The Nairobi Waldorf School

The Nairobi Waldorf School is one of 2,500 international schools around the world that offers the Steiner/Waldorf curriculum to children from 18 months of age to 13 years.

The school is not-for-profit and is managed by a Board of Trustees which comprises of parents and teachers.

This trust currently runs two multi-cultural schools in Karen and Kileleshwa. The Nairobi Waldorf School seeks to recruit a:

1. School Administrator

Roles and responsibilities

  • Take calls, messages, greet visitors and prospective parents and direct them to the concerned staff members as is needed.
  • Develop and maintain the school’s teaching and learning materials inventory system.
  • Typing and processing various documents, as and when required.
  • Keeping a daily check on the e-mail that is sent to the office along with answering them and taking care of correspondence as directed.
  • Dispatching duties to varied staff members as and when required.
  • Maintaining a clean reception area, making it ready for the visitors, etc.
  • Making transport arrangements of staff members and visiting mentors, if they have been dispatched on a work-related trip.
  • Maintaining and keeping a record of parent contact lists and making sure that the changes are keyed in from time to time.
  • Assisting in the completion of pupils’ progress reports.
  • Keeping a check on all the things that are required in the office and ordering them accordingly.
  • Issuing of games kits, library books and class materials.
  • Oversee the packing, assembling and dispatching of varied packets.
  • Scheduling meetings, preparing the agenda and taking minutes at such meetings.
  • Update the notice boards by posting and removal of outdated materials
  • File all correspondence and retrieving of information from active files or archives upon request.
  • Maintain a School transport register and pupil’s transport schedule.
  • To provide First Aid and arrange for hospital follow up or emergency evacuation if necessary
  • Keeping track of leave schedules


  • Typing speed of at least 50 words per minute
  • Good grooming
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Very effective organizational skills
  • Computer skills including spreadsheets, word processing programs and e-mail at a highly proficient level
  • Time management skills.

    Education and experience

  • Certificate/Diploma in Secretarial Studies or Front Office Management
  • At least 2 years experience preferably in an educational institution
  • Certificate in First Aid

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    To learn more about The Nairobi Waldorf School, see: The Nairobi Waldorf School

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