Teacher of English, Nairobi

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Peponi House Preparatory SchoolNairobi

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English

Peponi House School seeks to appoint a Teacher of English for September 2019.

An application form and further details can be found by following the links below.  The closing date for applications is Monday February 4th.

Peponi House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as the International Child Protection Certificate.

About Peponi House

Peponi House is in Lower Kabete, a lovely green suburb to the north west of Nairobi. We have 11 acres of grounds, so there is plenty of room for the 365 children to play and to grow. Classes are kept to a maximum of 20 across the school, with three classes in all year groups.

The school was rated as “Outstanding” in all respects following a school inspection in February 2018.

During the next academic year, we will see the completion of Phase One of an ambitious plan to rebuild the entire school. Spacious classrooms, a design and computing centre, library, drama studio and multi-purpose hall will allow us to realise our vision for the school, not just in terms of facilities but in terms of curriculum development as well. Phase Two will see the creation of a science block, more classrooms, a new music centre and the creation of outdoor learning areas. This will be an exciting time to be part of an outstanding school.

We follow the British National Curriculum and the Common Entrance syllabus, but there is a distinctly Kenyan feel to what we do. The children are taught Kiswahili from Year 2 and there are field trips to the Rift Valley, Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains. There is an outstanding range of extra-curricular activities in which all children take a very full and active part.

We encourage respect for each other and there is a wonderful mix of children from different cultures and backgrounds. There is a 50/50 gender balance within the school and we also have a very good mix of cultures, faiths and ethnic backgrounds. There are currently over thirty different nationalities within the school.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 13 years
Address: PO Box 23203, Lower Kabete, Nairobi, 00604, Kenya
Telephone: +254 202 585 710
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Peponi House is in Lower Kabete, a lovely green suburb to the north west of Nairobi. We have 11 acres of grounds, so there is plenty of room for the 365 children to play and to grow. Classes are kept to a maximum of 20 across the school, with three c...