Head of Psychology, Senior School, Turi, Molo, Kenya

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Andrew's School, TuriTuri, Molo, Kenya

Date posted:
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 an inspirational Head of Psychology.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate in depth and accurate knowledge and understanding of the curriculum, subject content and the developmental needs of students.   The successful individual will be capable of providing relevant learning experiences that set high expectations that enable students' use of higher level skills as appropriate.  The subject is offered at GCSE and A-Level.

The ability to teach a second subject would be desirable.  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 570 pupils, it comprises two semi-autonomous Schools; a Preparatory School of 240 pupils between the ages of 3 and 13 and a Senior School of 330 pupils 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'.

The Senior School was founded in 1988 and is a member of COBIS and a global member of Round Square.  It aims to provide a world class education with outstanding teaching and learning central to its vision of creating leaders that will change their country, continent and the world for good.  Students are prepared for GCSE/IGCSE and A level exams and move on to universities in the UK, America, Australia and many other parts of the world.

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 are interested in the position, please complete an application form, available on the School Website or contact Ms Janet Ndiho on HRDirector@turimail.co.ke or Tel +254 (0) 734 288501.



More about St Andrew's School, Turi
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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...