-Actively assisting the Head of School in ensuring the good professional practice, standards, and quality of teaching and learning of subject/s through proper dialogue with the class teachers and, under the direction of the relative Education Officer, promotes a healthy process of reciprocal informal observation of class teaching practices;
-Advising and contributing to curriculum development at school and system level under the direction and guidance of the respective Education Officer;
-Co-ordinating the teaching and learning of the subject/s for which one is responsible;
-Setting examination papers, co-ordinating marking schemes and moderating examinations and assessment processes at one’s school as well as in other schools;
-Ensuring timely and adequate provision of textbooks, materials, and equipment required for the effective teaching of the subject across schools in the College;
-Ensuring that the maintenance and upkeep of equipment related to the subject at school is regularly carried out;
-Preparing specifications and budgets for the requirements of the subject-specific teaching tools and equipment, including laboratory equipment; -Mentoring other teachers in the subject/level of their speciality;
-Holding and leading regular departmental meetings and ensuring the keeping of minutes;
Department Head Requirements:
- Relevant degrees, certificates, and licenses may be required.
- Excellent verbal, written, and telephonic communication.
- Great public speaking skills.
- Superb interpersonal skills.
- A positive attitude and professional manner.
- A growth mindset.
- Strong networking and management abilities.