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Kijabe School of Nursing Principal Job in Kenya

Kijabe School of Nursing is a department of AIC Kijabe Hospital. Started in 1980, the school aims to glorify God by preparing committed Christians to become qualified Nurses.

The school which is a centre of excellence has a population of 220 and currently offers the following programmes: KRCHN, KRNA and Distance learning programmes with advanced plans to start offering BSCN.

We are seeking for a dynamic and committed Christian to take up this senior role in steering the school to the next level.

Reporting to the Executive Director, AIC Kijabe Hospital, the incumbents’ main duties (but not limited to) will be:

  • Managing the Kijabe School of Nursing in accordance with the Kenya Nursing Council requirements.
  • Curriculum development & revision of the Nurses’ training programs.
  • Arranging details of the theoretical content in teaching blocks and schedules.
  • Liaising with the Nursing Services of Kijabe Hospital and other approved health care facilities in arranging the clinical experience for students.
  • Managing the entire training programs both in the classrooms, the clinical areas and with the Kenya Nursing Council.
  • Stimulating development of teaching and office staff through guidance, counseling and continuing education opportunities where appropriate.
  • Managing the Nursing School personnel which include recruitment, updating job descriptions and managing performance.
  • Manage the finances of the Nursing School which include budgeting, monitoring expenditures, sourcing for funding etc
Required Qualifications, Technical Skills and Work Experience:

Educational requirements: Masters degree in Education in any of the following fields: Health Care Management, Nursing, Administration, Education and Psychology. Basic Degree in Nursing will be of added advantage.

Experience: Minimum 5 years in a leadership role in nursing education or in a training institution with a proven track record. Experience in Nursing Administration, curriculum development and implementation will be of added advantage.

Communication: High proficiency in the English language, verbal and written.

Faith and Values: Must be a committed Christian and willing to abide by the AIC Doctrine and statement of faith. Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values.

Soft skills: Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team. Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of rectitude.

Others: Be proficient in MicroSoft office applications, excellent organizational skills and Good knowledge in economic and financial issues.

Submission of Applications:

Qualified applicants should send their applications with a detailed profile with a recommendation from their Pastor to

The Human Resources Director,
AIC Kijabe Hospital
P.O Box 20 00220 Kijabe

or through email address

The deadline for submission of applications is 15th April 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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