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Turks and Caicos Islands Government

PRINCIPAL (ADELAIDE OEMLER PRIMARY SCHOOL)

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Job Code: KHB3-21-08
Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 15th July 2021
Friday, 30th July 2021
Department: Education
Location: North Caicos

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a senior professional position which has responsibility for the administration of the daily operations of the primary school. The job holder is required to manage school operations, supervise staff and students, ensure the appropriate instruction and discipline of the student body and manage the school’s finances and supply inventory.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, motivate and lead all staff to achieve the highest professional standards
  • Liaise with the Heads of Department in the implementation of the curriculum
  • Promote and seek to sustain parent and community interest in school activities
  • Make necessary referral where students may require professional counselling
  • Maintain accurate records on school events and incidents that may occur at the school
  • Build a collaborative learning culture within the school and actively engage with other secondary schools and primary schools and other agencies to build effective learning communities
  • Guided by the Ministry policies, articulate the goals and philosophy of the school
  • Assist with the annual registration of pupils and assign pupils to classes based on age and cognitive ability
  • Prepare the school’s budget and ensure compliance
  • Liaise with Heads of Departments to ensure that staff are managed according to professional and Public Service standards
  • Keep parents informed on disciplinary matters pertaining to their children
  • Facilitate regular PTA meetings
  • Establish code of discipline for students and teachers
  • Assist in the recruitment of teachers and make recommendation with regards to the continuation of teachers’ service
  • Manage school funds and keep accurate account of income and expenditure
  • Make recommendation regarding students’ promotion and graduation
  • Assign duties and responsibilities to teaching staff
  • Supervise the work committee and club leaders
  • Support the implementation of sound procedures for the security, supervision and maintenance of the school environment ensuring that all health and safety regulations are met
  • Prepare and distribute teaching timetables for individual teachers
  • Manage own personal professional development whilst ensuring the well-being of other members of staff
  • Submit timely reports to the Department of Education through the school’s supervisor
  • Ensure the school premises are fit for purpose for current and future needs including site development
  • Perform other related tasks as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE   

  • A Master’s degree in education administration/ leadership or relevant management qualification in addition to a teacher’s certificate or diploma is essential
  • This position requires eight (8) years’ experience in the education field with at least five (5) in an educational administration/ educational leadership level, to respond effectively to the challenges of the job.

SALARY:  $46,996.25 per annum plus allowances

For persons recruited outside of the Turks & Caicos Islands a two year extendable contract is offered. Other benefits in addition to basic salary include a Housing Allowance, End-of contract gratuity of 10%, return passages for a family of up to two children under the age of 18 years, freight cost and duty exemption on personal effects imported within six months of the appointment.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Resumes with current contact information must be accompanied by a Cover Letter and two letters of reference (one preferably from a former employer) as well as copies of educational certificates, a copy of the Passport photo page and Police Certificate/Record. Applications should be addressed to the Office of the Human Resource Directorate, Church Folly, Grand Turk. Facsimile: 946-1582 or sent by email to: recruitment@gov.tc with the subject line being:  Envelopes should have the subject: Job Reference Number (KHB3-21-08) and the Job Title clearly marked on the front. Successful applicants will work in accordance with the Public Service Ordinance.

Current serving officers must apply through their Head of Department.

Applications without all supporting documents will not be processed.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

30th July 2021