Rift Valley Academy

AIM’s Christian boarding school in Central Kenya

Invest in the lives of missionary children as you support outreach among the unreached.

Rift Valley Academy (RVA) is a Christian boarding school in central Kenya with over a hundred years of rich history. The school serves about 500 missionary children (K-12), representing 30 nationalities and 80 mission organizations and churches. As part of the RVA team you’ll be privileged to invest yourself in the lives of students while supporting the broader mission efforts of making Christ known among Africa’s remaining unreached peoples.

Ministry opportunities include teachers, dorm-parents, administrators, and other support staff.

Staffing Needs for 2021-22

Student Life

Athletic Director

Elementary/Primary Needs

Elementary/Primary Teacher

Junior High/High School Needs

Home Ec Cooking Teacher (3rd Term)
Social Studies Teacher (3rd Term – urgent need)

Other Academic Positions

School Counselor (Academics-Guidance Dept)

Staffing Needs for 2022-23

Student Life

High School Boys Dorm Parents (1st Term only or full term)
High School Girls Dorm Parents
Athletic Director

Student Wellness

School-Based Therapist (with license/certification in mental health counseling, clinical social work, or comparable degree)
Child Safety Officer (1st Term)


Maintenance/Construction Supervisor

Elementary/Primary Needs

Elementary/Primary Teacher
Band Teacher
Music Teacher
Physical Education Teacher

Junior High/High School Needs

Bible Teacher
Computer Technology Teacher
AP Computer Science Teacher
English Teacher
Art Teacher
Pottery/Ceramics Teacher (2nd Term)
Band Teacher
Math Teacher
Physical Education Teacher
Industrial Arts Teacher (woodworking emphasis)
Junior High Science Teacher
High School Science Teacher
AP World History Teacher (2nd Term)
Spanish Teacher
Swahili Teacher

Other Academic Positions

JH/HS Principal
School Counselor (Academics-Guidance Dept)
College & Career Advisor
ESL Teacher
Academic Support Coordinator
Academic Support Teacher
Admissions Director
Communications Coordinator

“I feel like there’s no better place to raise our kids. The character and quality of the people that make up this close-knit community, the simpler way of life, the greater mission, and the overlap of our family life and ministry is a unique and powerful combination.” 

—Jill, RVA staff member

Quick-Connect Form

If you believe God could be calling you to fill one of these roles, use the form here to connect with AIM about serving at Rift Valley Academy.

Ask questions. Talk with a Mission Mobilizer. Start an application.

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