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  • Posted: Oct 15, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 25, 2021
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  • St Andrew’s School, Turi is highly respected in Kenya and regarded as one of the leading international schools in East Africa. Numbering 550 pupils, it comprises two semi-autonomous schools: a Preparatory School of circa 220 pupils between the ages of 3 and 13 and a Senior School of circa 330 pupils between the ages of 13 and 18. It is fully coeducatio...
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    School Registrar

    Job Description

    St Andrew’s, Turi is seeking to appoint a School Registrar who will serve as a source of information for potential applicants, as well as lead recruitment initiatives for the School. Reporting to the Senior Registrar, this position is responsible for dealing with admissions enquiries and prompt follow-up, as well as arranging visits to the School for prospective parents and their children. The role requires excellent communication and sales skills and a high level of commitment and enthusiasm and the appointee will be expected to work with the Director of Admissions & Marketing to develop promotional literature for the admissions office and to undertake regular market research including competitor analysis and parent satisfaction. The School Registrar will work closely with the Director of Admissions & Marketing and the two Heads of School to ensure that all the students applications are evaluated and due consideration is given to each applicant. The School Registrar will be a key public face of the School and will most likely be an experienced in marketing, public relations, and have excellent communication skills. Experience in a similar role in an independent education sector marketing and admissions and/or development is an advantage. The School Registrar should expect to travel both within Kenya and to other African countries in order to fulfil the requirements of the position.
    The appointment is seen as critical to the School’s success and the appointee will play a central role in the School’s student recruitment process.

    Responsibilities

    1. The overarching responsibilities of the School Registrar include:
    2. Provision of excellent customer care to all prospective parents and pupils.
    3. Delivery of the admissions process as directed by the Director of Admissions & Marketing and the Headmaster(s).
    4. Arrange for prospective families visit to the School for entry tests and interviews in consultation with the Director of Admissions & Marketing and the Headmaster(s).
    5. Inform the Head of the new admissions and update the forms lists and isams.
    6. Continue with communication with the families between acceptance and admissions ensuring that all their queries are addressed.
    7. Contribute to the Marketing activities of the School from an admission perspective, including input on marketing literature, website development and marketing activity.
    8. Attend promotional events from time to time as may be agreed.
    9. To coordinate the welcome of new pupils on the first day of term and where appropriate to delegate these tasks.
    10. May be required to join the marketing trips to other parts of the region.

    Person Specification
    Skills and Attributes

    1. A friendly and energetic person with excellent communication skills with experience in education marketing.
    2. A digital native, immersed in the online world with experience in Web & Tech Savvy tools.
    3. An outgoing personality that demonstrates a positive attitude and with analytical problem solving skills.
    4. A person of integrity with the ability to use independent judgement and analysis to evaluate student applications.
    5. Client focused who should enjoy meeting new people, offering presentations and answering questions about the School.
    6. High levels of discretion and confidentiality
    7. Highly literate and numerate, excellent in the use of IT and with a keen eye for detail
    8. High work standards evidenced by a consistently thorough detailed and organised approach
       

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    Assistant School Counsellor

    Job Description

    St Andrew’s, Turi is seeking to appoint an Assistant School Counsellor who will help students discuss their problems, thoughts and feelings in a confidential setting. Reporting to the Whole School Counsellor, this position is responsible for providing individual and group counselling to students with identified concerns and needs including but not limited to receiving student referrals from management,
    staff or parents/guardians. The role requires solid knowledge and understanding of counselling theory & practice as well excellent communication skills and a high level of confidentiality. The appointee will be expected to work with the Whole School Coounsellor, the Deputy Head Pastoral to develop a crisis and prevention programme for the department and research on various fields including but not limited to mental health. The Assistant School Counsellor will work closely with the Deputy Heads Pastoral & and the two Heads of School to ensure that students progress reports are communicated to the relevant persons regularly. The Assistant School Counsellor will be have an understanding of the developmental, emotional, social and educational issues of children and young people as well knowledge of the mental health and counselling aspect. Experience in a similar role in an independent education sector and in a children’s counselling centre is an advantage. The Assistant School Counsellor should expect to build non-judgemental relationships with the school community based on trust and respect in order to fulfil the requirements of the position. 

    Responsibilities

    1. The overarching responsibilities of the Assistant School Counsellor include:
    2. Provide individual and group counselling to students with identified concerns and needs.
    3. Receive student referrals from management, staff or parents/guardians.
    4. Listen to students’ concerns about academic, emotional or social problems.
    5. Help students process their problems and plan goals and action.
    6. Consult and collaborate with parents/guardians and teachers to support the well-being of students.
    7. Assist the Whole School Counsellor in the formulation and reviewing of the appropriate systems, policies and procedures relating to the counselling services and care of students.
    8. Organize peer counselling and mental health committee activities.
    9. Develop mental health resources and collect and analyse data to develop comprehensive programmes that meet student needs.
    10. Participate in continuous professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.
    11. Create and enhance awareness on mental health.

    Skills and Attributes

    1. A recognized degree in counselling psychology or counselling
    2. Solid knowledge and understanding of counselling theory & practice
    3. A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with children and young people.
    4. Experience of working in a School environment would be desirable but not essential.
    5. Should have good communication and writing skills as well as management skills.
    6. Should be passionate about working with students and also have the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

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    Teacher of Science

    Job Description

    St Andrew’s School, Turi, is highly respected in Kenya and regarded as one of the leading international schools in East Africa. Numbering approximately 570 pupils, it comprises two semi-autonomous Schools: a Preparatory School of 240 pupils between the ages of 3 and 13 and a Senior School of 330 pupils between the ages of 13 and 18. It is fully coeducational and the great majority of pupils are boarders. The School has an overtly Christian foundation and sees its overall aim as encouraging young men and women to ‘live and lead with integrity’. The Prep School was founded in 1931, and is a long standing member of IAPS. It aims to provide a world class education, with outstanding teaching and learning central to its vision of creating leaders that will change their country, continent and the world for good. St Andrew’s has a strong Christian foundation and ethos which define and govern the nature and work of the School today. While children from all faith backgrounds are welcome, the School’s Christian character is clearly evident in its underlying educational philosophy and practice. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Method of Application

    Applications are encouraged as early as possible. These should be submitted by email to the [email protected] 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.
     

    Interested and qualified? Go to St Andrew’s School on www.standrewsturi.com to apply

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