Fanaka Junior School Head of Primary Section Job in Ongata Rongai, Kenya

School Name: Fanaka Junior School – Ongata Rongai
Vacancy: Head of Primary Section

Main Purpose: To provide professional leadership for the school which secures its success and improvement, ensuring high quality education for all its pupils and good standards of learning and achievement.

Details: Fanaka Junior School has a rich cultural tradition blended in the academic and co-curricular activities. We pride ourselves in the solid Christian foundation. 


All our academic programs place a focus on human values, creative arts, sports, religion, music and leadership. 
We are seeking an experienced, competent and dynamic head teacher, who is committed towards the schools stimulating and nurturing environment within which students can grow spiritually, intellectually and physical.

Qualification Level: Diploma OR P1
Minimum years of Experience: 10 years Profession Teacher.
  • A minimum of C Plain KCSE Mean Grade and C+ Plus in English at High School level.
  • Diploma in Education or P1
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in Lower Primary teaching Mathematics, Kiswahili and Science/Social Studies/Christian Religious Education.
  • Proven track record in co-curricular activities
  • Degree in Education will be an added advantage
Behavioural Competencies / Personal Attributes
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Must be of high integrity
  • Excellence in communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to grow/expand the school
Main Tasks
  • Provide inspiring and purposeful leadership for the staff and pupils.
  • To work in partnership with the governing body, staff and parents generating the ethos and value which will underpin the school.
  • Continue to maintain an environment that promotes and secures good teaching, effective learning, high standards of achievement and good behavior.
  • Determine, organize, implement and monitor the curriculum and its assessment and ensure that statutory requirements are met.
  • Continue to maintain an effective partnership with parents and the wider community to support and improve pupil’s achievement and personal development.
  • Promote extracurricular activities in accordance with the educational aims of the school.
  • Plan, allocate, support and evaluate work undertaken by groups, teams and individual ensuring clear delegation of tasks and devolution of responsibilities in a manner consistent with conditions of employment.
  • Implement and sustain effective systems for the management of staff performance, incorporating performance management and target setting.
  • Work with colleagues to deploy and develop all staff effectively in order to maintain and improve the quality of education provided.
  • Manage, monitor and review the range, quality and use of all available resources in order to improve the quality of education, improve pupils’ achievements, ensure efficiency and secure value for money.
  • Continue to develop an organization in which all the staff recognize that they are accountable for the success of the school.
  • Ensure that parents and pupils are well informed about the curriculum, attainment and progress and about the contribution they can make in supporting their child’s learning and achieving the school’s target for improvement.
All interested applicants are required to send their application letters together with their update Curriculum Vitae indicating their current and expected salary to   
Applications should be received by 15th November 2016.

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