Riara Group Of Schools Job Vacancies 2016

Riara Group Of Schools Job Vacancies 2016

The Riara Group of Schools is a brand that has been in existence for four decades and is a leading institution in the education industry. We are inspired and motivated by the Riara philosophy of quality education to bridge higher education and the dynamism of the labour market. We are looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions:

  1. Dean of Studies – Riara Springs Girls High School.
  2. Home Science Teacher – Riara Springs Girls High School.
  3. Estates Manager
  4. Security Manager

DEAN OF STUDIES – Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Support the Principal in ensuring that the learning environment is rich and conducive, where each learner will realize her maximum potential.
  2. Participate in setting goals and targets for the staff, and provide monitoring and corrective measures that ensure meeting of the agreed targets.
  3. Supervise the implementation of the academic and non-academic curriculum.
  4. Assist in assessing and identifying capacity gaps for the staff and organize for the necessary training in consultation with the Principal.
  5. Coordinate internal and external examinations.
  6. Prepare and supervise the preparation of reports, records, lists, and other paperwork appropriate for the effective administration of the school.
  7. Lead and supervise guidance and counselling programs that will enhance individual education and character formation.
  8. Maintain effective communication with staff, students and parents.

HOME SCIENCE TEACHER – Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Nurture students through instruction, training, and modelling to enable them acquire quality education for life.
  • Make learning enjoyable through creativity, innovation and participative experience for the students.
  • Thoroughly prepare the students for both internal and external examinations by teaching the set syllabus, setting standard internal examinations and professionally marking and grading the same. Also keep proper record of each student’s performance.
  • Identify students with special needs and try to meet those needs or refer them appropriately to those who can meet such needs.
  • Carry out co-curricular activities that enhance classroom learning e.g. clubs, sports, etc.
  • Contribute to teamwork and co-operation among staff.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience for Dean of Studies and Home-Science Teacher:

  1. A Bachelors of Education degree with at least 4 years’ experience
  2. For the Dean of Studies, at least 4 years’ experience as Head of Department or in a similar role.
  3. Must be proficient in Ms Office Suite of Packages.
  4. Strong leadership and mentorship skills.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, accuracy and keen attention to detail.
  6. Must be of high personal integrity and ethics, proactive, self-motivated and a team player.

ESTATES MANAGER – Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all facilities, buildings and compounds are maintained at the highest standards i.e. cleaning, maintenance, repair & construction works.
  • Conduct a monthly audit of facilities and maintain a comprehensive maintenance and repair schedule.
  • Maintain an updated inventory of buildings, furniture, equipment and other related assets.
  • Co-ordinate, in liaison with the Heads of Schools, the logistics and administrative aspects of various school events in terms of venue arrangements.
  • Provide leadership to the Estates Team, ensuring high level of integrity, customer service, discipline and ownership. Lead by example.
  • Prepare monthly management reports.

SECURITY MANAGER – Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively manage the security and safety of staff, pupils, clients and institutional assets.
  • Provide leadership to the security team, ensuring high level of integrity, customer service, discipline and ownership. Lead by example.
  • Ensure proper custody and use of all security equipment and ensure that the equipment is always well serviced and in good working condition.
  • Conduct periodic audits and provide requisite intelligence and proposals for action.
  • Manage relations with external and contracted security providers.
  • Prepare monthly management reports

Qualifications Knowledge and Experience for Estates and Security Managers:

  1. Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Minimum of Diploma in Business Administration or its equivalent.
  2. For Estates Manager, qualifications in facilities management is essential and experience in construction will be an added advantage.
  3. Minimum 6 years’ experience 3 of which must be in middle level management.
  4. Proficient in Ms Office Suite of Packages.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, accuracy and keen attention to detail.
  6. Must be of high personal integrity and ethics, proactive, self-motivated and a team player.
  7. Strong leadership and problem-solving skills.

Application Procedure:

Qualified candidates to send a copy of their CV including current and expected remuneration and contact details of 3 referees to recruitment@riaraschools.ac.ke  by close of business on Friday 29 April 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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