Kelem International School

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Our International School, founded by the Swedish Embassy in Ethiopia in 1946, operates as a K-9 educational institution. Our primary objective is to foster the realization of each child’s full potential and cultivate resilient, curious, open-minded, and reflective students capable of effective self-expression. At present, our school serves 200 students and operates as an independent, not-for-profit educational facility.

The ideal Teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing the school-adopted international curriculum, assessment, and communication of student performance and the general well-being and safety of students. The teacher will also be responsible for maintaining accurate records of student attendance and student performance relative to the adopted standards.

Kelem International School External Vacancy Announcement

Job Position 1 – French Language Teacher

Required Qualification and Experience
Education: BED in French Language and Literature and/or B2 / C1 Delf Certification for Teachers
Minimum 3 years of relevant teaching experience preferably in international/community school systems

Please note that all interested applicants are expected to fulfill the following professional qualities:
Model exemplary behavior for students
Be effective contributors to all team processes within the school
Demonstrate enthusiasm for students and their learning
Motivate students and inspire continuous learning
Be committed and open to professional development as a teacher
Value and contribute to the multicultural work environment
Maintain an open, honest relationship with their supervisors
Contribute positively and effectively to school-wide professional development activities
Be able to respond positively to constructive feedback with view of continued professional development
Implement school policies and procedures and enforce school rules in a consistent manner
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions and actions related to student safety
Be prepared to work beyond the school day, when required, for the benefit of our students and their learning
Willingly perform other reasonable duties as assigned

Job Position 2 – Human Resource Manager

Required Qualification and Experience
Education: First Degree in Human Resource, or related discipline.
Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in an international or community school.

Key roles & responsibilities:
Manages all HR functions including recruitment, performance management, employee relations, benefits, and compensation
Develops and maintains the School’s employee policies and procedures, employee handbook and employee forms
Manages the recruitment process including posting, recruiting, interviewing, and hiring for open positions
Supports the Leadership Team in the recruitment of Local and Foreign Staff
Prepares and maintains accurate job descriptions and classifications for Staff members
Oversees employee onboarding, orientation, exit processes and document completion
Advises and consults with Assistant Principal and relevant leadership team members to resolve and/or diffuse employee relations issues; oversees and directly engages in the resolution of delicate employee matters and seeks to protect the School’s best interest
Monitors and facilitates insurance claims related to employee benefits
Oversees administration of leaves and vacation tracking
Develops, implements and maintains effective compliance with all requirements for employee training
Leads annual performance management process for staff
Leads professional development initiatives for staff

Supervise Support-Staff of the school and facilitate the day-to-day activities
Take any disciplinary action towards staff members who do not comply with the school’s rules and regulations and the Ethiopian Labor Law Proclamations
Create and implement effective onboarding plans
Assist in performance management processes
Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues
Maintain employee records (attendance, Employment etc.) and files according to policy and legal requirements
Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance
Maintain and update company databases
Organize a filing system for important and confidential company documents
Answer queries by employees and clients
Update office policies as needed
Maintain a company calendar and schedule appointments
Book meeting rooms as required; and coordinate
Distribute and store correspondence (e.g. letters, emails and packages)
Prepare reports and presentations with statistical data, as assigned
Schedule in-house and external events

How To Apply:
Interested applicants are asked to apply by submitting their most recent CV as well as a letter of no more than two sides of A4 outlining their suitability for the post and motivation in making the application. The CV must include names and full contact details of three professional referees, one of whom must be the candidate’s most recent supervisor/ line manager. Referees will not be contacted without prior permission.
Applications may be submitted in person at the school address below or send by email to [email protected]. In addition to interaction with candidates’ professional referees a variety of background checks will be required prior to final appointment.
Please note that Kelem International School is committed to all aspects of safeguarding and safer recruitment practices to ensure that the school provides a safe and secure environment for all.
School address:
The HR office
The Former Swedish Community School Parents Charitable Organization (FSCSPCO)
Dar Sahara street, Kazanchis,
House # 9999

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]