Head of School -International Section (Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School) at Aga Khan Education Service

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Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania (AKES,T ), is a private, not for profit, service company registered under the Companies Act and operates three schools in Tanzania offering the International Baccalaureate PYP/ Diploma Programme, Pre IGCSE at grades 7-9, IGCSE at Grades 10 and 11 and the NECTA curriculum from Form 1-6. AKES,T is currently seeking qualified, dynamic, open-minded, committed, effective and experienced candidates to fill the following vacant positions for the new term starting August 2022:


Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School

Position Title: Head of School -International Section


Applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Completed Master’s degree in Education from a reputable, accredited university: and two year’s relevant work experience thereafter.
  • At least five years’ experience, with demonstrable achievements of leading a Grade 6-12 reputable international school; the experience and drive to lead an intense school improvement and change process and resilience when experiencing difficulties inherent in an emerging system;
  • IBDP training done over the past three years related to leadership, management & evaluations
  • IBDP training done over the past three years training forTOK, Extended Essay
  • IBDP training done over the past three years for programme leader
  • Proven track record in the effective and efficient management of fiscal and human resources;
  • Experience with the International Baccalaureate Curriculum Diploma Programme and / orthe IGCSE;
  • Excellent team-building skills, with proven experience in leading, motivating and empowering teams;
  • Experience in Africa is desirable



Applicants should send a letter of application describing experience, detailed Curriculum Vitae, and contact information of three confidential referees, including current Head of School or Line Manager. It should be addressed to HR – Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania and should be sent by e-mail to hr@akest.org or apply through www.akdn.org/career. Please ensure you include an email address, a telephone contact and Skype I.D. Closing date for applications: May 25 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network

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