A Dynamic and Energetic Head of Department is required for August 2021.
The highly successful Braeburn Secondary School has established a reputation for excellence in the Nairobi International Schools market. Leading students to success in IGCSE , A Level and BTEC programmes, the school’s outstanding teachers prepare students for access to the top universities worldwide and lifelong success in a fast changing global market. Braeburn Secondary School is situated in the leafy suburb of Lavington Nairobi and serves both Kenyan and International families.
About the role
We are seeking a creative Head of Department who has ambition to develop music in our growing Sixth Form. We wish to introduce either A Level studies and/or BTEC Level 3 Music.
Presently the position requires the candidate to teach a second subject until Sixth Form Studies are established.
Join our warm and dynamic environment, and you will deliver UK National Curriculum and IGCSE. The post has a great deal of extra curricular responsibility and you will play major roles in our annual School Production and other events throughout the academic year. The successful candidate would also be responsible for the profile of the peripatetic music teachers ensuring the highest standards and outcome possible. You will have the opportunity and support to challenge your students, to set ambitious targets for them, to seek out, and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance your students’ experience and outcomes. You will work with like-minded colleagues to support and challenge each other to keep raising the bar and contribute to our culture of being ambitious for ourselves, our colleagues and the students within the whole Braeburn community.
As a Braeburn teacher, you will enjoy the following benefits:
A dynamic Head of Department is required for August 2021.
· 2 year renewable contract
· Membership of the schools pension scheme
· Furnished Accommodation
· Medical Insurance
· Flight allowance
· All within an environment which will provide you opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
When you join a Braeburn school, you join an International community of approximately 1000 people working together to facilitate our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our community, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Braeburn, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of Africa’s most vibrant cities.
Braeburn leads on Safeguarding
Braeburn Schools are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.
All applicants are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures and will be asked to provide a DBS, ICPC or the equivalent police certificate of good conduct or satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.
How to apply
Applications will be considered upon receipt and so you are warmly encouraged to apply by 26th February 2021.
All applications should be sent by email to Head teacher, Mr. David Dunn and must include:
· a letter of application,
· a recent passport photograph,
· email addresses and details of three referees
Interviews will take place in London or Virtually in January depending on circumstances.
For further information about the school, please visit our website: www.braeburnschool.braeburn.com
Braeburn School - Nairobi
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 18 years