Vacancies in Jaffery Academy, Kenya

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Jaffery Academy, Mombasa (JAM) is a welcoming friendly school with a vibrant learning space incorporating the latest technology to engage and inspire students.
The school provides high quality education from the ages of 3 to 18 and follows the UK Curriculum (IGCSE, AS & A Levels).
JAM is seeking to appoint an innovative and inspirational Psychology who will be required to work in a fast paced environment.

Overview of the position
Job title:  Psychology Teacher
Section:  Senior school (Year 7 to year 13)
Reporting To:  Head of senior school
Subject to be taught:  Psychology
Key responsibilities
·          Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
·          Delivering lessons to a range of classes that cater for the needs and development of the students according to age, ability and aptitude within their class.
·          Prepare schemes of work and lesson plans according to the syllabus and translate them into learning experiences.
·          Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
·          Plan, initiate and guide the units of study in respective subjects and use variety of instruction strategies.
·          Create and evaluate assessments of each student’s academic work and social growth and keep records updated.
·          Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
·          Administer and mark assessments.
·          Communicate regularly and constructively with students and staff.
·          Set and assign appropriate homework on a regular basis to reinforce student learning and to prepare them for further class activities.
·          Use teaching methods that are engaging to students, stimulating intellectual curiosity including the use of effective questioning, presentation and resources.
·          Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
·          Participate in curriculum development programs as required
·          Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
·          Participate in standardization/verification and moderation of the subject as required.
Qualifications
·          A Bachelor’s Degree in Education with Psychology as a major subject or a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a Post Graduate Diploma in Education.
·          Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
·          At least five years teaching experience.
·          Successful experience in teaching and learning.
·          Knowledge and understanding of current trends in teaching and learning practices.
·          Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to form effective relationships with all stakeholder groups.
·          Role model for teaching and learning across the school.

Job title:  Sociology Teacher
Section:  Senior school (Year 7 to year 13)

Reporting To:  Head of senior school
Subject to be taught:  Sociology
Key responsibilities
·          Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
·          Prepare schemes of work and lesson plans according to the syllabus and translate them into learning experiences.
·          Delivering lessons to a range of classes that cater for the needs and development of the students according to age, ability and aptitude within their class.
·          Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues.
·          Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
·          Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks
·          Plan, initiate and guide the units of study in respective subjects and use variety of instruction strategies.
·          Create and evaluate assessments of each student’s academic work and social growth and keep records updated.
·          Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
·          Administer and mark assessments.
·          Ensure close liaison and good communications with other staff in matters concerning students.
·          Communicate regularly and constructively with students and staff.
·          Set and assign appropriate homework on a regular basis to reinforce student learning and to prepare them for further class activities.
·          Use teaching methods that are engaging to students, stimulating intellectual curiosity including the use of effective questioning, presentation and resources.
·          Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
·          Participate in curriculum development programs as required
·          Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
·          Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
·          Participate in standardization/verification and moderation of the subject as required.
Qualifications
·          A Bachelor’s Degree in Education with Sociology as a major subject or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
·          Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
·          At least five years teaching experience.
·          Successful experience in teaching and learning.
·          Knowledge and understanding of current trends in teaching and learning practices.
·          Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to form effective relationships with all stakeholder groups.
·          Role model for teaching and learning across the school.
If you are qualified and motivated to work in a school with an international curriculum, we would like to hear from you.
Kindly submit your application accompanied by a detailed CV and relevant documents to hro@jafferyacademy.org not later than 15th June 2019.
The title of the email should be the job title for the position you are applying for.
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