The 1st Steiner-Waldorf Kindergarten opened in 1998… …in a small house along the Magadi Road on the outskirts of Nairobi. It was led by 3 teachers from Germany (Florian, Vojko and Irmgard). The following year the school moved to Mbagathi extending the kindergarten to a 1st Grade primary class. The Mbagathi Steiner school continues to run successfully…
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Music / English OR Music / French Teacher
- Job TypeFull Time
- Experience5 years
- Job FieldEducation / Teaching
Reporting To: The Pedagogical Chair
Application Deadline: 12th March, 2021
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 school 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 at all times.
- 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
- Must be able to play keyboard, violin recorder and any African instruments
Skills and Qualifications Required:
- A Bachelors Degree in Education Music/English OR Music/French
- Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC)
- At least 5 years ‘experience in teaching
- A certificate in Waldorf Education is an added advantage
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma teaching experience an added advantage
- Demonstrated computer skills
- Clear English writing and communication skills
- Demonstrated love for the subjects
- Flexible and open to change.
Method of Application
If you are interested in the position and meet the above qualifications, send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the position title (e’g Physics / Biology Teacher) on the subject line by Friday the 12th March, 2021
Kindly coppy email@example.com for Music / English OR Music / French Teacher position
The Nairobi Waldorf School Trust (NWST) is an equal opportunity employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.