Project Mercy Deputy Elementary School Principal Jobs in Ethiopia

Project Mercy Deputy Elementary School Principal Jobs in Ethiopia

About Project Mercy

Project Mercy Ethiopia is an international non-profit humanitarian organization working in different regions of Ethiopia to improve the well-being and livelihood of people in rural communities.

Job summary

We are seeking to hire an experienced, highly motivated, and qualified person to undertake vice school principal role in first and medium grade Medhane-Alem school. The incumbent will be responsible to assist the principal in all areas of school administration and leadership. He/she will also assist in the formulation of policies, organizational plans goals and objectives in order to develop and maintain an educationally effective school of excellence.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Principal to discuss the implementation of school policies and programs.

  • Assist the Principal in supervising and evaluating all staff.

  • Assist the Principal in assigning teachers to special duties

  • Assist the Principal in organizing the promotion ceremony.

  • Administer the setup of homerooms.

  • Assume responsibility of attendance and discipline.

  • Assist in the supervision of student activities which may occur in the evening or weekends.

  • Prepare student for local, regional and federal reports.

  • Arrange and conduct State and Local Assessment tests.

  • Complete reports for national and regional assessment tests.

  • Assume responsibility for the documentation needed for mandated programs.

  • Arrange for class coverage in case of teacher absence.

  • Assume the responsibility of student scheduling at the direction of the Principal.

  • Assist the Principal in interpreting school programs to the community.

  • Meet with teachers, students, parents/guardians as needed.

  • Assist the Principal in conducting orientation for incoming students.

  • Assume responsibility for coordinating student/teacher and student/observer

  • Assist the Principal in
    identifying areas related to the functioning of the school which can
    be computerized.

  • Assist the Principal in reviewing new textbooks.

  • Arrange personal time schedule to meet the requirements of the position of deputy principal.

  • Be knowledgeable of district and school goals and programs.

  • Maintain an effective, positive working relationship with staff.

  • Assist the Principal in arranging in-service workshops.

  • Prepare and submit all reports, as requested by Principal, in proper writing and/or oral
    style and structure.

  • Portray an effective role model for staff, students, parents/guardians, community

  • Performs other duties which may be assigned by his/her superior(s) under authority of
    the Board of Education.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in education, educational leadership or other related discipline.

  • Preferable if candidate has gone through CPD.


  • Must have completed three (3) years of successful teaching in grades (1-8)

    Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Through knowledge of rules and regulation of Ministry of Education, regarding to primary schools.

  • Good command of verbal and written communication in both Amharic and English. Advanced skill in operation computers.

    How to Apply

    Qualified and interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume through an email:

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