St Andrew’s School Head of Science, Prep School Jobs in Kenya

St Andrew’s School Head of Science, Prep School Jobs in Kenya

The Role

St Andrew’s, Prep School is seeking to appoint a appoint a Head of Science who will be responsible to the Deputy Head Academic for the provision of Science throughout the Preparatory School, as well as contributing across all areas of School life.

Their chief responsibility will be to provide the highest standards of Science with the aim of achieving excellent learning outcomes for each child through outstanding teaching and learning within the department. The Head of Science will teach principally in Years 7 and 9.

In order to ensure that Science is relevant and pupils have opportunities to apply and develop their learning in dynamic and exciting ways, the successful candidate will lead activities and trips. St Andrew's Prep School is committed to providing a vibrant co-curricular and boarding programme to which all staff contribute.

Person Specification

Working at St Andrew’s Prep School 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 good degree as well as a recognized teaching qualification, such as PGCE, and of course, the relevant experience.

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 the pupils they teach; who are creative and diligent in their planning; who are adaptable, energetic and resilient.

This post
would suit a current Head of Department looking for a new challenge and looking to develop their leadership skills. Alternatively, the role might suit an exceptional individual with experience gained as a Teacher of Science and who has a desire for a greater challenge and responsibility.

Experience of working in a Prep School, 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.

Knowledge and Experience


  • A good degree

  • Recognized teaching qualification e.g. PGCE

  • A demonstrable commitment to professional self-improvement


  • Experience of teaching KS3 in Science for 3 to 5 years.

  • A proven track record of excellent teaching and classroom management skills

  • Successful experience in raising student achievement and adding value.

  • Current Head of Department

  • Experience of teaching KS2 or KS4 in Science

  • Experience of boarding


  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

  • Well developed ICT Skills

  • Ability to use a range of teaching strategies to support the full range of educational needs.

  • Evidence of being able to lead , manage and be responsible for initiatives/developments.

  • Knowledge of current generic developments in teaching and learning.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; St Andrew’s School Head of Science, Prep School Jobs in Kenya

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