Headmistress

  • Full time
  • Harare
  • @iHR Active posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : 8 January 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Supervisor / Manager
  • Experience 5 Years
  • What we do Education / Teaching & Training
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Our client is an upmarket pre-school known for its commitment to providing high-quality education and a nurturing environment for young children.  With a focus on early child development, our client strives to create a foundation for lifelong learning and success.

Our client is looking for a passionate and experienced Headmistress to lead their dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity for a visionary leader to make a significant impact on the lives of young children.

As the Headmistress, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of the pre-school, fostering a positive learning environment, and upholding the institution’s standards of excellence.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to the pre-school, ensuring the effective implementation of the institution’s vision and mission.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations, including curriculum development, staff management, and student welfare.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes the holistic development of each child.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other staff members to create and maintain a high-quality educational program.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with parents and guardians, ensuring effective communication and partnership in their child’s education.
  • Manage the recruitment, training, and professional development of teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • Implement and enforce policies and procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of students and staff.
  • Monitor student progress, assess teaching effectiveness, and implement strategies for continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders, such as educational authorities and community organizations, to enhance the pre-school’s offerings.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and research in early child development and education, incorporating best practices into the pre-school’s programs.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Education degree, with Honours in Early Child Development.
  • Proven experience of at least 5 years as a pre-school headmaster/headmistress, demonstrating strong leadership and managerial skills.
  • Fluent in English, with excellent verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Passion for early child development and a dedication to providing high-quality education.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate a team, fostering a positive and collaborative work culture.

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