Head, Medical Services at Atlantic Hall Educational Trust Council (AHETC)

Head, Medical Services at Atlantic Hall Educational Trust Council (AHETC) – TDPel Jobs

Atlantic Hall School is a co-educational full boarding international secondary school set in extensive and beautiful grounds in Poka, Epe, a safe rural setting close to the Atlantic Ocean.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head, Medical Services
Location: Epe, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary
Dynamic, forward-thinking and outward-looking leadership of the boarding community
Strategic leadership and development of boarding which supports the philosophy, aims and policies of the school, and promotes a high level of achievement in all areas of boarding life
Ensure that parents and guardians are well informed about the School’s boarding policies and all aspects of the care and welfare of students
Principal Duties & Responsibility
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 conjunction with the Deputy Head of Boarding, the training of Boarding Prefects to ensure consistency across 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
Ensuring a visible and active presence in the boarding houses in order to develop a relationship with all boarders
Keep the Vice Principal (Pastoral/Student Affairs) and other appropriate staff, informed of pastoral issues relating to any student in the boarding houses and manage these where appropriate
Inform and consult with the Vice Principal (Pastoral/Student Affairs) serious cases of student breaches of discipline or good conduct, and maintain a record of punishments awarded
Ensure that medical matters are dealt with appropriately in line with Atlantic Hall’s School Medical Protocol and Practices, liaising with the School Clinic, the Sports Department and the pupils’ parents and guardians as appropriate
Ensure that all appropriate registration/attendance/absence records are kept for all boarders including signing in and out of the hostels, clear whereabouts of boarders during weekends
In conjunction with the boarding team arrange, organize and participate in the programme of activities, trips, social events and weekends activities which play a key role in ensuring a very special boarding experience for the students
Liaise with the housekeeper, laundry supervisor in all matters relating to the maintenance of the hostels and students uniforms
Presents the interest and needs of the boarding houses to the Core Leadership Team (CLT), through the Vice Principal (Pastoral/Student Affairs), and play a leading advisory role in the long-term development of boarding houses
Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Competencies
Education and Work Experience:
First Degree in any discipline
Minimum of five (5) years experience in a related field.
Competencies and Skills:
Passionate about and dedicated to boarding
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
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, students, existing parents, and future prospective parents
Excellent communication skills, oral, written, and in the use of ICT
Outstanding organizational and administrative skills
Understanding of the nature of boarding in independent education and meeting the requirements of all boarders
Aware of the nature of the school and prepared to commit to its all-round ethos
High integrity and ethical standards.

Application Closing Date
10th August, 2021.

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