Charles Wesley Academy Oyoko Koforidua

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A vibrant and leading independent co-educational institution situated at Oyoko-Koforidua in the Eastern region.

This is an excellent and wonderful nonprofit academy which offers a challenging and broad education for all pupils. The school provides an enjoyable learning environment, which promotes seamless learning and helps pupils gain confidence and make fantastic progress.

Opening for admissions to pupils into the pre-school, primary and Junior Secondary School departments in September 2017 and seeking qualified staff with relevant experience in the following areas:

  • Head of academic Section

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Educational leader responsible for managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of the school.

  • Scheduling, curriculum development, extracurricular activities, personnel management, emergency procedures, and facility operations.

  • Supervise the instructional programs of the school, evaluating lesson plans and observing classes (teaching, as duties allow) on a regular basis.

  • Organize and supervise procedures for identifying and addressing special needs of students including health-related concerns, and physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsible behavior.

Qualification:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and at least a certificate in Education

  • Minimum of 3 years in school administration with experience in teaching at the JHS

  • Ability to teach at least one subject at the JHS

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills will be an advantaged

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Mode of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications with CVs and a one-page self-profile highlighting previous experience, achievements and plans for the school by July 15, 2018 to:

The Executive Director

Charles Wesley Academy Foundation

Box 1280

Koforidua, New Juaben

Or via email

contact@charleswesleyacademy.com 

  • School Administrator


A school administrator with conversant with the Ghana Education Service curriculum and knowledge of the British, American and or the International Baccalaureate certificate will be an advantage. This role involves:

  • Leading the preparation of the school’s strategic plans

  • Annual work-plan and budget

  • Day to day management of the school

  • Supervision of academic and non-academic staff

  • Keeping and maintain school records

  • Providing guidance and mentoring staff and

  • Any other tasks as may be determined necessary for the smooth administration of the school.

The successful candidate will be required to monitor and evaluate the performance of staff and provide feedback. The administrator will report directly to the Executive Director.

  • Head of Pre-School Department

  • Head of Primary School Department

  • Head of Junior Secondary School Department


These roles will require an energetic proven practitioner ready for a career step up or a current able Head of School who is looking to prove themselves in a new environment who has previous experience as a school-wide leader. The perfect candidate will be able to inspire everyone around them with their positive attitude and outlook to a motivational learning atmosphere. The successful candidate should have the skills to manage a team of professionals and demonstrate the ability to improve all areas of the school learning environment.  

  • Class teachers for Primary classes

  • Teachers for Secondary school classes in the following subjects

    • English

    • Mathematics

    • Basic Design Technology

    • ICT

    • Religious Studies

    • Creative Arts

    • Ghanaian Language (Asante Twi)

    • Science

    • French

    • Music

    • Sports

    • Religious and moral education

    • social studies


The successful class or subject teacher should have an excellent knowledge of the National Curriculum and considerable teaching experience.  The candidate should be resourceful and creative as well as accomplished in providing lessons which are both imaginative and challenging.  In addition, teachers will be required to maintain standards set by the school with a determination that inspires the student's to succeed. The school invest heavily into career development and supports each teacher’s individual career objectives

  • Accounts/Office Assistant


This role requires supporting staff with day to day office administration, bookkeeping and front office responsibilities.  

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Answering phone calls

  • Dealing with email and telephone enquiries

  • Filing, photocopying and scanning of documents

  • Keep diary up to date and keep on top of upcoming events/tasks

  • Maintain school records and filing systems

  • Meet and greet visitors

  • Processing cheque and bank payments

  • Liaising with school administrator to keep accounts up to date

  • Support new operational tasks and projects

  • Ordering school materials for various departments

  • Tracking orders placed


Skills required:

We are looking for someone who is highly numerate and analytical with ability to interpret information quickly and has strong ownership, interpersonal skills, initiative and drive.  Someone with excellent communication and telephone manners and ability to communicate at different levels from senior staff to administration staff. The candidate should have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (training available), excel and power point.  


  • Librarian 

The school library is   small and is intended to serve the students and teachers and visitors, The books are yet to be catalogued and therefore numbers are not known. The librarian will be considered a senior staff position and will have administrative responsibilities including attendance at staff meetings, preparing budgets and strategic planning for the use and maintenance of the library as an integral part of   learning regime within the school.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the library including cataloging, circulation, collection development, reference access, planning and budget

  • Lead the updating and implementation of a library plan for improvements, proactively seeking financial support through grants and collaboration

  • Manage school records and archives

  • Collaborate in the setting up and managing a digital library

  • Maintain and administer the integral library system with emphasis on improving the library catalog and incorporating it in the Datazone/information

  • Oversee the maintenance and improvements of the physical facilities, equipment and conditions of the library environment to ensure adequate long-term material conservation and visitor experience

  • Provide professional reference services for students and teachers and other users

  • Identify financial resources for continued library maintenance, collections enhancement, archiving and storage

  • Lead and coordinate the reading club of the school

  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned by management.

All Candidates must have the skills and drive to contribute to the school's overall success.


If you are interested  and in any of these exciting positions,   apply with a covering letter and an updated copy of your curriculum vitae to:

The Executive Director

Charles Wesley Academy

Box 1280

Koforidua

Email: contact@charleswesleyacademy.com

Closing date for the submission of applications is June 10, 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted