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Primary Principal – (Large)

Job Details

  • Agency: Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands
  • Reference: R02962020
  • Posted: 13-Dec-2020
  • Closing Date: 29-Jan-2021
  • Salary: CI$79,656 - CI$92,388
  • 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

Primary Principal – (Large)

Responsible for the management of a primary school in the Government School System, the post holder will be a leader of teaching and learning, develop a culture of high expectation and ensure high quality education is accessible to all students.

Qualifications, Experience & Special Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and professional teaching qualification from a recognized institution/authority
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ successful teaching experience in a minimum of two schools; At least five (5) years of which must have been at senior leadership, with teaching and/or leadership experience
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or senior school leadership programme (NELP) certification or a willingness to undertake designated training in school leadership
  • Strong skills in teaching and learning with the ability to both exemplify and identify good practice in teaching and learning at both the school and classroom level
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills, with the ability to work and communicate effectively with students, parents, school personnel and a wide range of stake holders
  • The ability to lead school improvement, evidenced by effective leadership of school-level projects and initiatives which have had a demonstrated positive impact on school performance
  • Strong ICT skills including high levels of proficiency in basic Microsoft Office applications and in the use of SIMS
  • Strong data skill, with the ability to use date to inform sound decision making, particularly in the areas of teaching and learning.
  • Knowledge and experience of budget preparation, 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

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.