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Vice Principal Academics/Administration

Job Summary

The Vice Principal Academics is responsible for supervising and overseeing all academic affairs, while the V.P Admin is responsible for supervising and overseeing all administrative affairs

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities of V.P Acad
Professional Leadership:

  • Supervision of Teaching and Learning Programme (Academic Programme)
  • Oversee the implementation of the Electronic Learning Strategy on ICT development and learning
  • Supervise and coordinate all the academic affairs of the school and ensure a high level of excellence as regards the school's academic activities on a daily basis.
  • Supervise the Academic schedules of duties of the Supervisor and the Registrar as it relates to academic matters.
  • Ensure the compliance of learners and academic staff to rules and regulations pertaining to curricular and co-curricular activities.
  • Liaise with the Vice-Principal (Admin.) where appropriate.
  • Address the implementation of the academic suggestions of the Quality Assurance Unit.
  • Implementation of Standards and Norms of British and Nigerian Curricular.
  • Oversees the Academic Programme of the college and reports lapses (weaknesses) to the principal.

Performance Management & Assessment:

  • Co-ordinates the adequate writing of lesson notes weekly by all educators and ensuring the appropriate use of teaching aids during lessons.
  • Oversees the adequate teaching of every lesson by the educators and ensure that no lesson is missed by any educator.
  • To ensure that the Notes for students are marked by the subject teachers/ Duly endorsed and countersigned by the relevant supervisor.
  • Periodically appraises the educators, supervisors and HODs, the librarian and guidance counselors and submit the reports to the principal.
  • As the chairperson of the School Continuous Assessment Committee, he or she is to ensure the effective performance of this committee.
  • Does regular and formal classroom visits.
  • Ensures that stipulated examination syllabus and curricular are available and fully implemented.
  • Ensures that supervisors and Heads of Departments submit periodic reports on educators in their respective departments.
  • Ensure the completion of the school diary appropriately with the following entries:
  1. Scheme of work
  2. Topics taught during the week
  • Ensures that the academic standard of the College is of the highest quality and excellence.
  • Implementation of Early Academic Intervention Programme.
  • Manage Internal and International Examinations and Tests.
  • To be able to determine, organize and implement a diverse, flexible curriculum and implement an effective assessment framework
  • Supervise educational programs designed for the school, evaluating Diction Programme of Learners and Educators observing classes on a regular basis.
  • Submits to the principal reports of curricular and co-curricular activities including constraints and recommendations on monthly basis and as the need arises.

Admin & Personal Management:

  • To co-ordinate the activities of all teaching staff in relating to the discharge of their duties effectively, yielding adequate results in the academic standard of the school.
  • Responsible for all curricular and co-curricular activities of the college.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating all records pertaining to curricular and co-curricular activities of the college.
  • Ensure that all academic staff updates their knowledge and keep abreast of developments in their respective discipline through active participation in subject associations, seminars, workshops and conferences where relevant.
  • Responsible for deploying personnel and resources efficiently and effectively to meet specific objectives in line with the school's strategic plan and financial context.
  • Ensure active participation of learners in Co-curricular activities both internally and externally (in and outside the College)
  • Ensures that all materials required for the smooth operation of curricular and co-curricular activities are made available and utilized as and when appropriate.
  • Whole school Evaluation and Entrance Examination into Year 7.

Communication & Relationship Management:


  • To ensure that constructive working relationships are formed between staff and pupils
  • Responsible for coordinating marketing and admissions activities in the school, ensuring an improvement in enrollment into the school.
  • To provide feedback to the Principal as required on the Performance Management of Academic staff at the school.
  • To communicate directly with parents through the use of electronic and print media and also during Parents Teachers Organisation meetings.
  • Ensures that the term reports of all learners are ready on time for distribution to parents.
  • Provide monthly report to the Principal on key responsibility areas

Education and Experience


  • Masters degree (M. Ed), other relevant post-graduate degree/professional qualification will also be an advantage
  • Minimum cognate and working experience of at least 6 years at a management level preferably & at least 3 years as a Vice-Principal 
  • Good understanding of the British Curriculum.
  • Have a critical understanding of the most effective teaching, learning, and behavior management strategies, including how to select and use approaches that personalize learning to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential.
  • Have extensive and deep knowledge and understanding of their subjects/curriculum areas and related pedagogy gained for example, through involvement in wider professional networks associated with their subjects/curriculum areas.
  • Have extensive knowledge of matters concerning equality, inclusion, and diversity in teaching.
  • Have an excellent ability to provide learners, colleagues, parents, and carers with timely, accurate, and constructive feedback on learners’ attainment, progress, and areas for development that promotes pupil progress
  • Understanding of differentiation in learning of the pupils.

Skill and Competencies



The prospect must demonstrate:

  • Leadership and effective supervision skills
  • Performance evaluation skills.
  • Decision-making skills
  • Time management skills.
  • Team building skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Stress management skills
  • Strong People management skills
  • Excellent IT skills


Job Description of V.P Administration:


  • Assist with the management of schools for students grades 9 - 12
  • Work with district administrators, superintendents, teaching staff, and support staff
  • Ensure the smooth running of schools by coordinating a variety of interests, programs, timelines, facility usage, agendas, and budgetary concerns
  • Promote high academic and personal expectations for all students and staff members
  • Administer disciplinary measures as appropriate after evidence-based discipline breaches have been observed and due process followed
  • Enforce disciplinary boundaries to maintain a positive and safe school culture
  • Oversee and administer school policies regarding student conduct and discipline
  • Oversee systems for collecting and tracking data on school progress toward strategic goals
  • Liaise with parents and facilitate parent education about school matters
  • Facilitate parental involvement in support of the school and extracurricular activities
  • Give presentations to the community and external stakeholders on school culture, academics, and safety
  • Be highly present and visible during school hours to monitor school culture
  • Organize school events that encourage community connections with the school
  • Encourage a variety of strategies and materials that match the philosophy of the school and are consistent with research on learning
  • Ensure a safe, orderly environment in which students are responsible for their behavior and which creates high morale among all stakeholders
  • Notify authorities regarding violence, vandalism, attendance, and discipline issues within the school. Collaborate with community authorities to the fullest extent regarding these and other safety issues
  • Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff that engenders respect
  • Adhere to the most stringent ethical and professional standards in order to serve as a role model for students, school personnel, and community stakeholders
  • Notify authorities, appropriate personnel, and agencies when there is evidence or suspicion of substance abuse, child abuse, or neglect
  • Assume responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of each student at the school or its grounds
  • Provide regular drills for emergencies and disasters, benchmark progress within the school and with community stakeholders and emergency personnel
  • Become a point of friendly contact with students, teachers, parents, and community officials
  • Develop effective presentation skills to compel and influence students, staff, parents, and the community about issues of interest to the school
  • Maintain all student monies collected via the school for extracurricular activities
  • Communicate as appropriate with internal and external stakeholders about the requirements, successes, and general operation of the school
  • Oversee the maintenance of and ensure confidentiality of all records, conversations, and information regarding each student
  • Attend all staff and committee meetings and those meetings that represent a school-community partnership
  • Perform any duties as directed by their superintendent officers
  • Oversee the supervision schedule for safe recreation and play space for students on school grounds

Education and Experience

  • Masters degree (M. Ed), other relevant post-graduate degree/professional qualification will also be an advantage
  • Minimum cognate and working experience of at least 6 years at a management level preferably & at least 3 years as a Vice-Principal 
  • Good understanding of the British Curriculum.
  • Have a critical understanding of the most effective teaching, learning, and behavior management strategies, including how to select and use approaches that personalize learning to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential.
  • Have extensive and deep knowledge and understanding of their subjects/curriculum areas and related pedagogy gained for example, through involvement in wider professional networks associated with their subjects/curriculum areas.
  • Have extensive knowledge of matters concerning equality, inclusion, and diversity in teaching.
  • Have an excellent ability to provide learners, colleagues, parents, and carers with timely, accurate, and constructive feedback on learners’ attainment, progress, and areas for development that promotes pupil progress
  • Understanding of differentiation in learning of the pupils.

Skill and Competencies
The prospect must demonstrate:

  • Leadership and effective supervision skills
  • Performance evaluation skills.
  • Decision-making skills
  • Time management skills.
  • Team building skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Stress management skills
  • Strong People management skills
  • Excellent IT skills


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