Head of School


Nairobi, Kenya
Head Teacher in Nairobi | International School Headteacher job in Nairobi | A highly sought-after International School in Kenya is seeking a Head of School starting in August 2021. We are looking for an exceptional professional with a proven track record of sustained school improvement to lead our school in Nairobi.
Apply by 31st July 2021


Start Date
1st July or August 2021
Apply Before
31st July 2021
  • A university degree
  • A formal teaching qualification, such as, a B.Ed., M.Ed., PGCE, PGdip or QTS (TESOL and TEFL certificates qualify teachers for ESL positions only)
  • A minimum of 10 years working experience in education required
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading a school at senior level
  • Understanding of international education
  • Excellent knowledge of the English National Curriculum and current assessment practices.
Salary and Benefits Package
  • Competitiva salary
  • Fully furnished accommodation or Housing allowance/stipend (assistance to find housing)
  • Comprehensive medical cover 
  • Annual flights 
  • Relocation allowance
  • 100% school fees subsidy for children
  • Gratuity
The school

Guided by the British Curriculum, this outstanding international school caters for children aged 18 months to young adults aged 18 years. By stimulating everyone’s abilities and talents within an atmosphere of mutual respect, the school aims to ensure Semper Prospice (Always Looking Forward) is a life-long quest. A valuable boarding resource is offered to children in Prep and Secondary to complement their learning environment and cater for those families who live further afield or juggle work travel with family life.

The location

Even if you have never been to Kenya, chances are you know what it looks like. Kenya’s savannah is familiar from movies, TV shows, books and even adverts on the telly. It’s the landscape many people imagine when they think of Africa. Kenya is in East Africa. Its terrain rises from a low coastal plain on the Indian Ocean to mountains and plateaus (areas of level high ground) at its centre. Most Kenyans live in the highlands, where Nairobi, the capital, sits at an altitude of 1,700 metres. With more than fifty of the world’s most beautiful national parks, this country hides the true magical appeal of Africa. The highlands, the desert, the second largest mountain on the continent, the Indian Ocean, incredible wildlife…

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