Head
Brookhouse Schools
Nairobi, Kenya

Established in 1981, Brookhouse is a co-educational, independent day and boarding school on two Nairobi campuses serving the international community at pre-school, primary and secondary levels. A Round Square School and a member of the G-30 group, Brookhouse follows the British Curriculum and has the pursuit of academic excellence at the centre of its educational philosophy and approach. A Brookhouse education focuses on strong academic performance, a supportive pastoral environment and a rich and varied programme of sports, cultural and extra-curricular activities. Brookhouse is a proud member of Inspired, a leading global premium schools group educating over 38,000 students across a global network of 51 schools.

Two Campuses – One Family. The Brookhouse Karen campus, established in 1981, serves the community to the south of the city of Nairobi, while the Brookhouse Runda Campus first opened its doors in 2017. Both campuses welcome students to Early Learning, Prep/Primary and Middle School sections, while the Karen campus also offers a Sixth Form and boarding.

The School seeks an energetic and inspirational Head, who will be responsible for the overall strategic leadership and expansion of one of the two Brookhouse campuses, Karen or Runda. S/he will have a proven track record of success in school leadership in order to maintain the highest academic standards, establish and develop pastoral care structures and ensure a modern and globally-minded approach to teaching and learning. The Head will ensure that every child in their care is feels happy and secure and that safeguarding plays an essential part of the day-to-day operations and culture of the school.

The Head will be a member of the cross-campus Collaborative Management Team (or CMT), playing a significant role in formulating, implementing and reviewing policy and practice for the Brookhouse family.

For more information on Brookhouse Schools, please visit www.brookhouse.ac.ke

For more information on Inspired, please visit www.inspirededu.com

A candidate brief is available to download below.

Interested candidates should submit a detailed CV to application@odgersberndtson.co.za

by Monday 30 September 2019, citing the reference Brookhouse Head.

A competitive market related package will be offered to the successful candidate who will be expected to assume duties in August 2020.

Brookhouse Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo background screening checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Brookhouse Schools reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

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