Principal, PAGE Junior College



  • The role of the Principal of PAGE Junior College is to develop a vision and strategy which keeps the College at the forefront of educational innovation and outstanding achievement and which maintains its position within its local community as a key and valued partner committed to excellence.


  • The Principal will be expected to lead, inspire and develop the management team and staff, maintaining at all times that ethos of partnership and shared decision making which has been so fundamental to the College’s success.


  • The Principal will be expected to develop strong and purposeful working relationships with the Faculty, Staff & Management, whose role it is to define the educational character and strategic priorities of the College. It will then be the Principal’s role to implement these policies and to provide leadership to College staff, ensuring that they share and reflect the College’s mission, values and aspirations.



The Principal shall report directly to the Directors of the College. 

Key Areas of Responsibility


The Principal will:

  1. Provide effective leadership to the College in fulfilling its mission as determined by the Management
  2. Make proposals to the Management regarding the educational character, activities, and mission of the College, developing a suitably ambitious vision to inspire and motivate
  3. Ensure that the Management is fully engaged in all strategic decisions which affect the mission and character of the College and implement the decisions of the Management
  4. Determine the College’s academic and other activities.  
  5. Organize, direct and manage the College and lead the staff, providing inspiring and motivating leadership to those engaged in teaching, training and also to other departments like administration and marketing.


The Principal will:

  1. Work with the marketing and counseling teams to introduce effective strategies for the recruitment of students.
  2. Ensure high quality arrangements exist for teaching, learning and student support and that the College delivers high quality education and training.
  3. To this end, counsel and motivate students to improve their performance and consistently achieve excellent results. Additionally, coordinate with Administrative & Academic Officer to conduct support sessions for slow learners after the college hours.
  4. Counsel parents whenever required regarding their ward’s performance and progress.
  5.  Strive to make the College an inclusive, student-centered organization and an effective learning environment for students of all batches.
  6. Maintain student discipline and, within the established rules and procedure, suspend or expel students on disciplinary grounds or expel students for academic reasons after consultation with the Management.



The Principal will:

  1. Lead and contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of College plans and policies
  2. Ensure the effective review of policies and procedures which involve the Management, Staff, Faculty and Students.



The Principal will:

  1. Provide the organization, direction and management of the institution and leadership of the staff
  2. Ensure the appointment, assignment, grading, appraisal, suspension, dismissal and determination, within the framework set by the Management, of the pay and conditions of service of staff
  3. Provide management and leadership of staff which will ensure that the College discharges all of its legal responsibilities and that good employee relations are maintained and developed
  4. Promote discipline and good conduct and encourage commitment of staff, leading by example
  5. Contribute to the training of staff to ensure the effective implementation of policies and systems agreed by the Management team


Management and Quality

The Principal will:

  1. Co-operate with the Directors and colleagues in the administrative and marketing teams to ensure that the College offers the highest quality service to its clients and foster a culture of excellence and innovation
  2. Directly line manage and monitor the work of the Faculty and College staff
  3. Develop an ethos of teamwork throughout the organization
  4. Coordinate with the Administrative & Academic Officer to ensure that appropriate targets are set and agreed throughout the College, that performance against them is monitored and that the College meets or exceeds them
  5. Make certain that the College at all levels is committed to the development and personal growth of all the individuals it employs or serves


Partnerships and Communication

The Principal will:

  1. Seek out development opportunities for the College, including business and community partnerships
  2. Ensure that the College is effectively represented and promoted in local, regional and national forums and that information from external sources is disseminated widely throughout the College
  3. Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective communication within and beyond the College and act as an ambassador for the College and an advocate of its interests
  4. Maintain and develop the College’s partnerships with higher education institutions to meet the higher education needs of students
  5. Partner with internal teams like the marketing team to help set up counseling and orientation sessions in schools and other colleges




  1. The general working hours of the Principal shall be 8:00 am to 5:00pm. However, the Principal will adopt flexible working methods to meet the changing needs of the College
  2. Extreme flexibility is required especially during the admission season in the months of April, May & June when extra working time will need to be invested and if necessary on Sundays or Public Holidays as well


Equality of Opportunity


  • The Principal will adopt and encourage a positive attitude towards equal opportunities and ensure the development of equal opportunities throughout all aspects of service delivery and employment


Professional Standards

The Principal will:

  1. Develop and maintain quality standards appropriate to the post
  2. Develop and maintain professional standards and expertise by undertaking relevant professional development

Disclaimer: This is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities of this post. The Principal may be required to carry out other duties in keeping with the nature of the post as directed by, and agreed with, the Management.