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Administrator / High School Principal - Kenya

school
Network of International Christian Schools
location
West Nairobi, Kenya
salary
US 3300 - 5000 a month
housing
Monthly housing stipend equivalent to $200 USD (pretax) per month per NICS Missionary. Upon moving, West Nairobi School will give each NICS Missionary Teacher $1,200
airfair
Upon signing the initial two year contract, West Nairobi School will purchase a round trip ticket to Kenya and back to your home country/city.
Start date
Start June 2023
2 years
1
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Master
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Teaching Credential/License

Qualifications

The candidate must possess:

  • Evidence of spiritual leadership and maturity
  • Current state or provincial-issued certification; ACSI administrator certification
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership or Curriculum and Instruction
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in a preparatory role
  • Effective communication skills with parents, teachers, and students
  • School Lunch: Teachers at WNS will receive free school lunches each day. 
  • Tuition Waiver: WNS Teachers who are hired as NICS Missionaries will receive a tuition waiver for their children while teaching at WNS. NICS Missionary Teachers may be required to pay for their children’s class supplies. 
  • Professional Development: West Nairobi School believes in the growth of its teachers. Professional Development opportunities will be provided throughout the school year. An additional USD 300 will be allotted for each teacher to use toward their professional growth. West Nairobi School also provides the opportunity for teachers to apply for a Continuing Education Grant should the teacher desire to pursue a Master’s or Doctorate. West Nairobi School supports teachers in the recertification process by providing opportunities to earn ACSI CEUs throughout the school year. 
  • Work Permit: West Nairobi School will pay for the work permit and the processing of the document.  WNS will ask for all of the necessary documentation from each teacher and is more than willing to assist expatriate teachers in this way. 
  • Health Insurance: West Nairobi School will provide UnitedHealthcare Global insurance for each NICS Missionary on the field in Kenya.

School Background:

West Nairobi School is a vibrant and growing school that has been experiencing God's blessing. We are excited to be adding several new positions to our school to help us reach the growing number of families choosing West Nairobi School for their child's education. Now is a great time to join a growing team of professional Christian educators in Kenya!

Nairobi is the capital and largest city in Kenya, having about four million inhabitants. West Nairobi School (WNS) is located in Karen, Kenya, a suburb in the west of Nairobi. Adjacent to the Ngong Forest, WNS is a very beautiful place. The temperature is consistent year-round, remaining between 20 and 27 degrees Celsius (65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit) with rains occurring in November-December and again in March-May. English is one of the official languages of Kenya, Kiswahili being the other. Tourism is the top industry in Kenya, followed closely by the tea and coffee industry. West Nairobi School is an international school that partners with parents to provide an education of excellence from a Biblical worldview based on a North American curriculum.  West Nairobi School strives to nurture the academic, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual development of the whole child. WNS serves children in grades pre-K through 12 from missionary, diplomatic, international business, and Kenyan families. 

Job Summary/Objective:

The role of the WNS High School Principal is to provide instructional leadership and support for the teaching staff in the high school.  

Reports to:

WNS School Director

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide Spiritual Leadership to staff and students.
  • Provide Instructional Leadership, ensuring the academic goals of the school are met.
  • Supervise and provide direction to the Athletic Director.
  • Develop and facilitate leadership capacity among staff and students
  • Manage school operations and resources in collaboration with the Field Leadership Team
  • Work with the Field Leadership Team to develop an inclusive school community with Christ as our center.
  • Foster effective relationships with parents and the WNS Community.

West Nairobi High School Profile:

  • The high school at West Nairobi School consists of two sections of high school (grades 9-12).
  • The high school has approximately 110 students.
  • The high school has 16 teaching faculty including art, physical education, and special education teachers. 
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

The Network of International Christian Schools is an organization that consists of 15 schools in 13 countries in Asia, Africa, South America, Europe and North America.

The mission of NICS is to establish a worldwide network of international Christian schools staffed by qualified Christian educators, instilling in each student a Biblical worldview in an environment of academic excellence and respect for people of all cultures and religions.

Purpose

Reaching the world for Christ through international Christian education.

Vision

NICS (Network of International Christian Schools) is founded on the belief that a major thrust for world evangelism and discipleship for Christ can happen through the classroom with the impact made by committed Christian educators overseas. Children have many teachers in their lives, whether they be at home, in the classroom, on the street or elsewhere; none, however, have a more powerful impact than educators in the classroom.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Kenya has both English teaching jobs and classroom teaching jobs for licensed teachers in its international schools.

Nairobi
Swahili, English
44.4 million
Kenyan shilling (KES)
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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