Head Teacher Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Head Teacher

Industry: Education

Salary: Competitive

Location: Nairobi

Our client is an upcoming school based in Nairobi county.

They are looking to recruit a school principal who will be reporting to the Board of Directors.

H/She will serve as the team leader of the school and implement the educational objectives of the institution so as to yield the highest standards of student achievement and academic excellence.

Also provide effective instructional leadership and build constructive relationships with parents and other education stakeholders.


  • Maintain an appropriate education philosophy through professional leadership, counselling and motivational expertise which secures the institutions success so as to attain the ultimate education goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Formulating overall aims and objectives for the school and policies for their implementation
  • Responsible for all areas of curriculum and instruction by shaping a vision of academic success for each learner.
  • Assess and identify capacity gaps in teaching and support staff and organize for training and development opportunities.
  • Prepare and supervise the preparation of reports, records, lists, and other paperwork appropriate for the effective administration of the school.
  • Ensure the school is up-to-date with innovations, from teaching practices to new technologies, as well as develop creative and responsive approaches to teaching and learning
  • Assume responsibility for other legal matters in the day-to-day running of the school
  • Provide leadership in guiding the various co-curricular activities and school-based events and external activities including school trips, competitions among others.
  • Maintain high standards of student & staff behaviour/discipline and apply appropriate behaviour modification interventions when required.
  • Build a strong and cohesive culture supported by effective, consistent systems and structures.
  • Grow the leadership engine through coaching and providing the middle management team with greater leadership responsibilities.
  • Set targets and goals for school staff through a participative process and develop strategies that will enable them to achieve these objectives.
  • Continually evaluate existing progress and practices, and curriculum content to ensure they are met satisfactorily.
  • Participate in the recruitment and evaluation of the school’s academic staff in liaison with the HR Department or directors.
  • Build effective relationships with parents, education partners and external stakeholders through effective communication to allow for appropriate and timely sharing of information.
  • Meeting with other education professionals, and representing the school at conferences and other events outside the school in the local community and nationwide
  • Handle authorized emergency and safety procedures
  • Oversee other administrative issues in the school


  • Must be a bachelor’s degree in Education Holder from a university recognized by the government of Kenya
  • A Masters in Education will be an added advantage
  • He/She should be an excellent teacher with at least 5 years of proven experience in a similar role or a deputy principal or head of curriculum position in a IGSE curriculum,
  • Experience in American and Kenyan System (K12) is an added advantage
  • Must be registered by the TSC
  • Strong leadership and demonstrated skills in management with ability to build strong and highly motivated team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head Teacher) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke on or before 4th August 2022.