ISK Social Studies Teacher Jobs in Kenya

ISK Social Studies Teacher Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • The teacher’s primary responsibility is to ensure student-learning success, providing for the individual learning needs of each student in line with the ISK mission, vision and educational aims.

  • Teaching responsibility for this position normally includes a combination of IB History and other high school Social Studies (aka Social Sciences) courses such as World Civilizations 1 and/or World Civilizations 2 (see the ISK high school course guide online for a full listing of all Social Studies courses).

  • Assignment may also include any other course that may be reasonably assigned (e.g., any IB Group 3 course, Theory of Knowledge).

  • Additionally, the teacher will be expected to participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees, fulfil supervision duties as assigned including some evening and weekend events (as well as off-campus trips), serve as advisor to a small group of students, advise students on their Extended Essays or other projects, and supervise/coach one co-curricular activity in the course of the academic year.


  • Work as a collaborative member of the high school Social Studies Department

  • Implement a program of study that adheres to the high school curriculum, IB or otherwise, as adopted by the Board of Directors

  • Collaborate with colleagues in bringing the ISK Educational Aims to life

  • Differentiate instruction to address preferred learning styles of various students in class

  • Integrate technology within lessons to enhance instructional delivery

  • Understand the school assessment philosophy and conduct ongoing assessment of student progress, using data obtained to adjust instructional content and techniques accordingly

  • Be available to assist students outside of class time

  • Communicate regularly with parents through email, telephone and conferences

  • Maintain professional competence in instructional techniques and in specialized teaching through in-service education activities and self-selected professional growth activities

  • Evaluate and respond to students’ academic, social, emotional and physical growth

  • Keep appropriate, up-to-date records,
    and prepare progress reports as needed

  • Attend relevant departmental, divisional and K-12 professional meetings as necessary

  • Participate on faculty committees and curriculum development programs as required

  • Promote a positive learning environment, including high standards for habits of learning

  • Supervise a student advisory group, including supporting students with the CAS/L program

  • Participate in and, if appropriate, supervise an intercultural trip

  • Sponsor a minimum of one extra-curricular student activity

  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Principal or Assistant Principal.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject(s)

  • Recent, up-to-date training in relevant subject area including IB training where relevant

  • Student-centered and nurturing personality

  • Commitment to collaborative planning

  • Teacher certification from an accredited university/college

  • Minimum 2 years relevant teaching experience

  • Cultural proficiency and understanding of intercultural learning

  • Proficiency with educational technology

  • Fluent English speaker with excellent writing and communication skills

  • Flexibility and creativity

  • Master’s Degree in relevant subject(s)

  • Qualified to teach a range of high school Social Studies courses

  • Experience with Online/Virtual/Distance teaching and learning

  • Commitment to integrated, experiential, and personalized approaches to instruction

  • Teaching experience in a multi-cultural setting

  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience in specific IB subject area, where relevant

  • Experience with the Understanding by Design curriculum model

  • Experience with inquiry-based and project-based learning

  • Experience in data analysis and goal setting to improve learning

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ISK Social Studies Teacher Jobs in Kenya

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