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Nova Pioneer Education Group is a Pan-African independent school network offering preschool through secondary education for students from ages 3 through 19. We prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills

2024 Administrative Assistant (Athi River Day School)

About the job

  • Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Administrative Assistant for our Athi River Day School willing and ready to start in January 2024. You will provide high-level administrative support to the School Principal. This is an opportunity to help create a transformative school model with the future of Africa’s youth at stake

About The Role

You will:

  • Schedule meetings for the School Principal in line with their diary
  • Facilitate the public relations function of the front office
  • Prepare documents ahead of internal and external meetings as directed by the School Principal (photocopying, binding, filing etc.)
  • Prepare documents for internal display on pin-boards or notice boards (brochures, posters, etc.)
  • Keep custody of the students’ attendance registers and any confidential documents on behalf of the School Principal
  • Maintain the school’s student roster (termly) and update it as necessary
  • Maintain The Principal’s Google calendar, scheduling meetings, calls, virtual/teleconferences, and attend to meeting logistics so that meetings are started on time with full participation
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders via telephone, in person and in writing through the drafting of letters, memorandums, reports, and emails
  • Coordinate travel and accommodation for the School Principal
  • Handle invoices and transportation requests for the School Principal
  • Facilitate logistical arrangements for weekly, monthly and quarterly meetings
  • Provide administrative services and take minutes for various meetings when required
  • Receive guests and/or visitors for the Principal as well as any other visitors in the network office
  • Assist in managing PTA communications and meetings
  • Issue materials/stationery to team mates.
  • Maintain and update the inventory tracker and raise stationery requisitions.
  • In addition to these typical duties, may perform other duties as assigned and required
  • Finding ways to improve administrative processes
  • Prepare communications, such as memos, emails, invoices, reports and other correspondence
  • Create and maintain filing systems, both electronic and physical

About You

  • You have a Diploma or Degree in Office Administration and possess HR knowledge and skills.
  • You have 2-3 years experience in Front Office Management, preferably of an established startup, large company, or a school
  • You are experienced or open to learning the Google software suite (Google Calendar, Docs, Sheets, G Mail, etc.) as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • You are experienced and proficient in MS Suite with strong writing skills (for office communication) and are skilled in making posters and certificates
  • You have excellent organizational, planning and time management skills – you are able to handle many moving parts while maintaining high standards of excellence
  • You demonstrate capacity to analyze complex situations and solve problems
  • You are a great communicator. You are able to provide a clear and effective written and verbal communication to the leaders and school team
  • You have an exceptional ability to think strategically and yet you sweat the small stuff—people see you as unusually detail-oriented and conscientious
  • You have the ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive matters
  • You have a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • You are proactive and have an enthusiastic approach to work
  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback

History/CRE Teacher, Tatu Girls

About the job

  • Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar High School History/ CRE Teacher based at our Tatu Girls Campus. Please note this applies to teachers who have 3+ years teaching experience. You will play a critical role in delivering an exceptional 21st Century learning experience for our students.

About The Role

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Teach and deliver exceptional, real world, enquiry-based History/ CRE lessons that align with the Kenya curriculum requirements.
  • Maintain positive, constructive and professional relationships with students, their families and colleagues.
  • Develop lessons plans and partner with the Learning Design Team in reviewing and updating lessons when required/ desired.
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning, is developmentally appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students and maintain an organized and focused learning environment.
  • Infuse joy and passion for learning in lessons so that students are excited and interested in their academic excellence.
  • Provide necessary accommodations and modifications for the growth and success of all students, both in academic and culture expectations.
  • Be accountable for students’ mastery of content and academic standards.
  • Integrate interactive technology into lessons to enhance instructional delivery.
  • Set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students and provide effective student feedback so they internalize them.
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior and model expected behaviour at all times for students to emulate
  • Consistently meet the ambitious goals of a rapidly-growing organization
  • Serve as teacher on duty and/or boarding teacher on duty and support school wide programs aimed at behavior interventions.
  • Timely capture of students data on academic outcomes and articulation of students progress to NP families and other stakeholders when called upon to do so.
  • Serve as a home room teachers when called upon to do so.

About You

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • TSC certification and a relevant Degree in Education.
  • Strictly 3+years teaching experience in the subject of History/ CRE
  • You are a great communicator. You are able to provide clear and effective written and verbal communication.
  • You are flexible and open to change – you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
  • You are a problem solver – you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making an effort to find appropriate solutions.
  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.

2024 Laboratory Technician (Eldoret High Schools)

ABOUT THE ROLE

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Liaising with science teaching staff on their needs for practical work and maintain an efficient system for the use and allocation of materials and equipment, setting a priority system where necessary.
  • Advising science teaching staff on technical components of the curriculum.
  • Assisting science teaching staff with demonstrations.
  • Assisting science teaching staff in instructing students on the use/care of equipment.
  • Advising and assist science teaching staff in safety matters relating to the science laboratory.
  • Demonstrating laboratory techniques to science teaching staff/students.
  • Setting out equipment and materials for the classroom/department.
  • Using clear classroom demonstrations.
  • Maintaining a safe chemical storage/handling/disposal system in accordance with current regulations.
  • Assisting with the security of the science laboratory and equipment.
  • Maintaining an inventory of equipment and annual stocktaking.
  • Keeping a record of the consumables used regularly and maintain adequate supplies of them (including chemicals).
  • Acquiring relevant catalogs and price lists.
  • Ordering equipment and chemicals in consultation with the manager.
  • Assisting with labeling, storage, stock-taking and ordering of equipment and chemicals.
  • Servicing and clean simple laboratory apparatus/equipment.
  • Developing maintenance procedures for laboratory equipment and organize maintenance where required.
  • Reporting damages to equipment and arrange repairs.
  • Conducting safety audits for the laboratories.
  • Evaluating and selecting equipment, and make recommendations for purchase to Science Coordinator.

ABOUT YOU

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Diploma or certificate in Science Laboratory Technology in Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized institution.
  • You possess 1-3 years of working experience in a recognized secondary school or equivalent institution.
  • You are able to prepare students’ practical work up to 8-4-4 level with minimum supervision.
  • You are flexible and open to change – you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
  • You are a problem solver – you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making effort to find appropriate solutions.
  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback

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