Flying Kites Leadership Academy Head of Kindergarten Jobs in Kenya

Flying Kites Leadership Academy Head of Kindergarten Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

Flying Kites Leadership Academy serves as a center of excellence. Here, vulnerable students receive access to a competitive education, characterized by small classrooms, progressive course material, integrative care, and inspired teachers.

In the wider community, we partner with resource-poor schools to help build the capacity of educators through our Teacher Training Institute, while supporting our network of schools to identify and address other barriers to learning, such as lack of school lunch programs and sanitation facilities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Works collaboratively and flexibly with the Executive Director (K) and other department heads to ensure ongoing understanding and management of all ITC-related needs and expected levels of service.
  • Maintains organizational effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing ITC systems.
  • Responsible for the deployment, installation, support, disposal, and periodic updates of all ITC systems, including workstations, servers, cabling, and all other IT hardware and software.
  • Maintains all assets and systems in good working order; ensures all maintenance issues and breakdowns are resolved and repairs or replacements are enacted quickly and cost effectively.
  • Recommends and documents ITC strategies, policies and procedures by evaluating organizational and program outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, and anticipating future requirements.
  • Creates and follows preventative maintenance schedules for all IT resources, including periodic checks of key configurations (local backups, anti-virus and security updates, firewalls, etc.).
  • Monitors ISP service and internet speed/strength;
    takes appropriate actions to ensure consistently high connection levels.

    Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience, preferably within a Kenyan School environment
  • Experience in teaching computer lessons preferably in primary schools.
  • Fluency in English and Swahili.
  • Well-developed and mature professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with colleagues at all organizational levels.
  • Exceptional quality management and problem-solving skills.

    Additional Requirements:
  • An incident-free Children’s Check and National Police Check (Certificate of Good Conduct) is a strict condition of employment and must be provided at time of hire and updated on request.
  • Weekend and after-hours work is expected and required to meet organisational priorities.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned to support coverage for colleagues who are absent, on holiday or personal leave.

    How to Apply
  • If you meet the above specifications and believe you are up to task, forward us your resume and certificates to: nyambura@flyingkites.org by 1st November 2019.

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