, Budgeting, Finance Management and Reporting.

(vi)      Management of logistics requirement through operation of effective contracting and procurement system.

(vii)     Administration of Contracts and Service Level Agreement operationalisation.

(viii)    Corporate performance tracking, monitoring and reporting.

Job Requirements/Person Specifications Education

A University Degree in any discipline at a minimum of 2nd Class Lower.

Possession of a relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage.


A minimum of 12 years’ experience in Academics or Administration, out of which at least 5 years should have been spent in a School Management and Administrative position of an International School.

Experience in managing a multi-functional team is essential.

Skills in Budgeting, Financial and Human Resource Management.

Should be a person with high integrity and excellent character.

Must be computer literate and have good skills in MS Office. Knowledge of school management software will be an advantage.

Not more than 50 years old by May 31st, 2018.

Position: French Language Teacher

Job Objectives

To plan and deliver quality teaching and learning in French for ages 3 -11, based on School Curriculum (International Primary Curriculum) whilst maintaining a conducive learning environment within the classroom.

Duties & Responsibilities

(i)         Manage a class.

(ii)        Develop and deliver French lessons based on approved school curricula involving factual background material, materials on current events and other appropriate activities and also support other activities that promote learning within and outside the school.

(iii)       Encourage pupils to develop skills and attitudes, draw conclusions, achieve improved interpersonal relationships, and make value judgments based on scientific methods of inquiry.

(iv)      Establish and maintain standards of pupil behaviour needed to provide an orderly, and productive (learning focused) environment during class sessions.

(v)       Keep and update appropriate records.

(vi)      Establish good relationship and communicate with parents and school coordinators on pupils’ progress, providing regular feedback on the development of the children.

(vii)     Assess children’s learning, record and report to parents. Use assessment as a means of improving learning. Assist with organising extra-curricular activities, and in developing the school’s curriculum and other programs to enhance learning by children.

(viii)    Identify pupils’ needs, and cooperate with other staff members to ensure that all children reach their potential.

Job Requirements/Person Specifications


B.Ed, in French or B.A plus PGDE in French at a minimum of 2nd Class Lower


(i)         Should have minimum of 3 years’ experience in teaching French in a primary school setting (ideally from EY to Year 6)

(ii)        Experience in an international school is an added advantage.

(iii)       Excellent skills in classroom management.

(iv)      Should be a person with high integrity and excellent character.

(v)       Not more than 45 years old by May 31st, 2018.

Applicants should please note the following:

(i)         All interested candidates should send in their recent resumes to: RAISrecruitment.Online@nlng.com

(ii)        Application deadline is 13th June, 2018. Any application received after the deadline will not be considered.

(iii)       Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(iv)      Any false information provided during or after the application process will lead to the outright disqualification of such candidate.

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