Performing Arts Teacher, Nairobi

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GEMS Cambridge International School - NairobiNairobi

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

When you become a teacher in a GEMS school you join an international education company with a global network of International schools and over fifty years of education experience. GEMS Education is the leading Kindergarten to Year 13 operator in the world, educating over 110,000 children from 151 different nationalities. Teachers at GEMS schools access our world famous global teacher network, helping to secure the recruitment and retention of our best staff while ensuring the strongest possible academic outcomes for our students. To find out more about GEMS Education visit: www.gemseducation.com

The School

Now in its 6th year of operation, GEMS Cambridge International School, Nairobi, offers the National Curriculum for England through the University of Cambridge Primary and Secondary programmes, including the IGCSE and Advanced Level examinations as well as EdExcel BTEC vocational qualifications. It is a co-educational school for students from pre-Foundation Stage to Year 13.

The school, located in a very pleasant and secure residential area of Karen; a suburb of the thriving city of Nairobi, boasts a spacious, state-of-the-art campus with well-equipped teaching facilities incorporating a 400 seat auditorium, dance studio, science and computer labs, as well as extensive sports facilities, including a specialist running track, full size astro-turf pitch, indoor sports hall, fully equipped gym and an 8 lane heated swimming pool. The school also boasts a wonderful Boarding House.

The Post

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Performing Arts Teacher, who is or who aspires to be, an outstanding practitioner in the classroom. The Head of Department role may be available to suitably experienced candidates. We want a teacher who is willing and adept at personalising learning for every student; who believes passionately in the education of the whole child and therefore fully embraces the GEMS core values that characterise our school.  You will be required to fully contribute to, and lead where appropriate, our extensive extra-curricular programme.

Key Qualifications, Experience and Skills required:

  • Education/Teaching degree OR degree and teaching qualification/license is essential
  • A proven track record in securing the highest possible educational outcomes for your students 
  • A proven track record of staging various successful performances, incorporating drama, music and dance
  • The ability/experience to teach the IGCSE, A Level and BTEC curriculums
  • A wholehearted commitment to supporting the enrichment of school life beyond the classroom.

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including a competitive salary, comprehensive medical insurance and an annual flight allowance.

If you are enthusiastic about teaching and learning; would enjoy the challenge of working in East Africa and have the drive and passion to get the best out of each and every one of our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

Application Process

If you meet these criteria, please email your CV, letter of application and a recent photograph to the Principal, Scott Webber at: info_cin@gemsedu.com by Sunday 21st January. Interviews will be held in the last week of January.



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More about GEMS Cambridge International School - Nairobi
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 17 years
Address: Magadi Road, Karen/Langata, P.O Box 15593 - 00509, Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254 20 266 9200