Principal (International School) – Nairobi, Kenya

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Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, an International School based in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking to recruit a principal. The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in education and a minimum of 10 years teaching experience 5 years at management level, in a recognised school. He/ She will be responsible for providing exceptional educational leadership that fosters a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment for Grade 2 – Grade 6 students.  The purpose of this role is to inspire and guide a team of educators in adopting innovative teaching methods, designing age-appropriate CBC teaching methods, and promoting social-emotional development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the curriculum for each class, and partner with teaching staff to determine how the curriculum will be executed.
  • Monitor students’ progress and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems.
  • Set educational standards and goals and help establish policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out.
  • Engage in ongoing assessment and evaluation of policies, procedures, and programs, and implement change to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate staff and recommend developmental activities for programs and services.
  • Supervise, lead, and support teaching and administrative staff.
  • Develop allocations of funds for staff, supplies, educational materials, and equipment, authorize purchases, and manage the budget.
  • Work with parents as needed for their child’s development, education, and safety.
  • Ensure that the school always complies with regulatory requirements.
  • To initiate teacher’s preparations of Schemes of Work and development of appropriate instructional materials especially teaching aids.
  • To Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons to a range of classes including putting up displays in the classroom.

Key Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in education preferably ECD.
  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Education or Education Management will be preferred.
  • Must be registered by TSC.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years teaching experience 5 years at management level, in a recognised school.
  • Knowledge of what constitutes quality in educational provision, and the characteristics of effective schools.
  • Strong knowledge of CBC curriculum and practices.
  • Creativity, initiative, flexibility, and strong communication skills are essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: the ability to interact and communicate effectively with parents, children, and staff.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Competitive Package depending on experience and qualifications.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Management
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 30th April, 2024