Director of Sport Senior School, Turi, Molo, Kenya

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St Andrew's School, TuriTuri, Molo, Kenya

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Start date: 01/09/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: There is a generous overall remuneration package. The cost of living in Kenya is significantly lower than in the UK
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

St Andrew's Senior School is seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Director of Sport.

This role requires committed leadership from a member of staff who has a wide range of personal sporting experience in different team and individual sports, as well as the skills of managing staff and students.  The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the sports programme including fixtures and, along with other staff, training teams and taking matches.  Sport is a very important part of school life.

The School teams are generally very successful in inter-school sport.  Many of the schools played are in Nairobi, requiring travel to the city several times a term for matches and tournaments, which are mostly held at weekends.  The successful teacher will also be required to teach class PE lessons in Year 9, IGCSE PE in Years 10 & 11 and A level PE in Years 12 and 13.

In addition, the roles of Director of Learning or House parent for girls boarding could also be available to the right candidate. 

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

St Andrew's School, Turi is highly respected in Kenya and regarded as one of the leading international schools in East Africa.  Numbering approximately 600 pupil, it comprises two semi-autonomous Schools; a Preparatory School of 240 pupil between the ages of 3 and 13 and a Senior School of 360 pupil between the ages of 13 and 18.  It is fully coeducational and the great majority of pupils are boarders.  The School has an overtly Christian foundation and sees its overall aim as encouraging young men and women to 'live and lead with integrity'.

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 School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you would be interested in the position, please complete an application form, available on the School Website or contact Ms Janet Ndiho on or Tel: +254 (0) 734 288501.

More about St Andrew's School, Turi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 17 years
Address: Secondary Campus, Private Bag, Molo 20106, Kenya. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +254 735 337736
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History and Geography of the School

St Andrew’s School, Turi, is a Christian, independent boarding school for approximately 620 boys and girls aged between 5 and 18. The School is set in a beautiful 300 acre property, situated 200km north-west of Na...