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Deputy Principal

Crested Crane Academy is a day and boarding school in Lusaka. The school is a registered exam centre for Grades 7, 9 and 12. It is currently one of the top ten schools of Lusaka for ECZ exam results. We are now inviting applications from suitably qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Principal.The Deputy Principal is expected to provide support to the Principal’s office in the day to day leadership and management of the school. S/he must provide inspirational and highly professional leadership and management for the school, fostering a positive working culture, setting rigorous and uncompromising academic standards, leading on the school’s vision and values and ensuring a commitment to a child centred approach in student’s holistic development.

Responsibilities

Specific:

Ensure that all staff are accountable for the areas under their remit and are supported in meeting these expectations

Academic attainment: Accountability for the academic attainment in the school

Senior team leadership:

Ensure a continuous and consistent focus on pupils’ achievement, using data to monitor progress

Establish creative, responsive and effective approaches to learning and teaching

Set high expectations and set stretching targets for the school community

Monitor, evaluate and review school practice and promote improvement strategies

Tackle under-performance at all levels

Ensure effective management and running of the Heads of Department team

Key attributes

The right person for the job will have:

A clear understanding of the vision that can be shared with the whole of the school community

An innovative, energetic, and ‘can-do’ approach

An ability to encourage and inspire the whole school community

Excellent classroom teaching skills

Proven leadership, with analytical and reflective qualities

Excellent Organisational and communication skills

A proven track record of school improvement

An ability to work under pressure and to keep to deadlines

Qualifications

The applicant must be a holder of a Degree in Education with three years’ experience at Management level in a Secondary School or

A holder of a Diploma in Education with five years’ experience at management level in a Secondary School.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria, send your application with a curriculum vitae to:

The Principal,

Crested Crane Academy,

Leopards Hill Road,

PO Box 39569,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
9 Feb 17:00
Email applications to
headteacher@crestedcraneacademy.com
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Crested Crane Academy
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Crested Crane Academy is a co-educational school offering pre-school, primary and secondary school education with boarding and day facilities. Since 2009, the school has continued to provide a holistic education approach where learners receive academic success, personal, social and spiritual development. The school offers a modern environment with international standards of education. It is an Examination Council of Zambia centre and a registered external examination centre with the British Council for IGCSE.
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