School Head Teacher Job at Kitengela International School in Athi River, Kenya

  • Published date: October 1, 2019
  • Category: Education, Teaching & Training
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Kitengela International School – KISC School 

Athi River Job Vacancies

We are a leading group of schools offering both British Curriculum and the Kenyan System of education with branches in various counties.

Due to our growth prospects and our strategic plan, we seek to fill the following key vacant position with a high caliber, self- motivated; result oriented and experienced professional to join our ecosystem and new branch in Athi River.

School Head Teacher

Reporting to the Chief Learning Officer/Director, the School Head teacher will be responsible for leadership, supervision and management of the school both at Kindergarten and Primary.

He/she will be responsible for driving the school growth initiatives and new markets.

He / she should be a highly talented, result driven, team leader with ability to manage a dynamic professional expertise and positively engage all stakeholders in line with the KISC Schools’ philosophy & strategic plan.

The candidate must demonstrate ability to drive value addition to students in talent development, academic performance, Discipline.etc.

He/she will define the responsibilities and accountability of staff members and oversee and implement reading and learning.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Ensuring the vision of the school is clearly articulated, shared, understood and acted upon effectively by all.

  • Building a strong and cohesive culture that is supported by effective systems and structures

  • Lead the development and implementation of modern teaching approaches, methodologies and schemes of work.

  • Setting targets and goals for school staff through a participative process.

  • Providing regular feedback to colleagues in a way that recognizes good practice and supports their progress against professional and performance management objectives.

  • Conducting annual reviews based on standards of leadership, teaching and learning in specific areas of responsibility.

  • Monitoring coverage of the syllabus, quality of teaching and effectiveness of learning outcomes.

  • Ensuring teachers have all necessary working resources required in undertaking their responsibilities.

  • Providing leadership in guiding the various co-curricular activities and school-based events.

  • Working closely with senior school management/Directors to achieve high levels of team spirit and synergy.

  • Handling behavior development/rectification matters to develop unique, courteous, respectful individuals.

  • Maintain high level of discipline in the school for both teachers and pupils.

  • Building effective relationships with parents, education partners and other stakeholders.

  • Managing school operations

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Holder of degree or Diploma in Education (P1) or equivalent qualification

  • Minimum 10 years relevant working experience in a school set up, 5 years of which should have been in a leadership position/experience as a Head Teacher.

  • Demonstrate proven track record in educational leadership including school administration, classroom instruction, lesson plans, pupil assessment and staff development.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enables open communication with parents, teachers and learners.

  • A self-motivated, energetic person who enjoys working in a busy and dynamic working environment.

  • A diligent leader with the flexibility to learn and adapt to new cultures with good coaching and mentoring skills.

  • Demonstrates ability to think and act critically, creatively and independently.

  • Pro-active, mature and committed individual who can work with minimum supervision.

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft packages.

  • Registered with Teacher Service Commission (TSC).

How to Apply

All successful candidates must be less than 45 years old.

All teachers must be registered with Teacher Service Commission (TSC).

Interested applicants should log on for details on qualifications, duties and responsibilities.

Send your application letter and CV to not later than 15th October, 2019.

Only those shortlisted shall be contacted.

You are encouraged to attach your application letter and CV in PDF format to protect formatting.

KISC is an equal opportunity employer.

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