Head of English, Nigeria

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British International School LagosNigeria

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

A leading Nigerian International Secondary School, situated on a large purpose built campus in the heart of one of Africa’s liveliest cities, offers a broad and balanced education to around 370 students aged between eleven and eighteen. The school is co-educational and accepts both day student and boarders.

For September 2020, we seek to appoint experienced and talented teachers for the post of:

Head of English

The successful candidate should:

  • Hold a relevant first degree and teaching qualification.
  • Possess the vision and energy to lead and develop either of these two successful departments.
  • Have a minimum of four years teaching experience in the UK or overseas in a UK curriculum school.
  • Have a proven track record of excellent teaching practice.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the subject requirements of the National Curriculum (England).
  • Have experience of delivering to IGCSE Level and A Level.
  • Be willing to be fully involved in the extra-curricular life of the Boarding School.
  • These posts are available to experienced departmental leads as well as exceptional teachers looking to develop their first department.


All applications must include:

(a) A letter detailing what the candidate believes he/she can bring to the role. When writing your supporting statement, please refer to the job description above.
(b) An up to date curriculum vitae with the full contact details of three referees. Please note that one of the referees must be the candidate’s most recent Head Teacher. Completed applications should be sent directly to the Principal at principal@bisnigeria.org with reference “Head of English”.

Applications close on April 7th, 2020.

However, early applications are encouraged as strong candidates will be interviewed before this date.



More about British International School Lagos
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 1 Lanbridge Avenue, Oniru Private Estate, P O Box 75133, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +234 1 7748066