Head Teachers and Principals

Head teachers and principals plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the running of schools, colleges and other educational establishments.

Entry Reqirements

Level 5 NVQ; Masters

Typical Tasks

  • Coordinates and maintains quality assurance procedures.
  • Assists with recruitment, public relations and marketing activities.
  • Liaises with parents and pupils.
  • Monitors schools performance and sets goals for student's academic achievements.
  • Leads or contributes to decision making processes regarding curricula, budgetary, disciplinary and other matters.
  • Considers staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.
  • Sets the school's values, provides leadership to staff and helps create an encouraging environment for learning.

Desired Skills

Monitoring, Learning Strategies, Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Speaking, Mathematics, Science

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