Aga Khan Academy Head of English Department Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan Academy Head of English Department Jobs in Kenya

The position

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa is an International Baccalaureate World School. It is the first in the network of Aga Khan Academies established by His Highness the Aga Khan. The Academy features state-of-the-art facilities, a multicultural student body, and an experienced team of educators and staff.

We provide students with education of the highest standard in order to prepare them for lives characterised by leadership and service. Admission to the Academy is means-blind and is based on merit. We consider all eligible students regardless of socio-economic status.

The Head of English Department will be responsible of providing leadership and management of the Departmental unit across the school for the MYP, and DP programmes and communicate with the related areas in the Senior School.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Exercise leadership as an exemplary role model in subject teaching, professionalism, professional development and administration of the department.

  • Develop and implement clear departmental goals consistent with school-wide goals and specific programme and assessment requirements.

  • Encourage the development of sound and shared pedagogy amongst the members of the department.

  • Prepare a Professional development plan for the department.

  • Participate in the appraisal of the members of the department.

  • Take a lead in the curriculum development and improvement for the various programs offered in the Senior

  • Establish an assessment procedure and programme.
    Generate an annual budget for the department.

  • Collaborate with other HODs in developing a strong team of curriculum leaders.

  • Establish clear goals for year level collaboration and for general collaboration in the department, across.

    The requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with teaching qualification from a recognized University.

  • At least 5 years of experience teaching MYP or DP Level

  • Registered with Kenya Teachers Service Commission (TSC)

  • Demonstrated ability to run a well-organized departmental meeting.

  • Demonstrated interest in developing reflective practice and connections across disciplines.

  • Ability to supervise and mentor faculty.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills in relating to parents, students and other teachers.

  • Good collegial relationships with other faculty members.

  • Teaching experience in Visual Arts or Music will be an advantage.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan Academy Head of English Department Jobs in Kenya

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