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Geography/Travel and Tourism Teacher

Geography/Travel and Tourism Teacher

GEMS Cambridge International School - Nairobi


  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Apply by:
21 January 2018

Job overview

When you become a teacher in a GEMS school you join an international education company with a global network of International schools and over fifty years of education experience. GEMS Education is the leading Kindergarten to Year 13 operator in the world, educating over 110,000 children from 151 different nationalities. Teachers at GEMS schools access our world famous global teacher network, helping to secure the recruitment and retention of our best staff while ensuring the strongest possible academic outcomes for our students. To find out more about GEMS Education visit:

The School

Now in its 6th year of operation, GEMS Cambridge International School, Nairobi, offers the National Curriculum for England through the University of Cambridge Primary and Secondary programmes, including the IGCSE and Advanced Level examinations as well as EdExcel BTEC vocational qualifications. It is a co-educational school for students from pre-Foundation Stage to Year 13.

The school, located in a very pleasant and secure residential area of Karen; a suburb of the thriving city of Nairobi, boasts a spacious, state-of-the-art campus with well-equipped teaching facilities incorporating a 400 seat auditorium, dance studio, science and computer labs, as well as extensive sports facilities, including a specialist running track, full size astro-turf pitch, indoor sports hall, fully equipped gym and an 8 lane heated swimming pool. The school also boasts a wonderful Boarding House.

The Post

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Geography/Travel and Tourism Teacher, who is or who aspires to be, an outstanding practitioner in the classroom. We want a teacher who is willing and adept at personalising learning for every student; who believes passionately in the education of the whole child and therefore fully embraces the GEMS core values that characterise our school.  You will be required to fully contribute to, and lead where appropriate, our extensive extra-curricular programme.

Key Qualifications, Experience and Skills required:

  • Education/Teaching degree OR degree and teaching qualification/license is essential
  • A proven track record in securing the highest possible educational outcomes for your students 
  • The ability/experience to teach the IGCSE, A Level and BTEC curriculums
  • A wholehearted commitment to supporting the enrichment of school life beyond the classroom.

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including a competitive salary, comprehensive medical insurance and an annual flight allowance.

If you are enthusiastic about teaching and learning; would enjoy the challenge of working in East Africa and have the drive and passion to get the best out of each and every one of our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

Application Process

If you meet these criteria, please email your CV, letter of application and a recent photograph to the Principal, Scott Webber at: by Sunday 21st January. Interviews will be held in the last week of January.

About GEMS Cambridge International School - Nairobi

 GEMS Cambridge International School is a British School in Nairobi teaching students from foundation to year 13. The city of Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and the nation’s most populous city, resident to over three million people. Cambridge International school is located in the leafy suburb of Karen, opposite Nairobi National Park. The school runs no less than 8 student bus services. The school offers weekly or full-term boarding provision for boys and girls from Year 3 (7 years of age) upwards. State of the art sporting facilities include a 25 metre short-course swimming pool, international standard athletics track, all-weather, multi-purpose Astroturf field, and a large grass playing area. 

GEMS education facilities operate over 250 schools in 13 countries, teaching six international curricula. Core values of these institutions are leading through innovation, pursuing excellence, growing by learning, and global citizenship.

Chief Executive Principal

Scott Webber

Values and vision

Staff at GEMS- CIN believe that children should be encouraged to explore their interests and be free to develop their talents and pursue aspirations. The school is particularly focused on ensuring access to technology that will stimulate innovation in students. These ambitions are provided by the support of our highly experienced teachers, who always provide a stimulating learning environment. 

While great care is taken to effectively teach the British curriculum, the school also appreciates the need for students to embrace their local and wider surrounds. Ultimately, the school’s vision is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, innovation and confidence needed to enjoy successful lives in school and beyond.

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