Head of Prep School Sport (Girls), Kenya

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Braeburn SchoolKenya

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Braeburn School is a co-educational day school situated in Nairobi, offering the National Curriculum of England and Wales to 950 students between the ages of 3 and 18 years.  With over 80 nationalities represented amongst the student body, Braeburn is recognised as one of Kenya’s leading international schools.  

The school proudly operates an open admissions policy which supports Braeburn’s commitment to providing excellent academic, social and emotional development to children of all abilities.   

Braeburn School is a member of CIS, COBIS, AISA and the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS). The IAPS circuit in Kenya prides itself on very high standards in competitive sports at under 9, under 11 and under 13 age group categories. 

An outstanding Head of Prep Sport is required for August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding specialist to join a highly successful and prominent IAPS school in East Africa, teaching well-motivated children in a truly international environment, whilst also experiencing the wonders and beauties of Kenya. The successful candidate will maintain and build on the school’s prominent and highly regarded reputation as one of the country’s most successful sporting prep schools, ensuring that the children at our school enjoy sport as well as being competitive. The school runs a comprehensive fixtures and tournament programme in a variety of sports including cricket, rounders, rugby, athletics, football, hockey, netball, swimming, racket sports and cross-country. 

Sports facilities are exceptionally good and include a 25m swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness centre, dance studio, indoor sports hall, squash courts, tennis courts and an astro pitch. 

The successful candidate will receive a two year renewable contract, medical cover, membership of the school pension scheme, accommodation and a competitive local salary. Suitable candidates will be interviewed as soon as possible after an application is received. It is therefore in the interests of candidates to respond quickly in order to avoid disappointment.

For further information about the school, please visit our website:


The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Short listed applicants will be asked for an ICPC or the equivalent from the country of current employment.

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More about Braeburn School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Gitanga Road, Lavington, Nairobi, 0100, Kenya
Telephone: +254 20 501 8000
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