Faculty of the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Junior School


Head Teacher
Dorena Maina

Deputy Head Teacher
Nadia Janmohamed

PYP Coordinator
Ashifa Patni

Lead Teacher – Upper School
Cynthia Sang

Lead Teacher – Lower School
Caroline Odhiambo

Lead Teacher – Single subjects
Perez Amalemba

Mathematics Coordinator
Christine Wairimu N’gang’a

Teaching faculty at the Aga Khan Academy all have a Bachelor’s in Education degree or a Bachelor’s degree with a Post-graduate Certificate in Education, and a minimum of three years’ experience in teaching. Most faculty have a Master’s degree.

Faculty members are encouraged to pursue professional development, and the School provides numerous opportunities to pursue training, including but not limited to:

  • IBO workshops held in various international locations;
  • In-house curriculum workshops by IBO-certified trainers (most recently held in November 2016);
  • Harvard University on-line training for teaching skills enhancement;
  • Life Long Learning Programme;
  • Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) Professional Learning Workshops.