Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK) – Economics Teacher

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The position

The Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKES, Kenya) operates 5 schools in various cities in Kenya and provides nursery to senior secondary education in both national and international curricula. It is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people of all faiths and origins in specific regions of the developing world.

The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi (AKA, Nairobi) is the only school in Kenya authorized to offer a continuum of the International Baccalaureate curriculum (IB) from Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), to Diploma Programme (DP). With over 1000 students, AKA, Nairobi is a multi-cultural school with a variety of nationalities represented in our student and teaching faculty.

The Aga Khan Academy Nairobi – Senior School, welcomes applications from dedicated and enthusiastic, professionals for the position of Economics Teacher for six months with a possibility of extension.

Role Summary

As an Economics Teacher, you will be responsible for designing and delivering an engaging economics curriculum, helping students develop a deep understanding of economic principles, and preparing them for success in examinations and real-world applications. Your role will be pivotal in shaping future economists, business leaders, and informed global citizens. The Economics Teacher will deliver high-quality and vibrant lessons that enable each student to be highly imaginative, challenge perceptions, develop creative and analytical skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively plan units of study designed to maximize learning for all students
  • Deliver effective, differentiated, and inquiry-based lessons in a friendly and supportive atmosphere
  • Create a safe and conducive environment in which the students can learn and thrive
  • Use varied, adequate assessments, including formative and summative assessments in line with the International Baccalaureate Organization requirements
  • Engage parents regularly and effectively in the education of their children
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the relevant subject and modern pedagogy
  • Accurately evaluate and comment on both the ability and developmental potential of each student
  • Effectively communicate with students, colleagues, and parents, including through email and the school information system
  • Demonstrate an experience of high professional values and practices
  • Show profound commitment to ongoing professional growth and to taking on responsibility for fulfilling the vision and philosophy of the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi

The requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in the respective field.
  • TSC Certification.
  • 5 years of IB Middle Years Programme and/or IB Diploma outstanding teaching experience as well as previous Middle Years’ Programme experience.

Closing date for applications is September 27, 2023






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