ABOUT THE ROLE

Key responsibilities for the role include: 

  • Teach and deliver exceptional, real world, enquiry-based English/ Literature lessons that align with the Kenya curriculum requirements.
  • Maintain positive, constructive and professional relationships with students, their families and colleagues. 
  • Develop lessons plans and partner with the Learning Design Team in reviewing and updating lessons when required/ desired.
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning, is developmentally appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students and maintain an organized and focused learning environment.
  • Infuse joy and passion for learning in lessons  so that students are excited  and interested in their academic excellence.  
  • Provide necessary accommodations and modifications for the growth and success of all students, both in academic and culture expectations.
  • Be accountable for students’ mastery of  content and academic standards.
  • Integrate interactive technology into lessons to enhance instructional delivery.
  • Set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students and provide effective student feedback so they internalize them.
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior and model expected behaviour at all times for students to emulate
  • Consistently meet the ambitious goals of a rapidly-growing organization
  • Serve as teacher on duty and/or boarding teacher on duty and support school wide programs aimed at behavior interventions.
  • Timely capture of students data on academic outcomes and articulation of students progress to NP families and other stakeholders when called upon to do so.
  • Serve as a home room teachers when called upon to do so.

ABOUT YOU

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • TSC certification and a relevant Degree in Education.
  • Strictly 3+years teaching experience in the subject of English/ Literature
  • You are a great communicator. You are able to provide clear and effective written and verbal communication.
  • You are flexible and open to change - you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
  • You are a problem solver - you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making an effort to find appropriate solutions.
  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.


HOW TO APPLY

Does working at Nova Pioneer excite you? If so, then apply now!

To apply, please complete the form on the right hand side of this page. We cannot process applications that are emailed to us.

Please note: You are encouraged to attach your resume in PDF format to protect formatting.

There are a series of stages in the Nova Pioneer interview process and candidates will be moved forward in the process depending on their success in the previous stage. The process is as follows:

  • Phone interview: a short conversation to understand your skills and experience a little better.
  • Practical demonstration of what you can do: you will complete a written task or a demonstration related to the role you are applying for. Teachers sit an assessment and deliver a lesson to a class.
  • Final interview: you’ll have a final conversation with the hiring manager before decisions are made.

 

WORKING AT NOVA PIONEER

Nova Pioneer is a place where our people experience tremendous growth, fast! We invest heavily in the growth of our people because it leads to greater mastery in both us and our students. “Novaneers” work harder and work longer hours than at most schools but as a result, the growth they experience is extraordinary. We offer consistent and ongoing professional development and provide clear career pathways that ensure that our people are always achieving their personal and professional best. Nova Pioneer has a highly energetic, entrepreneurial environment where our people get to bring their creative and innovative ideas to life. We look for people who are flexible and who are able to adapt and respond quickly to adversity with a positive, can-do attitude (there are no problems, only solutions!). We welcome challenges and roll with the punches because it makes us, and our students, better. There is no problem too big for us! We work hard but we also have a lot of fun together. We bring infectious energy and enthusiasm to everything we do because joy fuels the hardest work and learning. Read more about our culture principles here.

 

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