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Secondary Social Studies Teacher Job

Secondary Social Studies Teacher

school West Nairobi School

location Karen, Kenya

housing After a two year contract, the WNS teacher/administrator becomes eligible for an additional monthly stipend to be used towards either: housing, retirement, or student loans.

airfair WNS will fly the teacher/administrator (and family) to Kenya to begin the contract. After completing a two year contract, WNS will fly the teacher/administrator (and family) back home.

Start date Start July 2021

Contract Length: 2 years

Number of Vacancies: 1

Student Level: Middle School, High School

Eligible Candidates: Licensed Teacher, University Graduate

About the School:

West Nairobi School is an international school that partners with parents to provide an education of excellence from a Biblical worldview based on North American curriculum.  West Nairobi School strives to nurture the academic, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual development of the whole child. WNS serves children in grades pre-K through 12 from missionary, diplomatic, international business, and Kenyan families.


West Nairobi School is a vibrant and growing school that has been experiencing God’s blessing.  We are excited to be adding a number of new positions to our school to help us reach the growing number of families choosing West Nairobi School for their child’s education. Now is a great time to join a growing team of professional Christian educators in Kenya!

Nairobi is the capital and largest city in Kenya, having about four million inhabitants. West Nairobi School (WNS) is located in Karen, Kenya, a suburb in the west of Nairobi. Adjacent to the Ngong Forest, WNS is a very beautiful place. The temperature is consistent year-round, remaining between 20 and 27 degrees Celsius (65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit) with rains occurring in November-December and again in March-May. English is one of the official languages of Kenya, Kiswahili being the other. Tourism is the top industry in Kenya, followed closely by the tea and coffee industry


  • Education Required: Bachelor
  • Major: Preferably an Education Major
  • Required Certificates:Teaching Credential/License

  • A consistent Christian lifestyle.
  • Preferably State Certified in Education.
  • Meet certification requirements of recognized accrediting agency.
  • Successful classroom teaching experience or alternate experience working with students.
  • Thorough knowledge of teaching best practices and a willingness to follow the school’s policies and procedures.
  • Excellent communicability and interpersonal skills.

  • Well-organized and committed.
  • Creative and energetic.
  • Agreement to the Network of International Christian Schools (NICS) Statement of Faith and completed required NICS processing documents.

Job Benefits:

West Nairobi School provides:

  • Health Insurance with Tie Care (Equivalent amount varies depending on single or family)
  • Free Education for Staff Kids (Equivalent to $7,000 USD per student)
  • Lunch (daily) (Equivalent to $1,000 USD per year)
  • Travel (Equivalent to $800 – $1,500 USD per person)
  • Visa (Equivalent to $2,500 – $5,000 USD)
  • One-Time Furniture Set Up (Equivalent to $1,000 USD)

Job Description:

General Responsibilities: 

  • Teach two sections of 8th grade Social Studies and two sections of 9th grade World Geography in addition to a Social Studies elective / enrichment course.
  • Share the gospel daily with students as a class and individually with the goal of creating disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • Ensure consistent Biblical illumination throughout the curriculum.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver highly engaging instructional activities based on outcomes of curriculum.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Build positive relationships with parents and the WNS community.

  • Provide individualized instruction to each student by promoting interactive learning.
  • Assess and record students’ progress and provide grades and feedback.
  • Collaborate with other teachers, parents and stakeholders and participate in regular meetings.
  • Plan and execute educational in-class and outdoor activities and events.
  • Develop and enrich professional skills and knowledge by attending seminars and conferences.

To apply:

Please click apply and complete your application on our page. You will be prompted to register by creating an account. From there you will be able to fill out the application. Once the application is complete, a NICS representative will contact you and the interview process will begin.






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