St Andrew’s School Graduate Assistant - Jobs in Kenya - Senior School

St Andrew’s School Graduate Assistant - Jobs in Kenya - Senior School


The Role

  • St Andrew’s Senior School is seeking to appoint Graduate Assistants who will assist the house parents in providing pastoral care within the boarding house teams and act as a model in all areas to pupils within the boarding
    house.

    Reporting to the House parent in the respective boarding house, the Graduate Assistant key areas of responsibility will be:-

    Boarding

  • Promote the welfare of the students and to support the School in safeguarding the students through relevant policies and procedures.

  • Maintain good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their health and safety.

  • Provide support and assistance to House parents

  • Be part of the Boarding House team, involved in decision-making on the
    activities initiatives, routines & pastoral arrangements.

  • Perform pastoral duties in the evening & weekends.

    Academic

  • Provide support and assistance to teachers.

  • Assist in the running of Academic clubs and maintain & update certain
    departmental and general school notice boards.

  • Liaise with the Deputy Head Pastoral in matters related to tutoring of groups of pupils and cover for academic lessons.

  • Assist in instructing, teaching and coaching student games during P.E. lessons, practice and competitions.

  • The applicant will be expected to contribute strongly to the co-curricular life of the school.

    Person Specification

  • Working at St Andrew’s, Turi, is an exciting and dynamic experience.

  • We look to recruit committed and resourceful staff, who are looking to not only develop their skills and leadership capacities, but also embrace new experiences and challenges.

  • There are some things that are essential to working with us.

  • The successful candidate will need to be able to support the School's aims and Christian ethos.

  • They will have to have a degree in education or related field.

  • Beyond that we want to have staff who love working as part of a team; who are first-class communicators and who are passionate about the subjects and pupils they teach; who are creative and diligent in their planning;
    who are adaptable, energetic and resilient.

  • Experience of working in a School environment, or in boarding, would be desirable, but not essential.

  • Above all, what matters is a commitment to help us provide a world-class education for our children.

    Terms and Conditions

    Remuneration

    There is a generous overall remuneration package as detailed below

  • Salary: The successful applicant will be placed on a reasonable wage
    salary.

  • Accommodation: suitable rent free accommodation within the boarding house will be provided as a taxable benefit. .

  • Medical care: a comprehensive medical insurance scheme will be provided for the successful candidate.

  • Meals: these are provided during term time as a taxable benefit.

  • Facilities: extensive sports facilities are open to use by staff and their
    families Hours of work and holiday entitlement

  • The role is full-time and includes working in the evening and at weekends as required.

  • The successful applicant will be expected to take a full and active part in the boarding life of the school.

  • S/He will also be expected to work during some of the holidays.

    Safeguarding

  • St Andrew’s School, Turi is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare
    of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • The successful applicant will undertake their role and responsibilities in accordance with St Andrew’s School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Guidelines and will be required to undergo all checks relevant to the post.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; St Andrew’s School Graduate Assistant - Jobs in Kenya - Senior School

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