Head of Department - Mathematics

Job Categories:

Education


Date Posted:

2018-11-21

Employment Type

Full Time

Website

bemconsult.com

Location:

Lusaka

Salary:

Negotiable


Description:
Job Purpose;
The Head of Department will perform the duties of Teacher and Head of Department for a particular subject or group of subjects. Actively assisting the Head of School in ensuring the good professional practise, standards and quality of teaching and learning of subject/s through proper dialogue with the class teachers and, under the direction of the relative Education Officer, promotes a healthy process of reciprocal informal observation of class teaching practises;
 
Summary of Key Responsibilities;
  • Advising and contributing to curriculum development at school and system level under the direction and guidance of the Respective Education Officer;
  • Co-ordinating the teaching and learning of the subject/s for which one is responsible;
  • Setting examination papers, co-ordinating marking schemes and moderating examinations and assessment processes at one’s school as well as in other schools;
  • Ensuring timely and adequate provision of textbooks, materials, and equipment required for the effective teaching of the subject across Schools in the College;
  • Ensuring that the maintenance And upkeep of equipment related to the subject at School is regularly carried out;
  • Preparing specifications and budgets for the requirements of the subject specific teaching tools and equipment, including laboratory equipment;
  • Mentoring other teachers in the subject/ level of their speciality;
  • Holding and leading regular departmental meetings and ensuring the keeping of minutes;
 






Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Education or Equivalent
  • Must have more than 5 years’ experience as Head of Department HOD for a well-established school
  • Must be approachable
  • Strong work ethic, interpersonal, organisational, and motivational skills.
  • Must have proven experience of leading successful and vibrant teams  
  • Must be result oriented
 
If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to : jobs@bemconsult.com and Copy-in bemconsult@outlook.com  
 
Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 14 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.
 
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