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Head of Art - Senior School

St Andrew's School, TuriKenya

St Andrew's Senior School is seeking to appoint an experienced Head of Art to contribute to this vibrant subject.

Art is a compulsory subject in Year 9 and a popular examination subject in Years 10 - 13.

There are many opportunities to develop extra-curricular art both within and outside of the School.  Painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and computer-generated art are all media with which the students work.

St Andrew's is committed to providing a vibrant co-curricular and boarding program to which all staff contribute.   

Working at St Andrew's Turi, is an exciting and dynamic experience.  We look to recruit committed and resourceful staff, who are looking to not only develop their skills and leadership capacities, but also embrace new experiences and challenges.

St Andrew's Turi, is one of the most prominent international schools in Kenya and has an outstanding reputation throughout Africa.  Founded as a Preparatory School for children of expatriates in 1931, it has grown to comprise both Preparatory and Senior Schools and to welcome children of over 25 nationalities, the majority of whom are now African.  The Senior School is a full boarding School.

St Andrew's has a strong Christian foundation and ethos, which define and govern the nature and work of the School today.   While children from all faith backgrounds are welcome, the School's Christian character is clearly evident in its underlying educational philosophy and practice.

The Senior School was founded in 1988 and is a member of COBIS and a global member Round Square.  It aims to provide a world class education with outstanding teaching and learning central to its vision of creating leaders that will change their country, continent and the world for good.  Students are prepared for GCSE/IGCSE and A level exams and move on to universities in the UK, America, Australia and many other parts of the world.

St Andrew's is characterised by the highest professional standards, and offers vibrant and industrious community ensuring excellent professional development within the School context of a full boarding.  

The School is situated on a beautiful 450-acre site on the western slopes of the Rift Valley some 200 km NW of Nairobi, near the Equator and at 2600mm where the climate is temperate.  It is malaria free.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with a brief covering letter to the Director of HR at the School (HRDirector@turimail.co.ke) by Thursday March 4, 2021 at the latest.  The application form and further information about the School can be found on the School Website.

St Andrew's School, Turi is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will undertake their role and responsibilities in accordance with St Andrew's School's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Guidelines and will be required to undergo all checks relevant to the post. 

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