Vacancy Details

8010 - Principal & Head of Secondary - September 2021

Location: Kenya - Nairobi
Closing Date 18-Mar-2021
About the Role

Hillcrest International School are recruiting an outstanding Principal/ Head of Secondary with experience, ambition and vision to ensure continued success. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the school through a period of growth, continued academic improvement and to contribute as a key member of the team.

As Principal/Head of Secondary, you can expect to lead a school with high quality facilities, work with passionate and dedicated staff from across the globe, provide for truly international minded students who have a thirst for learning, and engage with highly aspirational and supportive parents.

We know that when it comes to being a great place to work, it helps to make sure our people feel valued; HIS prides itself on providing staff with the opportunity to grow and develop within the Organisation. You will be able to access and contribute to our world class Professional Development and Leadership Programmes as well as work with our internationally recognized advisors who are leading experts in their field.

To apply for this position, please emails with your CV, along with a formal letter of application taking care to outline why you believe you have the experience, skills and attributes to lead this school.

About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package.

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School

Hillcrest School was set up as a preparatory in 1965 on State House Road, Nairobi. In December 1973, the idea for establishing the secondary led to the purchase of ten hectares of land in the Karen area, fifteen kilometers from Nairobi’s Central Business District. The school accepted its first intake of secondary students in the January term of 1975. In 1998, the preparatory relocated to Karen.

Today the campus comprises Hillcrest Early Years, Hillcrest Preparatory, Hillcrest Secondary (collectively known as Hillcrest International School) for parents wanting a complete all round education.

The facilities accommodate close to 600 students from thirty countries, catering for the families of international, professional and local business communities. Hillcrest is a co- educational fee-paying school and is expensive by local standards. Staff are recruited both locally in Kenya, and from Britain, Australia and the United States. Hillcrest is registered with the Kenyan Ministry of Education.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.