Teacher of Kiswahili -Senior School at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)

Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (akesk)

Last Seen: 6th May 2021

Company NameAga Khan Education Service, Kenya (akesk)

Job TypeFull Time

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.

The position

The teachers will report to their respective Heads of Department and work closely with their colleagues to deliver high-quality and inspiring lessons that enable all students to reach their individual potential. The Deputy Head Teacher (Middle School), the Educational Technology Coordinator, and the School Counselor will report to the Head of Senior School.

Key Responsibilities
  • Collaboratively plan units of study designed for maximizing learning for all students
  • Deliver effective, differentiated and inquiry-based lessons in a friendly and supportive atmosphere
  • Create a safe and conducive environment in which the students can learn and thrive
  • Use varied, adequate assessments, including formative and summative assessment in line with the IBO requirements
  • Engage parents regularly and effectively in the education of their children
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the relevant subject and modern pedagogy
  • Accurately evaluate and comment on both the ability and developmental potential of each student
  • Effectively communicate with students, colleagues and parents, including through email and the school information system
  • Demonstrate an experience of high professional values and practices
  • Show profound commitment to ongoing professional growth and to taking on responsibility for fulfilling the vision and philosophy of the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi
The requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education (B.Ed.) in the respective fields
  • Teaching experience, especially in the IB programmes or other International curricula
  • Teachers Service Commission Certification (TSC)