Deputy Head of Early Years needed at Springhall British Schools

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Job title : Deputy Head of Early Years

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : December 31, 2023

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Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated professional to join our team as the Deputy Head of Early Years. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting the school’s growth and ensuring the continued excellence of our educational programs. As a key member of our leadership team, the Deputy Head of Early Years will be responsible for:

  • Curriculum Development: Collaborate with the Head of Early Years to develop and implement a dynamic and engaging curriculum that aligns with UK standards.
  • Teacher Leadership: Provide inspirational leadership and support to early years educators, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Quality Assurance: Oversee and ensure the implementation of quality assurance processes to maintain or exceed educational standards.
  • Parental Engagement: Build strong and positive relationships with parents, keeping them informed about their child’s progress and the school’s overall educational approach.
  • Professional Development: Support the professional development of early years staff through targeted training and mentorship programs.
  • Strategic Planning: Contribute to the development and execution of strategic plans for the Early Years department.
  • Performance Evaluation: Implement effective performance evaluation processes for early years staff, providing constructive feedback and guidance.
  • Resource Management: Efficiently manage resources, including budgets, materials, and facilities, to enhance the learning environment.
  • Collaboration with Stakeholders: Collaborate with other school leaders, teachers, and external stakeholders to enhance the overall educational experience.
  • Adherence to Policies: Ensure strict adherence to school policies, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Crisis Management: Effectively manage crises or unforeseen situations that may impact the Early Years department.
  • Data Analysis: Utilize data-driven insights to assess student performance and inform instructional decision-making.
  • Innovation and Educational Technology: Stay abreast of educational trends and integrate innovative teaching methods and educational technology into the curriculum.
  • Community Outreach: Engage in community outreach programs to enhance the school’s reputation and relationships with the local community.


  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience in a British school, either in England or Overseas (particularly in Africa or Eastern Countries).
  • In-depth knowledge of the UK-based early years curriculum.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Flexibility and adaptability, with a willingness to relocate at short notice to Africa.
  • A commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Educational qualifications in Early Childhood Education or a related field.

How to Apply for this Offer

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