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Latest Vacancies at Greensprings School, 23rd January, 2019

Jan 23, 2019, 12:23 PM
Greensprings School is an international co-educational services limited comprising of Preparatory School, Elementary School and Secondary School.  We encourage students to be lifelong learners by instilling in them great confidence, respect and a consciousness of the needs of society. We value our students, employees and other stakeholders. We are recruiting to fill the position below:     Job Title: Educational/Developmental Psychologist Location: Lagos Job Summary
  • Using psychological tests, theories and procedures to support the well being and learning of young people
  • Helping young people with learning difficulties to achieve their full potential
  • Recommending, developing and administering appropriate therapies and strategies
  • Working with young people, their families and school staff, including teachers and learning support assistants
  • Carrying out psychological assessments to uncover a child's problem
  • Writing reports
  • Conducting research
  • Providing training
  • Advising and making recommendations on educational policies
Responsibilities
  • Counsel children and families to help solve conflicts and problems in learning and adjustment.
  • Develop individualized educational plans in collaboration with teachers and other staff members.
  • Maintain student records, including special education reports, confidential records, records of services provided, and behavioural data.
  • Attend workshops, seminars, and/or professional meetings in order to remain informed of new developments in school psychology.
  • Design classes and programs to meet the needs of special students.
  • Refer students and their families to appropriate agencies for medical, vocational, or social services.
  • Initiate and direct efforts to foster tolerance, understanding, and appreciation of diversity in school communities.
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate the effectiveness of academic programs and other services, such as behavioural management systems.
  • Provide educational programs on topics such as classroom management, teaching strategies, or parenting skills.
  • Conduct research to generate new approach and techniques to increase learning and development as well as new knowledge that can be used to address learning and behaviour issues.
  • Compile and interpret students' test results, along with information from teachers and parents, in order to diagnose conditions, and to help assess eligibility for special services.
  • Assess an individual child's needs, limitations, and potential, using observation, review of school records, and consultation with parents and school personnel.
  • Select, administer, and score psychological tests.
  • Provide consultation to parents, teachers, administrators, and others on topics such as learning styles and behaviour modification techniques.
  • Promote an understanding of child development and its relationship to learning and behaviour.
  • Collaborate with other educational professionals to develop teaching strategies and school programs.
  • Provide teachers with training on the management of child learning disorders such as autism and ADHD
  • Assist physically and mental disadvantaged students in overcoming learning difficulties
  • Work with parents and teachers in addressing students’ emotional, academic, and behavioural issues
  • Design and implement strategies that foster social and educational development
Qualifications
  • B.Sc in Educational/Developmental Psychology
  • Must have M.Sc in Educational/Developmental Psychology
  • Minimum of 3 years cognate experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft package
  • Ensuring high standards of discipline and work ethics
  • Participating in CPD (Continuous Professional Development)
Skills:
  • The ability to relate to children and young adults
  • Sensitivity and Confidentiality
  • Ability to cope with emotional situations
  • Excellent listening
  • Observational skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Empathy and rapport
Essential Values, Behaviours and Attitudes:
  • Staff members are expected to actively promote and demonstrate the seven core values of the school:
  • Child centeredness
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Service
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability
    Job Title: Guidance Counselor Location: Lagos Job Description The job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • A non-judgmental outlook and a willingness to work with pupils;
  • Excellent observation and listening skills;
  • Patience, tolerance and sensitivity;
  • An understanding of your own attitudes and responses;
  • An appreciation of confidentiality issues
Job Requirements
  • Experience: Candidate must possess at least 3 years active relevant experience. It will be particularly useful if you can demonstrate experience of working with pupils.
  • Qualification: B.Ed in Guidance and Counselling, M. Ed/Certification in Guidance and Counselling would be an added advantage.
  • Class Of Degree: Minimum of second class lower division.
Soft Skills:
  • Establishing a relationship of trust and respect with pupils.
  • Actively listening to client concerns and empathising with their position;
  • Accepting without bias the issues raised by pupils;
  • Helping pupils towards a deeper understanding of their concerns;
  • Challenging any inconsistencies in what pupils say or do;
  • Helping pupils to make decisions and choices regarding possible ways forward
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
  • Service
    Job Title: Special Education Needs HOD Location: Lagos Job Functions The job functions include but are limited to the following:
  • Screen and monitor new entrants to the School for Learning Support issues.
  • Arrange (and undertake as applicable) assessments in response to referrals from teachers, parents or student and give informed advice as required
  • Summarise key findings and advice from Educational Psychologists’ reports and publish information to all relevant teaching staff along with recommendations for support.
  • Manage the Learning Support Department – oversee professional development of the department as a whole
  • Examine the efficacy of the support being provided and look for ways of making future improvements.
  • To maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the Department; to be prepared to attend training courses when required. Responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability to understand and utilize their knowledge of ICT.
  • To co-ordinate the selection and development of appropriate syllabus and courses in line with related resources.
  • To assist in the development of appropriate schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies in the curriculum area.
  • To maintain full and accurate records of students’ achievements as required.
  • Deliver engaging, coherent lectures and motivating lessons to students across key stages.
  • Utilize learning technology in the area of Special Education Needs.
  • To keep up to date with curriculum change and reforms.
  • Develop lesson plans in line with the curriculum objectives.
  • Any other duties relating to the job as required from time to time by the Director of Education, Head of School /Principal.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • B.Ed in Special Education Needs or any other related discipline. 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
  • 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
  • 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 seven core values of the school:
  • Child centeredness
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Service
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability
    Job Title: Laboratory Technologist Location: Lagos Job Summary
  • The Laboratory Technologist must be able to perform various science related tasks, purchase specimen, apparatus and collect needed samples as requested by the subject teachers.
  • The Laboratory Technologist will be responsible for the preparation of solutions, laboratory testing, safe keeping of the apparatus and chemicals, and the maintenance of accurate records.
  • The individual will work collaboratively with all the teachers in accordance with the policy of the department.
Job Duties But not limited to the following:
  • Prepare samples/specimens/solutions for use
  • Perform daily quality checks on laboratory apparatus and equipment
  • Prepare samples for testing using various types of laboratory equipment
  • Label specimens accurately and distribute them to the appropriate subject teacher in the department
  • Clean and maintain work area and all laboratory equipment and supplies
  • Keep records of broken glassware and report to accounts department promptly
  • Understand and interpret accurately the IGCSE instructions
  • Adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines
  • Document all activities in the laboratory for record purposes
  • Maintain and track reports on reagents and chemicals to avoid use of expired resources
  • Help with administrative tasks when needed
  • Clear all apparatus and reagents immediately from the laboratory after practicals
  • Assist in displaying students’ work on the boards
  • Ensuring resources are up to date
  • Ensure gas does not run dry before refilling
  • Ensure that there is constant water supply in the laboratories
  • Always available in the department for any urgent duty
Job Requirements
  • Experience: Candidate must possess at least 3 years active relevant experience.
  • Educational Qualification: HND/B.Tech in Science Laboratory Technology or any related field.
Skills:
  • High technical skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work for timely completion
  • Effective communication, both verbally and writing
  • Ability to easily understand complex instructions
  • Able and willing to maintain strict level of confidentiality regarding laboratory results and records
  • Excellent computer skills
Essential Values, Behaviors and Attitudes Teachers are expected to actively promote and demonstrate the seven core values of the school:
  • Child Centredness
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Service
  • Sustainability
    Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor Location: Lagos Job Responsibility But not limited to the following:
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in relevant department or plumbing and HVACs.
  • Maintaining and repairing mechanical part of pumps, compressors, trudes, traction and generator.
  • Inspect all equipment and generator to ensure efficiency in operation.
  • Carryout regular check on all equipment and generator to determine the extent of wear/damages to enable repair and advice on replacement.
  • Ensure operations of machinery and mechanical equipment by carrying out preventive maintenance required on engine motors and production.
  • Follow diagrams/sketches/manufacturer instructions specified in troubleshooting.
  • Locate source of problems by observing operations of machine and equipment running precision measure and testing instrument.
  • Controlling downtime of equipment by carrying out preventive maintenance techniques.
  • Maintaining continuity by documentation, keeping proper and adequate records and communication.
  • Carry out any other assignment that might be given to him in the course of your duty.
  • 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.
Qualification, Skills and Abilities
  • Minimum of HND in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 – 7years experience
  • Ensuring high standards of work ethics
  • Maintaining a good relationship with all stake holders in the school community
  • To have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated professional and energetic
  • Fully flexible regarding working hours and days working weekends out of hours
  • The ability to prioritise works, accommodate conflicting requests, whilst ensuring the day to day functionality of the organisation
  • Ability to identify faults in equipment accurately and quickly when under pressure
  • Relaxed approach to pressurised situations
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage time effectively
  • Excellent H&S Knowledge and Standards
  • To take personal responsibility for own actions
    How To Apply Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment.anthony@greenspringsschool.com   Application Deadline 30th January, 2019.   Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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