Posted 2 months ago

Michael Stevens Consulting – Founded in 1991 & headquartered in Nigeria, we are a leading business and management consulting firm with offices in 3 states in Nigeria and Accra in Ghana.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Vice Principal – Academics

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting To: Principal & Governing Board
Responsible For: All Academic Staff and Learners
Start Term: September 2022

Job Summary

  • Applicants are invited from suitably qualified and skilled persons for this senior position and should have a relevant postgraduate degree or equivalent qualification in the Social, Education or Management Sciences, in addition, have extensive professional and practical experience as a senior manager in the school sector.

The Role / Expectations

  • The Vice Principal Academics is expected to provide strategic leadership regarding the proficient delivery of a mixedCurriculum.
  • He/She would be responsible for the management and coordination of all academic policies and procedures of staff and learners.
  • The VP Academics will lead ALL the operational aspects of the academic department, e.g:
    • Coordinating the preparation of examination for all programmes involving assessment; to ensure current examination regulations and deadlines are adhered to.
    • Must be extremely hands on with all staff: teachers, heads of departments regarding academic and administration for imparting quality teaching delivery to students.
    • Responsible for Curriculum development: design, delivery and evaluation.
    • Formulate strategies and policies related to academic performance and ensure its implementation and target achievements are met.
    • Ensuring that the day to day operations of the Academy are effectively and efficiently coordinated together with the Principal.
    • And Create and implement staff training sessions in conjunction with the Principal.
  • Finally, the achievement of high academic pass rate through the monitoring of assessments, attendance, retention of students and academic certifications are key deliverables of the Academy.


  • A recognized Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Education. A post-graduate Degree/qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Ten (10) years work experience and minimum of 6 years at management level.
  • Experience in working at a secondary school in the teaching and learning disciplines will be an added advantage.
  • The ability to understand the strategic vision and priorities of a day & boarding school and a thorough knowledge of all policies and legislation governing a British run curriculum.
  • A sound and thorough knowledge of all the transformational issues and capacity building processes in education especially relating to Curriculum management delivery.
  • Willingness to work beyond the call of duty to ensure all Academic standards are obtained and maintained.
  • Computer skills (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Ms Excel, MS Access and MS Outlook).

Application Closing Date
23rd June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Important Information
The Application should contain the documents Listed below. It must be submitted exactly in the form and manner requested. Please do not send any information other than what is specifically requested here:

  • A letter of application, no longer than two pages, explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in this particular position
  • A current CV.
  • A list of at least three professional referees with current phone numbers and email addresses.
  • All the above materials must be sent together as one single PDF.

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