Director of Schools at Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda. We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Director of SchoolsLocation: YabaDescriptionBridge International Academies is seeking a Director of Schools to drive the “front of house” operations at our Academies in Nigeria. Do you believe that every child deserves the same quality of education no matter where they live, or who their parents are? Do you think that we need innovation in education? Do you want to challenge the status quo? Then join us!We are looking for passionate, dedicated and energetic people to join our rapidly growing organisation. If you believe in our mission and are looking for a fast-paced, always changing working environment with room to grow and learn, we are looking for you! About the RoleThis is an incredibly fast paced job, working to ensure a positive experience across all touch-points over the course of our customers' lifecycle (for as long as their child/ children are enrolled at a Bridge academy). This role will involve close work with the Operations Director, who is responsible for all “back of house” operations such as but not limited to quality assurance (our data-driven field based audit and monitoring team) or customer care (our call center serving both as the support hub for our academy manager, teachers and parents).For this role, we need someone who’s willing to put their head down and get to work. This is an incredibly fast-paced and absorbing role that will ask a lot of you but it will also be personally rewarding in that you will see the impact of your efforts first hand. This is a senior level position and we are looking for someone with 10+ years of experience.Scale - up experience, managing people that you will not always be able to physically see and “bricks & mortar” experience is a must!ResponsibilitiesAs the Director of Schools, we expect you to:Drive pupil growth to increase financial sustainabilityIntroduce Bridge and launch Academies in new communitiesEnsure customer satisfaction to retain existing parentsManage and train our Academy Management vertical (regional managers, area managers & Academy Managers).Most of all - ensure that Bridge consistently lives up to our promise of ensuring Knowledge for all

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