English Teacher

Closing on: Jan 19, 2022
Job Category: Teaching Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Accra

We are looking for a well-trained, experienced, dynamic, learning – focused English teacher to inspire our continued drive for the highest quality of student learning.

Candidates will assume responsibility for the academic success of the school by overseeing curriculum implementation, and ensuring a robust school culture.

Reporting to: Head of School

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching
    • Assume personal responsibility for the academic progress of all students.
    • Implement a coherent, research-based curriculum using technological tools
    • Document all lesson plans, assignments, rubrics, and other instructional materials and methods.
    • Use consistent school-wide practices and individualized methods to engage students in the classroom.
  • Classroom Management
    • Create, monitor, and sustain a disciplined and joyous school culture of high academic and behavioral standards.
    • Provide structure in the classroom by developing and reinforcing school-wide rules and expectations.
    • Ensure smooth operation of all classroom instructional functions without excuses or exceptions.
  • Data Analysis
    • Develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice.
    • Evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis of student performance.
  • Student Support and School Culture
    • Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues.
    • Develop and maintain positive, strong classroom culture.

Person Specification:

AttributesEssentialDesirable
Qualifications & Training  Qualified Teacher Status   Minimum of a degree level qualification in English Language/Literature  Evidence of: High academic achievement   Evidence of ongoing professional development   Willingness and desire to undertake further professional development and               training  
Professional Knowledge  Evidence of:   Experience in planning and teaching Cambridge Primary Curriculum     Having an extensive knowledge and well informed understanding in English                Evidence of: A range of teaching styles able to cater for pupils differing learning styles and needs     Teaching and behavior management strategies   Experience in teaching with excellent classroom practice and outcomes  
Professional Attributes  Evidence of:   Holding positive values and attitudes and adopt high standards of behavior in a professional role   Genuine commitment to high quality teaching   A commitment to equal opportunities and inclusion  Evidence of:   A willingness to participate actively in the life and work of the school to support the ethos and culture, providing presence as and when required  
Personal Skills  Evidence of:   Excellent communication skills with both children and adults, including parents/care givers   Ability to build strong relationships for a successful classroom behavior management   Effective time management skills and an ability to meet deadlines and work under sustained pressure   Ability to model to talk through actions and decisions in order to benefit the learners’ understanding   Unswerving commitment to implementing whole school/staff policies relating to the safeguarding of children.   ü  A good sense of humor      Evidence of:     Effective ICT skills   Proven track record of successful teamwork  

Application Instructions:

If you are internationally minded and have the desire to share the exciting future of our school, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter, a letter of recommendation from your current Head and contact of two references, who will be contacted if shortlisted. If short-listed, you would write an exam in your subject area of interest which would be followed by an interview. All appointments are subject to interview, identity checks, criminal record checks and successful references.

Submit queries, if any and your completed application to portia.odei@icsghana.info

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