Female Teacher (Preschool) at Imagine Early Years & Elementary

Imagine Early Years & Elementary – Here at Imagine!, Our educators are called Mind Aiders, we believe that our role as the more knowledgeable individual is to help guide our children to a place of understanding of things around them, helping to develop and connect neural pathways, never telling – always asking (why, who, what, how..?) to encourage critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Our children are encouraged to be actively involved in their own process of learning. We function more like a coach who mediates, facilitates, prompts, and helps children develop and assess their understanding, and thereby their learning.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Female Teacher (Preschool)

Location: Maitama, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Providing care and support to children in a safe, secure, loving and comfortable environment to learn.
  • Planning learning opportunities that are structured for maximum participation (e.g. individual, partner, and small-group activities; non-elimination activities; activities that require no wait time).
  • Developing children’s curiosity and knowledge.
  • Working with others, including caregivers to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors.
  • Facilitate the learning of letter sounds and letter names using Jolly Phonics/ Read – Write Inc.
  • Facilitate the learning of basic concepts, number awareness, reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Observation of each child is key – record observation using post-it notes, observation boards and observation folders.
  • Link each observation to a child’s developmental stage (age-based) to monitor progress.
  • Submit a quarterly/end of season report for each child in your group.
  • Set up learning centres within the Mind-Room and outdoor (where necessary).
  • Motivating and stimulating the children’s learning abilities by encouraging learning through experience.
  • Researching and understanding each child’s development stage and learning ability to help you in the planning of individualized lesson plan.
  • Researching and introducing new, innovative and creative teaching methods and learning activities.
  • Treating children with dignity and respect and meeting the needs of the individual child with an awareness of their interests, special talents/needs, cultural background, and individual learning styles.
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the school.

Qualifications and Skills
Required:

  • Love being with children.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Innovative and prepared to take risks.
  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education.
  • Ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative.
  • Ability to manage classes well and deal with challenging behaviour.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Patience and a good sense of humour.

Desired:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a school setting with children within the age range 0 – 6years.
  • Minimum 1 out of 3 years’ experience with the EYFS and/ Common Core Curriculum.
  • Certifications in Early Years Education and related courses for example Phonics, Social-Emotional Development, Arts, Handwriting, Class Room Display etc.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail

 

Application Deadline  1st January, 2021.

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