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ISK seeks to employ and retain professionals of the highest quality.  Faculty with overseas experience, demonstrated collaboration skills, a commitment to their own professional growth, and a deep enthusiasm for providing a challenging nurturing environment within which our students will thrive will likely be a good match for  ISK and its programs.  ISK is especially interested in dynamic educators comfortable with data-driven systems for ensuring student learning, and who thrive in a collaborative professional environment focused on continuous improvement.

The ISK community is a close one. Teachers who come to live and work with us in Nairobi enjoy the warm, collegial atmosphere of a professional learning community, as well as a beautiful, temperate climate and opportunities for travel throughout the splendid parks and beaches of East Africa. 

Everyone who is an employee, a volunteer or a consultant who works with children at ISK has to have a police check for 2 years in their current country, or a Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya if they are already resident in Kenya. 

All employees must present evidence of a police clearance from their current country of employment or a Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya that is provided to the end of the year prior to accepting employment at ISK.

ISK Candidate Teacher Profile (.docx):  All teacher applicants must complete and submit this form.  Please print, fill, scan and email to hrmanager@isk.ac.ke together with your complete application.


 A Growing School Means Increased Professional Opportunitites

Our new Elementary School will be completed by June 2015. This new facility enables us to open four (4) grades per class in Grades 1-5, three (3) Kindergarten classes and two (2) PreK 4 classrooms. This growth and expansion also opens up new teaching opportunitites at ISK, not only in the ES but throughout the school.

 

                                                     Artist rendering of the new ISK Elementary School

Definite Vacancies for 2015-16

Middle School Learning Support Teacher (Recruitment Profile)
Elementary School Counselor (Recruitment Profile)
Elementary Music Teacher (Recruitment Profile)
Upper Elementary Teacher (Recruitment Profile)
Early Childhood Teacher (Recruitment Profile)
Middle School Choir & Band Teacher (Recruitment Profile) 
Director of Technology (Recruitment Profile)
High School Learning Support Teacher (Recruitment Profile)
Secondary (High School & Middle School) ICT Teacher and Integration Specialist (Recruitment Profile)
High School Modern Languages and ESOL Teacher- Position begins in January 2015 (Recruitment Profile)


Possible Vacancies for 2015-16

Elementary School Librarian (Recruitment Profile)
High School Drama/International Baccalaureate Theatre Arts Teacher (Recruitment Profile)
Middle School Art Teacher (Recruitment Profile)

Possible vacancies will be confirmed or removed by November 22. Please keep an eye on the ISK Website for definite vacancies. 

Interested candidates should send their CV, letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy and at least 3 references (in most recent supervision) and reference contacts to <hrmanager@isk.ac.ke> no later than November 21, 2014.

Local Hire Definite Vacancies

None

Part-Time/Local Hire Definite Vacancies

None

Support Staff Vacancies

None

Required for Employment

Applicants seeking employment at the International School of Kenya must have the following qualifications:

Mandatory for all applicants

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, the philosophy, mission and goals of ISK
  • An exemplary personnel record
  • Reference contact information both email and phone numbers
    from current and recent supervisors
  • Evidence of professional commitment to continuous growth
  • Police Clearance Certificate

For Teachers

  • A recognized teaching certificate
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills
  • Student-oriented philosophy and skill set
  • Technology competencies appropriate to 21st century educators
  • A commitment to extra-curricular activities beyond the normal teaching day
  • A minimum of two years' relevant teaching experience within the last five years
  • Inclusive practices for a wide range of learners
  • Current experience in a standard based curriculum program
  • Designing differentiated instruction and assessment for a wide range of learners

Desirable but not mandatory

  • Experience in a culturally diverse international school
  • A second area of certification for MS/HS certificated employees
  • A fifth year of formal preparation beyond the Bachelor's degree for ES certificated employees

For other professionals

  • A relevant certificate
  • A minimum of two years' relevant experience within the last five years
  • See the appropriate recruitment profile

We discourage people from bringing pets because it is hard to find appropriate accommodation within ISK's accommodation policy.


Contact us:

If the links on this page do not address your query, please email us.

Employment emails: hrmanager

All ISK email addresses end @isk.ac.ke

Applicants will be more likely to attain positions if they arrange for a personal interview in Kenya or through the recruiting agencies than those who have not had a personal interview.

 

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