Head Teacher job at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)
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Vacancy title:
Head Teacher

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Education ]

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Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)

Deadline of this Job:
13 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Aga Khan Academy Nairobi is operated by Aga Khan Education Service Kenya (AKESK), a non-profit organization, with close to a hundred years’ experience operating schools in Kenya. Our first formal schools were opened in 1918, and AKESK currently operates 11 schools in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Eldoret, serving close to 5,000 students with a quality, affordable education.

Position Summary
The Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa is a private, co-educational and multi-cultural day Nursery School. It is located in Mombasa County and is registered as a National school but offers a hybrid curriculum.
The Head Teacher will demonstrate high standards of professional conduct, be a visionary leader who will exercise ethical and moral leadership to steer the school to be a Nursery of choice in the Mombasa County. S/he will be expected to improve the position of the school in the market through enhancing the holistic early years academic, co-curricular, sports and programmes as well as developing a school culture that emphasizes inclusivity, pluralism and excellence.

S/he will be required to provide leadership and support to all the students and staff, monitor and drive performance against set targets and key performance indicators. S/he will be fully responsible for the day-to-day operations of the school.

Key responsibilities

• Provide executive leadership through building a high-performance, culturally diverse team, committed to achieving the vision of the school and ongoing school improvement.
• Manage the school efficiently and effectively by ensuring compliance in curriculum and assessment systems; staff management appraisal; compensation and professional development; students’ welfare; budget and finance; parental & community relations; school operations among others.
• Provide policy guidance on relevant issues regarding AKESK and abide by the code of conduct of AKDN and AKESK.
• Build relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observe proper boundaries appropriate to the profession.
• Uphold the obligation to give account and accept responsibility, establish and sustain professional working relationship with those responsible for governance.
• Forge constructive relationships beyond the school, working in partnership with parents, the local and wider community.
• Ensure the safety of students and staff through effective approaches to safeguarding their welfare.
• Make a positive contribution to the wider education system.

The requirements

Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood (Upper Second-Class Honors) from a recognized University.
• Registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to practice teaching in Kenya.
• Working Knowledge of 5 years in leadership experience in Early Years school with noticeable achievements in leading reputable Nursery Schools.
• Experience in managing a school/(s), budgeting and finance matters, including fee collections.
• Present evidence of involvement in facilitation and or participation in professional development.
• Thorough knowledge of legal aspects within education management especially Teachers Service Commission (TSC), Education, Employment, Children’s Health and Safety Acts in addition to other Acts that relate to Education and Children.
• Excellent team building skills and proven experience in leading, motivating and empowering people.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified? Go to Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK) on krb-xjobs.brassring.com   to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 May 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 28-04-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-04-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-04-2065
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