Head Teacher Job, Teaching Jobs In Kenya,

Position: Head Teacher 

Reports to: Education Officer 

Supervises: Deputy Head Teacher, Teachers, Logistics & Accounts Assistant,  Security Staff, Social Workers 

Department: Education  

Job description

The position is responsible for providing leadership and management for the school/center  while ensuring holistic transformation of the learners through provision of high-quality  education, spiritual formation, basic health care and psychosocial support. 


  1. School Management 
  • Ensure implementation of the overall education strategies and program plans for  the school 
  • Implement and monitor annual action plans in collaboration with the Education Officers, ensuring school programs are run smoothly, efficiently and effectively on  a day to day basis for both curricular and co-curricular activities. 
  • Support the overall budgeting and manage the budget implementation and  monitoring process for the School. 
  • Ensure proper use of all school assets in the school/center while maintaining up  to date asset register. 
  • Maintenance of academic and other school records. 
  1. Organizing the teaching and support staff 
  • Ensure teamwork and delegate duties and responsibilities among teaching and  support staff while maintaining the overall center supervision. 
  • Ensure constant training of staff in line with changes in the curriculum and other  developments. 
  • Ensure staff adherence to professional code of ethics and discipline. 3. Performance Management 
  • Ensure every staff at the Centre has signed their job descriptions and  performance scorecards/targets for the year. 
  • Take lead in setting measurable performance standards in all areas of operations  of theschool. 
  • Continuously monitor staff performance and hold joint and individual meetings  for feedback. 
  • Ensure performance appraisal for all staff in the center are done with specific  recommendation made for each staff. 
  • Ensure the Deputy Head Teacher – Academics check professional documents and  ensuring the records are in use. 
  • Ensure the Social Workers effectively carry out student recruitment and other 
  1. School Fees Collection 
  • Ensure collection of approved monies through the set channels and receipting of  the same. 
  • Ensure proper record keeping of the revenue collected. 
  • Ensure periodic reconciliation of all financial transactions done at the school/center. 
  1. Communication and public relations functions 
  • Promote harmonious relations and linkages between the school and stakeholders. Ensure timely and accurate information is communicated to the students, parents  and other stakeholders. 
  • Champion the MOHI brand (DNA) in the school, community and other government  forums. 
  1. Discipline of staff and students 
  • Ensure implementation of the classroom management strategies i.e. teaching  with love and logic, Positive Behavior Support and Teachers Expectations  Students Achievement (TESA). 
  • Ensure total Adherence to the Children’s Act and other statutory regulations  regarding children rights including MOHI’s Child Protection & Safety Policy (CPSP). Support the development and implementation of school rules and regulations Establish strong discipline committee, prefects’ body and a guidance and  counseling department. 
  • Promote teaching of life skills at classroom level as per the curriculum. 7. General Administration Duties 
  • Implement proper procurement processes at the school to ensure efficiency and  effectiveness while minimizing costs and controlling wastages and or pilferage. All  requisitions, including exam requisitions, to be completed in a timely manner. 
  • Good management and accounting for petty cash and other resources at the  school, making sure proper records are maintained. 
  • Ensure proper management of the school feeding programme. 
  • Ensure that all pupils are in the right school uniform and are neat and well kempt. Oversee the maintenance of the buildings and facilities and monitor construction  projects at the Centre. 
  • Ensuring orderliness in the school compound at all times. 
  • Ensure the logistics of visitors in the welcoming, center-level activities and the  farewell. Ensure proper orientation of visitors is conducted throughout the school compound. 
  1. Health and Safety 
  • Ensure the safety, security, health, and welfare of pupils and staff. 9. Secretary to the PTA 
  • Organizing PTA meetings. 
  • Taking PTA minutes. 
  • The link between the teachers and the PTA members. 


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree Qualification with 5 years experience in an educational institution. P1 and/or Diploma holders with over 10 years of success in school leadership will also be considered.  
  • A certificate / Diploma in Leadership, Education Management, Guidance, and  Counseling, or any other relevant professional courses is an added advantage to this position. 
  • Ability to analyze data, review whole school systems, and make recommendations for an appropriate course of action for whole school improvement. 
  • Core leadership and management skills. 
  • Ability to plan and implement strategies for successful achievement of agreed goals. Be an effective team player that works collaboratively and effectively with others. Communicate effectively to a wide range of different audiences (verbal, written,  using ICT as appropriate). 
  • Demonstrate high-quality teaching strategies. 
  • Support, motivate and inspire both colleagues and pupils by leading through example. 
  • Up to date knowledge of statutory regulations and guidance relating to the post. Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

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