Acting as the instructional leader of the Primary School, and providing visionary educational leadership matching student needs as they embrace the challenges of 21st century life-long learning, the Principal’s duties comprise:
Student welfare: oversight of student admissions and placement; maintenance of student records; pastoral care, safety and student welfare; organisation of regular assemblies and other activities; oversight of a comprehensive programme of activities; interest in/experience with a diverse student population, including support for English language learners and students with divergent learning needs.
Staff leadership: identification of staffing needs; teacher recruitment and orientation; scheduling and chairing regular staff meetings; supervision, appraisal and professional development of staff.
Curriculum: implementation and evaluation of the curriculum; awareness of current curriculum developments; encouragement of curriculum innovation; monitoring of assessment and reporting.
School Community: maintenance of good relationships with the Board of Trustees; the Parents’ Association; facilitating appropriate contact between staff and parents; participation at school events and activities.
Administration: preparation of the Primary School’s master timetable; compilation of the calendar of events for the whole school; supervision and enforcement of safety regulations; identification of resource needs, participation in budget formation, oversight of the Primary School budget.
Communications: maintenance of effective communications within the Primary School and with parents; liaison with the Secondary Principal to ensure a carefully articulated programme between the Primary and Secondary divisions.
Technology: identification of technology needs, support of technology integration across the curriculum, adept user of technology in an educational setting.
Facilities: Possess a vision for optimal utilization of the current campus along with planned facilities expansion.