Assistant Warden At Rivera High School, Kigali-Rwanda - CLOSE: 04/07/2021
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Biology Teacher At Rivera High School, Kigali-Rwanda – CLOSE: 04/07/2021

Biology Teacher

Rivera High School

Rivera High School is an international secondary boarding school in Kigali Rwanda, a private education institution that was established in 2007. It was founded in response to the President’s appeal for investors to enter the private education sector.


Job title

Biology Teacher



Job Category

Full time




2 years renewable contract



Starting date

Mid-August 2021

Institution Information

Rivera High School is an international secondary boarding school in Kigali Rwanda, a private education institution that was established in 2007. It was founded in response to the President’s appeal for investors to enter the private education sector. It is a high-quality secondary boarding school with a capacity of 600 male and female learners.

Our Mission is “to produce in large numbers a special quality of student whom universities and employers will compete to enroll, due to their high levels of performance, ethics and good citizenship”.

Our vision is to “deliver a student-centered education underpinned by established teaching skills and a strong school culture which ensures that it is high-performing, disciplined, ethical, self-developmental and aware of its educational and social environment”.

We are one of the few schools in Kigali that offer 3 curriculum – the Rwanda National Curriculum, BTEC, and Cambridge International. We are also an accredited BTEC and SAT center. We are proud of the diversity of our students and staff, with over 10 nationalities represented.

Discipline is highly prized and well maintained at three levels – spiritualsocial, and academic.

Reporting Relationships

The Biology teacher reports to the Head of Faculty- Cambridge. He/she works closely with colleagues and the Head of the department.

Job summary/overall goal of the position

The Biology teacher is responsible for delivering all lessons to pupils as planned and promote the culture of discipline, stewardship, and excellence in the school.

Duties  and responsibilities




  • To be present in class and deliver all lessons as indicated on the timetable
  • To make schemes of work and lesson plans to cover all her/ his teaching activities and to have these approved by the Head of the department.
  • To attend meetings as called by the head of the department or other senior staff
  • To cover for an absent colleague when necessary
  • To cover the syllabus as per RNEC documentation for the class in question
  • To set preps as per the timetable and correct or test them as appropriate
  • To be available to assist students outside class hours with academic work or helpful advice
  • To ensure that the classroom and the students are equipped with the necessary educational materials and equipment
  • To discipline the students in class and take necessary and appropriate steps to correct them
  • To take care of the students in class and to act in the interests of their welfare in case of emergency
  • To raise student problems with other members of staff as appropriate. i.e. Medical, academic, disciplinary, and psychological issues
  • To participate in clubs and out of hours duties and functions as necessary to the needs of a boarding school
  • To observe the terms of the teachers’ code of conduct
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Person specifications

Qualifications, skills, and experience needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Education, Biology or related field;
  • At least 5 years relevant experience;
  • Experience in the Cambridge International program strongly desired
  • Previously teaching Biology at A’ level Cambridge
  • Professional development course is an added advantage
  • Must be fluent in English, Fluency in French and Kinyarwanda is an asset;
  • IT skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint…
  • Ability to take initiative, work well under pressure, and carry out work independently;
  • Team player who drives a culture of learning and servant leadership;
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Kinyarwanda;
  • Cross-cultural communication skills;
  • Stress management and ability to multitask


  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective communication skills for dealing with students, parents, teachers, and support staff
  • Should be organized, energetic and self-directed.
  • Ability to interact at all levels.
  • Optimizing diversity.
  • Strong intellect and vision.
  • Aligning performance for success.
  • Gender-sensitive

How to apply:

All interested candidates are requested to send their application letters and updated CV together with copies of their academic credentials not later than 04th July 2021,

On our email:

We highly encourage females or women to apply.

Note:  Applicants MUST submit 3 referees one of whom MUST be their present Principal/ employer and only school email addresses are valid, NOT random Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc…..

Only qualified applicants will be contacted within 14 days after their submission.

Riviera High School is an equal opportunity employer.

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