Visual Arts Teacher at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)


Visual Arts Teacher at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK),

Visual Arts Teacher at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)


Visual Arts 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.

We are currently recruiting a Visual Arts Teacher for the PYP to join our team of experienced IB educators. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating arts related learning expeditions and partnerships with arts organizations as well as developing each student’s skills, understanding and confidence through practical activities.

Duty & Responsibilities

  • Plan curriculum documents in collaborative manner to reflect the standards and practices of the Academy in PYP.
  • Engage in effective teaching practice that embraces inquiry teaching and learning methods and differentiate activities to meet the needs of all students
  • Authentically access, 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
  • Communicate necessary programmes information to all stakeholders
  • Monitor all student’s behavior to ensure the core values, as expressed in the student handbook and discipline policy, are adhered to throughout the school
  • Contribution to the development of enrichment and residential experiences for students
  • Communicate academic concerns to relevant mentor/Head of year
  • Inspire and motivate students gain a deeper appreciation of Art

The requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree from recognized university
  • Must have internationally recognized teaching qualification or a Bed/Med
  • At least 2 years of experience teaching in the subject area
  • Previous IB experience is preferred


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…


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Visual Arts Teacher at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)

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