Nairobi

Head of English (To KS3 with Drama), Nairobi, Kenya

FROM £2100 - £3300/mth (DOE) + housing allowance, flights, visa, medical

Kenya

International Schools

English Language

Summary

m2r Education are working with this inclusive, COBIS accredited school in Nairobi, Kenya. They need a Head of English to join for the new academic year. This role is not only managing the academic staff but also teaching KS3 English with Drama.

The school has a very long history in Kenya, offering the English national curriculum to local and international students. They cater to students from 18 months to 18 years, offering a fully equipped day school as well as boarding facilities. Total number of students currently sits in excess of 600.

Role:

  • Manage all academic staff with the English department from Yr2 - Yr8
  • Ensure effective learning for all students through excellent teaching and delivery of well-planned and organised lessons.
  • Set and mark challenging class and homework according to school policy.
  • Support the development of teaching materials and courses of study.
  • Liaise with parents and support staff to ensure excellent attainment.
  • Manage the behaviour of students in classrooms and around the school.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of a supportive and stimulating learning environment for all students
  • Be responsible for ensuring subject knowledge is developed and participate in staff training and development.
  • Attend team/staff meetings and participate in open evenings.
  • Support all academic staff in their subject area to engage in planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting to meet the needs of all pupils.
  • Support staff to create a productive learning environment, which is engaging and stimulating for all pupils.
  • Assist in the collation of all examination results in subject area and submit to the Head of Senior and Junior School.
  • Ensure consistency of Programmes of Study in subject area.
  • Develop, review and evaluate lesson plans and ensuring their timely submission and alignment with the school planning system
  • Line manage team, including setting and evaluating performance targets.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with parents.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Degree in relevant teaching subject
  • QTS
  • UK teaching experience and UK qualifications (ideally)
  • 3yrs experience of teaching English national curriculum
  • Departmental leadership experience

Package:

NB: Cost of living in Nairobi is considerably cheaper than the UK! Click HERE for more info.

  • Basic salary from £2100 - £3300 per month, dependent upon experience
  • Baggage allowance
  • One off settling in allowance of £2700
  • Transportation to and from school
  • Support in finding a house
  • Return flights at start and end of contract for up to 3 dependents
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Medical insurance (incl 6 weeks overseas cover

August 2020 Start

For safeguarding purposes, a valid police clearance certificate / DBS is required, plus 2 professional references.

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