Still I Rise School Principal Jobs in Kenya

Still I Rise School Principal Jobs in Kenya


Job Desription

  • Still I Rise is an international NGO with a mission to provide quality education to refugee and underprivileged youth. We established Still I Rise to respond to a precise need: provide education and a safe social environment to children around the world. We are now launching the first Still I Rise International school for refugees in Nairobi. We will follow an international curriculum and the Still I Rise educational model based on three pillars: education, personal development and safe space.

  • The school principal should be a mission-driven person in charge of overseeing the schools daily operations, monitoring teacher performance and implementing the curriculum standards in the international school. This position requires being a hard working manager that can create and sustain a safe learning environment and set performance goals both for students and teachers. Monitoring of this process to ensure these goals are achieved is crucial and delivery in a timely manner, essential. Successful coordination of the teaching faculty to carry out all necessary steps and projects to formalize and implement the Still I Rise educational model is central to this role.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with Kenyan Ministry of Education requirements

  • Implement the international curriculum in coordination with the Education Director.

  • Set performance objectives for students and teachers

  • Implement and monitor school policies and safety protocols

  • Oversee administrative tasks (e.g. updating employee records)

  • Handle emergencies and school crises

  • Present data from school performance to the Education Director

  • Run teacher educational onboarding and training

  • Supervise and observe classes and provide feedback, assessments and guidance to teachers.

  • Run weekly teacher meetings and 1:1 meetings with teachers every two weeks to provide feedback and keep track of performance and deliverables.

  • Support teachers with behaviour and class management, and attendance tracking.

  • Oversee students behaviour and concerns, reaching out to them or their families in case problems occur.

  • In accordance with the child specialist, implement behavioural plans in the classroom.

  • Organize school events

    Requirements

  • Knowledge of school administrative processes and Kenyan national educational regulations

  • Experience with teenagers

  • Experience in team management

  • Excellent English communication skills

  • Ability to coach and inspire

  • Experience with MS Office

  • Experience in child protection is a plus

  • Kenyan nationality

    How to Apply

  • Candidates are invited to submit their application including their CV and a motivational letter by emailing:

  • hr@stillirisengo.org and specifying the object “SCHOOL PRINCIPAL”

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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