School Principal Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Janta Kenya

Job Description

Our client Sunshine Secondary School is an academic institution based in Nairobi Kenya and is seeking to recruit a high caliber, results oriented, experienced and highly skilled individual for the position of the School Principal.

Reports to: The Board of Directors

Department: Administration

Main Purpose of the Job: The Principal will play a critical function in the implementation of Sunshine Secondary School strategic plan. As a member of the senior leadership team, he/she will be a key player in providing strategic direction and leadership to the school.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

Be a lead educator and administrator in the institution;
Teach subjects of specialization; manage and implement institutional curriculum;
Administer teaching functions in the institution including the evaluation of curriculum delivery;
Be responsible for the project planning, administration and management of human resource;
Ensure maintenance of high standards of discipline by both staff and students;
Ensure compliance with the statutory requirements and other relevant laws related to education and employment;
Be responsible for the establishment of a safe and conducive environment for learners;
Interpreting and implementing decisions pertaining to education.
Overall organizer, coordinator and supervisor of all the activities in the school and being responsible for improving and maintaining high teaching and learning standards.
Responsible for the acquisition, development and maintenance of physical facilities at the school.
Liaison officer between the TSC the city Education Department, the sponsor of the school, student admission and curriculum policy and the supporting staff.
Official spokesman and representative of the school in all official functions.

Key Performance Measures

School administration and staff team Leadership
Meeting the strategic Plan objectives
Compliance with all statutory requirements
Policy implementation

Knowledge, Experience and Personal Attributes.


Be a Kenyan citizen;
Be in possession of Bachelor of Education Degree (BED) or Post Graduate Degree in Education (PGDE) from a university recognized in Kenya;
Have at least 10 years relevant experience as a high school teacher with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role within an institution of higher learning;
Masters Degree and strategic leadership program course will be an added advantage

Personal Attributes


A hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
Strong analytical skills and experience in interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills in English language
Ability to manage change
A good planning, organizational an


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