Head of Preschool 267 views11 applications

Location: Ile-Ife, Osun state.

Remuneration: Salary plus bonus

Salary Range: 50k – 80k monthly (depending on experience)


Summary of Position:

We are a Montessori Preschool in search of a Head of School. The Head of School is accountable for the operations of the program and activities of H&CPMS, in keeping with the mission and vision of the school and the direction as set by the H&CPMS Board. The Head of School must represent the Board and embody the vision of the school in its relations with faculty, staff, students, families and the community.



  • Reports directly to the Board of Directors.
  • Carries out the broad educational policies established by the Board and within the limits of the financial policy set by the Board.
  • Assumes the responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the school.
  • Acts as liaison between the Board and the school.
  • Oversees the business operations.
  • Oversees the Educational Program of the school.
  • Supervises all sections and staff, both teaching and non-teaching.
  • Provides administrative and professional leadership for faculty and staff.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services that support the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the school.
  • Provides leadership for activities which affect the current and future development of the school (such as strategic planning and setting curricular goals).
  • With the assistance of the pre-school administrator, ensures that program quality is maintained and that classrooms have appropriate instructional materials.
  • Conducts regular teacher and paraprofessional evaluations and provides feedback/ coaching.
  • Ensures that all staff have quality Montessori professional growth/opportunities.
  • Supervises and participates in the selecting and hiring of properly-qualified persons to serve as members of staff.
  • Builds relationships with prospective and current parents supporting the admission and retention of children in the school.
  • Represents the school to all of its constituents including neighbourhood and community, parents, students, business community, faculty, staff and the educational community.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years in managing/teaching at an accredited Montessori / EYFS school or child care centre.
  • Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution will be an added advantage if available.
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic planning.
  • Background knowledge of the fiscal and operating needs of a school.
  • Montessori Certified Training or extensive hands on experience with Montessori philosophy and curriculum.
  • Demonstrated ability to comply with the standards for ethical and professional performance established by the State Board of Education


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We are a Montessori / EYFS learning methods based school. We are located in Ile Ife, Osun state.
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