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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Nova Pioneer Education Group is a Pan-African independent school network offering preschool through secondary education for students from ages 3 through 19. We prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills. We established Nova Pioneer because we believe education should ...
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    2023 Junior Secondary Associate Dean of Residential Life (Tatu Girls Boarding School)


    Key responsibilities for the role include: 

    • In liaison with the School Principal, overseeing the implementation of a Student Life strategy and ensuring effective and efficient use of resources assigned to student life (financial, human, etc.)
    • Creating Residential Life goals for the academic year and tracking toward progress. 
    • Sitting on the school management team and attending all meetings where a residential life voice is required. 
    • Teaching a maximum of ten lessons per week in their subject of specialization. 
    • Managing the Dorm Mother and the School nurse.
    • Ensuring the development, growth, and accountability of direct reports.
    • Overseeing school move-in and move-out in compliance with the school calendar.
    • Creating a plan for student health and safety emergency preparedness.
    • Ensuring that the school’s behavior policy is implemented consistently and effectively.
    • Working in collaboration with the behavior committee and Dean of Students to ensure fair proceedings. 
    • In liaison with the School Principal, designing and administering policies in the residence halls.
    • Performing administrative duties including creating and retaining student housing contracts, emergency contact information, room, and other keys, etc.
    • Developing and implementing appropriate communication strategies in order to keep all members of the Residential Life Community and students' families informed regarding matters of interest, information, and concern.
    • Liaising with security staff to ensure students’ personal safety and security.
    • Supporting sports, clubs, and societies. 
    • Supporting the boarding teacher on duty schedules and ensuring duties are done effectively


    Skills and Qualifications required:

    • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and you are TSC certified
    • Masters degree in education/ social sciences is not compulsory, it would be an added advantage.
    • You love working with teenagers and have previously engaged with teen and youth programmes that help them develop holistically
    • You have probably served as a Boarding master
    • Experience with youth development in various settings such as sports coaching, mentoring/counseling, etc.
    • Significant experience in senior management as you will be leading a boarding team
    • Proven record of success in leading student life programs
    • An awareness, understanding and experience of issues relating to safeguarding the health, welfare and safety of children
    • You are a great communicator. You are able to provide clear and effective written and verbal communication.
    • You are flexible and open to change - you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
    • You are a problem solver - you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making an effort to find appropriate solutions.
    • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.

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