Design Teacher at Still I Rise

Design Teacher at Still I Rise

Looking for job opportunities in the field of education and teaching? Check out the available positions at Still I Rise.

On 8 December 2020, we inaugurated the Still I Rise International School in Nairobi, thanks to the support of many friends and donors. Our school is located in Mathare, Nairobi, an area strategically chosen to welcome the city’s forgotten children.


Design Teacher

  • Salary RangeKSh 30,000 – KSh 50,000/month

Department: Education

  • Direct Supervisor: Head of Teaching & Learning
  • Compensation: Dependent on experienc

We are now seeking an open-minded, thoughtful and creative Design teacher specialising in the interior and fashion design sectors to join our team. You will inspire and educate children in Design classes which follow the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. Please visit the following page if you are unfamiliar with this subject of the programme:

You join Still I Rise with a clear pathway of growth and promotion. We offer extensive professional development in a wide range of areas as well as full sponsorship of your participation in official IB training workshops.

We therefore hire proactive educators who demonstrate genuine care for each child, a hunger to offer them the best, and an infectious passion for the curricular and extracurricular activities they lead.

If you are a qualified teacher and this sounds like a challenge which suits you, we warmly invite you to apply!


  • Plan, deliver and facilitate dynamic, active, and creative Interior & Fashion Design lessons for diverse classes of students aged 10-15. Create enhanced opportunities for real-life applications of concepts using available resources and project based learning.
  • Plan and deliver introductory ICT classes on a weekly basis.
  • Review and monitor the progress of all students and identify their individual learning needs. Differentiate instruction to meet those needs of the students, providing extra support to those students who are below grade level.
  • Sensitively and appropriately provide pastoral care to our students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Handle urgent situations with consummate professionalism and in accordance with our Discipline Policy and Safeguarding Policy, utilising the school’s support network as necessary.
  • Conduct regular formative and summative assessments, recording and reporting grades and performance.
  • Attend and participate in regular professional development activities.
  • Help our school excel with your participation and leadership in community engagement, competitions, school trips and other activities.
  • Contribute to the development and leadership of our extracurricular programmes.
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Teaching and Learning, provide feedback on quality and wellbeing to ensure programmes are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated to maximise positive impact on vulnerable children
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  • Demonstrate the attributes of the “IB Profile” (, in particular ‘risk-takers’, ‘open-minded’ and ‘reflective’;
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Academic or Professional Certificates;
  • Completion of CRB/Background check;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Science, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Education or related field or equivalent training and experience;
  • At least two years of teaching experience;
  • Competent ICT skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • Ability to mentor students on a daily basis;
  • Resilience in a challenging and changing environment;
  • The curiosity and willingness to develop and practise modern teaching techniques;
  • Determined team player.


  • Experience teaching low-achieving students
  • Experience working with refugee populations
  • Experience working with vulnerable people
  • Experience in Child Safeguarding and Protection
  • Teaching Service Commission (TSC) Number

Job Application

Candidates are invited to submit their application including their CV, cover letter and TSC Number (if possessed) by emailing: and specifying the subject “DESIGN TEACHER ”. 

Please kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in Still I Rise.

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Still I Rise values at the highest level. As such  it is key to our Organisation and staff to show a passion for excellence for bringing about positive change in all the communities we strive to serve. Our commitment to diversity is linked to our mission of providing quality education access to vulnerable youth and children in torn apart and remote areas across the world, which is essential in shaping and creating the organisation, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our scope. We recognise that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success.

We strongly encourage interested candidates from diverse backgrounds to submit their applications.

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