Peponi School is an international, co-educational school in Kenya set about twenty-five kilometres outside Nairobi nearRuiru. It was founded in 1989 and has been very fortunate to enjoy very early success and would now be rated amongstthe best schools in the Kenyan education system. Peponi School follows the British system through to IGCSE and Alevel. The School is situated in our own very spacious grounds within Northlands. Our pupils have developed a finereputation for success in the classroom, on the games field and for both Music and Drama. Our unashamedly holisticapproach, as a boarding school, is a key feature of our aims. Extra-curricular activities are very much part of school life.
Peponi School is one of the leading British Curriculum Schools in Kenya and prepares its pupils for entry to universitiesin the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada. Most of our leavers enter Law, Economics, Science, Medicaland Engineering courses.
As an exceptional school, we are looking for an enthusiastic, organised, positive and open minded teacher for the postof Director of Extra-Curricular Activities starting in August 2020. It would be an advantage if the candidate hashad experience in a leadership role, organising extra-curricular activities (including the President’s Award) as well asbeing able to inspire and motivate staff and students. Our extra-curricular programme is extensive and includes organising activities for our full time boarders at the weekends.
Our minimum candidate requirements:
- BACHELOR’S DEGREE (in a subject relevant to the vacancy for which you are applying);
- BACHELOR'S DEGREE OF EDUCATION
- and either
- PGCE, QTS or Masters of Education
The post holder must be able to build and plan a varied and enriching programme of extra-curricular activities toensure the holistic development of students, both in school hours during activity time slots and at the weekend for theboarders. You would also be required to make schedules and arrangements of facilities and personnel for all scheduledextra-curricular events such as performing arts/prize giving/ music festivals etc. Another important aspect of the roleis to keep accurate records and control the student attendance to all extra-curricular activities. There is a teachingcommitment attached to this role. The Headmaster is flexible with the specialist subject.
Peponi School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people in our care. We follow saferecruitment practices and appointments are subject to vetting including reference checks, identity and criminal recordchecks.
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Our success is now driving a substantial growth and Peponi School is currently seeking to appoint, for August 2020, a dynamic and inspirational teacher to join our Biology Department.
The teacher of Biology should be an excellent class practitioner, committed to providing high quality education to the pupils. The Biology teacher must support each individual pupil’s growth and development, encouraging them and inspiring them to achieve and be the best they can be. An energetic, engaging and enthusiastic teacher who will be able to deliver lessons to inspire and motivate students to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. He/ She must demonstrate an understanding of the wider curriculum and achieve high standards by responding professionally, sensitively and caringly to the needs of the pupils.
Peponi School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people in our care. We follow safe recruitment practices and appointments are subject to vetting including reference checks, identity and criminal record checks.
Method of Application
Interested applicants should download and complete the Peponi School Teacher Application Form. Guidance on howto complete the form can be found in the Peponi School’s Guidance Notes for Application.
Interested applicants should also write a letter of application, and send it by e-mail before or on Friday, 22nd November2019.
Interviews will be held in London during the week beginning Monday, 9th December 2019.
Because of the volume of applications, it will not be possible to respond to all candidates.
Mr Mark Durston