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The Aga Khan Academy Nairobi Head Teacher (Senior School) Job in Kenya

Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Feb 5, 2014

The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi
Vacancy: Head Teacher (Senior School)
Established in 1970, The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi is a private, co-educational school located on a five-acre plot with extensive facilities in the Parklands suburb of Nairobi, Kenya.
The Academy offers the International Baccalaureate Curriculum at Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma level, as well as the IGCSE at Grades 10 and 11, and has an enrolment of 700 students.

The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi is operated by the Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya, a non-profit organization that operates 11 schools in Kenya.

The Candidate
The successful candidate’s career will show evidence of strong pedagogical leadership, a well-developed understanding of inquiry-based learning, and the ability to contribute strongly to the school’s professional learning community.
The Secondary Head Teacher must be familiar with the IB MYP and DP programmes and have experience developing programs that address the evolving needs of learners in the 21st century.
He or she must have the ability to work well with, and lead faculty in a collaborative environment.
Only candidates with relevant, successful leadership experience should apply.
Candidate Profile
The successful candidate will:
  • Have secondary school administrative/leadership experience in an international IB school;
  • Have worked for at least 5 years’ in international schools;
  • Preferably have an excellent understanding and experience in the IB MYP and DP and the IGCSE;
  • Provide evidence of having developed effective appraisal, evaluation and professional development for staff
  • Ability to work in an organization with central management functions and a Board of Directors
  • Experience in a developing country. Experience in Africa is desirable.
  • A proven track record in the effective and efficient management of fiscal and human resources
  • A Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or in Educational Leadership from a reputable university.
Application process and deadline: Interested applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae with a cover letter/personal statement of interest by February 13th 2014 to:
Human Resources Manager
Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya
P.O. Box 41440-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +(254 20) 2482692
Mobile: +254 734647 457, +254 701 647 457
Email: [email protected]
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