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

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makini Schools Headteacher Jobs in Kenya




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