Head of Senior School, Nairobi

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Tes Managed Recruitment ServicesNairobi

Date posted:
Start date: May or August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Leading international school in Nairobi is looking to recruit an experienced Head of Senior School

Nairobi, East Africa

Start date May or August 2019

We seek an enthusiastic, energetic and ambitious Head for our Senior School who is committed to the highest standards of Education and who can demonstrate leadership and management skills compatible with our School’s vision, mission and values.

The Head of Senior School will be responsible for providing inspirational and engaging leadership, driving continual improvement and the delivery of high quality education to students. This role will report into the school Principal.


  • a thorough knowledge and experience of working with MYP and IB Diploma
  • substantial experience as a Senior Leader in an international setting
  •  experience in the developing world and in Africa will be highly desirable 
  •  A passion and drive for developing teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning experiences for their students.
  •  work effectively with other school leaders, helping to promote and embed the schools mission and vision statements
  •  Can balance their operational and strategic responsibilities on a day to day basis, ensuring successful outcomes always
  •  A great communicator and able to forge excellent relationships with all stakeholders, parents, staff and pupils
  •  A thorough and up to date knowledge of educational policies and practices, particularly at secondary level

The school is offering:

  •  a generous financial package
  •  full medical care 
  •  housing with security
  •  a car and driver for the journey to and from school
  •  full school fee remission for school age children
  •  pension contribution

An initial three year contract renewable by mutual consent

If you would like to know more about this post please email a copy of your CV to Maureen Lacey Maureen.Lacey@tes.com or call 0203 194 9638 for additional information.  

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