International School Deputy Head Job Vacancy in Kitengela, Kenya

Our client, an International School based in Kitengela is looking for an ideal candidate to fill in the role of Deputy Head of High School.

Job Summary: Reporting to the Head of School, the position will be responsible for assisting in the provision of leadership, supervisory and management of the school at all levels.

He/she will be assist the Head of School in driving the school’s growth initiatives and new markets.

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Participate in ensuring the vision of the school is clearly articulated, shared, understood and acted upon effectively by all
  • Participate in the building of a strong and cohesive culture that is supported by effective systems and structures
  • Participate in the development and implementation of teaching approaches, methodologies and schemes of work
  • Participate in setting targets and goals for school staff through a participative process
  • Providing regular feedback to colleagues in a way that recognizes good practice and supports their progress against professional and performance management objectives
  • Participate in conducting annual reviews based on standards of leadership, teaching and learning in specific areas of responsibility.
  • Participate in monitoring the coverage of the syllabus, quality of teaching and effectiveness of learning outcomes
  • Participate in ensuring teachers have all necessary working resources required in undertaking their responsibilities
  • Participate in the provision of leadership by guiding the various co-curricular activities and school-based events
  • Work closely with senior school management/Directors to achieve high levels of team spirit and synergy
  • Participate in the Handling behavior development/rectification matters to develop unique, courteous, respectful individuals.
  • Participate in maintaining a high level of discipline in the school for both teachers and pupils
  • Participate in building effective relationships with parents, education partners and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in the overall management of school operations

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holder of a degree in Education or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 8 years relevant working experience in a school setup, 3 years of which should have been in a leadership position as a Deputy Head Teacher or Senior Teacher.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in educational leadership including school administration, classroom instruction, lesson plans, pupil assessment and staff development.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable open communication with parents, teachers and learners.
  • A self-motivated, energetic person who enjoys working in a busy and dynamic working environment.
  • The flexibility to learn and adapt to new cultures with good coaching and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrates ability to think and act critically, creatively and independently
  • A proactive, mature and committed individual who can work with minimum supervision
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft packages
  • Registered with Teacher Service Commission (TSC) or other equivalent foreign organization.
  • Professional Development Qualifications in Edexcel /CIE are a must.

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by, Tuesday 29th November 202s stating the subject heading “DEPUTY HEAD OF SCHOOL” clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees.

The applications will be shortlisted on a rolling basis.