Job Recrutiment at Greensprings School in Lagos

Greensprings School is an independent,
non-partisan, day and boarding school for boys and girls from 18months –
18years. We encourage students to be lifelong learners by instilling in
them great confidence, respect and a consciousness of the needs of
society.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Department – Physical Health Education
Location:
Lagos
Main Areas of Responsibility and Accountability

  • To be a positive role model within both the PE department and the whole school for both pupils and staff;
  • To formally observe all members of the department teaching and to provide constructive feedback in line with school policy;
  • To ensure that there is a positive climate for learning within the PE department;
  • To be responsible in ensuring that there are high expectations of teaching and learning throughout the department;
  • To lead the PE department in actively using data and all other relevant information to monitor and follow-up student progress;
  • To lead all department members in the formulation of aims,
    objectives and strategic plans for the department which have coherence
    and relevance to the needs of students and to the aims, objectives and
    strategic plans of the school;
  • To manage the monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of work
    within the PE department and to contribute within the framework of the
    school’s self-evaluation processes;
  • To effectively manage and deploy teaching/support staff,
    financial and physical resources within the department to support the
    teaching and learning within the department;
  • To be responsible for maintaining a safe learning environment in
    line with the requirements of Health and Safety and ensuring that all
    staff follow all relevant procedures

Management of Teaching and Learning Within The PE Department:

  • To lead the development of appropriate syllabi, resources,
    schemes of work, marking policies, assessment and teaching and learning
    strategies within the department;
  • To liaise with the Curriculum Coordinator to ensure the delivery
    of an appropriate, comprehensive, high quality and cost-effective
    curriculum programme which supports the main focus within the whole
    school development plan;
  • To ensure that all schemes of work and all teachers cater for the needs of all students, irrespective of ability;
  • To manage behaviour within the PE department to ensure that teachers can teach and students can learn;
  • To lead the departmental system for the tracking of student
    progress, the setting of student targets and to work towards their
    achievement;
  • To be responsible that all students are correctly and
    appropriately entered for all external examinations in liaison with the
    Examinations Officer;
  • To ensure the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information concerning the department;
  • To make use of performance data within the department to support teaching and learning;
  • To ensure that all reports within the department are completed by the times stated and to a professional standard;
  • To lead curriculum development within the whole department;
  • To keep up to date with local and national developments in the subject area and teaching practice and methodology;
  • To actively monitor and respond to curriculum developments and initiatives within PE;
  • To establish common standards of practice within the department and develop the effectiveness of teaching and learning styles;
  • To contribute to all school procedures in respect of lesson observation;
  • To ensure that the departmental handbook file is kept up-to-date
    and accurately reflects all aspects of teaching and learning within the
    PE department.

Management of Staff within the PE Department:

  • To work with the Head teacher to ensure that staff development
    needs are identified and that appropriate programmes are designed to
    meet their needs;
  • To line manage staff through the entire appraisal process
    ensuring that challenging objectives are set which reflect both
    individual need and that of the school;
  • To participate in the selection process for new staff within the PE department;
  • To ensure an effective induction into the department and the school for new staff;
  • To be responsible for the day to day management of staff within the PE department and to act as a positive role model;
  • To be the lead practitioner within the department and adopt coaching or mentoring strategies when appropriate;
  • To make appropriate work arrangements for classes when staff are
    absent, ensuring appropriate work within the department liaising with
    the cover teacher or cover supervisor;
  • To chair department meetings and to ensure that members of the department are clear as to their own specific responsibilities;
  • To promote teamwork and to motivate staff to ensure an effective working relationship;
  • To offer advice and support where necessary to other staff members within your department
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Communication:

  • To ensure that all members of the department are familiar with its aims and objectives;
  • To be responsible for all relevant information from Heads of Department meetings is disseminated to staff;
  • To ensure effective communication/consultation as appropriate with parents of students;
  • To represent department views in relevant forum;
  • To liaise with relevant external bodies

Resources:

  • To manage the available resources of space, staff, money and
    equipment efficiently within the limits, guidelines and procedures laid
    down. This includes deploying the department budget, acting as a cost
    centre holder, requisitioning, organising and maintaining equipment and
    stock, and keeping accurate and appropriate records;
  • To ensure that risk assessments are organised where departmental activities necessitate such;
  • Thorough knowledge of IGCSE curriculum
  • To be responsible that the whole department provides an environment that is conducive to good teaching and learning
  • This job description is subject to review as the organization deem fit.

Requirements

  • B.ED. in Health and Physical Education.
  • M.ED. Physical Education/Recreation will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years professional teaching experience
  • Past involvement in extracurricular activit
  • Excellent speaking and listening skills


 

Job Title: Enterprise/Business Teacher (IGCSE)
Location:
Lagos
Job Details

  • Responsible for developing in each student an interest in and
    the ability to understand and utilize their knowledge of Enterprise.
  • Deliver engaging, coherent and motivating lessons to students across key stages.
  • Utilize learning technology in the planning and delivery of lessons.
  • To keep up to date with curriculum change and reforms.
  • Develop lesson plans in line with the curriculum objectives.
  • To plan for, provide and maintain the physical resources
    necessary for learning and the delivery of chosen syllabuses and courses
    (including for example; books, past papers, file shares, furniture,
    equipment etc). Where necessary, liaise with other department to achieve
    this feat.
  • To undertake, where appropriate, other roles, which may arise either in the department or in the wider school environment.
  • To oversee the provision of relevant and up to date advice and support for pupils as it relates to the subject.
  • To co-ordinate the selection and development of appropriate syllabus and courses in line with related resources.
  • To maintain full and accurate records of students’ achievements as it relates to the subject.
  • Any other duties relating to the job as required from time to time by the Head of School /Principal.

Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of IGCSE curriculum
  • B.Ed. in Economics/Business Studies, B.Sc. in Business Management. Minimum of Second Class Lower
  • M.Ed or Post Graduate Diploma in Education in a related subject is an added advantage
  • 3 – 5 years professional teaching experience
  • Past involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Excellent computer skills are required.

Job Title: Principal, Special Needs School
Location:
Lagos
Details

  • Experienced Principal required to establish a Special Needs School in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • The school will provide education and skills development programs for children with Moderate Special Needs.
  • It will also offer therapy and remedial support to children with Specific Learning Needs.
  • Our educational group consists of a large, well established and
    very reputable mainstream school and teacher training college, so
    excellent central support and assistance will be given.

Requirements

  • This position suits someone with extensive experience in the field of special needs education.
  • As the school is a start up, the successful applicant will have
    the passion, commitment and focus to develop the systems and structures
    needed to establish and develop a new school.
  • 5 Years Educational Leadership
  • 8 Years Special Educational Needs Teaching
  • At least B.Sc or B.Ed in Special Education or any related discipline
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Job Title: Geography Teacher
Location:
Lagos
Responsiblities
The Job functions include but are limited to the following:

  • Responsible for developing in each student an interest in and
    the ability to understand and utilize their knowledge of geography.
  • To oversee the provision of relevant and up to date advice and support for pupils as it relates to the subject.
  • Utilize learning technology in the planning and delivery of lessons.
  • To keep up to date with curriculum change and reforms.
  • Develop lesson plans in line with the curriculum objectives.
  • To plan for, provide and maintain the physical resources
    necessary for learning and the delivery of chosen syllabuses and courses
    (including for example; books, past papers, file shares, furniture,
    equipment etc). Where necessary, liaise with other department to achieve
    this feat.
  • To undertake, where appropriate, other roles, which may arise either in the department or in the wider school environment.
  • To co-ordinate the selection and development of appropriate syllabus and courses in line with related resources.
  • To maintain full and accurate records of students’ achievements as it relates to the subject.
  • Deliver engaging, coherent lectures and motivating lessons to students across key stages.
  •  Any other duties relating to the job as required from time to time by the Head of School /Principal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of IGCSE curriculum
  • B.Ed in Geography, Geophysics, Geology or any other related discipline. Minimum of Second Class Lower
  • Masters or Post Graduate qualification in a related subject is an added advantage
  • 3- 5 years professional teaching experience
  • Past involvement in extracurricular activities
  • High Level of IT literacy

Personal Qualities:

  • Capable of delivering inspirational and informative lessons to the students
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive and authoritative rapport with all students
  • Excellent and effective classroom management skills
  • Excellent communication skills to enable effective dialogue with pupils, parents, staff and visitors
  • Ability to perform well and remain professional whilst under pressure
  • Dedicated team-player
  • Demonstration of strong commitment to personal continuous professional development
  • Essential Values, Behaviors and Attitudes.
  • Teachers are expected to actively promote and demonstrate the five core values of the school:
  • Child centeredness
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Organised and self-motivated, with a proven record for meeting targets and deadlines
  • Have a sharp and progressive vision of the subject and of teaching and learning in a successful and dynamic school
  • Service
  • The school expects teachers to uphold themselves in a manner
    that inspires and encourages outstanding behavior within the student
    body.
  • The school reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and
    responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs
    of the school.
  • In some circumstances, the job holder may be required to
    undertake other duties and responsibilities of a similar post in order
    to support workload peaks and skill shortages to ensure priorities are
    met.

Job Title: Home Economics /Life Science Teacher
Location:
Lagos
Job Functions
The job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Teaching courses in child care, family relations, finance, nutrition and related subjects as pertaining to home management.
  • Ability take courses in childhood education, textile, consumer education, nutrition.

Job Requirements
Experience:

  • Candidate must possess at least 5 years active teaching and cognate experience.

Educational Qualification:

  • B.A/B.ED in Home Economics (or a related Field)

Class of Degree:

  • Minimum of second class lower division.

Skills:

  • Being creative and proactive.
  • Being patient with students.
  • Having good communication skills.
  • Being able to see student´s weak and strong points.
  • Being self-motivated.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: recruitment.anthony@greenspringsschool.com

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