Nova Pioneer Principal Jobs in Kenya

Nova Pioneer Principal Jobs in Kenya

  • As School Principal, you will be responsible for ensuring the realization of Nova Pioneer’s vision in your school.

  • This will include a heavy focus on developing and leading an exceptional school culture.

  • You will also spend a large portion of your time developing your teaching team into world-class educators who deliver great inquiry-based education for your students and who are ready to quickly move into leadership within the Nova network.


  • Act as an effective leader and ambassador for the organization

  • Articulate a compelling short- and long-term vision for the development of the school’s culture and student program;

  • Craft and action a yearly strategic plan;

  • Drive the development of an exceptional leadership and teaching teams including through coaching, observation and feedback;

  • Have a strong understanding and be able to coach on inquiry based instructional models;

  • Understand how to lead through data driven instruction and drive professional development through data driven instruction;

  • Set and model a consistent tone of highest expectations, joy, and growth mindset among staff and students alike;

  • Collaborate with fellow School Leaders in the network to continuously develop and improve the Nova education model across schools;

  • Develop and strengthen partnerships with other schools and organizations to provide enriching academic and extracurricular opportunities for students;

  • Lead key school rituals as needed to model and ingrain culture;

  • Quickly identify and respond to classroom/school culture or behavior issues;

  • Partner with parents and other key community stakeholders to build the Nova Pioneer brand;

  • Plan and lead school staff meetings and short and long term professional development experience;

  • Work in partnership with the functional teams to manage the operations and budget of the school;


  • You are registered under the Teachers Service Commission(TSC) and possess a valid TSC certificate.

  • You have 7+ years of experience in a rigorous, high-expectations school setting including instructional leadership roles (e.g., deputy headteacher, teacher coach, etc.). Experience as a headteacher is highly valued but not a prerequisite.

  • You are widely recognized as a highly effective teacher and can model what great, inquiry-based teaching looks like. If you don’t have teaching experience, you are instructionally passionate and have a desire to learn and entrench yourself in the Nova approach to teaching and learning.

  • You are excited about your own professional development, always seeking out opportunities to grow, whether by asking others for feedback, forming communities of learning with other school leaders, or seeking out training

  • You have a track record of improving other people’s performance through coaching, building uncommonly strong relationships, developing creative training sessions and sharing feedback

  • You have an exceptional ability to think strategically and yet you sweat the small stuff—people see you as unusually detail-oriented and conscientious

  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback

  • You have a desire to further develop your leadership skills and apply them to transform the lives of African youth

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  • For more information and job application details, see; Nova Pioneer Principal Jobs in Kenya

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