Deputy Principal Job in Kenya

Kikambala, Mtwapa

Job Description:

Reporting to the School Head, he/she will assist the Principal in providing professional leadership, supervisory and administration support. He/she should be highly competent, result oriented, experienced, dynamic and motivated educational leader with proven track record.


The duties and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to assisting the School Head in:

Takes charge of the school in the absence of the Principal

Prepares weekly duty roster for the staff and ensures that the duties are carried out by staff. Weekly reports of the duty carried out within the week must be written by the coordinator of the week and submitted to the Principal

Supervise interpretation and implementation of the curriculum by ensuring teachers prepare schemes of work, lesson plans and other professional documents

To prepare and implement the curriculum for students, with goals of helping students to develop confidence and proficiency in all subjects, a love of learning, as well as preparation for success in the Pearson Edexcel International exams.

Ensure proper discipline is maintained in the institution by the teachers, non-teaching staff and learners to create a conducive learning environment

Ensure internal examination and assessments are carried out

Coordinate and provide guidance and counseling services to teachers, nonteaching staff and learners so as to instill norms and values for harmonious coexistence

Organize remedial actions to support learners with performance gaps 

Induct and guide new teachers and teacher trainees on their duties, the rules and culture of the institution;

Ensuring the vision for the school is clearly articulated, shared, understood and acted upon effectively by all.

Building a strong and cohesive culture that is supported by effective systems and structures.

Setting targets and goals for school staff through a participative process.

Providing regular feedback to colleagues in a way that recognizes good practice and supports their progress against professional and performance management objectives.

Conducting annual reviews based on standards of leadership, teaching and learning in specific areas of responsibility.

Monitoring coverage of the syllabus, quality of teaching and effectiveness of learning outcomes.

Ensuring teachers and support staff have all necessary working resources required in undertaking their responsibilities.

Providing leadership in guiding the various co-curricular activities and school based events.

Working closely with senior school management to achieve high levels of team spirit and synergy.

Handling behavior rectification matters to develop unique, courteous, respectful individuals.

Building effective relationships with parents, education partners and external stakeholders.


 Holder of either:

Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Primary school option) 

P1 Certificate plus Bachelors’ Degree in Education (High school)

Bachelor’s degree in Education (High school option but with experience in a primary school setup)

 The ideal candidate must have:

Proven track record in educational leadership including school administration, classroom

Instruction, lesson plans, learners’ assessment and staff development.

Minimum experience as a Head of department, senior teacher or deputy Principal for at least 3 years in a reputable institution.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enables open communication with parents, teachers and learners.

A self-motivated, energetic person who enjoys working in a busy and dynamic working environment.

Sensitivity toward cultural diversities.

Demonstrates ability to think and act critically, creatively and independently.

Experience of delivering Cambridge or Pearson Edexcel A Levels

Registered with Teacher Service Commission (TSC).

How to Apply

Interested candidates to send their COVER LETTER, CV and all relevant supporting CREDENTIALS to on or before 24th May, 2024. Only the successful candidates will be contacted.