Latest Jobs at Westside Academy in Lagos

Westside Academy in collaboration with Study Overseas Specialized
Institute is an organization which is saddled with the responsibility
of providing qualitative educational services both internationally and
locally to students who wish to study in America, Europe, Asia, South
Nigeria, etc.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: School Literature Teacher
Job Description

  • Responsible for instructing student about the structure and
    content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of
    words, rules of composition, and grammar. Assigns books and essays for
    students to read and teaches them how to identify themes, points of
    view, and other characteristics.


  • Instruct students on interpreting literature.
  • Assign books to read, including classics and contemporary novels.
  • Help students interpret literature and poetry.
  • Provide background on authors’ life and works.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn.
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
  • Utilize various curriculum resources.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Develop incentives to keep participants in class.
  • Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Teach students about the structure and content of the English
    language, including proper grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
  • Teach about different literary styles.
  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedure.


  • Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.
  • Education: Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in job related area.
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Job Title: History Teacher
Job Description

  • The job of a school History teacher is to implement and deliver
    an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum
    for students and to support the teaching of History and the humanities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all work undertaken meets the requirements of the
    Teachers Standards and the development of the agreed standards over
  • Planning and preparing lessons and resources related to the delivery of courses across key stages.
  • Inputting and reviewing progress data for all students in line with the schools agreed assessment calendar.
  • Liaising with the appropriate colleagues in relation to any
    identified underachieving students putting in place appropriate
    intervention as required.
  • Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual students and of any class assigned.
  • Making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of students.
  • Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments,
    reports and references relating to individual students and groups of
  • Communicating and co-operating with persons or bodies outside
    the school as required and under the direction and oversight of the head
    of curriculum.
  • Participating in arrangements made for the appraisal of performance.
  • Advising and co-operating with the Head teacher, managers and
    other teachers of Westside Academy on the preparation and development of
    courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of
    teaching and assessment.
  • Participating in arrangements for preparing students for public
    examinations and in assessing students for the purposes of such
    examinations, recording and reporting such assessments, and
    participating in arrangements for students’ presentation for and
    supervision during such examinations.
  • Strive to deliver a consistently good standard of teaching
  • In consultation with the head of department, contribute to the
    planning, design and production of good quality teaching materials and
    resources, appropriate to age and ability
  • Contribute to the wider life of Westside Academy by
    participating in the provision of Extension, Enrichment and Enhancement
    activities through the planned programme.
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  • Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.
  • Education: Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in job related area.

Job Title: School Career Counselor
Job Description

  • The job of a Career Counselor is to assist students in
    understanding their choices for post-secondary education and career
    training; provide information and direction to students, parents,
    teachers, and administrators about career and educational services
    available to eligible students.

Functions of a Career Counselor

  • Compile data from variety of sources for evaluating program success.
  • Coordinate variety of events and programs (e.g. student
    assessments, classroom presentations, career fairs, student placement
    and follow up, teacher and counselor in-services, self esteem programs,
  • Maintain liaisons with post -secondary institutions and employers.
  • Prepare a wide variety of manual and electronic reports and
    materials for communicating with staff, students and comply with program
  • Perform other related duties as assigned for ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.


  • Specific skill-based competencies required to perform the functions of a Career Counselor.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s to:

Application Deadline: 15th June, 2017.

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