Head of Latin, Kenya

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Pembroke House SchoolKenya

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and passionate teacher to join Pembroke House School as Head of Latin. The successful applicant will be tasked with reintroducing this previously popular subject and given the scope and freedom to create a successful department, teaching Latin to pupils in Years 5 - 8 and preparing them for Common Entrance and scholarship examinations at 13+. 

A willingness to contribute to the sporting, extra curricular and boarding life of the school is essential. In addition, the ability to teach a second academic subject would be a distinct advantage. 

Pembroke House is a traditional, full-boarding, coeducational IAPS school of roughly 200 pupils aged 5-13 set in the Rift Valley, Kenya. The school has a reputation for providing an outstanding all-round education with a quality of pastoral care that is second to none. Whilst known traditionally for its sporting achievements, academic standards at Pembroke House are high and all pupils are prepared for 13+ Common Entrance or scholarship examinations. The majority of children move on to schools in the UK and in recent years an impressive number of awards have been won – including academic, sport, art, drama and all-round scholarships. 

Potential applicants should request a job description, application form and supporting documentation by email from recruitment@pembrokehouse.sc.ke, whence any further information regarding the post may also be obtained.

Pembroke House is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references (to include current employer) and police clearance checks from all countries in which previously employed.

More about Pembroke House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: Pembroke House, Nyahururu Road, PO Box 31, Gilgil, 20116, Kenya. View in Google Maps
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Pembroke House School is a full boarding school of around 200 pupils in the heart of the Great Rift Valley, Gilgil, Kenya. It is an established, co-educational British prep. school with over ninety years of experience in educating and developing succ...