Teacher of History Job in Kenya

The School 

St Andrew’s, Turi is one of the leading international schools in Africa. Founded in 1931, it has grown to comprise both Preparatory and Senior Schools. St Andrew’s is a full boarding school, situated on a beautiful 450- acre site on the western slopes of the Rift Valley, North West of Nairobi, and at an altitude of 2500m (making it malaria free) where the wonderful climate makes it one of the most sought-after places to live in Kenya.

The Position

This is an exciting opportunity for a recently qualified teacher of History to acquire a wide range of experience in a successful, independent, full boarding school.

The successful candidate will join a thriving and well experienced department, achieving excellent results at A level and (I)GCSE. They will be expected to teach  from Y9 to Y13.  They will also be fully involved in the outstanding Sports and Outdoor Education provision.

As a full boarding school, St Andrew’s is committed to providing a vibrant co-curricular and boarding program to which all staff contribute. The successful candidate will be an academic tutor and attached to a specific boarding house for duties.

Skills and Attributes

The successful candidate should have:

  • Excellent knowledge and delivery of the History curriculum and assessment materials
  • Purpose, the highest standards of personal integrity, someone who seeks the highest in all they do
  • A strong personal empathy with the School’s Christian ethos
  • Outstanding understanding of the collection, analysis and use of data to improve student outcomes
  • A professional demeanor that is supportive, encouraging, compassionate and inclusive
  • Impressive personal presence and presentation
  • Excellent literate and numerate skills, excellent in the use of IT and with a keen eye for detail
  • High work standards evidenced by a consistently thorough detailed and organised approach
  • The presence, intellect, tact and credibility to represent the School at all levels and to a variety of audiences
  • Vision, creativity and imagination combined with the ability to understand the strategic vision
  • First class oral and written communication, and presentation skills
  • High levels of discretion and confidentiality
  • The ability to manage and prioritise a diverse workload, to meet deadlines and to work calmly under pressure


The overarching responsibilities of the role include:

  • Promoting the Christian ethos of the school
  • Establishing and developing a culture of excellence
  • Ensuring delivery of excellent History provision at the Senior School
  • Developing and improving the overall quality of academic provision
  • Developing and delivering outstanding assessment for learning, in line with school policy
  • Ensuring accurate reporting data and identifying trends to improve academic outcomes for all

How To Apply

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Apply by  Monday 22 January 2024