Nova Pioneer School Dorm Mother (Tatu Girls) Jobs in Kenya

Nova Pioneer School Dorm Mother (Tatu Girls) Jobs in Kenya

  • Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar School Dorm Mother who will be part of the Residential Life team and be responsible for the pastoral life of the students during the onboarding experience at the Tatu Girls High school.

  • This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

    About Nova Pioneer

  • Imagine a world in which every young person across Africa attends a school that truly sets them up for success in the 21st century. A school that cares about individual students and allows them to explore the world around them. A school that focuses more on developing skills than on memorizing content.

  • At Nova Pioneer, we have done more than just imagine this future, we are bringing it to life. Nova Pioneer is a pan-African, independent network of schools offering high quality, accessible education from pre-primary through secondary school. Nova Pioneer uses a unique, inquiry-based learning approach that encourages students to ask “why” instead of telling them the “what”.

  • It allows them to form their own thinking through exploration, investigation and collaboration. Nova Pioneer currently has 14 schools in South Africa and Kenya with a vision to launch 100 schools and reach tens of thousands of students across the African continent in the next decade. To learn more visit

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Playing the role of a 'parent' for the students in a professional working relationship.

  • Being a role model in all actions and behavior to the students.

  • Defending the rights of the child.

  • Creating a safe environment for teenagers to develop their emotional and social skills.

  • Supervising the wellbeing, discipline and behavior of students.

  • Observing emotional behaviour and referring them to the school counsellor

  • Help the students maintain the cleanliness of their dorm rooms

  • Report any cases of sickness to the Dean of
    Residential Life

  • Implementing the residential schedules for the students

  • Supervision of the student's hygiene and neatness

  • Keeping records and reports of residential issues/ occurences within their assigned spaces

  • Communicate regularly with the Dean of Residnetial Life regarding student behaviour in the dorm area.

  • To live in and supervise the dormitories.

  • Note: This role requires you to live on campus with flexible working hours including working on weekends.

    Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Certificate/Diploma in social work or any other relevant course in child welfare.

  • 2+ years of experience working with students.

  • Professional counseling skills with a proven track record will be an advantage.

  • Knowledge and experience working with teenagers before.

  • You are flexible and open to change - you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.

  • You are a problem solver - you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making effort to find appropriate solutions.

  • Should have computer literacy.

  • She should be caring, understanding and patient naturally.

  • Should have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing.

  • Should have strong organizational skills, attention to detail and follow through.

  • Have a positive attitude, flexible approach, and a sense of humour.

  • Should have the ability to set clear expectations and boundaries and hold students accountable.

  • 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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nova Pioneer School Dorm Mother (Tatu Girls) Jobs in Kenya

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