English Coordinator in Kenya

Date posted:2024-03-16 | Writer: SABIS International School Runda | Email: [email protected]

SABIS® is a global education network that has an active presence in 21 countries on five continents and educates students in both the private and public sectors. SABIS® schools implement the proven, proprietary SABIS® Educational System, which has been developed and refined for over 135 years.

Job Purpose

Training teachers in specific subjects and maintaining teaching consistency using the SABIS® methodology and system. Analysing results to identify weaknesses within the subject matter and areas where teachers need to improve.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing teacher substitutions for absent staff to ensure that classes are being taught according to the lesson plans.

Checking the SABIS® AMS results and analysing students’ performance and following up on failed concepts and any errors that may have occurred during the testing sessions.

Conducting class observations on a daily basis to ensure that the SABIS® Point System is being properly applied and providing feedback to the teachers on their performance.

Meeting with the relevant staff to check on students’ progress and developing action plans to improve academic results.

Following up on teachers’ complaints with the AQC(s) and/or School Director.

Assigning marking and managing teachers’ timetables to ensure an equal distribution of workload.

Ensuring that all teaching materials (pacing charts, sample questions, basic questions, lesson plans, exam timetables, etc.) are available for teachers’ use.

Meeting with the AQC(s) to discuss the teachers’ performance, develop improvement plans, and ensure that they are implemented.

Conducting the performance appraisals of the teachers in coordination with the AQC(s) and developing and following up on improvement plans.

Submitting a weekly report to the School Director and AQC(s) regarding the teachers’ performance.

Reviewing and/or suggesting the teachers’ classroom assignments at the beginning of the year for the different classes in order to ensure that each section has its most suitable teachers.

Conducting teachers’ training workshops to improve their subject knowledge and teaching methods for specific concepts while using the SABIS® system.

Conducting quality control and submitting all the exam results for the division to the IT Department to ensure consistency and completion of marking in a timely manner.

Providing feedback to the Regional Center on pacing charts, exams, curriculum, etc.

Organising and managing the academic support sessions for struggling students in coordination with the AQC(s) and SLC.

Ensuring that all teachers are following the pacing charts in a timely manner and developing action plans for those who are falling behind.

Ensuring that all classrooms’ displays are updated and appropriate and that corridors are well maintained.

Ensuring that students receive the exam schedules, revision material, SABIS® AMS, and periodic and final study list as per the pacing chart (when applicable to a specific grade).

Distributing study materials to teachers such as AMS sample questions, in order to prepare students for their weekly exams (when applicable to a specific grade).

Scheduling and conducting reading exams for students (when applicable to a specific grade).

Planning the schedules of periodic exams in conjunction with the AQC(s) and Regional Center to ensure that all exams are conducted at the appropriate timing and correct frequency (when applicable to a specific grade).

Performing other related tasks as they arise and as delegated by the school management.

Ideal Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Education or English

A Master’s degree is a plus

Teaching certification is mandatory 

Native English Speaker

3+ years of experience in the SABIS® Network is preferred but not necessary

Professional behaviour and ethical conduct

Delivering results

Continuous learning and improvement

Accountability and taking ownership

Employment Requirements:

Must meet all employment requirements including, but not limited to, country and local education and certification requirements, reference checks, and criminal background checks.

Additional details about this position will only be provided to short-listed candidates.

To apply, please contact the email address in the job heading.