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Art Teacher

Full Time
Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria
Job Objective
  • To plan and deliver high quality teaching and learning in Art (3-11years), in keeping with the school vision of excellence.
Duties & Responsibilities
Teaching and learning
  • Be a positive role model in terms of professional behaviour, work and attitudes.
  • Set high standards of work and behaviour in the class and in all other areas of the school.
  • Deliver the school curriculum for Art as relevant to the stream, age and ability groups taught.
  • Plan for progression in Art across the age and ability range taught, designing effective lessons/programmes of work in accordance with the needs of individual learners.
  • Incorporate and link learning to appropriate elements of the host country curriculum.
  • Teach challenging, well organised lessons, using an appropriate range of teaching strategies which meet individual learners’ needs, including children for whom English is an additional language.
  • Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives and monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment.
  • Provide timely, accurate and constructive feedback on learners’ attainment, progress and areas for development.
  • Establish and maintain a high-quality attractive, engaging and supportive learning environment.
  • Be fully conversant with the school’s procedures and policies.
  • Keep abreast of latest developments in Art teaching, IPC and education generally, sharing knowledge with colleagues.
  • Develop opportunities for wider learning in Art (theme days; guest speakers; special events, etc)
  • Look for innovative ways to establish RAIS as a pioneering IPC school.
Appraisal
  • Participate fully with arrangements made in accordance with the RAIS performance management cycle for Teachers.
Professional development
  • Regularly review the effectiveness of personal teaching for learning practice and its impact on children’s progress, attainment and wellbeing, refining approaches where necessary.
  • Be responsible for personal continuous professional development and participate fully in training and development opportunities identified by the school or as developed as an outcome of the appraisal process .
Health, safety and well-being
  • Support the school commitment in maintaining a purposeful and safe learning environment.
  • Make sure that there is a safe working and learning environment in which risks are properly assessed and children’s well-being is paramount.
  • Manage learners’ behaviour constructively by establishing and maintaining a clear and positive framework for discipline, in line with the school’s behaviour policy.
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.
  • Raise all concerns regarding the behaviour, progress or welfare/child protection of any learner with the school Child Protection Officer.
Team working and collaboration
  • Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school, which relate to the learners, curriculum or organisation of the school including pastoral arrangements and assemblies.
  • Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice with them.
  • Advise and work collaboratively with others on the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching for learning and assessment and pastoral arrangements as appropriate.
  • Work with the Learning Support Unit and other staff with special educational needs expertise to ensure that education, health and care plans match work well to children’s needs.
  • Communicate and co-operate with any relevant external bodies.
Extra-curricular activities
  • Take part in the school’s extra-curricular programme including, when required, running at least one after school activity a week and attending official school meetings and functions outside school hours.
Leadership and management
  • Support the induction of new teachers and the day-to-day management of Learning Assistants, ensuring that colleagues are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfil.
  • Take part as required in the review, development and management of the activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school.
  • To take responsibility for the coordination of specific areas of teaching for learning or school events to support learning, as designated by the SLT.
Administration
  • Participate in and carry out any administrative and organisational tasks within the remit of expected class teacher duties.
Supervision
  • Register the attendance of and supervise children, before, during or after school sessions as appropriate.
Education
  • B.Ed. or B.A plus (PGDE/PGCE) in Art and minimum of Second Class Honours Lower Division (2:2).
Others
  • Possession of Qualified Teachers Status (QTS) [e.g.be a registered member with Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), have QTS or recognition by a similar international body]
  • Possession of NYSC (National Youth Service Corps) Certificate/Exemption Letter
Experience
  • At least 5 years’ post-graduate experience of teaching Art in an international school context.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in teaching Art across the primary age range.
  • Experience of English National Curriculum/International Primary Curriculum.
  • Track record of high-quality teaching for learning.
  • Proven experience of high-performance schools.
  • Not more than 45 years old by September 1, 2022.
Working Hours
  • 7.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
How to Apply
  • CV Format
    • Name
    • Date of Birth (Day/Month/Year)
    • Email
    • Contact Address
    • Telephone Number(s)
    • Gender
    • Marital Status
    • Nationality
    • State of Origin
    • Local Government Area
    • Educational Institutions attended (with dates)
    • Educational Qualification(s) obtained with title(s), class of degree(s) & date(s)
    • NYSC Status (NYSC Certificate/ Exemption Certificate Available)
    • QTS Status (TRCN/Other Certificate(s) Available)
    • Years of experience (Post-Graduation)
    • Years of experience (teaching in a primary school setting)
    • Years of experience (teaching in an international school setting)
    • Years of experience (teaching the International Primary Curriculum)
    • Years of experience (teaching the National Curriculum of England)
    • Job history starting from the most recent employment (with dates)
    • Any additional qualification/skill/etc. that makes the candidate stand out
  • Applicants should write a supporting statement (no longer than 2 sides of A4/250 Words) entitled: ‘How I will be an effective Teacher at RAIS’.
  • Complete and submit the RAIS Employment Application Form
  • Applicants should send their CV with copies of supporting documents (mentioned in the CV), the supporting statement with email subject: Title of Position Applied For to: RAISRecruitment@raisbny.com
  • Any application with CV not structured in the given format will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Any false information provided during or after the application process will lead to the outright disqualification of such candidate(s).
  • Application deadline is 2 weeks from date of advert publication, any application received after the deadline will not be considered.

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