Nairobi Waldorf School Games and Sports / Swimming Instructor

The Nairobi Waldorf School seeks to hire a Games and Sports / Swimming Instructor to be based in Nairobi.
Role Purpose: To deliver the school’s sports curriculum and teach physical education. (Games and Sports including swimming)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instruct students on importance of physical fitness and specific sports, using practical tests, exams, assignments
  • Plan training and practices sessions for various classes
  • Create a fun games environment for all children
  • Evaluate students based on strengths and help them achieve their full potential
  • Effectively plan and deliver weekly lessons
  • Ensure the games and sports and swimming pool areas are safe and clean at all times
  • Perform First-Aid when called upon
  • Ensure that accidents and injuries are prevented and necessary precautions are observed to insure the health , safety and welfare of all students
  • Maintain positive relations at the swimming pool and all games areas
  • Report promptly at assigned times when on duty
  • Ensure safe and correct use of all games equipment
  • Enforce all the games rules and regulations and adhere to the policies of the sports facilities
  • Monitor games and sports supplies and arrange for procurement of missing items and repair of broken equipment
  • Attend all sports and games activities for the school and trainings
  • Swim 1500 feet every week
  • Any other role as may be directed by the School Management


  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education will be an added advantage
  • Must be TSC registered
  • Diploma in Waldorf/Steiner Teaching is an advantage
  • Must be a Certified Swimming Instructor and First Aider
  • Should have official certification and experience of teaching Rugby, Cricket, Hockey, Athletics and others.
  • At least  5 years continuous work experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to deal with children
  • Computer literate


  • Mature individual able to see tasks through to completion
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • A team-player and presentable individual
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong work ethics and demonstrated professionalism
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Time conscious individual with the ability to meet project deadlines

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the outlined specifications should send a detailed CV with 3 referees and a cover letter giving current and expected salary to by Friday 2nd June, 2017

Clearly indicate the position title on the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Education and Training, Sports and Fitness
Updated: May 25, 2017 — 6:33 am