Living in Kenya
What’s Needed to Teach in Kenya
Qualifications Needed to Teach in Kenya
Teaching English in Kenya usually requires a TEFL certificate in addition to a Bachelor’s degree.
Teaching in Kenya – Hiring
Although the school year in Kenya begins in January, many international schools will begin in August or September, following a typical North American calendar.
TEFL Certification for Private School Teachers
Apply to Teach in Kenya
Register for a teacher account to apply for teaching jobs in Kenya
Kenya at a glance
Language: Swahili, English
Population: 44.4 million
Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES)
Government: Devolved republic
Kenya is named after Mt Kenya, the tallest mountain in the country (5,199 metres, 17,057 feet).
The two official languages in Kenya are English and Swahili, although there are dozens of other languages spoken in various parts of the country.
The capital and largest city is Nairobi. Mombasa is the second largest city.
Kenya shares Lake Victoria, the world's second largest freshwater lake, with Tanzania and Uganda.
Kenya is perhaps best known for its middle distance and long distance runners, with the country frequently producing Olympic champions.
Kenya’s main exports include tea, horticultural products, coffee, petroleum products and fish.
Kenya only has only two seasons. One rainy season and one dry season.