Makini Schools Headteacher Jobs in Kenya
Makini Schools Headteacher Jobs in Kenya
Makini Schools was founded in February 1978. Makini School’s mission is to blend the Kenyan curriculum with global best practice in education. In our schools, we want to develop well rounded human beings who as learners, make amazing academic progress, are ready for work in the modern world and have confidence.
Makini’s vision is to become a world class school!
The School is searching for qualified, dynamic and motivated people to fill the following position:-
Head-Teacher, Makini Schools, Kisumu/Migosi Campus
Main Outputs and Responsibilities for this Position Detailed Description
Output 1 Details
Management of School Operations Oversees the efficient operation of the school by controlling and monitoring financial expenditure and reducing waste. Provides input to the Academic Director regarding the budget for the school, signs off on expenditure for their school
Implements agreed plans ensuring that staff understand these and are fully committed to achieving them
Responsible for providing a learning environment for students and teachers which is condusive to academic excellence. Identifies opportunities for improvement and advises the Academic Director accordingly
Monitors Key Performance Indicators/ Targets (Student Retention, Exits, Rollovers etc)for the school and reports back to Academic Director, regularly. Makes recommendations where improvement is required
Ensures compliance with the requisite policies, procedures and legislation, at the school. Takes corrective action in the event of any breaches by either staff or students
Collaborates with other Heads of School, at the location, to ensure Brand alignment as well as to solve problems and troubleshoot
Output 2 Details
Implementation of Academic Strategy Implements the academic policies and procedures for all academic and support staff in the school. Communicates new policies to school staff and monitors their application
Oversees Curriculum development across all subjects and grades in the school to ensure alignment with all relevant requirements
Ensures the timetabling process occurs timeously and is implemented efficiently with the optimal utilization of resources, in the school
Monitors the academic performance of the school and the teachers. Identifies areas requiring attention, makes recommendations and implements the necessary action to improve teaching and learning and student achievement
Ensures curriculums are adhered to and students receive tuition in keeping with agreed standards and the Brand promise
Monitors the assessment of students ensuring proper processes are followed and any risks identified and reported timeously to the Academic Director
Oversees the Reporting process to students/ parents/ governing bodies ensuring standards
are met and returns submitted timeously
Output 3 Details
Customer Relationship Management Participates in planned Marketing/ Sales events and/or communications for the school including Open Days, Parents Evenings,Sporting events, Newsletters etc
Builds relationships with parents to position the school favourably. Meets with parents/ parent bodies, as necessary, to resolve individual / group complaints/ issues
Engages in word of mouth marketing for the school
Ensures the registration and the graduation processes run efficiently and are aligned with Brand requirements
Monitors student experience at the school, meeting with students/ teachers, student bodies, as required, to identify issues and resolve problems timeously
Output 4 Details
Human Resource Management Leads and motivates their staff to achieve agreed objectives. Promotes their growth and development and drives mentorship
Ensures that academic and support staff roles and responsibilities are clarified, performance objectives are set and that staff are adequately trained
Manages and conducts performance reviews in accordance with policies and procedures and takes corrective action where necessary. Provides continuous feedback to direct reports
Provides input to Academic Director in respect of a succession plan for the school
Manages Human Resources in accordance with policies, procedures and legal requirements
Monitors staff labour turnover in the school , investigating reasons for leaving and ensuring issues are resolved appropriately.
Drives the achievement of Employment Equity targets, in the school
Ensures understanding of and adherence to the Code of Conduct
Output 5 Details
Ensures school property, including buildings and office equipment are functional and properly maintained and that a safe environment prevails at the school
Assumes overall responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of students, staff and visitors, at the school. Identifies risks and potential hazards and reports these to Academic Director and follows up on their resolution
Health & Safety Management Identifies opportunities to upgrade/ improve facilities and suggests cost effective ways to achieve this
How to Apply
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