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Job Opportunities at the RiverBank School

The RiverBank School is a Christian British International School committed to raising God fearing Child leaders who would aim for excellence in all their endeavor. We offer a Christian and family approach to care and education that will ensure full academic potential is realized in every individual. We therefore ensure that members of staff are dedicated and hardworking staff who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of children.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Art Teacher

Location: Lagos
Reporting to: Head of Department

Scope

  • To inspire students to become artistic and creative, create an enabling and engaging environment for students and deliver quality lessons, ensuring that the desired outcomes are reached.

Key Responsibilities

  • To inspire and motivate students to learn about different styles and forms of art.
  • To help students develop their creativity and imagination.
  • To teach practical skills in the diverse forms of art which include: painting, drawing, sculpting, digital design, photography etc.
  • Help students develop appreciation of aesthetics and cultural values
  • Prepare a foundation for interested students to pursue a career in arts.
  • Prepare lessons and instructional materials suitable for students.
  • To deliver fun and engaging lessons that challenge students and also foster learning.
  • Assess and mark students’ work as well as monitor their progress.
  • To support pupils in their individual learning and development.

Requirements

  • B.Ed / B.Sc / BA / HND/ NCE in Arts or related field.
  • PGCE/ PGDE is an added advantage.
  • Evidence of in service professional development is desirable
  • Clear and effective communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to deliver dynamic and effective lessons
  • Suitability to work with children.
  • A thorough understanding of the national curriculum and a range of assessment requirements and arrangements.
  • Knowledge of various forms of art.
  • Knowledge of how to use local, national and statistics to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching.

Job Title: Administrative Manager

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: Head of School
Responsible for: School Administration Team

Scope

  • To oversee the provision of daily support operations and lead, plan and direct the administration function of the School. Support the Head of School and the School Management Team in the efficient running of the School.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth running of all administrative functions in the School.
  • Oversee the preparation and monitoring of inventories and annual physical stocking. Prepare and monitor School budgets and take responsibility for authorising appropriate expenditure within the school.
  • Liaise with Vendors, Government Agencies and external Stakeholders
  • Manage the filing, storage and security of documents
  • Respond to inquiries from Parents and external stakeholders
  • Supervise the purchase, repair and maintenance of office equipment
  • Supervise all travel and hotel arrangements for staff and visitors
  • Support the Head of School in producing statistical information as required.
  • Supervise Administrative team, Support Staff and Security Personnel
  • Ensure the School vehicles are well maintained and available to carry out official duties.

Requirements

  • A good first degree in any relevant field.
  • Minimum of 7 years experience delivering an administrative service within a team environment and a minimum of 3 years involvement in supervision of staff and management of resources.
  • Relevant qualification and Professional Membership would be a plus
  • Ability to explore and adapt service to meet customers expectations and also identify ways of improving standards.
  • Must possess functional IT skills for use in operational systems and data analysis. Proficiency in standard office products is key.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Effective planning and organising skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Suitability to work with children.
  • 5 – 10 years Experience.

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume to: careers@riverbankschools.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

 

Job Title: Director of Studies

Location: Lagos
Reporting to: Head of Primary School

Scope

  • To ensure that the highest standards in the academic business of the School are maintained through monitoring evaluation and development of the curriculum, the teaching, the reporting and recording procedures as well as the assessment practices of the school.
  • The successful applicant will have the professional experience and academic standing to dynamically provide direction and review of academic policy and also manage the academic staff
  • He/ She must be an inspirational and motivational classroom practitioner.

Key Responsibilities
Academic Administration:

  • Effectively monitor and evaluate teaching and learning through a programme of curriculum observation, including mutual observation and work scrutiny, while acting as a role model to colleagues, within and outside the classroom. Also, carry out lesson observations and provide regular feedback to teachers and forward feedback documentation to the Head of Primary School.
  • Implement initiatives and practices which enhance the learning experiences provided to Students in order to maintain optimal levels of students performance in agreement with the Head of Primary School.
  • Ensure the production of class timetables and class/setting arrangements, subsequently agreed and shared with the Head of Primary School, including intake procedures, student placement and testing, progress tests and exit tests.
  • Advise and support the Head of Primary in co-ordinating the design and review of the Syllabus in line with the academic aims and standards of the School
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the curriculum requirements for all relevant subjects taught in the school.
  • Oversee the preparation and implementation of academic work programs.
  • Plan, implement and oversee student assessments and ensure that students’ academic records (both internally and to parents) are maintained.
  • Manage student and group leader enquiries on academic matters.
  • Manage student issues and emergencies as they arise.
  • Ensure the supervision and discipline of students.
  • Be responsible for arrangements of cover/ to teach in cases of teacher absence to meet operational needs.
  • Support teachers in both academic and behaviour related matters in different subject areas in order to enhance their work and academic progress.

Management of Teaching Staff:

  • Be accountable for teacher induction, teacher training and development: ensure regular lesson observations and constructive feedback take place.
  • Plan and deliver appropriate termly INSET sessions and provide information and advice on external training for teaching staff.
  • Arrange teaching cover when teachers are absent from work; ensure that teachers have instructions available on what is to be taught in their absence using the Scheme of Work.
  • Brief the cover teacher accurately to ensure students have continuity of class content.
  • Ensure that teachers are up to date with administrative procedures including registers, progress reports and lesson plans.
  • Ensure that teachers produce weekly lesson plans and that these are filed and referred to systematically.
  • Carry out Appraisals for reviewing the performance of all academic staff directly reporting to you in accordance with the school policy, with appropriate target setting and monitoring of progress.
  • Carry out the discipline of staff, when required, in line with the school procedures as outlined in the Staff Handbook and Policies.
  • Promote professional development of teachers through mentorship of new teachers in order to help them develop effective instructional methods and strategies.

Requirements

  • B.Ed / B.Sc / BA / HND / NCE in any academic subject.
  • PGCE / PGDE would be an added advantage.
  • Evidence of prior experience as an excellent classroom practitioner
  • High level academic leadership and potential.
  • Must be enthusiastic, result-driven and committed to raising the level of pupil achievement.
  • Must exhibit strong and passionate understanding of education and of curriculum development
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrable IT literacy to oversee reporting and communication systems.
  • Ability to make practical decisions, whether autonomously or in consultation.
  • A willingness to contribute to long-term planning of academic-related capital projects.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Humanities Teacher

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Reporting to: Head of Department, Humanities

Scope

  • To carry out the professional duties of a school teacher including the delivery of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and the provision of support of a designated curriculum area as appropriate.
  • The successful applicant must be able to monitor and support the overall progress and development of students, contribute to raising standards of student attainment, facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • To teach Humanities, ensuring that all lessons are planned with clear aims and objectives and that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies.
  • To encourage all students to be actively engaged in their own learning and in reviewing their progress against targets, taking into consideration, the differing ability of students and differentiating work accordingly.
  • To deal with inappropriate behaviour quickly and effectively according to the school policy.
  • To set appropriate tasks and challenges for homework according to the published timetable, and ensure that it is regularly marked with constructive feedback.
  • To keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy.
  • To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom, which is changed frequently.
  • To keep work areas tidy and well organised.
  • To attend scheduled meetings in the Department and School.
  • To work with colleagues in the Department to formulate plans which have coherence and relevance to the needs of the individual students and to the aims and objectives of the School
  • To maintain good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their health and safety.
  • Contribute to the development and coordination of a particular area of the curriculum.
  • To ensure that school policies are reflected in daily practice.
  • To continue professional development, maintaining a portfolio of training undertaken.
  • To support the Head of School in promoting the ethos of the school.
  • To promote the welfare of children and to support the school in safeguarding children through relevant policies and procedures.
  • To promote equality as an integral part of the role and to be courteous to colleagues, visitors, treating everyone with fairness and dignity.
  • To recognise health and safety is a responsibility of every employee, to take reasonable care of self and others and to comply with the Schools Health and Safety policy and any school-specific procedures / rules that apply to this role.

Requirements

  • A good Degree from a recognized Tertiary Institution.
  • Must be well experienced in teaching the Cambridge Checkpoint/ IGCSE curriculum as well as the English National curriculum.
  • PGCE/ PGDE would be an added advantage.
  • Evidence of prior experience as an excellent Subject Teacher and strong subject knowledge across Key Stages.
  • Must be enthusiastic, result-driven and committed to raising the level of student achievement.
  • Must exhibit strong and passionate understanding of education and of curriculum development
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrable IT literacy to oversee reporting and communication systems.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 31st March, 2021.

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