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Nairobi Waldorf School Trust (NWST)

Job Advertisement: English / French Teacher
The Nairobi Waldorf School Trust was founded in 1999. We welcome more than 275 children on two campuses in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Karen campus includes toddler, playgroup, and kindergarten classes as well as primary grades 1 to 8.
The Lavington campus consists of toddler, playgroup, and kindergarten classes in addition to primary grades 1 and 2.
We are connected to the global Waldorf community and are part of the growing Waldorf movement in East Africa.
Our school is proud to host mentors and teachers from around the world, offering a diverse experience for our children and community members alike.
We are governed by an elected Board of Trustees comprised of faculty, administration, parents, and respected members of the community.
They, in partnership with the school management, develop and establish school policies, oversee financial decisions, and approve faculty and staff appointments.
We offer both Kenyans and Foreigners residing in the country an exclusive opportunity to raise competent, capable, and happy human beings.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Reporting To: The Pedagogical Chair
Application Deadline: 19th July, 2019
Job Purpose: To teach and educate learners according to the curriculum and the education needs, abilities and attainment of potential of individual students.
Roles and Responsibilities
·         Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to all students in the class.
·         Teaching according to education needs, abilities and achievement of individual students and groups of students.
·         Adopting and working towards the implementation of the school development plan.
·         Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress, attainment and behavior of student’s to parents and relevant officials.
·         Contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to students.
·         Complying with arrangements within the national framework for the appraisal of student performance.
·         Promoting general progress and wellbeing of students.
·         Providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers; providing information on sources of more expert advice.
·         Communicating, collaborating and consulting with other members of staff, including those having posts of special responsibility and parents/guardians to ensure the best interest of students.
·         Reviewing and evaluating his/her own teaching and learning strategies, methodologies and programme in line with the school and national curriculum.
·         Advising and collaborating with other teachers and school officials to prepare and develop courses to study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment.
·         Ensuring high standards of professional practice and quality of teaching in his/her classroom.
·         Participating in education and training courses as well as continuing professional development.
·         Maintaining order and discipline among students and safeguarding their health and safety.
·         Participating in staff, parent and student meetings.
·         Ensuring the safe custody, use and periodic maintenance of equipment used during lessons.
·         Monitoring attendance of students in class.
·         Any other assigned duties.
Skills and Qualifications Required
·         A Bachelors Degree in Education (English and French).
·         A Diploma will be considered
·         Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC)
·         A certificate in Waldorf Education is an added advantage
·         At least 5 years ‘experience in teaching
·         Demonstrated computer skills
·         Clear English writing and communication skills
·         Demonstrated love for the subjects
·         Flexible and open to change.

Job Advertisement: Games / Music Teacher
The Nairobi Waldorf School Trust was founded in 1999.
We welcome more than 275 children on two campuses in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Karen campus includes toddler, playgroup, and kindergarten classes as well as primary grades 1 to 8.
The Lavington campus consists of toddler, playgroup, and kindergarten classes in addition to primary grades 1 and 2.
We are connected to the global Waldorf community and are part of the growing Waldorf movement in East Africa.
Our school is proud to host mentors and teachers from around the world, offering a diverse experience for our children and community members alike.
We are governed by an elected Board of Trustees comprised of faculty, administration, parents, and respected members of the community.
They, in partnership with the school management, develop and establish school policies, oversee financial decisions, and approve faculty and staff appointments.
We offer both Kenyans and Foreigners residing in the country an exclusive opportunity to raise competent, capable, and happy human beings.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Reporting To: The Pedagogical Chair
Application Deadline: 19th July, 2019
Job Purpose: To teach and educate students according to the curriculum and the education needs abilities and attainment of potential of individual students. Teach them how to live healthy lifestyles and encourage them to exercise daily through various sports.
Roles and Responsibilities
·         Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to all students in the class.
·         Teaching according to education needs, abilities and achievement of individual students and groups of students.
·         Adopting and working towards the implementation of the school development plan.
·         Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress, attainment and behaviour of student’s to parents and relevant officials.
·         Contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to students.
·         Complying with arrangements within the national framework for the appraisal of student performance.
·         Promoting general progress and wellbeing of students.
·         Providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers; providing information on sources of more expert advice.
·         Communicating, collaborating and consulting with other members of staff, including those having posts of special responsibility and parents/guardians to ensure the best interest of students.
·         Reviewing and evaluating his/her own teaching and learning strategies, methodologies and programme in line with the school and national curriculum.
·         Advising and collaborating with other teachers and school officials to prepare and develop courses to study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment.
·         Ensuring high standards of professional practice and quality of teaching in his/her classroom.
·         Participating in education and training courses as well as continuing professional development.
·         Maintaining order and discipline among students and safeguarding their health and safety.
·         Participating in staff, parent and student meetings.
·         Ensuring the safe custody, use and periodic maintenance of equipment used during lessons.
·         Monitoring attendance of students in class.
Games
·         Watch swimming pool and sports areas and ensure safety
·         Perform First-Aid when called upon
·         Prevent accidents and injuries and ensure necessary precautions are observed to ensure safety
·         Enforce all games rules and regulations and adhere to the policies of the sports facilities
·         Maintain clean sports facilities for swimming and games
·         Inform the Administrator when supplies are needed and if any equipment need repairs
·         Swim 1,500 feet every week
·         Any other duties assigned
Skills and Qualifications Required:
·         A Bachelors Degree in Physical Education / Music.
·         A Diploma will be considered
·         Must have a Lifeguard training and First Aid certification
·         Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC)
·         A certificate in Waldorf Education is an added advantage
·         At least 3-5 years consistent experience in teaching and supervising children in games
·         Demonstrated computer skills
·         Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
·         Demonstrated love for the subjects
·         Flexible and open to change

Job Advertisement: Pedagogical Administrator
Background: The Nairobi Waldorf School Trust seeks to hire a Pedagogical Administrator.
The Nairobi Waldorf School Trust was founded in 1999. We welcome more than 275 children on two campuses in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Karen campus includes toddler, playgroup, and kindergarten classes as well as primary grades 1 to 8 and high school grades (beginning with class 9 in September 2020).
The Lavington campus consists of toddler, playgroup, and kindergarten classes in addition to primary grades 1 and 2.
We are connected to the global Waldorf community and are part of the growing Waldorf movement in East Africa.
Our school is proud to host mentors and teachers from around the world, offering a diverse experience for our children and community members alike.
We are governed by an elected Board of Trustees comprised of faculty, administration, parents, and respected members of the community.
They, in partnership with the school management, develop and establish school policies, oversee financial decisions, and approve faculty and staff appointments.
We offer both Kenyans and Foreigners residing in the country an exclusive opportunity to raise competent, capable, and happy human beings.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Reporting To: The Pedagogical Chair
Application Deadline: by 31st August, 2019
Job Summary and Purpose: The Pedagogical Administrator with be the focal person on all pedagogical needs of the Nairobi Waldorf School Trust.
This role works collaboratively and in consultation with the pedagogical team, school management, colleagues, students, parents and board members.
The role directs all aspects of the educational program of Nairobi Waldorf School Trust and ensures it is of high quality, sustainable and effectively implemented.
The Pedagogical Administrator will ensure that the educational needs of the learners are met and that there is a continuous teachers professional development and mentorship program, oversee curriculum development and its implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Roles and Responsibilities
·         Chairing meetings of the Pedagogical Team.
·         Develop, lead and be accountable for the effective and efficient implementation of the Pedagogic team performance plan (PTPP).
·         Guide the development of the teaching staff to ensure that the school structures, curriculum, philosophy and available resources enable all the teachers to achieve the highest possible standards. This includes:
·         Leading and guide all teaching staff and students, through the direct leadership of the school’s pedagogical team, ensuring that effective responsibility is delegated through an appropriate leadership structure.
·         Ensuring the highest possible standards of Waldorf education through the promotion of effective teaching and learning.
·         Being accountable for the effectiveness, efficiency and quality outcomes of all pedagogical aspects of the school.
·         Oversee the overall academic budget for the school to ensure the effective implementation of the school’s educational program.
·         Oversee and streamline the roles of the lead teachers to ensure that they are effective.
·         Provide the School Board with regular reports on pedagogical development and activities and consult with the Board wherever appropriate.
·         Ensure maximum and efficient utilization of the existing teaching staff, and promote an environment that enables all teachers to effectively contribute to the progress and development of the school whilst promoting workload / work-life balance.
·         Ensure the protection and safeguarding of students through the implementation of the Health, Safety, Security and Environmental protocols including documentation of incidents.
·         Lead the engagement, consultation and communication between teachers, parents, and other care givers (including shadow teachers) to enhance pupils’ learning and to ensure sound working relationships. This involves:
·         Fostering a fair, open and equitable culture amongst teachers and ensuring cohesion amongst all teaching staff to promote a positive social environment.
·         Finding creative ways to motivate, empower, and celebrate achievement amongst teachers.
·         Developing assessment tools and lead in the assessment of teachers and the utilization of assessment results, as specified in the PT Plan.
·         Developing and streamline the school’s Pedagogical Systems and ensure they are regularly monitored and evaluated.
·         Ensuring the Pedagogical Team’s active participation in the recruitment of teachers.
·         Teaching at least one block or short track annually.
Required Qualifications and Experience
·         Master in Education or its equivalent
·         Diploma in Waldorf Steiner Education
·         At least eight (8) years of professional experience in a Waldorf High School
Required Skills and Competencies
·         A disciplined, enthusiastic leader, trained as a Waldorf teacher with good interpersonal and judgmental skills
·         A dependable and flexible team player, with ability to manage multiple projects effectively
·         Organised individual with administration and management skills
·         Commitment to collaboration and relationship building
·         Computer literate
·         Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
If you are interested in the position and meet the above qualifications, send your application to hr@nairobiwaldorfschool.ac.ke indicating the position title Pedagogical Administrator on the subject line by 31st August, 2019.
The Nairobi Waldorf School Trust (NWST) is an equal opportunity employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For more information visit our website www.nairobiwaldorfschool.ac.ke

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