Cornerstone Preparatory Academy Teaching Jobs


Vacancy Announcement for Teachers at Cornerstone Preparatory Academy
Cornerstone Preparatory Academy is a private primary school located at Hillstop, at the base of Mt. Longonot along the Trans African Highway.

We are currently seeking 5 qualified professional teachers, 1 in E.C.D.E 1 in  lower primary and 3 in upper primary to deliver quality teaching and learning experiences for learners.

Job Description
The Duties and Responsibilities of the teacher will include but not limited to:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans, while establishing and communicating clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • Prepare classroom for class activities and be able to use relevant technology to support instruction
  • Identify, select and use different instructional resources and methods in educational activities
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • Measure and evaluate individual student’s overall and holistic performance and development
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and other assignments
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities
  • Manage overall student behavior and discipline in and out of class by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, in accordance with established disciplinary systems of the school
  • With guidance from the chaplain, perform certain pastoral duties including student support and counseling students with academic problems
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • Participate in departmental, staff and parent meetings
  • Attend scheduled teacher training sessions  and participate actively
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Communicating, consulting and co-operating with other members of the school staff and management
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications for ECD and Primary (P1) Teacher

  • Minimum Certificate in Diploma in Early Childhood Education or Primary Teacher Education (P1) from a recognized college
  • At least 5 years teaching experience at ECD or primary school levels respectively
  • Willing to work under high pressure and for flexible hours
  • Must demonstrate passion for teaching and children
  • Extra training beyond P1 level an added advantage

Desirable attributes

  • Talented in co-curricular activities.
  • Portrays leadership skills and is a team player and good in interpersonal skill.
  • Must have had C+ and above in K.C.S.E.
  • Energetic, flexible and open minded.
  • Teachable, self-motivated with self-confidence
  • Have a desire to face challenges and grow in new ways.
  • Excellence in communication with good command of English language.

How to Apply

Suitable and qualified individuals should drop hard copy applications at Cornerstone Gate OR send CV and Cover letter detailing suitability for the job and salary expectation, addressed to the Principal: [email protected] and copy to [email protected], before or on Monday 31st July, 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cornerstone is an equal-opportunity employer.

No canvassing is acceptable and any candidate known to be involved in such practice will be disqualified.