St Andrews School Turi - Head of Design Technology Jobs in Kenya

St Andrews School Turi - Head of Design Technology Jobs in Kenya

St Andrew’s School, Turi is highly respected in Kenya and regarded as one of the leading international schools in East Africa.

Numbering 620 pupils, it comprises two semi-autonomous schools: a Preparatory School of circa 250 pupils between the ages of 3 and 13 and a Senior School of circa 370 pupils between the ages of 13 and 18.

It is fully coeducational and the great majority are boarders. The School has an overtly Christian foundation and sees its overall aim as encouraging young men and women to ‘live and lead with integrity’.

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

All successful job applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a criminal record check with the DBS or its equivalent. We are seeking to appoint professionals of the highest standard.

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 Senior School is a full boarding school.

St Andrew’s has a strong Christian foundation and ethos, which define and govern the
nature and work of the School today.

While children from all faith backgrounds are welcome, the School’s Christian character is clearly evident in its underlying educational
philosophy and practice.

The Senior School was founded in 1988 and is a member of COBIS and a global member
of Round Square.

It aims to provide a world class education with outstanding teaching and learning central to its vision of creating leaders that will change their country, continent and the world for good.

Students are prepared for GCSE/IGCSE and A level exams and move on to universities in the UK, America, Australia and many other parts of the
world.

St Andrew’s is characterised by the highest professional standards, and offers a vibrant
and industrious community, ensuring excellent professional development within the context
of a committed full boarding school.

The School is situated on a beautiful 400-acre site on the western slopes of the Rift Valley
some 200km NW of Nairobi, near the Equator and at 2600m where the climate is temperate. It is malaria free.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with a brief covering letter
and a CV to the Director of HR at the School (HRDirector@turimail.co.ke) by Monday
25th March 2019 at the latest.

The application form and further information about the School can be found on the School website.

Terms and Conditions

  • 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.
  • 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 applicant.
  • 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.
  • 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 applicant, 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.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 25th March 2019
  • The successful applicant will be expected to take a full and active part in the boarding life of the school.
  • 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.
    Application Procedure
  • To find out more please contact the HR Director, Ms Janet Ndiho.
  • Tel: +254 (0) 734288501
  • Email: HRDirector@turimail.co.ke
  • Applications are encouraged as early as possible.
  • These should be submitted by
    email to the HR Director at HRDirector@turimail.co.ke and include: a completed application form, a brief covering letter and a CV.
  • Application forms are available
    on the School website, or from the HR Director.
  • For more information and job application details, see; St Andrews School Turi - Head of Design Technology Jobs in Kenya

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