Transformational School Principal (CBC) Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Transformational School Principal (CBC)

Location: Mombasa road, Nairobi

Reports to: Board of Directors

Job Summary: Responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the School’s core strategies in order to provide an excellent education to all learners who attend.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Instructional Leadership

  • Lead the school’s vision, mission, and strategic goals to support high school-readiness and academic and socioemotional success for all learners
  • Establish rigorous academic goals and priorities that are systematically monitored for continuous improvement with all learner populations.
  • Lead teachers in using a variety of formal and informal methods and assessments to measure learner growth and understanding and make necessary adjustments to drive improvement.
  • Plan and teach assigned subject areas
  • Drive rapid and dramatic instructional improvements by implementing strategies in line with the priority areas identified in the School’s strategic plan
  • Foster a shared commitment to high standards of teaching and learning with high expectations for achievement for all.
  • Implement an observation and feedback cycle that ensures continuous improvement in teaching and learning
  • Use multiple sources of evidence related to learner learning and school assessment results and growth data, to inform school goals and improve organizational performance, teacher effectiveness, and learner learning.
  • Develop and implement a professional development plan to address identified areas of need
    Develop school calendar that offers built-in opportunities for staff to collaborate, plan instruction, and review learner data

Management and Operations

  • Develop and execute effective plans, procedures, routines, and operational systems to address a full range of safety, health, and emotional and social needs of learners.
  • Oversee the recruitment and hiring of diverse, highly-qualified staff;
  • Strategically align people, time and money to drive learner achievement;
  • Apply teacher and staff performance management systems in a way that ensures a culture of continuous improvement, support, and accountability;
  • Provide professional development and training opportunities to help teachers adapt best practices based on reflection and data research.
  • Implement a reward system for teachers’ positive reinforcement
  • Support school-wide approach to promote collaboration as often and as feasibly and appropriately as possible.
  • Oversee the operations of the school in partnership with management
  • Develop a timeline with an action plan to create scheduled communication opportunities with families and community stakeholders about learning performance.
  • Provide professional development for school teams to build a variety of conflict resolution strategies.
  • Understand and comply with Kenyan laws & regulations and mandates, school policies and ethical guidelines.

Family and Community Engagement

  • Create a culture of open communication, respect, and trust as the school and community develop a sense of collective responsibility for improving the learning of all learners.
  • Actively ensure that all families are welcome members of the classroom and school community and can contribute to the classroom, school, and community’s effectiveness.
  • Strengthen teacher and staff capacity to cultivate and sustain meaningful partnerships with families of diverse backgrounds and with community members that support learner achievement and learner well-being
  • Manage partnerships.

Our transformational leaders:

  • Are focused on results and have proven success in increasing learner achievement and adult performance;
  • Influence and motivate others to reach their potential;
  • Are solution-oriented and creative problem solvers with experience in data analysis and creating and managing systems;
  • Set high expectations and communicate them to a variety of stakeholders;
  • Understand, communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures;
  • Continually reflect and seek feedback to improve their practice;
  • Have demonstrated perseverance in their career and education;
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment; and
  • Possess strong pedagogical skills and are highly effective at coaching other adults


  • Bachelor/Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience as a school leader required
  • Teaching experience
  • Demonstrated experience in building a positive school culture
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in turning around a school highly preferred
  • TSC licensed

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 31st July 2022

Correspondence: Detailed CV to be submitted online at

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process.