Kindergarten Teacher - Montessori Job Vacancy in Kenya

Diamond Junior School

Position Title: Kindergarten Teacher - Montessori 

Location: Diamond Junior School (South B Campus & Athi River Campus)

Reports to: Principal

About the School: Founded in 2009, Diamond Junior School is a values-based institution that presently caters for Kindergarten & Primary levels using the CBC curriculum. The School is passionately committed to developing learners to be contributing members of the wider community.

Vision: We strive to equip and inspire children to rise to their full God-given potential.

Mission: To offer excellence in Academics, Sports, Arts, Technology and beyond, cultivating positive character traits and inspiring global citizenship.

Job Summary: The job holder plans, organizes and implements an appropriate educational program that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare & follow termly schemes of work to be covered.
  • Teach all areas of the curriculum to ensure the syllabus is well covered.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver daily lessons to all students in the class.
  • Adapt curriculum to fit student needs while maintaining overall class progress.
  • Use appropriate learning materials such as visuals/audio to facilitate the learning process.
  • Prepare, issue and mark appropriate assignments to facilitate positive student development.
  • Create a fun environment in and out of the classroom.
  • Supervise and monitor students while performing different activities and duties in and out of the classroom.
  • Take daily attendance to identify and record absence.
  • Assess and record students’ performance by grading work and giving tests. Identify problem areas and areas which need attention and improvement.
  • Monitor the students and ensure the school routine and timetable is followed.
  • Build students’ self-worth and confidence through positive teaching methods and encouragement.
  • Provide students with basic toilet training when necessary.
  • Clean and dress students when they mess up.
  • Serve learners and feed those who are not able to feed themselves.
  • Dress and undress learners during extra-curricular activities.
  • Maintain order and discipline among students while promoting safety and compliance with school rules and guidelines.
  • Provide development of learners both physically and emotionally.
  • Provide guidance and counselling to learners to promote their mental wellbeing.
  • Document student progress and communicate with parents to keep them informed.
  • Order and receive stationery and Montessori materials and books as per inventory levels.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Certificate in Montessori.
  • Proven experience as a teacher – Minimum 3 years.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • High level of patience.
  • First Aid skills.

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 10th February 2024.

Correspondence: Detailed CV to be submitted to

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