English / French Teacher at Nairobi Waldorf School Trust

Nairobi Waldorf School Trust

 Kenya
Last Seen: 29th April 2021

Company NameNairobi Waldorf School Trust

Job TypeFull Time


The 1st Steiner-Waldorf Kindergarten opened in 1998… …in a small house along the Magadi Road on the outskirts of Nairobi. It was led by 3 teachers from Germany (Florian, Vojko and Irmgard). The following year the school moved to Mbagathi extending the kindergarten to a 1st Grade primary class. The Mbagathi Steiner school continues to run successfully; now a fully fledged kindergarten and primary school known as the Rudolf Steiner School, Mbagathi, transitioning their children successfully into Kenyan Curriculum Secondary schools. In 1994 a new Waldorf Kindergarten opened its doors in a beautiful residential suburb – the Kileleshwa Kindergarten.

Reporting To: The Pedagogical Chair

Job Purpose: To teach and educate learners according to the curriculum and the education needs, abilities and attainment of potential of individual students.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to all students in the class.
  • Teaching according to education needs, abilities and achievement of individual students and groups of students.
  • Adopting and working towards the implementation of the school development plan.
  • Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress, attainment and behavior of student’s to parents and relevant officials.
  • Contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to students.
  • Complying with arrangements within the national framework for the appraisal of student performance.
  • Promoting general progress and wellbeing of students.
  • Providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers; providing information on sources of more expert advice.
  • Communicating, collaborating and consulting with other members of school staff, including those having posts of special responsibility and parents/guardians to ensure the best interest of students.
  • Reviewing and evaluating his/her own teaching and learning strategies, methodologies and programme in line with the school and national curriculum.
  • Advising and collaborating with other teachers and school officials to prepare and develop courses to study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment.
  • Ensuring high standards of professional practice and quality of teaching in his/her classroom.
  • Participating in education and training courses as well as continuing professional development.
  • Maintaining order and discipline among students and safeguarding their health and safety at all times.
  • Participating in staff, parent and student meetings.
  • Ensuring the safe custody, use and periodic maintenance of equipment used during lessons.
  • Monitoring attendance of students in class.
  • Any other assigned duties.
Skills and Qualifications required:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Education (English and French).
  • A Diploma will be considered
  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC)
  • A certificate in Waldorf Education is an added advantage
  • At least 5 years ‘experience in teaching
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Clear English writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated love for the subjects
  • Flexible and open to change.

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