Music Teacher (Tatu Primary and International) Job in Kenya

About the role:

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable.
  • Plan and execute appropriate activities for the children each day according to the curriculum, schemes of work and lesson plans.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  • Prepare materials, classrooms, and other indoor and outdoor spaces to facilitate creative play, learning and motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Observe and evaluate each child’s progress and provide a written report to the Principal through line manager(s) and other school leaders and parents.
  • Monitor and keep record/ reports of the children’s progress and development.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them and selecting activities of interest to them.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Attended professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Assist in daily routine activities e.g. naptime, bus loading and off-loading, serving and supervising meals, bathroom breaks, play, parent pick-up/drop-off etc.
  • Keep, maintain and regularly update professional records- Records of work covered, progress records , rubrics and students portfolios.
  • Chaperone after-school clubs of interest or as assigned.
  • Participate in character building and behaviour management.

Role-specific responsibilities for a Music Coach include :

  • Administer Music Lessons under the Nova Pioneer Instructional Model in line with CBC requirements 
  • Oversee and coordinate Music activities and projects in the school programme
  • Prepare Schemes of Work and design plans for Music lessons 
  • Teach individual lessons lasting between 30-45 minutes usually incorporating elements of general musicianship such as ear training and theory as well as instrumental technique and interpretation.
  • Liaise with Learning Design & Music Specialists in other NP Primary School campuses for alignment in instruction and learning of Music. 
  • Set relevant themes for school musical activities and programmes
  • Plan individual lessons and overall Schemes of Work for subscribing students
  • Arrange lesson schedules and enter students for examinations.
  • Develop your knowledge of materials and repertoire for students at different stages of their musical development.
  • Communicate with the school and parents about the students’ lessons and progress.
  • Prepare students for performances, examinations, auditions and festivals
  • Organise Music  events in and outside school and the school annual concert
  • Maintain and inventory of learning resources for Music
  • Coach Teammates who support in Music Lessons.


Skills and Qualifications required:

  • TSC certification and relevant Degree in Music.
  • 3+ years of teaching experience in music.
  • You are a great communicator. You are able to provide clear and effective written and verbal communication.
  • You are flexible and open to change – you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
  • You are a problem solver – you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making an effort to find appropriate solutions.
  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.

How To Apply

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