St Andrew’s School Turi Director of Sport - Senior school Jobs in Kenya

St Andrew’s School Turi Director of Sport - Senior school Jobs in Kenya


  • St Andrew’s, Turi, is one of the most prominent international schools in Kenya and has an outstanding reputation throughout Africa.

  • Founded as a Preparatory School for the children of expatriates in 1931, it has grown to comprise both Preparatory and Senior Schools and to welcome children of over 25 nationalities, the majority of
    whom are now African.

    The Role

  • St Andrew’s Senior School is seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Director of Sport.

  • This role requires committed leadership from a member of staff who has a wide range of personal sporting experience in different team and individual
    sports, as well as the skills of managing staff and students.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the sports programme including
    fixtures and, along with other staff, training teams and taking matches.

  • Sport is a very important part of school life.

  • The School teams are generally very successful in inter-school sport.

  • Many of the schools played are in Nairobi, requiring travel to the city several times a term for matches and tournaments, which are mostly held at weekends.

  • The successful teacher will also be required to teach class PE in Year 9, IGCSE PE in Years 10 & 11 and A level PE in Years 12 and 13.

  • In addition, the roles of Head of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) or Assistant Exam Officer could also be available to the right candidate.

  • St Andrew’s is committed to providing a vibrant co-curricular and boarding program 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 recognised teaching qualification, such as a 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 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 Mathematics and who has a desire for 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.

    Terms and Conditions

    Remuneration

  • There is a generous overall remuneration package as detailed below (the cost of living in Kenya is significantly lower than in the UK):

  • Salary The successful applicant will be placed on the Main Pay Scale, with a Head of Department’s Allowance.

  • Accommodation suitable rent free accommodation will be provided as a taxable benefit. Domestic and gardening help is arranged by the School, but paid for, at local rates, by the appointee.

  • School fees (where applicable) there is a 100% fee remission for staff children throughout the School; places are subject to the School’s normal entry requirements. Fee remission is a taxable benefit.

  • Medical Care all members of staff and their families are covered under a comprehensive insurance scheme); the costs of insurance are fully covered by the School.

  • Pension the School operates a defined contribution pension scheme in which the employer and employee each contribute 6% of monthly salary. For employees emigrating from Kenya at the end of their contract, the full value of the contributions, plus accumulated interest, can be withdrawn from the scheme.

  • Relocation outward and return flights for the appointee, and for his/her spouse and dependent children up to the age of 18 as applicable, together with a freight allowance, at the beginning and end of the contract period, are paid for by the School. Applicable to staff recruited from outside the country.

  • 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.

    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 will be required to undergo all checks relevant to the pos

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; St Andrew’s School Turi Director of Sport - Senior school Jobs in Kenya



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