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  • Posted: Nov 23, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 29, 2022
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    With 11 partners and more than 130 team members, our firm dates back nearly 30 years. We have deep links with the Kenyan business community and in-depth knowledge of the market. We are particularly strong in our tax consultancy services. Many new entrants to the Kenyan and African emerging markets choose us as their financial partners to give them a solid fo...
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    Deputy Head of School

    Main Responsibilities of Job

    • Participate in ensuring the vision of the school is clearly articulated, shared, understood and acted upon effectively by all
    • Participate in the building of a strong and cohesive culture that is supported by effective systems and structures
    • Participate in the development and implementation of teaching approaches, methodologies and schemes of work
    • Participate in setting targets and goals for school staff through a participative process
    • Providing regular feedback to colleagues in a way that recognizes good practice and supports their progress against professional and performance management objectives
    • Participate in conducting annual reviews based on standards of leadership, teaching and learning in specific areas of responsibility.
    • Participate in monitoring the coverage of the syllabus, quality of teaching and effectiveness of learning outcomes
    • Participate in ensuring teachers have all necessary working resources required in undertaking their responsibilities
    • Participate in the provision of leadership by guiding the various co-curricular activities and school-based events
    • Work closely with senior school management/Directors to achieve high levels of team spirit and synergy
    • Participate in handling behavior development/rectification matters to develop unique, courteous, respectful individuals.
    • Participate in maintaining a high level of discipline in the school for both teachers and pupils
    • Participate in building effective relationships with parents, education partners and external stakeholders.
    • Participate in the overall management of school operations

    Key Skills and Qualifications:

    • Holder of a degree in Education or equivalent qualification
    • Minimum 8 years relevant working experience in a school setup, 3 years of which should have been in a leadership position as a Deputy Head Teacher or Senior Teacher.
    • Demonstrate a proven track record in educational leadership including school administration, classroom instruction, lesson plans, pupil assessment and staff development.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable open communication with parents, teachers and learners.
    • A self-motivated, energetic person who enjoys working in a busy and dynamic working environment.
    • The flexibility to learn and adapt to new cultures with good coaching and mentoring skills
    • Demonstrates ability to think and act critically, creatively and independently
    • A proactive, mature and committed individual who can work with minimum supervision
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft packages
    • Registered with Teacher Service Commission (TSC) or other equivalent foreign organization.
    • Professional Development Qualifications in Edexcel /CIE are a must.

    Method of Application

    nterested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by, Tuesday 29th November 2022 stating the subject heading “DEPUTY HEAD OF SCHOOL” clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees. The applications will be shortlisted on a rolling basis.

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