Education and Training

Additional Need Teacher at Total Child School

Total Child School is a co-educational Nursery, Primary and Secondary School. The school is sited at the C.E.M Children Centre, a serene location providing a beautiful, natural and highly conducive atmosphere for learning. The School promises every child a privileged, purposeful, enriching, very enjoyable and memorable school life.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Additional Need Teacher

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide class/subject teachers with a follow up on the pupil’s progress in the Learning support programme.
  • Find out the level of pupil’s progress from both class and subject teachers; and also, the nature/severity of the pupil’s difficulty as perceived by the class/subject teachers.
  • Carry out research on the nature of difficulty of each pupil. He/she is expected to be vast and highly knowledgeable in this field.
  • Carry out classroom observations and assessment for placement of pupils on additional needs programme.
  • Recommend pupils for full assessment by certified professionals when the need arises.
  • Carry out assessment reports recommendations and implications for learning.
  • Design draw up individualised education programmes IEPs that will suit the needs and abilities of the pupils.
  • Keep accurate, well organised and confidential records of each pupil undertaking his/her programme.
  • Make records available for official purposes.
  • Monitor pupils’ progress and keep progress records.
  • Advise the school management of the need to refer the child’s case to a specialist.
  • Notify the school management of the need to invite parents for a chat.
  • Carry out assessment on new pupils at the point of admission to determine whether they have a learning difficulty or not and if the school has the facility and the capability to care for the pupils should they be admitted.
  • Carry out skills assessment/academic achievement tests on all pupils in the Learning Support Programme.
  • Discuss individual goals and objectives with pupils.
  • Prepare teaching materials and use a range of resources including worksheets and other computer resources.
  • Guide and support class/subject teachers and class assistants working with the pupils.
  • Keep the school management and parents adequately informed.
  • Deliver individual and group training sessions to staff or parents as the need arises.
  • Create / Provide resources that will aid effective teaching and learning of pupils.


  • Educational qualification – B.Sc+ NCE, B. Sc (Ed), B.Ed.
  • A certificate in SEN is a must.


  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of ability to support teachers, manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Creativity to devise interesting and appropriate learning activities.
  • Critical thinking to assess pupils progress and adjust lessons to their needs.

Deadline: 15th July, 2022.

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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