Amazima Ministries Principal - Head Teacher of Primary School Jobs in Uganda

Amazima Ministries Principal - Head Teacher of Primary School Jobs in Uganda

Reporting to the Country Director, the Principal/Head Teacher of Primary School is responsible to implement and promote the mission and policies of The Amazima School – Primary Level.

The Principal/Head Teacher of Primary School is also responsible for the day-to-day management of the Primary School, including teachers, substitutes, assistants. coaches, directors, facilities, and security personnel.


  • Sets an example of servant leadership: uses Biblical principles to resolve disputes, speaks to edify and encourage, and demonstrates faithful obedience to God’s laws.
  • Recruit and hire all Primary School staff.
  • Train, orient, and supervise all teaching staff and assistants.
  • Communicate with the Country Director regarding academic, curricular, behavioral, and personnel issues.
  • Conduct regular faculty meetings.
  • Ensures regular classroom observations.
  • Ensures all faculty receive ongoing in-service training (Christian, Classical, Cross-cultural, and Pedagogical).
  • Ensures that all teaching staff obtain and maintain proper certification.
  • Make extracurricular assignments for teaching staff and assistants.
  • Provides regular formal and informal evaluations for all teaching staff and assistants.
  • Create all curriculum needed for the school
    Monitor the implementation of the curriculum, researching and recommending improvements and changes, and documenting curriculum guides and any accreditation requirements.
  • Approve all annual textbook and supply purchasing.
  • Coordinate the administration of annual achievement testing.
  • Coordinate teachers and families in tailoring instructional interventions for any student with specific needs.
  • Communicate regularly with families of students including listening to and addressing questions and concerns.
  • Schedule regular academic events designed to bring parents and guardians to campus.
  • Evaluate admission screening and school records to determine appropriateness of enrolling students. Sign off on all enrollment contracts.
  • Establish and maintain high standards of student conduct.
  • Coordinate scheduling of various student activities (field trips, sporting events, campus volunteer visits).
  • Monitor student progress (academic and character) of each student. Interacts regularly with Scholarship Mentors regarding each student.
  • Works with the Scholarship Mentors to develop and coordinate student community service opportunities.
  • Oversees all student extracurricular and cocurricular activities: yearbook, newspaper, other publications, athletics, fine arts, etc.
  • With
    the Country Director, develops and implements all school disciplinary policies.
  • Regularly updates student manuals.
  • With the Country Director, develop appropriate relationships with the local and national educational officials
  • Represent The Amazima School – Primary Level at all appropriate functions
  • Serve on The Amazima School Primary Leadership Team


  • Must be a committed Christian who is in full agreement with the Statement of Faith of The Amazima School.
  • Professional and personal references must demonstrate observed manifestation of godly character and spiritual maturity.
  • Must be committed to the mission of The Amazima School and willing to make a long-term commitment to the job.
  • Must have an understanding of support for the classical, Christian, and community approach to education adopted by The Amazima School.
  • Must be in agreement with The Amazima School Family-Student Handbook, The Amazima School Policy Manual, and have familiarity with Amazima Ministries International.
  • Must have read and understand/be in agreement with Kisses from Katie, When Helping Hurts, African Friends and Money Matters, and Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning.
  • Prefer a minimum of a master’s degree from a college or university in educational leadership, school administration, or curriculum/instruction.
  • Must have experience in school administration and management of educational organizations/ people.
  • Prefer experience living or working in a third world country.
  • Classical, Christian teaching experience preferred.
  • If married, candidate’s marriage and parenting must demonstrate Christian character and maturity.

    How To Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by Friday, 30th August 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Amazima Ministries Principal - Head Teacher of Primary School Jobs in Uganda

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