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Deputy Principal (Primary) - Large School

Job Details

  • Agency: Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands
  • Reference: R02972020
  • Posted: 13-Dec-2020
  • Closing Date: 29-Jan-2021
  • Salary: CI$70,224 - CI$81,444
  • 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 (Primary)

To support the Principal to provide professional leadership and management of the school to establish a culture of high expectations and ensure high quality education is provided for all students within the context of increasingly effective and efficient use of available resources.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelorís Degree and professional teaching qualification from a recognized institution/authority (Masterís Degree in Education preferred)
  • Formal School Leadership Certification (either successfully completed or actively in progress
  • Five years of successful teaching experience, ideally with experience in a minimum of two schools (one of which has at least 2 streams)
  • The ability to support school improvement, evidenced by effective leadership of school-level projects and initiatives which have had a demonstrated positive impact on school performance
  • 2 years of successful experience in a leadership role (for example, as a subject coordinator, PYP coordinator, literacy coach, inclusion specialist, etc.) in a minimum of two schools
  • Successful experience delivering professional development activities at individual and whole school level
  • The ability to foster strong relationships and improve performance of others through coaching and mentoring
  • 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
  • Builds a positive ethos in the classroom and contributes to building a positive ethos in the school
  • 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
  • Strong ICT skills including high levels of proficiency in basic Microsoft Office applications and in the use of education management systems preferably SIMS
  • Strong data skill, with the ability to use date to inform sound decision making at the classroom level
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills

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.