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High School Principal Job in Kajiado Kenya (KShs 120-150K)

Our client is a co-education boarding institution located in the serene plains of Maasailand in Kajiado District. It offers both the Kenyan National Curriculum (the 8-4-4 System) and the British National Curriculum to students aged from 12-18 yrs. It strives to provide (high) quality education through a broad and balanced curriculum.

The emphasis on both academic and co-curricular activities aims to develop young men and women who value the culture of excellence and who are able to achieve their full potential in whatever they undertake.

  • To manage the operations of the school, in support of the policy direction of the Board and in line with the philosophy of the school.

  • To represent the Board and the school in interaction with students, parents, and with external stakeholders.
Report to: The Board of Governors

  • Manage and supervise all the activities of the school.
  • Assist the Board in the development of academic and other school policies.
  • Interpret and enforce the policies of the Board.
  • Advise the Board on all matters pertaining to the operations and welfare of the school.
  • Keep the Board up to date on all the operational aspects of the school.
  • Act as representative of the Board and the school in interacting with the general public, governmental agencies and other external stakeholders.
  • Participate in the recruitment of staff, and conduct periodic faculty evaluations and performance reviews.
  • Manage faculty and student disciplinary procedures.
  • Lead and instruct the staff to conduct educational programs as per curriculum, time schedule, education policy and vision of the school.
  • Support the board in the design of school operations budgets to ensure efficient use of resources and be responsible for the administration of these budgets.
Personality Profile of the ideal candidates: 
  • You are an educator who is passionate about education and excited about developing high-potential youth into outstanding, ethical leaders.
  • You have strong organisational skills and are able to bring rigour and discipline in your realm of responsibility.
  • You have strong leadership skills and a demonstrated capability to manage and motivate large teams to deliver excellent results.
  • You are a dynamic achiever (a self-starter) that can seize a vision and transform it into reality with minimal guidance.
  • You have a service mindset and will always strive to deliver the highest quality service to students and parents of the school.
Desired Experience and Competencies: 
  • At least 12 years teaching experience of which 3 years must be hands-on administrative experience in an educational institution (at Head Teacher/Principal or Deputy level).
  • Experience in managing a multi-cultural group of students and staff.
  • Solid experience of the British Curriculum and a good grasp of the 8-4-4 system
  • Ideal candidate will be between 35-45 years of age.
  • Must demonstrate the strong interpersonal and leadership skills necessary to manage large educational institution.
Education Requirements: 
  • Masters Degree in Administration or other relevant field
  • Bachelors Degree in Education
  • An attractive salary of Kshs 120-150,000/= per month.
  • Other benefits include: Housing on the school campus, Medical cover and subsidised education at the school.
How to Apply: 

If you meet the above criteria, and would like to be a part of the team, please send an application with a detailed C.V stating your experience, qualifications, current remuneration, list of at least 3 referees, day-time telephone numbers and email address to :- on or before Wednesday, July 8th, 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged

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