Head Teacher

Surge Mobile Nigeria Ltd

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We are recruiting for a new school in Warri, Delta State in Nigeria with outstanding facilities and environment for the staff and students to grow and learn. The management of the school has high expectations of their staff and students but intend to develop the 'whole child' as oppose to improving the children academically. They do this by having a creative curriculum that not only engages their students but encourages habits to become lifelong learners. They have a great relationship with the community and often have parents get involved to ensure that the children stay focused on the task at hand.


Head Teacher Vacancy

  • Specifically, the Head Teacher’s main responsibilities involve:
  • Meeting with other education professionals, and representing the school at conferences and other events outside the school in the nationwide;
  • Motivating, training and disciplining staff
  • Ensuring the motivation of the pupils
  • Ensuring the good financial management of the school
  • Ensuring the school is up-to-date with innovations, from teaching practices to new technologies
  • Assuming responsibility for the day-to-day running of the school
  • Resolving major disciplinary issues with pupils, including working in partnership with the police and social services.



This position will be attractive to any career teacher with a progressive track record in teaching, a degree in Education and cognitive experience in managing a school for upwards of 5 years of working with children in a classroom environment and is passionate about being part of an outstanding top performing school in Nigeria!



The role requires an ability to understand a complex organization while also being able to resolve sometimes highly emotional and personal conflicts and challenges of staff and pupils. The skills required are many, and often difficult to specify, from crisis-negotiation to the tackling of mountains of paperwork. However, some of the skills required by most head-teachers include the following:

  • Leadership skills, displaying courage and conviction
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Academic ability as well as an ability to understand and communicate with those who struggle in education
  • A desire to work with children and/or young adults
  • Prioritisation, planning and organisation skills
  • Being able to work as part of a team
  • An ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Effective communication skills
  • An ability to devolve responsibilities, delegate tasks and monitor practices to see that they are being carried out.



Surge Mobile Nigeria Ltd

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years