Job Vacancies in an International School – Calabar, Cross River


Eden Solutions & Resources Limited – Our client, an International School operating with British Curriculum located in Calabar, Cross-River State is looking to recruit highly experienced and professional candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Vice Principal, Student Affairs (Pastoral Care)

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Vice Principal Student Affairs is a senior executive position with responsibility for the continuing development and implementation of the Pastoral Care & Well-being programme.
  • Ideal Candidate will report to the School Head and lead the Pastoral Care & Well-being team to ensure that out of class activities pastoral care and well-being continue to be delivered to the highest standard.
  • With demonstrable experience in a similar role, candidate must have a working knowledge of Boarding Schools National Minimum Standards (UK), child protection, and duty of care.

Job Role

  • Maintaining and improving good staff relationships by regularly reviewing and improving the channels of communication.
  • Play an active role in the recruitment of all academic and non- academic staff as and when required
  • Demonstrate care and concern for the spiritual, emotional, social and academic development of students in consultation with the School Head
  • Assume responsibility for the current and future visioning of the Pastoral Care & Well-being programme and the effective development of leadership to ensure successful implementation.
  • In conjunction with the Vice Principal Studies produce an annual homework timetable – when homework should be set
  • Ensure the Year coordinators and Class teachers are supported in their delivery of the Behaviour Management practices;
  • In cooperation with the Guidance Counselor and associated support staff, have oversight of the counseling support of students;
  • Link with Dorm Parents to foster a Hostel culture and student leadership across the school;
  • Facilitate the mentoring of student leaders in conjunction with other key pastoral care staff;
  • Prepare and submit the Pastoral Care & Well-being strategic plan to the Board by the end of the first term
  • To manage efficiently the staffing, organisation and resources of the boarding house; to provide for the safety, welfare, good discipline and pastoral wellbeing of all students in the house
  • To report to teachers, the School Head, as appropriate, any matters of concern;

Qualification / Requirements

  • Academic qualifications in keeping with the level of responsibility preferably Master’s in Education / Degree in Guidance / Counselling, Psychology or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in an International School with boarding facilities
  • A registered teacher with demonstrated competence in teaching and learning in the classroom
  • Conversant and experienced in using digital technologies relevant to the management of a school
  • Ability to analyse problems and formulate clear and effective solutions
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of current and emerging trends in pastoral care & well-being with an educational context / environment.

Job Title: Head of Human Resources and Facilities

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Ideal candidate will develop and implement HR strategies, bridge management and employee relations, manage recruitment and selection process, lead and direct all teams in school, support principal to develop business in line with strategic platforms and maintain high levels of health , safety and security.

Job Role

  • Providing timely HR advice to teaching staff and proposing solutions to SET;
  • Managing grievance and disciplinary processes relating to teaching and support staff;
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures;
  • Tracking, managing and actioning teacher and support staff pay and ensuring proper approval process is followed;
  • Responsible for the recruitment, selection and induction process for teaching and other staff as appropriate;
  • Process all documentation required for teaching and non-teaching staff appointments or changes;
  • Managing teaching and support staff absence and resources;
  • Create, maintain and update confidential staff files;
  • Managing teaching and support staff resources;
  • Draw up advertisements for vacancies;
  • With the School Head develop an efficient and effective CPD programme for all staff
  • Contribute to the overall ethos / work / aims of the school;
  • Track accidents and injuries at school. Lead efforts for changes/improvements to any grounds, building, equipment, and / or facilities that may have caused or contributed to accidents or injuries. Report such occurrences and remedies to the School Head
  • Keep up to date the school’s Health and Safety Policy
  • Undertake Risk Assessment when applicable
  • Liaise with the school’s VP HR and Business Office to ensure the preparation, maintenance (if applicable) and departure of staff in School Accommodation / Boarding Facilities meets all requirements.

Qualification / Requirements

  • Minimum of Master’s degree in Educational field with 10-15 years work experience.
  • Knowledge of regulatory laws for school
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to health and safety
  • Ability to analyse problems and formulate clear and effective solutions
  • Knowledge of HR processes and procedures- recruitment, selection, on boarding and induction process for teaching.
  • Excellent leadership and management skill

Deadline: 15th April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using “Job title” as subject of the e-mail.


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