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  • Posted: Apr 30, 2021
    Deadline: May 14, 2021
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  • A leading independent school in Kenya offering an outstanding educational experience to children aged between 2 and 13 years. B - To provide a Broad and Balanced educational experience that will ensure the development of the whole child. A - To encourage an Ambition to excel - in all areas of school life. N - To create a Nurturing environment so tha...
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    Reception Teacher

    The post holder will report to the Head of Early Years and will be accountable to the Headmistress.

    Main Duties:

    • To take responsibility for planning and implementing appropriate work programmes for all children in the designated class, within the framework of national and school policies.
    • To maintain assessment records and report on pupils’ progress to staff, and to parents and carers, in accordance with school policy.
    • To manage your Class Assistant within the classroom.

    Accountabilities:

    • To plan work for the class in accordance with national and curriculum policies and in co-operation with Heads of Department to ensure that the children experience a broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating curriculum relevant to their age.
    • To ensure that the learning experience matches the individual needs of the children in your class – giving each child an opportunity to achieve to the best of his/her capability.
    • To make appropriate educational provision for children with learning difficulties and for those children with EAL, with support from The Banda’s Learning Support Department.
    • Where possible, to make sure that the majority of children’s work is closely linked to first-hand practical experience in line with the EYFS/DfE guidance.
    • To provide children with opportunities to manage their own learning and become independent thinkers.
    • To create a secure, happy and stimulating environment, maintaining the highest standards of organisation and discipline.
    • To maintain a high standard of display, both in the classroom and in other areas of the school.
    • To arrange for resources, equipment and materials to be available in such a way that they are properly cared for, easily accessible and will encourage the children to become more responsible for their own learning.
    • To work closely with colleagues and to provide short and medium term plans and to fully implement the agreed schemes of work.
    • To assess children’s progress, maintain records and provide written reports to parents.
    • To communicate regularly and effectively to parents about children’s progress and attainment.
    • To ensure that the school’s aims and objectives in relation to the curriculum, equal opportunities and discipline are promoted in every day classroom organisation and practice.
    • To be committed to the school’s continuing professional development programme.
    • To undertake required duties and attend regular staff meetings and INSETS, before, during and after school hours when required.
    • To ensure confidentiality concerning pupils, parents, colleagues and school business.
    • To maintain professional levels of conduct and adhere to the School’s dress code

    The Reception Class Teacher needs to:

    • Be a fully qualified teacher with Foundation Stage (EYFS) training and experience.
    • Have experience of working in British curriculum schools.
    • Be able to build good relationships with parents and families.
    • Be able to build good relationships with colleagues.
    • Be able to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment.
    • Be able to use initiative, show flexibility and be adaptable.
    • Be pro-active as a part of The Banda Pegasus Early Years team.
    • Be punctual and use preparation time appropriately.
    • Be a good communicator with adults and children.
    • Show good organisational skills.
    • Show a competent level of written English.
    • Be able to use ICT in teaching. Familiarity with using Interactive Screens and iPads is important.
    • Present a clean Certificate of Good Conduct or International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC).
    • Safeguard and promote the welfare of the pupils.
    • Keep up to date with educational developments from UK.
    • Be a motivator.

    The postholder will have the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the children and young persons for whom he / she is responsible, or with whom he / she comes into contact, and will be expected to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy at all times.

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    Lower Key Stage 2 Class Teacher

    The post holder will report to the Head of Lower School and will be accountable to the Headmistress.

    Main Duties:

    1. To take responsibility for planning and implementing appropriate work programmes for all pupils in the designated class, within the framework of national and school policies.
    2. To support and drive the ethos, aims and values of the school
    3. To maintain and use assessment records and report on pupils’ progress to staff, and to parents and carers, in accordance with school policy.
    4. To manage a Teaching Assistant within the classroom.

    Expectations:

    • To plan work for the class in accordance with national and curriculum policies and in cooperation with Heads of Department and Head Teacher, to ensure that the pupils experience a broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating curriculum relevant to their age.
    • To follow and implement school policies and procedures.
    • To ensure that the learning experience matches the individual needs of the pupils in your class – giving each child an opportunity to achieve to the best of his/her capability.
    • To evaluate your teaching and use this evaluation to improve and develop teaching strategies.
    • To make appropriate educational provision for pupils with learning difficulties and for those children with EAL, with support from The Banda’s Learning Support Department.
    • To create a secure, happy and stimulating environment, maintaining the highest standards of organisation and discipline.
    • To provide well-planned, creative and engaging learning experiences for pupils.
    • To maintain a high standard of display and a stimulating environment, in the classroom and in other areas of the school.
    • To play an active role in the general life of the school.
    • To work closely with colleagues and to provide short, long and medium term plans.
    • To assess pupil’s progress, maintain records and provide regular written reports to parents.
    • To communicate regularly and effectively to parents about pupil’s progress and attainment in a positive, professional and polite manner.
    • To ensure that the School’s aims and objectives in relation to the curriculum, equal opportunities and behaviour are promoted in everyday classroom organisation and practice.
    • To be committed to the School’s Continuing Professional Development programme.
    • To undertake required duties and attend regular staff meetings and INSETS, before, during and after school hours when required.
    • To assist, where necessary, in extra-curricular sporting, dramatic and musical events and activities.
    • To take reasonable care of school equipment, both on and off school premises.
    • To organise and take pupils on field trips in a safe and secure manner, in accordance with school policies.
    • To liaise with colleagues from Key Stage 1, the Upper School and Learning Support Department.
    • To ensure confidentiality concerning pupils, parents, colleagues and school business.
    • To maintain professional levels of conduct and adhere to the School’s Code of Conduct for staff. 

    The Key Stage 2 Teacher needs to:

    1. Be a fully qualified teacher with Key Stage 2 training and experience.
    2. Have experience of working in British Curriculum schools.
    3. Be able to build good relationships with pupils, parents and families.
    4. Be able to build good relationships with colleagues.
    5. Be able to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment.
    6. Be able to use initiative, show flexibility and be adaptable.
    7. Be pro-active as a part of The Banda School staff team and possess the desire to be fully involved in all aspects of life in a leading preparatory school.
    8. Be punctual and use preparation time appropriately.
    9. Be a good communicator with adults and children.
    10. Show good organisational skills.
    11. Show a competent level of written English.
    12. Be able to use ICT in teaching. Familiarity with using interactive screens and iPads is an advantage.
    13. Present a clean Certificate of Good Conduct or International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC).
    14. Safeguard and promote the welfare of the pupils.
    15. Keep up to date with educational developments in UK.
    16. Be a motivator.

    Method of Application

    All applications should reach the Headmistress by Friday 14th May latest.

    Download Application Form (MS-Word, 298KB)

    A completed Application Form and Covering Letter should be sent to [email protected]

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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