Head of School (Nursery and Primary) at a Reputable Nursery and Primary School – Abuja

Our School is a distinguished Nursery and Primary school committed to providing a holistic and exceptional education for young minds in Abuja, Nigeria. We take pride in our innovative approach to learning, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and a strong sense of community among our students.

As we continue to grow, we are recruiting a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team in the capacity below:

Job Title: Head of School (Nursery and Primary)

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time

Position Overview

  • We are looking for a highly qualified and visionary Head of School to lead our Nursery and Primary school.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic direction, leadership, and operational management to ensure the overall success of the school.
  • The Head of School will play a crucial role in maintaining high academic standards, fostering a positive learning environment, and promoting the school’s values.

Key Responsibilities
Leadership and Vision:

  • Provide visionary leadership to the school community, guiding the development and implementation of educational programs that align with our mission and values.

Academic Excellence:

  • Oversee curriculum development, ensuring it meets high academic standards and promotes a well-rounded education for students. Develop relevant strategies for improvement.
  • Ensure a consistent and continuous school wide focus on pupils’ achievement which reflects the agreed vision and values, using data and benchmarks to monitor progress in every child’s learning

Staff Management:

  • Recruit, develop, and evaluate teaching and administrative staff to maintain a high-performing team.
  • Take a strategic role in the development of new and emerging technologies to enhance and extend the learning experience of pupils and staff

Community Engagement:

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with parents, students, staff, and the wider community to create a supportive and collaborative school environment.

Operational Management:

  • Ensure efficient day-to-day operations, including budget management, facility maintenance, and adherence to regulatory requirements.


  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in education, with a proven track record in leadership and managerial role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of the Nigerian and the British educational system and curriculum.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to lead and inspire a diverse team.

Application Closing Date
1st December, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter, Resume, and a list of three professional references to: brightstars.consult@gmail.com using “Head of School Application” as the subject of the mail.

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