Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria
- To plan and deliver high quality teaching and learning in French (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 French as relevant to the stream, age and ability groups taught.
- Plan for progression in French 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 French teaching, IPC and education generally, sharing knowledge with colleagues.
- Develop opportunities for wider learning in French (theme days; guest speakers; special events, etc)
- Look for innovative ways to establish RAIS as a pioneering IPC school.
- Participate fully with arrangements made in accordance with the RAIS performance management cycle for Teachers.
- 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.
- 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.
- Participate in and carry out any administrative and organisational tasks within the remit of expected class teacher duties.
- Register the attendance of and supervise children, before, during or after school sessions as appropriate.
- B.Ed. or B.A. (PGDE/PGCE) in French language and with a minimum of Second Class Honours Lower Division (2.2).
- 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
- At least 5 years’ post-graduate experience of teaching French in an international school context.
- Minimum of three years’ experience in teaching French 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.
- 7.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
How to Apply
- Date of Birth (Day/Month/Year)
- Contact Address
- Telephone Number(s)
- Marital Status
- 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.