Homeroom Teacher at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)


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Homeroom Teacher at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK),

Homeroom Teacher at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)

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Homeroom Teacher

Aga Khan Academies

The position

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa is the first of a network of 18-planned academies to be established across Africa, Europe, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East. The Academies provide a world-class education to exceptional students who possess strong leadership potential, on a merit basis. Pluralism is a core value of the educational programme; the student body reflects marked diversity, and includes both national and international students from all socio-economic backgrounds. AKA Mombasa is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering an IB curriculum that is locally rooted and globally relevant. Academy graduates consistently earn places and scholarships at the world’s top universities.

AKA are currently recruiting a Homeroom Teacher, who will play a central role in raising the standards of student attainment and achievement in the specific subject area, monitor, and support student progress to aid in realizing the vision and mission of the network of Academies as articulated by His Highness the Aga Khan.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY:

  • To plan curriculum documents in a collaborative manner to reflect the standards and practices of the Academy and the PYP.
  • To engage in effective teaching practice that embraces inquiry teaching and learning methods and differentiate activities to meet the needs of all students.
  • To authentically assess, record and track the progress of all students. Such information is to be communicated sensitively, effectively, and honestly with parents and guardians and be used to inform teaching practice.
  • To communicate necessary programme information to all stakeholders.
  • To resource programme needs effectively and ensure careful maintenance of existing inventory.
  • To actively participate in the life of the Junior School and the Academy as a whole, in and out of normal school hours.
  • To monitor all students’ behavior at all times to ensure the core values, as expressed in the student handbook and discipline policy, are adhered to throughout the school.
  • Actively participate in the Appraisal for Growth process as a member of the AKA, M professional learning community.

The requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with teaching qualification.
  • At least 2 years of experience teaching PYP Level
  • Registered with Kenya Teachers Service Commission (TSC)
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain an atmosphere of high expectations for teachers and students.
  • Early Years/Primary) experience/training

Sector

Social Development

About the Agency

The Aga Khan Academies is an integrated network of residential schools dedicated to expanding access to education of an international standard of excellence to exceptional young men and women regardless of their ability to pay. The Aga Khan Academies’ foundational values include pluralism, meritocracy and civil society. Housed in spacious and attractive campuses with beautiful facilities, the Academies offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum from the Primary Years Programme to the Diploma Programme and provide a rich opportunity for both teachers and students alike to grow both professionally and personally. The first Aga Khan Academy opened in Mombasa, Kenya in 2003. This was followed by an Academy in Hyderabad, India in 2011, Maputo, Mozambique in 2013 and Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2022. More information…

Region

Eastern Africa

Location

Kenya

Salary

Salary and package to attract the best candidate

Job Expires

05-Jun-2023

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Homeroom Teacher at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)


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