Head Teacher

Recruiter / Employer: Agro Chemical & Food Company Limited
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

i. Coordinate the preparation lesson plans, lesson notes, timetables, schemes of work and maintain academic standards in the school to ensure that the syllabus is covered in time for evaluation.

ii. Teach the subjects of specialization to impart knowledge, skills and attitudes to learners.

iii. Evaluate learners on subjects of specialization and prepare learners for national and other examinations.

iv. Coordinate and provide guidance and counselling services to teachers, nonteaching staff and learners and instil norms and values for harmonious coexistence.

v. Facilitate the engagement of learners in curricular and co-curricular activities so as to identify, nurture and develop talents.

vi. Ensure that proper discipline is maintained in the school by learners, nonteaching staff and learners to create a conducive environment for learning.

vii. Oversee the implementation of the curriculum, by ensuring teachers prepare schemes of work, lesson plans, lesson notes and other professional documents.

viii. Facilitate the acquisition of instructional materials to be utilized by teachers and learners to support curriculum implementation.

ix. Promote harmonious relations and linkages between the school and stakeholders such as the local community, parents and the private sector.

x. Ensure security of institutional resources.

xi. Embrace teamwork and synergy through collaborative planning and teaching to ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery.

xii. Oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum.

xiii. Ensure learners are adequately prepared, registered and presented for the national examinations in accordance with the Kenya National Examination Council regulations

xiv. Ensure interpretation and implementation of the Company policy decisions that pertain to training, recruitment and deployment of staff in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

xv. Ensure appraisal of staff performance in the school.

xvi. Promote the welfare of all staff and learners within the school for motivation, personal and professional growth.

xvii. Manage the school’s physical facilities for proper maintenance and upgrading on regular basis.

xviii. Oversee procurement of goods and services, maintain inventories to ensure availability of the necessary facilities and items.

xix. Organize staff, Board of Management and parents’ meetings.

xx. Offer secretariat services to the school board of management.

xxi. Facilitate access and retention of learners in the school.

xxii. Prepare school’s budget and other financial statement.

(b) Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, the teacher must have:

i. At least ten (10) years working experience in the teaching function in public or private school.

ii. Have a PTE Certificate (P1 Certificate) or its equivalent qualification.

iii. Be registered with Teachers Service Commission and have a TSC number according to TSC Act Cap 212.

iv. Have successfully undertaken the relevant Teacher Professional Development (TPD) modules.

v. Proficiency in computer applications; and

vi. Fulfilled requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

(c) Key Competencies and Skills

i. Strong analytical skills.

ii. Strategic and innovative thinking.

iii. Effective Communication skills.

iv. Strong interpersonal skills.

v. Ability to mobilize resources.

vi. Negotiation skills.

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