Visual Arts Teacher
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.
We are currently recruiting a Visual Arts Teacher for the PYP to join our team of experienced IB educators. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating arts related learning expeditions and partnerships with arts organizations as well as developing each student’s skills, understanding and confidence through practical activities.
Duty & Responsibilities
Plan curriculum documents in collaborative manner to reflect the standards and practices of the Academy in PYP.
Engage in effective teaching practice that embraces inquiry teaching and learning methods and differentiate activities to meet the needs of all students
Authentically access, 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
Communicate necessary programmes information to all stakeholders
Monitor all student’s behavior to ensure the core values, as expressed in the student handbook and discipline policy, are adhered to throughout the school
Contribution to the development of enrichment and residential experiences for students
Communicate academic concerns to relevant mentor/Head of year
Inspire and motivate students gain a deeper appreciation of Art
Bachelor’s degree from recognized university
Must have internationally recognized teaching qualification or a Bed/Med
At least 2 years of experience teaching in the subject area
Previous IB experience is preferred
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