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Deputy Principal (Secondary)

Job Details

  • Agency: Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands
  • Reference: R02942020
  • Posted: 13-Dec-2020
  • Closing Date: 29-Jan-2021
  • Salary: CI$79,656 - CI$90,132
  • Job Description

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands invites applications for the following education roles within the Government school system for 2021/22 academic years commencing August 2021

Deputy Principal (Secondary)

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Principal in policy making, strategic leadership and management at the High School level, and ensuring that a high quality education is provided for all students within the context of increasingly effective and efficient use of available resources.

Required qualifications, experience & special skills include the following:

  • A qualified, graduate teacher, with a minimum of a bachelorís degree in a relevant subject area
  • Local leadership (NELP) certification or an equivalent qualification in education administration, or be willing to undertake designated training upon appointment
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years successful teaching experience, at least three years of which must have been in a middle or senior management position
  • An excellent understanding of the teaching and learning processes, and of the factors and strategies that can impact upon student performance
  • Knowledge and experience of school self-evaluation and strategic planning to inform school improvement are essential.
  • Knowledge and experience of curriculum development, external examinations, data analysis and management are essential
  • ICT literacy, with an understanding of the current state of ICT technology in our society and its potential applications for teaching, learning and management, with a keen interest in future developments
  • Knowledge and experience of management and reporting procedures and personnel management
  • Strong relationship management skills and an ability to work effectively with students, parents, school personnel and a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge and experience in other areas impacting the position such as community liaison, staff training and ICT integration are highly desirable and would be an advantage.

Please send your completed Government Application Form, Supplementary Form (teaching post only) and Cover Letter only via e-mail to

Application Deadline: January 29th 2021

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.