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Mimshach Academy is located at the heart of Mathare area three, Ruaraka Division in Nairobi

The academy aims to provide a nurturing and stimulating environment where your child can learn and grow through creative play. We offer a secure and warm environment where children blossom.

We see every child as being special and make learning fun. The Academy caters for children from 1.5 to 6 years.

We are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions to join our able team in May 2012.

Kindergarten Teacher

Reporting to the school principal, the successful candidate should have experience dealing with day care to pre-unit classes.

Essential Functions

  • Planning activities that meet the social, physical and emotional needs of the children
  • Ensure the children are well when under his/her care
  • Devises games and activities, and also provides playing equipment, and ensure the playing facilities and equipment are clean and safe
  • Develop the lesson plans and schedule of activities for the kindergarten
  • Supervise the children as they learn and play
  • Devises activities that introduce math and grammar concepts and makes note of the children’s progress both socially and intellectually
  • Discusses the children’s progress with their parents and keeps them informed
Qualifications
  • A diploma or Certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from KHA or equivalent college
  • At least 3 years working experience in a kindergarten setting
  • Ability to prepare teaching aids and lesson plans
  • Ability to establish and enforce rules for behavior and class control
  • Good organization and communication skill
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to meet deadlines and sometimes work for long hours
Front Office Assistant 

The successful candidate will provide overall administrative support for the school.

He/she will be expected to provide an effective, customer friendly reception, telephone handling and administrative support services for the school.

Essential functions
  • Welcoming all visitors to the school and ensuring they sign the visitors books
  • Receive all incoming calls and answer general enquiries
  • Ensure that callers, parents and visitors to the school are dealt with in a courteous professional manner and directed to the appropriate member of staff
  • Maintaining an inventory of school supplies and ensuring that there is always adequate supplies of school consumables, e.g. stationary, food etc
  • Maintain a general filing system and ensure all correspondences are file all correspondences
  • Maintain accurate records of absence, calls, messages, and orders, etc
  • Collect and record all fees received from parents
  • Manage and monitor the school petty cash
  • Ensure that relevant basic information about the school is up to date and available for all visitors (timetables, term dates, and school events)
  • Assist in First aid services in the school
Qualifications
  • Diploma or certificate in Front office management from a recognized college
  • At least one year working experience in a similar environment
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail in reporting the written or spoken messages of visitors or incoming enquiries
  • Ability to prioritize enquiries for immediate attention
If you meet the above requirements, kindly FORWARD your resume to mimshachacademy@aol.com/ erickbeemay@aol.com for consideration or bring copies of your cvs and drop by the reception.

Canvassing by any means will lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Application letters to reach the school manager on or before 16th of June 2012 on the above address.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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