Head of High School, Gambia

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Marina International SchoolGambia

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Marina International School aims to provide a broad based high quality education through the delivery of an international curriculum in an environment of cultural diversity. The school endeavours to inculcate values of tolerance, independence and social responsibility in a wholesome atmosphere characterized by a commitment to excellence.

Head of High School

Marina International School, The Gambia, West Africa is a well established co-educational day school which follows the Cambridge International Primary, Secondary 1, Secondary 2 and Cambridge Advanced exam programme.

Marina was founded in 1958 and is a not-for-profit Foundation owned by the Parents Teachers Association. The School consists of a Junior and High School and each school has a separate head. We attract both local and international students.

Due to retirement of our current head, we are looking for a dynamic Head to lead our school and take us to an outstanding level. Above all, we are looking for someone with drive and passion to ignite the minds of our children and nurture and help staff expose their full potential. There will be opportunities to work with the Board and its sub committees on exciting projects around the school.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who constantly strives to improve performance through inspiring and leading others and wants to make an impact.

Applicants for the post must have experience with the British Curriculum and have had substantial international exposure; The High School follows the Cambridge lower and upper Secondary and Cambridge Advanced Curriculum, We are looking for an innovative experienced Head with a minimum of 5 years Headship experience and a Masters of Education or Bachelors Degree.

We offer a competitive local salary with other allowances, a displacement allowance (where applicable), rent free accommodation and a flight provision.

The post is currently offered as a two-year fixed term contract, renewable subject to performance and national immigration requirements etc.

A job description and additional information can be obtained from the MIS website at www.mis.edu.gm under vacancies. To apply for the post please forward a covering letter and CV to bam@mis.edu.gm

Closing date for application is: March 16th 2018
Interviews will be held in April with a proposed start date of September 1st 2018.

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More about Marina International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Box 717, Banjul, Gambia
Telephone: +220 449 6631