JOB DESCRIPTION – BOARDING SCHOOL SUPERVISOR
Job Title : Boarding School Supervisor
Reports to : Boarding School Director.
Location : Kigutu, Burundi.
Kigutu International Academy (KIA) is an ambitious initiative of Village Health Works (VHW) an NGO founded in 2005 in Burundi
KIA is a secondary boarding school created to educate a new generation of ethical and entrepreneurial young leaders in Burundi.
The students are at the core of their own transformative education at KIA. The school recruits identify and select the most promising students throughout all of Burundi. Those selected have demonstrated not only succeed academically but have also shown leadership and commitment to improving their schools and their communities.
KIA brings together this cohort of students from a diverse range of backgrounds for a powerful educational and leadership journey over four years. Competencies and skills such as critical thinking and character development are intentionally folded into a sustained high level of academic achievement. KIA helps these young students to reinvent what is possible in a progressive and intentional sequence throughout their four years of secondary school and their further careers.
One of KIA’s missions is to serve as a model school to help reinforce and enrich the Burundian educational system. In doing so it also prepares the KIA graduates for success in universities within the East African community, within central Africa, and internationally.
The boarding Supervisor supports the school in meeting its responsibilities of Duty of Care. He is expected to support and uphold the aims and policies of KIA through example, attitude, and a genuine interest in its activities.
He reports to the Boarding School Director. He will work as part of a team led by the Head of school and act as a caregiver. He will also contribute to the life of the Boarding School is expected to be a strong role model with whom the students can relate in a positive way.
Duties and Responsibilities
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
How to apply
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a CV and a thoughtful cover letter outlining why this position is of interest, exactly how your experience matches the qualifications stated and what you believe differentiates you from other candidates. Additionally, please provide the salary range you are seeking. Submissions without cover letters and salary requirements will not be considered.
Submissions should be in English and sent to: KIAjobs2021@villagehealthworks.org. Please include “Boarding School Supervisor” in the subject line of your email.
Village Health Works considers is an equal opportunity to all applicants.
Deadline: June 19, 2022