HEADTEACHER

 

Full time position

Based at:

Rock of Jehovah Secondary School – Nsaggu

Hours of work: 45 hours per week

Reporting to: Board of Governors

Terms of Employment: Fixed Term contract

Duration of contract: 1 year – Renewable on excellent performance and availability of funds

 

About the school

Rock of Jehovah secondary school is a private Christian founded Ordinary Level secondary school. Our passion is to ensure that we bring up a generation of young people who are well and equipped for the purpose God intended for them.

 

Our Mission is to be a centre for provision of affordable and quality education, intellectual support to less privileged children, in a Christ-like approach, in order to increase their opportunities for life and service. The school is located at Namugoga-Nsaggu, along Nakawuka road and is about 100 meters off the main road.

 

School Requirement

As a Christian founded school, ROJ requires all staff to live by Christian values and ensure that the name of the school is not brought into disrepute. All staff are expected to demonstrate integrity, loyalty, truth and justice in and out of work and to uphold Christian values and teachers code of conduct as outlined in the Code of Conducts for school and teachers respectively.

 

Job Summary

The school is currently running a partnership with Children at Risk Action Network. The intention of the partnership is to collaborate and transform into a model secondary school for the 21st Century through improved structures, relevant and modern learning resources to catch up with the current and future trends and Supportive qualified child centered learning oriented teachers.

Therefore, the school is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person to partner with the school in the capacity of Head teacher to drive this agenda and realize the school mission together

A successful candidate will be required to live his/her life with the utmost respect for the Christian faith as described in the Bible and respect the beliefs and values of the school and ensure that the beneficiaries and care givers are safeguarded at all the time.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To head and manage the school’s day to day affairs
  • Guide management, draw up and implement plans
  • To ensure that the academic progress of the school is according to plan and within the standards of the national curriculum
  • To implement the national curriculum and national syllabus as laid down by the ministry of education and sports or any other relevant body in the country
  • To supervise the entire school’s academic and extracurricular activities
  • To train, guide, mentor and coach teachers to accomplish their task.
  • To be the accounting officer for the school and ensure all the school resources are accounted for to the Board of Governors
  • To delegate responsibilities to the relevant staff to ensure all departments and activities are implemented.
  • To head and chair meetings with staff or  heads of departments to ensure set plans are accomplished.
  • Act as the secretary to the Board of Governors
  • Prepare for Board of Governors meetings or any other extra ordinary meeting as the need may arise
  • To Manage a proper process of admission of new students in the school
  • To ensure proper discipline for students, teaching and non-teaching staff to promote the proper image of a Christian-based school
  • To be the custodian of all the school properties on behalf of the Board of Governors
  • To promote harmonious existence between the school, community and other stakeholders to keep and sustain its image
  • Draw up the plans for the school and make an annual budget pending approval by the Board of Governors
  • To finish term students’ academic progressive reports and other reports as may be required from time to time.
  • Establish school disciplinary committee
  • To manage the school enrollment by ensuring that it is maintained and that the school standards do not affect its enrollment.
  • Monitor and enforce ROJ policies to ensure compliance and review where need arises.
  • Carry out any other tasks assigned to you by the Board.

Required Qualification and Experience

  • Have a strong sense of calling to Teaching profession (Desirable)
  • Build strong connections with people through effective communications (Desirable)
  • Aim for quality results and value for money at all times (Essential)
  • Have experience of helping individuals and communities to make positive change (Desirable)

 

Personal Specification

  • Have a strong sense of calling to Teaching profession (Desirable)
  • Build strong connections with people through effective communications (Desirable)
  • Aim for quality results and value for money at all times (Essential)
  • Have experience of helping individuals and communities to make positive change (Desirable)

 

Competences

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Administrative, managerial and organizational skills
  • Passionate about child protection and safeguarding
  • Computer literate and communication skills

Application Procedure

Should you fulfill the above-mentioned requirements, and be interested in the above position, please submit: (a) a confidential cover letter; (b) detailed CV with names and addresses of two referees (including e-mail addresses), and (c) a statement illustrating suitability against the listed qualifications/competencies/specifications, abilities, and skills.

 

Application will be received in sealed envelopes at the school campus addressed to:

The Administrator Rock of Jehovah Secondary School – Nsaggu. P.O.Box 53, Bulenga-Kampala

within the working hours Monday to Friday

or through email at:

rockofjehovah@gmail.com

Before 5pm on the 20th of November 2020.

 

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE SHORT LISTED AND CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS