Our client is a School in  Ouagadougou– the capital of Burkina Faso and they are looking for a:

Position: School Administrator M/F

Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (they want teachers too – see bottom of the page for link)

Gender: Male or Female Age: 23 – 30 

Any African nationality is welcome for all positions as long as they are proficient in both English & French

You must be a passionate individual to have a significant & highly impactful contribution to the development of the school and the children.

The school uses blended learning. All employees (teachers and staff) must be tech savvy and own their own device (laptop or tablet) 

–> A single mother who otherwise qualifies could be considered. But if she chooses to bring her child it will be at her own cost.


The administrator is responsible for the execution and coordination of all administrative tasks in the school. These include Marketing and Public Relations, Finances, Personnel Management, Accounting, etc …

Required Qualifications

  • Have a Bachelor or master’s degree in business management / Accounting / Marketing or any other related field.
  • Read, speak and write English and French
  • Have a good mastery of IT tools and Microsoft office
  • Have at least 2 years of professional experience in a similar position
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and relational skills.
  • Be able to work independently and under pressure

*MUST Have your own laptop

Number of vacancies: 01


Type of Contract:

Fixed-term contract for an initial period of three years, renewable once. An open-ended contract after 3 years. The terms and conditions of the contract will be discussed during the interview.



  • The salary varies according to the qualifications and experience of the applicant. The salary range 200 000F – 300 000F /month depending on qualifications and experience
  • Salaries in Burkina are subject to local taxes paid by the employee.
  • Yes we provide accommodation. The cost of rent is paid above the salary directly to the landlord



Candidates hired outside of Burkina Faso will receive the following benefits:

  • Transportation cost to Ouagadougou
  • Shared Furnished Housing


Start Date: As soon as possible


How-to Apply

As a  professional, we expect you to properly follow these instructions please:


  • Apply only if you really qualify – must have a University Degree as mentioned above and 2+ yrs hands-on admin experience – ideally as a school administrator
  • Make sure that the above is reflected throughout your CV:  your CV should have accomplishments and not a mere list of tasks/duties per role – convince us that you are a really hands-on person
  • Please ensure your CV includes
    • A description of the business activities of each former employer.
    • Where applicable, a description/samples of the tasks performed at a former employer(s) that are relevant to the Core Competencies.
  • Send us your highly customized 2-4 page  CV (longer CVs will be rejected since they do not reflect an ability to communicate with brief focused clear sentences)  CV in Word (so NO PDF files please)  to: CV @ HIREgh . com (remove empty spaces) with the appropriate heading: ‘ School Admin- Burkina Faso’  in your email’s subject/ Title line.
  • Ideally, use Arial font No 10 for all of your CV and Arial font No 12 and capitals for your headings, please
  • Also, please indicate when is the earlier that you can start
  • Once again: DO NOT SEND a CV that is 4 pages long nor a CV in PDF format or as GoogleDoc –our ATS is set to ignore CVs longer than 3 pages
  • Please: No Google Docs either – we do not have permission to open them and getting one from you is too complex

Indicate which number is your whatsapp number please.


We are looking forward to receiving your CV and meeting with you this week.

Thank you,



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This school also has 4 teacher- positions available: https://hireseminars.com/bteach