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School Administrator

  • Industry / Sector: Educational
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Date Posted: 14-Jul-2015


Our Client is a leading modern co-educational boarding school in Southwest Nigeria providing an exciting and broad based learning environment aligned with international standards for children between the ages of 11 – 16. In line with the institution’s desire to ensure critical roles are filled by best in class talent with the requisite experience and desired attributes. Our Client wishes to recruit an experienced and motivated individual to fill the role of School Administrator.

Detailed Job Description:

Reporting to a member/ committee of the Board, the successful candidate will serve as a liaison between the school and the Board and will oversee management of school capital projects, procurement activities, general administration, etc.


  • Accountable for overseeing the maintenance, security, and physical condition of the school facilities and campus.

  • Oversee management of all projects undertaken at the school including building and construction work, scholarship programs and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

  • Provide progress report periodically on all on-going projects in the school.

  • Represent the interest of the founders and the Board on projects and other administrative activities in the school.

  • Provide technical advice/ support on all matters relating to procurement, including but not limited to sourcing and evaluating of vendors, market analysis and pricing as well as quality assurance of supplies.

  • Champion the optimal maintenance of school facilities and grounds to ensure effective and efficient use by staff and student of the school.

  • Ensure that school facilities and activities comply with all relevant government regulations and environmental, health and security standards at all times.

  • Proactively engage the Board/ relevant Committee of the Board on facilities and welfare condition/needs of the school.


  • Working knowledge of school administration.

  • Vendor relationship and negotiating skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Business communication and project management skills.

  • Proficiency in procurement processes and facilities management.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills and good leadership skills.

  • Integrity and honesty are key values to our client.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in education/business administration.
  • Postgraduate/relevant professional qualification in Education Administration and (or) Project Management/Facilities Management will be an added advantage.

  • Eight (8) to ten (10) years’ work experience with at least five (5) years in school administration management in a co-educational institution.

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