ISK Elementary School Teacher Jobs in Kenya
ISK Elementary School Teacher Jobs in Kenya
Job Description A member of our ISK faculty is someone who thrives on lifelong learning and professional growth as an educator.
They are team-oriented visionaries looking to ensure the success of each student through the ISK Mission, Vision and Educational Aims.
Our teachers work closely in collaborative partnerships (with faculty, students, families and the community) to design educational experiences that are experiential, integrated and personalized.
They are someone who knows how to create unique ways to engage in learning through Passion, Creativity, and Ambition.
They empower students to develop their own competencies, skills and dispositions to actively learn, create, solve and engage in our world.
They work within a team to create experiences that engage students in deeper learning and develop 21st century literacies through projects, problems and conceptual inquiry.
An ISK teacher designs and facilitates equitable learning environments that promote inclusion and well-being for a community of learners. We strive to employ a faculty that is globally minded and diverse in order to connect with others across ISK and beyond.
We listen to the stories of our community, discuss ideas, research innovative initiatives, and synthesize learning into an actionable vision that brings ISK forward as a leading educational institution.
Maintain professional competence by keeping abreast of educational trends, research best practice and new innovations in education, develop the curriculum and lead through understanding of the philosophy and pedagogy of the elementary school.
Innovators Seek out opportunities to improve learning. Model for colleagues the exploration, evaluation, and adoption of new practices and tools for learning.
Take risks to lead professional learning.
Designers Design Integrated, Experiential, and Personalized experiences within equitable environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability.
Employ backward design and plan for the application of skills through conceptual inquiry within integrated disciplines and experiential learning (co-curricular activities).
Design authentic learning experiences that align with content area standards and the curriculum as adopted by the Board of Directors.
Design personalized learning that is differentiated, involves multiple access points, supports passion, fosters independence and responds to learner differences and needs.
Collaborators Participate in reflective partnerships and collaborative teams. Engage with colleagues as learners, designers, facilitators, researchers and active community members.
Co-learn with students.
Build the school’s strategic vision through faculty committees and curriculum development programs.
Implement cooperative learning structures.
Partner with families through regular communication.
Establish community partnerships for
authentic and experiential learning opportunities.
ISK Aims Implement a student centered workshop structure and philosophy to build independence, ignite passion, provide choice and authenticity and respond to learners.
Build an agentic community of learners who are self-directed, have a voice in their education and take ownership of their learning.
Foster a culture of learning based on ISK’s philosophy of inclusion.
Create opportunities for learners to think, interact, reflect and innovate.
Honor ISK’s diversity through culturally proficient practices.
Researchers Observe, document, analyze and respond to learning through collective inquiry and action research.
Analyze learning data, improve practices and respond to learners and learning.
Develop responsive feedback, assessment principles and practices.
Communicate learning with students and the community.
Active Community Members Live, promote and embed the ISK mission, vision, educational aims Reinforce a positive social and emotional environment that builds relationships and community.
Always act with principles that represent the school well.
Share our vision to our community through initiatives, forums, workshops, communications, etc.
Create experiences for learners to to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the world.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in relevant subject(s)
Teacher certification from an accredited university/college
Minimum 2 years relevant teaching experience
Cultural proficiency and understanding of intercultural learning with teaching experience in a multicultural setting
Competent in using educational technology, including Google Suite, and experience integrating technology
Fluent English speaker with excellent writing and communication skills
Solid understanding of pedagogy and instructional approaches, curriculum design and assessment
integrated, experiential, and personalized
conceptual and inquiry-based
project or problem based
Understanding by Design and Universal Design for Learning
Workshop model (structure and philosophy)
inclusive classrooms and practices (ie. differentiation, personalized learning, Universal Design for Learning)
development of competencies, skills, dispositions and integrating social emotional learning, Responsive Classrooms and Restorative Justice
data analysis and goal setting for responsive teaching
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; ISK Elementary School Teacher Jobs in Kenya
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