Director of Education Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Director of Education
Job Code: DOE/SC/161213
Number of Positions Open: 1
Reports To: Chief  of Program / Operations and Programs Director
Location:  Nairobi, Kenya
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Summary: Our Client is currently looking for a Director of Education to join their growing team, and to become a collaborative and important member of the organization’s senior leadership team. 

The role will entail overseeing all of the operations of our client’s Schools.
Primary Responsibilities:

Employment and supervision of the Heads of each school

  • Hiring
  • Coaching
  • Evaluating
  • Firing
Working collaboratively with the Heads of each school to assure that the programs of both schools are consistent with the vision, mission, and guiding principles of the our client’s schools, including but not limited to:
  • Curriculum
  • Teaching methodologies
  • Teacher training
  • Purchasing materials
  • Scheduling
  • School policies
  • Interaction with parents
  • General atmosphere
Development of a long-range in-service plan
Overseeing the budgets of the our client’s schools
  • Preparation (in collaboration with Heads of each school)
  • Monitoring
Representing the schools
  • Interactions with government officials
  • Public functions
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
  • Masters Degree in Education or related field
  • Experience and training in a student-centered approach to education that encourages exploration, inquiry, problem-solving, and real-world thinking skills
  • Experience working with primary school and/or middle school children
  • Experience in school administration
  • Collaborative leadership skills
  • An educator who can evaluate whether the programs of each school are succeeding
  • A leader who knows how to listen and respect the opinions of the Heads of each school
  • A coach who can help the Heads of School grow
  • An advocate of a progressive approach to education with the ability to communicate what that means
  • A person who can make hard decisions, but can communicate effectively the reasons for those decision
  • Passionate about the type of work our client does
How to Apply:
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Director of Education

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your application.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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