Hillcrest International Schools Kenya English Teaching Jobs

Hillcrest International Schools Kenya English Teaching Jobs

Vacancy Announcement

We are seeking to fill the following positions to start in September 2019:

Secondary School:

Full time subject teachers: Mathematics, English, Psychology, Biology, Physics and Music (with possibility to be Head of Department)

Preparatory School:

  • Full time positions: KS 2 teacher, Head of Learning Support, Art Lab Technician
  • Part-time positon: Swimming Instructor/Coach
  • Please see below job description, person specifications and application procedure.

    Job Description and Person Specifications for Subject Teacher
    Job Title:
  • Subject Teacher

    Responsible to:
  • Head Teacher through the Head of Department/ Faculty
    Responsible for:
  • Student Outcome

    Teaching and Learning Responsibilities
  • Ensure effective learning for all students through excellent teaching and delivery of well-planned and organised lessons across key stages.
  • Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students.
  • Use appropriate strategies to ensure outstanding student progress and well-being.
  • Set and mark challenging classwork and homework according to school policy.
  • Support the development of teaching materials and courses of study.
  • Participate in arrangements for preparing students for public examinations and in assessing students for the purpose of such examinations.
  • Liaise with parents and support staff to ensure excellent attainment.
  • Support extended intervention/enrichment activities to enhance students’ learning experience.
  • Manage the behaviour of students in classrooms and around the school.
  • Maintain an organised and well-presented learning environment for students.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of a supportive and stimulating learning environment for all students

    Additional Responsibilities
  • Support and uphold the requirements of school polices.
  • Adhere to the staff code of conduct.
  • Be an effective form tutor/year group intervention tutor.
  • Be responsible for ensuring subject knowledge is developed and participate in staff training and development.
  • Attend team/staff meetings and participate in open evenings.
  • Participate in relevant administrative and organisational tasks.
  • The job description will be reviewed annually, or more frequently if necessary by the Head teacher in consultation with the post holder.

    Person Specifications
    Qualifications
  • Degree in teaching subject
  • Qualified teacher status.
  • Recent and relevant professional development.

    Experience
  • Teaching that impacts positively on student progress.
  • Broad knowledge of relevant curriculum areas at different Key Stages including a sound understanding of assessment and monitoring.
  • Experience of the use of data tracking and target setting to raise attainment and identify under performance.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the value of interesting and stimulating display and other motivational materials.
  • Able to use ICT effectively.
  • Have taught the IGCSE and A level syllabus at both IGCSE and GCE A Level for at least 2 years, for secondary school teacher
  • Ability to teach BTEC for secondary school teacher
  • Have taught the British National Curriculum for at least 2 years, for
    preparatory teacher

    Knowledge and Skills
  • Commitment to and knowledge of effective strategies to maintain and raise attainment, in particular to address the differing needs which exist in the mixed ability classroom, which includes second language learners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a range of audiences.
  • Proven administrative and organisational skills.

    Personal Qualities and Attributes
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students
  • Commitment to multi-cultural education, the schools vision and ethos, equal opportunities policy and practice.
  • Commitment to, and understanding of the wider aspects of student development including tutoring and PSHCE.
  • Willingness to initiate and participate in both cross curricular and extracurricular activities.
  • Ability to establish effective and appropriate relationships with students.
  • The ability to be a successful team member and work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Ability to relate well to parents, external agencies and the wider community.
  • Flexible, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Reflective practitioner who responds to change positively.
  • Understanding of the importance of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Commitment to being a role model for staff and students in relation to overall conduct to include dress code, attendance and timekeeping.
  • Has the potential for further promotion and a commitment to career development.

    How to Apply
  • Application Procedure:
  • Send the following documents to recruitment@hillcrest.ac.ke no later than 17 February, 2019.
  • Application letter detailing relevant experience and teaching philosophy
    detailed Curriculum Vitae including names and contacts of three referees copies of academic and professional certificates, including teaching licence copy of national ID or passport bio-data page latest copy of police clearance, DBS or equivalent
  • Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.
  • Hillcrest International Schools offers a 2-year contract and competitive remuneration in an exciting working environment.
  • Benefits include medical insurance, pension, flights at the start and end of contract (for expatriate staff) and discounted tuition for children of staff.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Hillcrest International Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students; Successful candidates will be subjected to thorough screening to ascertain suitability to work with children.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Hillcrest International Schools Kenya English Teaching Jobs

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