• Job Opportunities at Greensteds International School - 4 Positions

  • Posted on: 3 February, 2017 Deadline: 7 February, 2017
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  • Greensteds is a co-educational boarding and day school (IAPS and CIS) following the National Curriculum of England & Wales from Early Years to IGCSE, and A level.

    Greensteds School is situated 140 km north of Nairobi, in the heart of Kenya’s Rift Valley and within ten minutes drive of Lake Nakuru National Park.

    The School is set in a rural secluded, 50-acre site and is one of the leading International boarding schools in Kenya serving internationally minded parents all over the world

    Senior School Chemistry Teacher

     

    Job & Person Specification: 

    The opportunity has arisen to appoint an outstanding and inspirational practitioner who has the drive and ability to inspire our students to their best. Chemistry is a very popular subject option. The department has an impressive track record of results and excellent work in and outside the classroom,

    • The successful candidate will continue to build upon this success.
    • The successful candidate will be able to teach chemistry across the whole Senior School (Year 7-13), including IGCSE and A Level.
    • The ability to offer another subject may also be helpful.

    We are a non-selective school with a relatively wide ability range. Being able to inspire pupils of all abilities is essential.

    The post holder will be accountable to the Head of Sciences.

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    Teacher of PE (Up to A’ Level)

     

    The successful candidate may have the opportunity to take on more responsibility including but not limited to departmental leadership

    A committed and experienced Teacher of PE is required to join the dynamic PE team. The position involves teaching PE and Games across all disciplines. The successful candidate will have outstanding subject knowledge, and experience of effectively delivering iGCSE/AS PE.

    The Role:

    • be an outstanding classroom practitioner or have the potential to become outstanding
    • be aspirational with high expectations of students
    • be able to teach across the age and ability range including AS, GCSE, KS2 to KS4
    • be able to teach Girls PE and Games including Netball, Hockey, Health Related Fitness, Rounders, Athletics, Swimming, and other sports and games.
    • have a strong commitment to extra-curricular activities

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    Maths Teacher (up to A-Level)

     

    Job & Person Specification:

    The opportunity has arisen to appoint an outstanding and inspirational practitioner who has the drive and ability to inspire our students to their best. Mathematics is a very popular option choice at A Level.

    The department has an impressive track record of results and the successful candidate will continue to build upon this success.

    The successful candidate will be able to teach mathematics across the whole Senior School (Year 7-13), including IGCSE and A Level. The ability to offer Further Maths would be an advantage.

    The department consists of 3 full time specialist teachers working in well-resourced maths classrooms, including SMART Boards.

    We are a non-selective school with a relatively wide ability range. Being able to inspire pupils of all abilities is essential.

    The post holder will be accountable to the Head of Maths.

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    Director of Pastoral Care

     

    Job & Person Specification:

    The incumbent will work within the Senior Management/Leadership Team to support the Headmaster in the effective running and development of the school. S/He will deputise for the Headmaster and will report directly to the Headmaster.

    With the support of the Head of Junior School, s/he will take overall responsibility for the pastoral care, welfare, safety and personal development of every child, ensuring that every child is known, nurtured and supported to allow them to thrive.

    The following outline gives an overall range of duties and responsibilities but is not exhaustive and the Director of Pastoral Care may be required to undertake such other duties appropriate to the post, as the Headmaster or Governing Body may reasonably require.

    Pastoral Care:

    • Oversight and overall responsibility for all pastoral matters within the Senior School and, with the support of the Head of Junior School, oversight of pastoral matters in the Junior School
    • Leading the Dorm Masters and Mistresses and supporting their leadership of their Tutor Teams
    • Oversight of pupil welfare and discipline in Senior School
    • Oversight of PHSE program
    • Oversight and development of the Tutor program linking with PHSE program
    • To ensure appropriate standards of dress and appearance in accordance with the school rules
    • Lead the school’s safeguarding / child protection provision and training, including taking on the role of designated safeguarding leader
    • Oversight and monitoring of the School’s Behaviour Policy, including rewards and sanctions
    • Liaison with external agencies related to pastoral care

    Administration:

    • Responsible for maintenance of accurate school registers
    • Supervise planning, preparation, management and publication of the School Calendar
    • Arrangement and publication of term dates
    • Responsible for the arrangements for Speech Day, Christmas Dinners and other major events
    • To ensure handbooks are up-to-date and prepared for circulation: Parents’ A-Z Booklet, Student and Teachers’ Handbooks
    • Oversight, development and administration of school rules
    • Review, collation and standardisation of all school policies (supported by SMT colleagues)

    Staff:

    • Line management of Heads of Dorms and Head of Sixth Form
    • Organising and chairing pastoral leaders meetings
    • Organisation of tutor teams
    • To oversee and manage the delivery of the tutor program
    • Pastoral liaison with Junior School

    Communication:

    • To oversee communications regarding pupils within the school to ensure clear channels of communication and follow up
    • To monitor reporting to parents from the tutor / pastoral team

    Finances and Facilities:

    • Oversight of all pastoral budgets
    • To monitor the condition of pastoral facilities alongside Heads of Dorms

    Strategic:

    • Leading the pastoral development plan for the school
    • To assist with staff recruitment, in particular pastoral staffing needs

    Method of Application

    Applicants should e-mail a CV with a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster stating their teaching specialism and contact details of at least 2 referees (one being your current/most recent employer) to recruitment@greenstedsschool.com . Applications are welcome as soon as possible. Closing date 7th February, 2017 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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