St Andrew’s Prep School is seeking to appoint an Humanities Teacher who will teach Humanities to predominantly Years 7 & 8, as well as contributing across all areas of school life. They will be responsible to the Head of Humanities for the teaching of their classes. Their chief responsibilities will be to provide the very best academic teaching and learning opportunities for their class, with the aim of achieving excellent value-added for each child . St Andrew’s Prep School follows the British Curriculum throughout the School. There is potential to teach across both Prep and Senior Schools in the future.
St. Andrew’s Prep School is committed to providing a vibrant co-curricular and boarding program to which all staff contribute.
The Head of Humanities will be responsible to the Deputy Head Academic for the leadership of Humanities throughout the Preparatory School. In particular, the Head of Humanities will be charged with maintaining excellent standards throughout the department, improving the use of data tracking and monitoring within their subject delivery, and shaping the direction and content of the Key Stage 3 Humanities syllabus.
Working at St Andrew’s Prep School is an exciting and dynamic experience. We look to recruit committed and resourceful staff, who are looking to not only develop their skills and leadership capacities, but also embrace new experiences and challenges.
There are some things that are essential to working with us. The successful candidate will need to be able to support the School’s aims and Christian ethos.
They will have to have a good degree as well as a recognised teaching qualification, such as a PGCE, and of course, the relevant experience.
Beyond that we want to have staff who love working as part of a team; who are first-class communicators and who are passionate about the subjects and pupils they teach; who are creative and diligent in their planning; who are adaptable, energetic and resilient.
Experience of working in a Prep School, or in boarding, would be desirable, but not essential. Above all, what matters is a commitment to help us provide a world-class education for our children.
There is a generous overall remuneration package as detailed below (the cost of living in Kenya is significantly lower than in the UK):
The role is full-time and includes working in the evening and at weekends as required. 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.
To find out more please contact the HR Director, Ms Janet Ndiho.
Tel: +254 (0) 734288501
Applications are encouraged as early as possible. These should be submitted by
email to the HR Director 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.
Preliminary online interviews: Starting 22nd January, 2019
Final Interviews at St Andrew’s : 31st January & 1st February, 2019
Start Date: 1st September 2019