Banda School Reception and Nursery Teacher Jobs in Nairobi

Banda School Reception and Nursery Teacher Jobs in Nairobi


The Banda School Due to increasing numbers in January 2019 The Banda, a British Curriculum 1APS school (I - 13 years) invites applications for the teaching post below.

The school has an enviable reputation for academic, cultural and sporting excellence and is situated adjacent to the Nairobi National Park.

Main Duties:

  • To take responsibility for planning and implementing appropriate work programmes for all children in the designated class, within the framework of national and school policies.
  • To maintain assessment records and report on pupils’ progress to staff, and to parents and carers, in accordance with school policy.
  • To manage your Class Assistant within the classroom.

    Accountabilities:

  • To plan work for the class in accordance with national and curriculum policies and in
    co-operation with Heads of Department to ensure that the 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.
  • Where possible, to make sure that the majority of children’s work is closely linked to first-hand practical experience in line with the EYFS/DfE guidance.
  • To provide children with opportunities 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 maintain a high standard of display, 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 for their own learning.
  • To work closely with colleagues and to provide short and medium term plans and to fully implement the agreed schemes of work.
  • To 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.
  • To ensure that the school’s aims and objectives in relation to the curriculum, equal
    opportunities and discipline are promoted in every day classroom organisation and practice.
  • To be committed to the school’s continuing professional development programme.
  • To undertake required duties and attend regular staff meetings.

    Personal Specification

    The Reception/Nursery Class Teacher needs to:

  • Be a fully qualified teacher with Nursery and/or Foundation Stage training and experience.
  • Have experience of working in British curriculum schools.
  • Be able to build good relationships with 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 Pegasus Early Years.
  • 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.
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of the pupils.
  • Keep up to date with educational developments from UK.
  • The post holder will have the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the children and young persons for whom he / she is responsible, or with whom he / she comes into contact, and will be expected to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy at all times.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 9th November, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Banda School Reception and Nursery Teacher Jobs in Nairobi

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