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Kindergarten Teacher Vacancies in Nairobi Kenya

Scope of Responsibilities:

The teacher’s primary responsibility is to ensure the success of each student as detailed in the ISK Mission, Vision and Student Aims.

Teaching responsibilities include instruction in the four core subjects: literacy, mathematics, social studies and science, as well as general instruction and management in a homeroom classroom.

Additionally the teacher will be expected to participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees; fulfil supervision duties as assigned, including some evening and weekend events; and supervise/coach one co-curricular activity throughout the year.

All teachers are expected to contribute to the co-curricular program.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Working as a collaborative member of a grade level team.
  • Implementing a program of study that adheres to the elementary school curriculum as adopted by the Board of Directors.
  • Collaborating with colleagues in bringing the ISK Educational Aims to life.
  • Differentiating instruction to address preferred learning styles of various students in class.
  • Integrating technology within lessons to enhance instructional delivery. Understanding and conducting ongoing assessment of student progress and reflect on instructional techniques accordingly.
  • Be available to assist students outside of class time and differentiate instruction based on student need.
  • Communicating regularly with parents through e-mail, telephone and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Attending relevant departmental, divisional and K-12 professional meetings as necessary.
  • Participating on faculty committees and curriculum development programs as required.
  • Promoting a positive learning environment.
  • Assuming responsibility for meaningful professional growth.
  • Participating in and supervising an intercultural trip (2-4 days).
  • Sponsoring a minimum of one extra-curricular student activity.
  • Performing other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Principal.

    Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject(s)
  • Student-centered and nurturing personality
  • Commitment to collaborative planning
  • Teacher certification from an accredited university/college  Minimum 2 years relevant teaching experience
  • Proficiency with educational technology
  • Fluent English speaker with excellent writing skills
  • Flexibility and creativity

    Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Teaching experience in a multi-cultural setting
  • Experience with the Understanding by Design curriculum model (inquiry-based approach to learning)
  • Experience with Everyday Mathematics
  • Experience in a Balanced Literacy program (including Writer’s Workshop, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Workshop, running records…)
  • Experience with student-led conferences
  • Experience with interactive technology (e.g. SmartBoard) preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary instruction
  • Demonstrated success with constructivist teaching methods
  • Experience in data analysis and goal setting to improve learning

    For full job description, job application contacts and other requirements, see: Job Description

    Also see: Kindergarten Teacher Vacancies in Nairobi Kenya


    Lower Elementary Teacher Jobs in Kenya Scope of Responsibilities: The teacher’s primary responsibility is to ensure the success of each student as detailed in the ISK Mission, Vision and Student Aims. Teaching responsibilities include instruction in the four core subjects: literacy, mathematics, social studies and science, as well as general instruction and management in a homeroom classroom. Additionally the teacher will be expected to participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees; fulfil supervision duties as assigned, including some evening and weekend events; and supervise/coach one co-curricular activity throughout the year.

    All teachers are expected to contribute to the co-curricular program.

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Working as a collaborative member of a grade level team.
  • Implementing a program of study that adheres to the elementary school curriculum as adopted by the Board of Directors.
  • Collaborating with colleagues in bringing the ISK Educational Aims to life.
  • Differentiating instruction to address preferred learning styles of various students in class.
  • Integrating technology within lessons to enhance instructional delivery. Understanding and conducting ongoing assessment of student progress and reflect on instructional techniques accordingly.
  • Be available to assist students outside of class time and differentiate instruction based on student need.
  • Communicating regularly with parents through e-mail, telephone and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Attending relevant departmental, divisional and K-12 professional meetings as necessary.
  • Participating on faculty committees and curriculum development programs as required.
  • Promoting a positive learning environment.
  • Assuming responsibility for meaningful professional growth.
  • Participating in and supervising an intercultural trip (2-4 days).
  • Sponsoring a minimum of one extra-curricular student activity.
  • Performing other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Principal.

    Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject(s)
  • Student-centered and nurturing personality
  • Commitment to collaborative planning
  • Teacher certification from an accredited university/college
  • Minimum 2 years relevant teaching experience
  • Proficiency with educational technology
  • Fluent English speaker with excellent writing skills
  • Flexibility and creativity

    Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Teaching experience in a multi-cultural setting
  • Experience with the Understanding by Design curriculum model (inquiry-based approach to learning)
  • Experience with Everyday Mathematics
  • Experience in a Balanced Literacy program (including Writer’s Workshop, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Workshop, running records…)
  • Experience with student-led conferences
  • Experience with interactive technology (e.g. SmartBoard) preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary instruction
  • Demonstrated success with constructivist teaching methods
  • Experience in data analysis and goal setting to improve learning

    For full job description, job application contacts and other requirements, see: Job Description

    Also see: Lower Elementary Teacher Jobs in Kenya


    High School Teaching Jobs in Kenya

    Scope of Responsibilities:

    The teacher’s primary responsibility is to ensure the success of each student as detailed in the ISK mission, vision and student aims.

    Teaching responsibility normally includes general high school Biology, as well as IB Biology at standard and higher levels.

    Assignment may also include Grade 9 Integrated Science or any other course that may be reasonably assigned (e.g., Earth Science, Theory of Knowledge, Scholarly Research and Writing).

    Additionally the teacher will be expected to participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees, fulfil supervision duties as assigned including some evening and weekend events, serve as advisor to a small group of students, advise students on their Extended Essays or other projects, and supervise/coach one co-curricular activity in the course of the year.

    All teachers are expected to contribute to the co-curricular program.

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work as a collaborative member of the high school Science Department.
  • Implement a program of study that adheres to the high school curriculum, IB or otherwise, as adopted by the Board of Directors.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in bringing the ISK Educational Aims to life.
  • Differentiate instruction to address preferred learning styles of various students in class.
  • Integrate technology within lessons to enhance instructional delivery.
  • Understand the school assessment philosophy and conduct ongoing assessment of student progress, using data obtained to adjust instructional content and techniques accordingly.
  • Be available to assist students outside of class time.
  • Communicate regularly with parents through e-mail, telephone and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Maintain professional competence in instructional techniques and in specialized teaching through in-service education activities and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Evaluate and respond to pupils’ academic, social, emotional and physical growth.
  • Keep appropriate, up-to-date records, and prepare progress reports as needed.
  • Attend relevant departmental, divisional and K-12 professional meetings as necessary.
  • Participate on faculty committees and curriculum development programs as required.
  • Promote a positive learning environment, including maintaining high standards for habits of learning.
  • Supervise a student advisory group, including supporting students with their CAS/L programs.
  • Participate in and, if appropriate, supervise an intercultural trip.
  • Sponsor a minimum of one extra-curricular student activity.
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Principal. Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject(s)
  • Recent, up-to-date IB training in relevant subject area
  • Student-centered and nurturing personality
  • Commitment to collaborative planning
  • Teacher certification from an accredited university/college
  • Minimum 2 years relevant teaching experience
  • Proficiency with educational technology
  • Fluent English speaker with excellent writing and communication skills
  • Flexibility and creativity

    Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Teaching experience in a multi-cultural setting
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience in specific IB subject area
  • Experience with the Understanding by Design curriculum model (inquiry-based approach)
  • Experience with interactive technology (e.g., SmartBoard), Virtual Learning Environment programs (e.g., Moodle) and electronic grade books
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary instruction
  • Experience in data analysis and team goal setting to improve learning

    For full job description, job application contacts and other requirements, see: Job Description

    Also see: High School Teaching Jobs in Kenya


    Athletics Director Jobs Kenya

    Scope of Responsibilities:

    The ISK Athletic Director is responsible for the administration of the school-wide co-curricular athletics program. The position includes a 20% teaching load.

    This role entails bringing to life the ISK mission, vision, and educational aims through athletics, inspiring student-athletes, leading people, and managing systems.

    Some areas of responsibility related to facilities and equipment are shared with the Physical Education department head.

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of a comprehensive elementary, middle, and high school sports program
  • Coordinate ISK’s participation in ISSEA (international Schools of Southern and Eastern Africa) and the AISK (Association of International Schools Kenya)
  • Hire, mentor, supervise, and evaluate all sport coaches
  • Manage athletic facilities and supervise athletic caretakers, lifeguards, and fitness room supervisor
  • Prepare and administer the athletics budget, order supplies, maintain inventory, and schedule maintenance
  • Oversight of proactive communication with students and parents, including behavioural expectations, commitment requirements, schedules, and other
  • Proactive, consistent, and positive work with other co-curricular coordinators
  • Craft and implement athletic policy for the achievement of ISK’s Educational AIMS
  • Organize all international sports trips, local tournaments and interscholastic sports events
  • Organize seasonal awards ceremonies and the athletic banquets for major sports awards
  • Revise athlete and coaches athletic handbooks and hold seasonal coach meetings
  • Coordinate with ISK’s health office to ensure medical coverage during games and tournaments and communicate emergency issues and procedures for athletes
  • Communicate all athletic-related news, schedules, and events through the Link, the ISK website, and direct communication
  • Work collaboratively with the ISK Advancement Office, ISK Operations, and the divisional offices to improve, enhance, maintain and develop programs and facilities

    Desired Character Traits:

  • Professionalism and integrity in personal values
  • Extremely organized with excellent communication and collaboration skills including fluency as an English speaker an proficient writing skills
  • Student-centered and nurturing personality who values students as individuals
  • Flexibility, creativity and self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Commitment to positive relationships with students, parents, staff, and the community
  • Energetic and goal-oriented with an optimistic approach to challenges and change
  • Reflectiveness including openness to advice and ability to think critically and strategically Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:
  • Minimum University Degree, education certificate preferred
  • Administrative Certification (or equivalent credential) active or in progress
  • Formal coaching or playing background at a high level in sport
  • First Aid training and demonstrated commitment to student safety and wellness
  • Familiarity with large-scale secondary school athletic programs
  • Successful prior experience of at least 6 years as an educator as well as head of department or in other leadership role within a culturally diverse international school
  • Demonstrated record of student-centred decision-making
  • Demonstrated commitment to data tracking, systems management, and program building
  • Competent in the use of current educational and communication technologies

    Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Post-graduate degree in educational or athletic administration
  • Experience as an athletic director and with facilities and budget management
  • Experience coordinating and running large-scale athletic tournaments
  • Sense of humour

    Review of Terms of Reference: Every two years

    For full job description, job application contacts and other requirements, see: Job Description

    Also see: Athletics Director Jobs Kenya


    High School Music Teacher Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

    Scope of Responsibilities:

    The ISK Athletic Director is responsible for the administration of the school-wide co-curricular athletics program.

    The position includes a 20% teaching load.

    This role entails bringing to life the ISK mission, vision, and educational aims through athletics, inspiring student-athletes, leading people, and managing systems.

    Some areas of responsibility related to facilities and equipment are shared with the Physical Education department head.

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of a comprehensive elementary, middle, and high school sports program

  • Coordinate ISK’s participation in ISSEA (international Schools of Southern and Eastern Africa) and the AISK (Association of International Schools Kenya)
  • Hire, mentor, supervise, and evaluate all sport coaches
  • Manage athletic facilities and supervise athletic caretakers, lifeguards, and fitness room supervisor
  • Prepare and administer the athletics budget, order supplies, maintain inventory, and schedule maintenance
  • Oversight of proactive communication with students and parents, including behavioural expectations, commitment requirements, schedules, and other
  • Proactive, consistent, and positive work with other co-curricular coordinators
  • Craft and implement athletic policy for the achievement of ISK’s Educational AIMS
  • Organize all international sports trips, local tournaments and interscholastic sports events
  • Organize seasonal awards ceremonies and the athletic banquets for major sports awards
  • Revise athlete and coaches athletic handbooks and hold seasonal coach meetings
  • Coordinate with ISK’s health office to ensure medical coverage during games and tournaments and communicate emergency issues and procedures for athletes
  • Communicate all athletic-related news, schedules, and events through the Link, the ISK website, and direct communication
  • Work collaboratively with the ISK Advancement Office, ISK Operations, and the divisional offices to improve, enhance, maintain and develop programs and facilities

    Desired Character Traits:

  • Professionalism and integrity in personal values
  • Extremely organized with excellent communication and collaboration skills including fluency as an English speaker an proficient writing skills
  • Student-centered and nurturing personality who values students as individuals
  • Flexibility, creativity and self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Commitment to positive relationships with students, parents, staff, and the community
  • Energetic and goal-oriented with an optimistic approach to challenges and change
  • Reflectiveness including openness to advice and ability to think critically and strategically Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:
  • Minimum University Degree, education certificate preferred
  • Administrative Certification (or equivalent credential) active or in progress
  • Formal coaching or playing background at a high level in sport
  • First Aid training and demonstrated commitment to student safety and wellness
  • Familiarity with large-scale secondary school athletic programs
  • Successful prior experience of at least 6 years as an educator as well as head of department or in other leadership role within a culturally diverse international school
  • Demonstrated record of student-centred decision-making
  • Demonstrated commitment to data tracking, systems management, and program building
  • Competent in the use of current educational and communication technologies

    Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Post-graduate degree in educational or athletic administration
  • Experience as an athletic director and with facilities and budget management
  • Experience coordinating and running large-scale athletic tournaments
  • Sense of humour

    Review of Terms of Reference: Every two years

    For full job description, job application contacts and other requirements, see: Job Description

    Also see: High School Music Teacher Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


    Special Needs Teacher Jobs Kenya

    Scope of Responsibilities:

    The teacher’s primary responsibility is to ensure the success of each student as detailed in the ISK Mission, Vision and Student Aims.

    Teaching responsibilities may include working with students in resource and inclusion setting. Additionally the teacher will be expected to participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees; fulfil supervision duties as assigned, including some evening and weekend events; and contribute to the co-curricular program.

    All teachers are expected to contribute to the co-curricular program.

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work as a collaborative member of all elementary school areas, using the inclusion model to support students in the mainstream classes.
  • Implement a program of study that adheres to the course curriculum, as adopted by the Board of Directors.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in applying the ISK Educational Aims to all aspects of schooling.
  • Work with the Student Support Services (SSS) Coordinator to insure the implementation of the school-wide program as outlined in the SSS manual.
  • Develop and monitor Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) for students based on testing results, teacher input and observations (LRC teachers only).
  • Provide appropriate support for students through in-class, resource/pull-out, consultation, and monitoring.
  • Integrate technology within lessons to enhance instructional delivery.
  • Understand and conduct ongoing assessment of student progress of IEP goals (LRC teachers only), use assessment data to inform planning and instruction, and reflect on instructional techniques accordingly.
  • Differentiate instruction to address preferred learning styles and the needs and readiness levels of various students in class.
  • Schedule and chair Student Support Team (SST) meetings.
  • Be available to assist students outside of class time.
  • Communicate regularly with parents through e-mail, telephone, SSTs, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Attend and participate actively in relevant departmental, divisional and K-12 professional meetings.
  • Participate on faculty committees and curriculum development programs as required.
  • Promote a positive learning and teaching environment.
  • Assume responsibility for meaningful professional growth, including remaining current and informed regarding educational research and best practices.
  • Participate in and supervise an annual two-four day intercultural trip as necessary.
  • Sponsore a minimum of one extra-curricular student activity.
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the principal

    Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject(s) (Special education or ESOL)
  • Understanding of learning disabilities and behaviour-based disabilities and effective research-based interventions.
  • Interpret results of educational psychological reports
  • Student-centered and nurturing personality
  • Commitment to collaborative planning
  • Teacher certification in relevant field from an accredited university/college, or state/national program
  • Minimum 2 years relevant teaching experience
  • Proficiency with educational technology
  • Fluent English speaker with excellent writing skills
  • Flexibility, humility, teachability, and creativity

    Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • Understanding of and experience with standards-based curriculum, assessment and reporting
  • Experience with a backwards planning, "backwards by design," or Understanding by Design planning model
  • Teaching experience in a multi-cultural setting
  • Relevant teaching experience in elementary school
  • Demonstrated success in connecting learning to real–world problems
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary instruction
  • Demonstrated success with constructivist teaching methods
  • Experience in data analysis and goal setting to improve learning

    For full job description, job application contacts and other requirements, see: Job Description

    Also see: Special Needs Teacher Jobs Kenya


    Elementary School Guidance Counsellor Jobs in Kenya

    Reports To: Elementary School Principal

    Scope of Responsibilities:

    The elementary guidance counsellor serves the emotional and developmental needs of the students in Pre-kindergarten through Grade 5 students (4-11 years olds) through one-on-one and small-group counselling, collaboration with classroom teachers and the Child Support Team, and provision of developmental instruction at appropriate levels.

    The counsellor is also a critical member of the elementary leadership team, providing support to the Principal and working closely with team leaders.

    Additionally, the counsellor will be expected to participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees; fulfil supervision duties as assigned, including some evening and weekend events; serve as advisor to a small group of students; and supervise/coach one co-curricular activity throughout the year. All teachers are expected to contribute to the co-curricular program.

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Child Support Team in identifying and addressing the needs of exceptional students: academic, emotional and social considerations.
  • Providing support to students identified as having academic challenges or emotional/social issues.
  • Consult with parents and staff on student related concerns.
  • Conduct student admissions testing.
  • Co-ordinate any standardized testing by training teachers and informing parents.
  • Provide a transition-in and transition-out program for new and exiting students.
  • Provide regular guidance lessons for the students.
  • Work with the Safety and Security Committee to provide crisis support services.
  • Promote a positive climate among students, staff and community (attend extra curricular activities, highly visible at break times, etc.)
  • Order current and relevant counselling materials and testing materials annually.
  • Maintain a current tutor list and mental health resource referral list
  • Participate as one of the staff advisors for the elementary student government (PRIDE).
  • Participate as one of the staff advisors of the elementary Peer Helpers program.
  • Participate in the one-three annual overnight intercultural field trips (Grades 3 to 5.)
  • Collaborate with colleagues in bringing the ISK Educational Aims to life.
  • Assume leadership of the elementary section of ISK when the principal is absent from school.
  • Meet regularly with the elementary principal for updating and planning.

    Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology or Counselling
  • Counsellor’s certification from an accredited university/college
  • Minimum 2 years relevant counselling experience
  • Student-centred and nurturing personality
  • Commitment to collaborative planning
  • Proficient with educational, administrative and communication technology
  • Fluent English speaker with excellent writing skills
  • Flexibility and creativity

    Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Masters Degree in Counselling
  • Counselling experience in a multi-cultural setting
  • Experience with administering a variety of tests and analyzing/communicating results
  • Experience in data analysis and goal setting to improve professional skills
  • Experience in a classroom setting.

    For full job description, job application contacts and other requirements, see: Job Description

    Also see: Elementary School Guidance Counsellor Jobs in Kenya

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