International School of Kenya

Located on the outskirts of Nairobi, the International School of Kenya is a coeducational day school...

encompassing grades pre-kindergarten through 13 and offering both the North American High School Diploma as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma to its graduates.

At its picturesque 25-hectare campus established in 1976, ISK provides a well-rounded education to approximately 650 students who represent 60 nationalities.

ISK seeks to employ and retain teachers and other professionals of the highest quality. 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.

Current Vacancies (Updated October 31, 2008)

* Secondary IT (IB Computer Science)
* Middle School Humanities
* Upper Elementary Classroom

Potential Vacancies

* High School Principal
* Pre-Kindergarten
* Lower Elementary Classroom
* Secondary Instrumental Music
* High School Social Studies
* High School Mathematics
* Middle School Mathematics
* High School English

Specific vacancies are posted and updated on a regular basis. ISK accepts applications at all times for future vacancies.

Benefit Package

Employees receive a comprehensive benefit package that is highly competitive with other international schools. For a more detailed list of benefits, please contact us.

Required for Employment

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

A. 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.
* A satisfactory personnel record.
* An expressed commitment to devote time for extra-curricular activities beyond the normal teaching day.
* Evidence of work and attitude indicating an ongoing interest in improving and increasing knowledge and teaching skills.

B. For Teachers

* a recognized teaching certificate;
* a minimum of two years' relevant teaching experience within the last five years.

C. For Other Professionals

* A relevant certificate;
* A minimum of two years' relevant experience within the last five years.

D. Desirable but not mandatory

* A fifth year of formal preparation beyond the Bachelor's degree for elementary certificated employees.
* A second area of certification for secondary school certificated employees.

CIS AccreditedMSA Accredited

Application Procedure

Applicants for teaching positions at ISK should forward a letter of application and basic CV to Ms. Ruth Obur, or alternatively indicate an interest through the International Schools Services, SEARCH Associates, ECIS, or The International Educator.

Applicants should be aware that those who have arranged for a personal interview in Kenya or through the agencies will be more likely to attain positions than those who have not had a personal interview. An ISK recruiter will attend the Search Associates Recruitment Fair in Cambridge, Mass and the ISS Recruitment Fair in San Francisco in February.

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