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Head of Boarding at an International School – Eden Solutions and Resources Limited

Head of Boarding at an International School – Eden Solutions and Resources Limited

Eden Solutions and Resources Limited – Our client, an International School operating with British Curriculum located in Umuahia, Abia State is looking to recruit committed, passionate and well experienced candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Boarding

Location: Umuahia, Abia
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Deploy, train and develop all boarding staff to make the most effective use of their skills, expertise and experience and to ensure that all boarding staff have a clear understanding of their roles, duties and responsibilities
  • Oversee, in liaison with the Deputy Head, the training of Boarding Prefects to ensure consistency across the boarding houses.
  • Establish, publicize and maintain a routine for the boarding houses
  • Be familiar with, and develop further, a working knowledge of relevant legislation including the Children Act, Child Protection Act, Human Rights Act, Health & Safety at Work Act and the legal rights of children
  • Ensure that medical matters are dealt with appropriately in line with School Medical Protocol and Practices, liaising with the Health Centre, the Sports Department and the pupils’ parents and guardians as appropriate
  • Organize and participate in the program of activities, trips, social events and Activities Weekends which play a key role in ensuring the very special boarding experience.


  • Minimum of Master’s Degree preferably in education
  • TRCN certification
  • Candidate must have relevant work experience not less than 5 years (as a head of boarding) in an international school
  • Candidate must possess technical understanding of the British curriculum
  • Innovative thinker and a flexible approach
  • Successful experience in a boarding post with significant leadership and management responsibility
  • Aware of Health & Safety issues in boarding and the National Minimum Boarding Standards
  • Strong interpersonal and decision making skills
  • Capable of formulating and expressing an independent view and of working loyally as part of a team
  • Calmness and efficiency and the ability to work under great pressure at certain times
  • A friendly, professional approach capable of inspiring confidence in colleagues, pupils, existing parents and future prospective parents
  • Excellent communication skills, oral, written and in the use of ICT.

Application Closing Date
30th May, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicant should send their CVs in PDF to: executiveschoolpositions@gmail.com using Job Title as subject of mail.

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