Job TypeFull Time
Job FieldEducation / Teaching
The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa is the first of a network of 18-planned academies to be established across Africa, Europe, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East. The Academies provide a world-class education to exceptional students who possess strong leadership potential, on a merit basis. Pluralism is a core value of the educational programme; the student body reflects marked diversity, and includes both national and international students from all socio-economic backgrounds. AKA Mombasa is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering an IB curriculum that is locally rooted and globally relevant. Academy graduates consistently earn places and scholarships at the world’s top universities.
AKA are currently recruiting a Homeroom Teacher, who will play a central role in raising the standards of student attainment and achievement in the specific subject area, monitor, and support student progress to aid in realizing the vision and mission of the network of Academies as articulated by His Highness the Aga Khan.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY:
To plan curriculum documents in a collaborative manner to reflect the standards and practices of the Academy and the PYP.
To engage in effective teaching practice that embraces inquiry teaching and learning methods and differentiate activities to meet the needs of all students.
To authentically assess, record and track the progress of all students. Such information is to be communicated sensitively, effectively, and honestly with parents and guardians and be used to inform teaching practice.
To communicate necessary programme information to all stakeholders.
To resource programme needs effectively and ensure careful maintenance of existing inventory.
To actively participate in the life of the Junior School and the Academy as a whole, in and out of normal school hours.
To monitor all students’ behavior at all times to ensure the core values, as expressed in the student handbook and discipline policy, are adhered to throughout the school.
Actively participate in the Appraisal for Growth process as a member of the AKA, M professional learning community.
A Bachelor’s degree with teaching qualification.
At least 2 years of experience teaching PYP Level
Registered with Kenya Teachers Service Commission (TSC)
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain an atmosphere of high expectations for teachers and students.
Early Years/Primary) experience/training
MODE OF APPLICATION
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About Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)
The Aga Khan Academy Nairobi is operated by Aga Khan Education Service Kenya (AKESK), a non-profit organization, with close to a hundred years’ experience operating schools in Kenya. Our first formal schools were opened in 1918, and AKESK currently operates 11 schools in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Eldoret, serving close to 5,000 students with a quality, affordable education