Braeburn School has established a reputation for excellence within the East African international and independent preparatory school community for developing and nurturing pupils who are warm, humble, self-assured, engaged, aspirational and positive leaders and influencers. It is situated in the leafy suburb of Lavington in the cosmopolitan and vibrant city of Nairobi, serving both Kenyan and international families.
About the Role
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 collaboration and high standards in arts and sports events in particular.
This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding specialist to join a highly successful and prominent IAPS and BSO school in East Africa, teaching well-motivated children in a truly international environment of over 80 nationalities. We are looking to you to take music in our school to new heights, building on a good foundation to a place where the aptitudes and talents of our pupils flourish musically.
A head of department role is available for the right candidate but an ability to deliver the IGCSE syllabus is neccessary.
Superb facilities include two theatres and an arts centre accommodating, music teaching rooms and eight peripatetic practice rooms.
The post has extra-curricular responsibilities and you will play a major role in the all round growth and development of your pupils. You will have the opportunity and support to challenge your pupils, to set ambitious targets for them and to seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance your pupils’ experiences and outcomes.
You will work with like-minded colleagues to work together to continue raising the bar and contribute to our culture of continuous and ambitious progress for our pupils, ourselves and our colleagues. We offer you excellent opportunities to innovate and develop best practice in your classroom and across our community, to access extensive professional development and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our school. At Braeburn, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more and collaborate more.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of Africa’s most vibrant cities, in a country with a wonderful and welcoming culture and beautiful vistas.
Braeburn Leads on Safeguarding
Braeburn Schools are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.
All applicants are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures and will be asked to provide a DBS, ICPC or the equivalent police certificate of good conduct or satisfactory criminal record checks from both country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.
How to Apply
Please complete the application form found through this advert. Applications will be considered upon receipt and so you are warmly encouraged to apply by noon (East African Time) on Monday 27th January.
Interviews will take place in London in February, or via Skype for those based internationally.
For further information about the school, please visit our website: www.braeburnschool.braeburn.com