Teaching Positions at Kenyatta University

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Head Teacher

The Head Teacher is the lead educator and the accounting officer in the school. He/she is responsible for the provision of leadership in implementation of the curriculum, educational policies and programs. He/she also leads in the development and implementation of the school’s strategy, work plans, budgets, and supervises the operations of the school.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT;
To qualify for appointment to the Position of Head Teacher, a teacher must: –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent qualification
  • Primary Teacher Education Certificate (PTE) or its approved equivalent.
  • Possession of a Bachelor of Education degree in or its equivalent;
  • Have minimum teaching experience of five (5) years, three (3) of which s/he should have served at least as a Deputy Head Teacher in a fully-fledged primary school
  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and have a valid teaching certificate have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process;
  • Must be conversant with the current trends in education and curriculum design.
  • Demonstrate ability to use ICT within the CBC framework
  • Have demonstrated ability to supervise, mentor and provide professional support to other teachers;
  • Having undertaken the relevant TPD modules will be an added advantage
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

Deputy Head Teacher

The Deputy Head Teacher will report to the Head Teacher. He/she will be required to have knowledge on the development and implementation of the curriculum, education policies and programmes.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT;
To qualify for appointment to the grade of Deputy Head Teacher, a teacher must: –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent qualification
  • Primary Teacher Education Certificate (PTE) or its approved equivalent.
  • At least three (3) years teaching experience as a Senior Primary School Teacher or Deputy Head Teacher in a reputable school.
  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and have a valid teaching certificate;
  • Must be conversant with the current trends in education and curriculum design.
  • Demonstrate ability to use ICT within the CBC framework
  • Have demonstrated ability to supervise, mentor and provide professional support to other teachers;
  • Having undertaken the relevant TPD modules will be an added advantage
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

Pre-Primary School Teachers

Key Qualifications & Experience:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum mean Grade C (Plain) or its equivalent qualification.
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and have a valid teaching certificate
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in an ECDE Centre or comparable organization.
  • Demonstrate ability to use ICT within the CBC framework
  • At least one specialty in co-curricular activities will be an added advantage.
  • Must be conversant with the current trends in education and curriculum design.
  • Possess excellent communication and facilitation skills.

Primary School Teachers

Key Qualifications & Experience:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent qualification
  • Primary Teacher Education Certificate (PTE) or its approved equivalent.
  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and have a valid teaching certificate.
  • At least three (3) years working experience as a Primary School Teacher in a reputable school.
  • Demonstrate ability to use ICT within the CBC framework
  • Must be conversant with the current trends in education and curriculum design.
  • Possess excellent communication and facilitation Skills
  • Applicants with any of the following will have an added advantage:
    • Training in Special Needs Education
    • Competency in at least one foreign language
    • At least one specialty in co-curricular activities

Method of Application

The Terms of Service for these positions is Two (2) year Performance Based renewable contract. The applicants should provide full details of Academic and Professional qualifications, work experience, names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address. Academic and Professional certificates should be attached.

Applicants should write directly to the email address: hrm@ku.ac.ke to be received not later than, 5.00 PM, December 18, 2023

For further details on these positions, kindly visit careers section on our website: www.ku.ac.ke Kenyatta University Model School is an Equal Opportunity

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Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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