Banda School Key Stage 1 Teacher Jobs in Kenya

Banda School Key Stage 1 Teacher Jobs in Kenya


  • The post holder will report to the Head of Lower School and will be accountable to the Headmistress

    Main Duties

  • To take responsibility for planning and implementing appropriate work programmes for all
    children in the designated class, within the framework of the National Curriculum, school
    policies and schemes of work.

  • To support and drive the ethos, aims and values of the school.

    Accountabilities

  • To maintain and use assessment records and report on pupils’ progress to staff, and to
    parents and carers, in accordance with school policy.

  • To manage a Class Assistant within the classroom.

  • To plan work for the class in accordance with National Curriculum, school policies, schemes of work and in co-operation with Heads of Department and the Head of Lower School to ensure that all children experience a broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating curriculum relevant to their age.

  • To ensure that the learning experience matches the individual needs of the children in your class – giving each child an opportunity to achieve to the best of his/her capability.

  • To make appropriate educational provision for children with learning difficulties and for those children with EAL, with support from The Banda’s Learning Support Department.

  • To evaluate your teaching and use this evaluation to improve and develop teaching
    strategies.

  • To provide well-planned, creative and engaging learning experiences for children with opportunities for them to manage their own learning and become independent thinkers.

  • To create a secure, happy and stimulating environment, maintaining the highest standards
    of organisation and discipline.

  • To follow and implement school policies and procedures.

  • To create engaging and interactive displays of a high standard both in the classroom and in other areas of the School.

  • To arrange for resources, equipment and materials to be available in such a way that they
    are properly cared for, easily accessible and will encourage the children to become more responsible and independent learners.

  • To maintain close relationships with colleagues and work together to develop and implement short, long and medium term plans in line with the agreed schemes of work.

  • To consistently assess children’s progress, maintain records and provide written reports to
    parents.

  • To communicate regularly and effectively to parents about children’s progress and
    attainment in a positive, professional and polite manner.

  • To ensure that the School’s aims and objectives in
    relation to the curriculum, equal opportunities and behaviour are promoted in every day classroom organisation and practice.

  • To be committed to the School’s Continuing Professional Development programme.

  • To play an active role in the general life of the school.

  • To undertake required duties and attend regular staff meetings and INSETS, before, during
    and after school hours when required.

  • To assist, where necessary, in extra-curricular sporting, dramatic and musical events.

  • To organise and take pupils on field trips in a safe and secure manner.

  • To work closely with colleagues from Key Stage 1 and the Learning Support Department.

  • To ensure confidentiality concerning pupils, parents, colleagues and school business.

  • To maintain professional levels of conduct and adhere to the School’s dress code.

    The Key Stage 1 Class Teacher needs to

  • Be a fully qualified teacher with Key Stage 1 training and experience.

  • Have experience of working in British curriculum schools.

  • Be able to build good relationships with pupils, parents and families.

  • Be able to build good relationships with colleagues.

  • Be able to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment.

  • Be able to use initiative, show flexibility and be adaptable.

  • Be pro-active as a part of The Banda staff team and possess the desire to be fully involved in all aspects of life in a leading preparatory school.

  • Be punctual and use preparation time appropriately.

  • Be a good communicator with adults and children.

  • Show good organisational skills.

  • Show a competent level of written English.

  • Be able to use ICT in teaching. Familiarity with using Interactive screens and iPads is important.

  • Present a clean Certificate of Good Conduct or International Certificate of Child Protection (ICPC).

  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of the pupils.

  • Keep up to date with educational developments and best educational practice.

  • Be a motivator.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Banda School Key Stage 1 Teacher Jobs in Kenya


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