Education and Training

Teacher at the Riverbank School

The Riverbank School – We are 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 child.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Teacher

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: Class Teacher


  • To foster the participation of pupils in the social and academic processes of the school
  • To enable pupils become more independent learners and help to raise the standard of achievement
  • To promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support pupils learning activities, attend to additional learning needs and help in development
  • Contribute to the management of pupils’ behaviour both in and out of the classroom
  • Support the use of ICT
  • Log in homework books
  • To be an effective model for pupil behaviour
  • To assist in carrying out schemes of work and programmes set by teaching staff
  • To help with the care, health, wellbeing and support of pupils
  • To maintain good order and discipline among the pupils, safeguarding their health and safety
  • To organise and manage groups or individual pupils ensuring differentiation of learning needs, reflecting all abilities
  • To plan opportunities to develop the social, emotional and cultural aspects of pupils’ learning
  • To participate in staff meetings as required
  • Assist in the maintenance of the environment for staff and pupils
  • To assist in the presentation of displays
  • To support the lead teacher with routine administration
  • To assist in ensuring that school policies are reflected in daily practice
  • To support pupils in their individual learning and development
  • To help develop their literacy and numeracy skills and thus to improve their attainment across the curriculum
  • To help with classroom resources and records
  • To contribute to planning, evaluating learning activities and recording pupils’ progress.

Other Responsibilities:

  • To promote the welfare of children and to support the school in safeguarding children through relevant policies and procedures
  • 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
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations as directed
  • To continue professional development, maintaining a portfolio of training undertaken
  • To maintain confidentiality, child protection procedures and policies
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with children from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds
  • To promote equality as an integral part of the role and to treat everyone with fairness and dignity
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent
  • PGCE / PGDE, NCE, Montessori Dip. or any relevant additional qualification is an advantage
  • A minimum of 1 year experience Teaching
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Suitability to work with children.

Deadline: 31st May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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