Deputy Head, Lagos, Nigeria

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Banana Island SchoolLagos, Nigeria

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or soon thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Banana Island International School is a small, outstanding school within the prestigious gated community of Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos. It is a specially designed, purpose-built co-educational day school running an English curriculum with plans to start a French bilingual stream from September 2018.

As part of their ongoing development, the Board of the School are looking to appoint an outstanding Deputy Head teacher with the qualities to eventually lead the School. The Board are looking to appoint a candidate who can join the School in September 2018 or soon thereafter.

Banana Island is an artificial island off the foreshore of Ikoyi, Nigeria and is shaped like a banana. It is located in the Lagos Lagoon and is connected to the Ikoyi Island by a dedicated road which is linked to the existing road network near Parkview Estate.

Banana Island is a gated community and has residential and commercial areas, as well as sites for recreational activities. It occupies a sand-filled area of approximately 1,630,000 square metres and is divided into 536 plots (of between 1000 and 4000 square metres in size) mainly arrange along cul-de-sacs. Dwellers on the island are provided with world class utilities including underground electrical systems, an underground water supply network, a central sewage system and treatment plan, and street lighting and satellite telecommunications networks.

Banana Island School is the only school on the Island and attracts mainly expatriates and Nigerians from inside and outside the immediate Banana Island community.

Remuneration Package

An attractive remuneration package is available in addition to excellent accommodation within the school site, return flights, medical cover, relocation allowance and transport.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:

Be a dynamic and inspirational educationalist from an Early Years, Preparatory/Junior or Senior School background and, ideally, proficient in French.

How to Apply

Please email Moulin at: or telephone +44 (0) 7522 163 745 for further information and a full job description or a confidential conversation about the post.

To apply, email your CV and a letter of application to the email address above with ref: DH/ISBI/MM.

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More about Banana Island School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 11 years
Address: 227 Close, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
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