Principal of the Primary School, Rwanda

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Green Hills AcademyRwanda
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Start date: July or August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Green Hills Academy (GHA) serves 1,600 students in Kigali, Rwanda. Green Hills Academy is seeking a capable and dedicated person to join the team and make a difference as a Primary School Principal overseeing nearly 600 students (Grades 1-5). The ideal candidate should have effective communication skills for dealing with students, parents, teachers and support staff and should be organised, energetic and self-directed. The position is to be filled in July or August 2019.

Job responsibilities:

The candidate must be able to hold site and curriculum responsibilities which include:

  • General school management for the primary school campus, including master scheduling
  • Curriculum development, implementation, resourcing and training for all primary school staff members
  • Personnel management for the primary school department

Mandatory requirements:

  • 3-5 years of previous experience in school administration at a senior leadership level
  • Native English, or near native English language skills, required
  • French language skills preferred, but not mandatory
  • Experience with Cambridge International Examinations curriculum preferred
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education
  • Experience in advising or mentoring desirable
  • Driver’s licence
  • Current police clearance


Applications must include a cover letter and a resume specifying two professional referees which may be contacted prior to an interview. Please email applications to humanresources@greenhillsacademy.rw along with any supporting documents. To learn more about GHA please see our website at www.greenhillsacademy.rw.



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