Teacher of Mathematics Job in Kenya

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Teacher of Mathematics Job in Kenya

Teacher of Mathematics

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding, well-qualified teacher of Mathematics to teach engaged and committed students across all age groups.

The successful candidate would be expected to teach up to and including A Level, and good experience with teaching Mechanics would be advantageous. Mathematics is a successful and popular subject at St Andrew’s, with multiple classes running in Years 12 and 13 and Further Mathematics an option for our top students.

Interested candidates who would like to know more details around the relevant specifications or department more generally are encouraged to contact the Head of Mathematics via Abdullahi.Afubwa@turimail.co.ke.

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.

The successful candidate would commence employment on 1 September 2023.

Person Specification

Working at St Andrew’s, Turi, is an exciting and dynamic experience. Our desire is to recruit  committed and resourceful staff, who are looking to not only develop their skills and leadership capacities, but also embrace new experiences and challenges.

Essential to working with us are:

  • The need to be able to support the School’s aims and Christian ethos
  • A clear passion for Mathematics and the teaching thereof
  • A good degree in your teaching subject and relevant teaching experience (minimum 2 years)
  • Experience in pastoral care (boarding school experience is desirable)
  • A strong work ethic and a track record of working well in a team

Beyond that we want staff who are committed to allowing students to thrive; first-class communicators;  passionate about the subjects and students they teach; creative and diligent in their planning; and, given life in a full boarding school, are adaptable, energetic and resilient.

Above all, what matters is a commitment to help us provide a world-class education for our students.

Terms and Conditions


There is a generous overall remuneration package as detailed below (the cost of living in  Kenya is lower than in the UK):

  • Salary: The successful applicant will be placed on the Turi Pay Scale.
  • Accommodation: suitable rent free accommodation will be provided as a taxable    benefit. Domestic and gardening help is arranged by the School, but paid for, at local rates, by the applicant.
  • School fees (where applicable): there is a 100% fee remission for staff children throughout the School; places are subject to the School’s normal entry requirements.   Fee remission is a taxable benefit.
  • Medical care: all members of staff and their families (below 18 yrs) are covered under a comprehensive insurance scheme.
  • Pension: the School operates a defined contribution pension scheme in which the employer and employee each contribute 6% of the monthly salary.  For employees leaving Kenya at the end of their contract the full value of the contributions, plus accumulated interest, can be withdrawn from the scheme.
  • Relocation: outward and return flights for the applicant, and for his/her spouse and dependent children [up to the age of 18] as applicable, together with a freight allowance, at the beginning and end of the contract period, are paid for by the School. This is applicable to staff recruited from outside the country.
  • Meals: these are provided during term time as a taxable benefit.
  • Facilities: extensive recreational facilities are open to use by staff and their families. The  onsite Phoenix Club, serving a wide range of food and beverages, acts as a wonderful social hub for the staff community and their families throughout the year.

Hours of work and holiday entitlement

The role is full-time and includes working in the evening and at weekends as required. The successful applicant will be expected to take a full and active part in the boarding life of the School. As a British curriculum school, the academic year commences in September and holidays are broadly in line with British independent schools.


St Andrew’s School, Turi is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will undertake their role and responsibilities in accordance with St Andrew’s School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Guidelines and will be  required to undergo all checks relevant to the post.


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