Subject Teachers (Several Nursery, Primary (Lower Class) and Primary (Upper Class) Job Vacancies) – Merryland Infant & Primary School

 

Job Title:    Subject Teachers (Several
Nursery, Primary (Lower Class) and Primary (Upper Class) Job Vacancies)

 Organization: Merryland Infant & Primary School

Duty Station: Kanyanya,
Gayaza, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Department, Deputy Head-teacher and
Head-teacher

 

About US:

Merryland Infant
& Primary School is located in Kanyanya Gayaza Road.

 

Job Summary:  The
Subject Teacher is responsible for ensuring teaching and learning processes
stimulates pupil’s improved academic and co-curricular performance. S/he
ensures curriculum delivery is reflected in the scheme of work and that lessons
are planned and delivered according to timetable and record of work filed. S/he
ensures assignments and tests stimulate memory, comprehension and mastery of
content covered. Additionally, the subject teacher is expected to demonstrate
good administrative and management skills; including living up to the teacher’s
professional code of conduct and setting a good example to the entire school
community, maintaining quest for learning as the lead learner.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Develop schemes of work, lesson plans and teach key learning objectives
within subject area. As well as:

·       
Develops
detailed subject schemes of work, lessons plans and records of work termly.

·       
Ensures
that all lessons are planned and taught according to the school timetable.

·       
Updates
class subject register, checking for pupil’s attendance of classes and reports
in case of any anomalies.

·       
Teaches
and inspires pupils to high academic performance attainment through full
coverage of subject syllabus

·       
Assess
pupils and give useful feedback for improved performance by filling report
cards and mark sheets.

·       
Addresses
subject area problems affecting pupils’ achievement by ensuring clarity
expected of the pupil.

·       
Compiles
termly assessment marks for submission and forecasts to the Deputy Head
teacher.

·       
Liaises
with the class teachers to support teaching/learning in the classroom and the
school.

·       
Addresses
pupil conduct ensuring that barriers to pupils’ achievements are identified and
removed.

·       
Participates
in drawing up the subject teaching content and collaborates with other teachers
to improve the teaching/learning processes.

·       
Teaches
according to differentiated and special learning needs of the class, reflecting
this awareness in the expectations made, assessments given for holistic child
development.

Ensures a good learning environment and projects pupil’s results. As
well as:

·       
Ensures
teaching and learning is done in a clean, tidy, safe and supportive learning
environment by following up in case of delays and taking corrective actions.

·       
Ensures
that pupils develop respect and supportiveness for the teaching and learning
environment by maintaining sensitivity to the physical and psychological space.

·       
Supports
pupil assessments as a part of learning and adding to their eagerness to attain
excellence by review.

·       
Projects
pupil results in the subject area to create an environment that stretches
pupils to achievement and meet learner needs through guidance and counselling.

·       
Articulates
the school vision, mission, values and anthem ensuring pupils demonstrate proud
identity and express it in the value they attach to the school.

·       
Champion
school citizenship among pupils ensuring they attach value to the school to
enforce discipline

Ensures school events are represented and pupils closely observed. As
well as:

·       
Attends
school programs ensuring input in staff development, conveyor exam marking or
meetings.

·       
Brings
in own expertise in school programs, supporting pupil preparations and
overseeing co-curricular activities from time to time as may be required.

·       
Builds
sound relationships with staff and pupils from visiting schools during inter
school activities through collaborative behaviours that can be adopted by
pupils.

·       
Supports
pupils house activities: sports, cultural festivals, events and cleaning
competitions overseeing preparations and behaviour at such events.

·       
Acts as
an evaluator at school competitions by making sound judgement to ensure
unbiased assessments. 

Manages own learning by living-up to ethical conduct as a lead learner.
As well as:

·       
Reviews
own teaching and reflects on ways to improve delivery of content.

·       
Continuously
applies learner-centred teaching methods ensuring pupils grow towards higher
order thinking skills through analysis and evaluation.

·       
Sits in
colleague’s lessons, gives them feedback on their effectiveness to ensure
lessons are memorable, engaging to learners and covers core syllabus content.

·       
Attends
staff trainings to learn/apply personal improvement aspects that directly
inform teaching practices.

·       
Deliver
evidenced-based teaching and learning practices to fellow staff at learning
workshops (INSTEP)

·       
Engages
in personal education and training, bringing in new knowledge and skills for
opportunities to further own education and ensure such information is
documented.

·       
Manages
time effectively by following school calendar/timetable to create value for time
among the pupils.

Coordinates specific routine, roles and responsibilities in the school:
As well as:

·       
As
teacher on duty supports pupils to follow school and class rules and
regulations at all times.

·       
Supports
the school management address cases of deviant behaviour affecting pupils’
performance.

·       
Participates
in examination invigilation, ensuring the school reputation is upheld and all
procedures of examination supervision and invigilation are complied with.

·       
Coach
pupils by preparing them for life through supervised teaching/play and guided
learning.

·       
Carry
out other duties as requested by the Supervisor

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Essential:
The applicant must hold a Grade III or Diploma in Early childhood or Primary
Education from a recognised institution.

·       
Desirable:
Grade V      

·       
Previous
work experience required:

·       
Essential:
Minimum of 3 years teaching in the subject area

·       
Desirable:
5 years teaching in the subject area and registered with MoES   

·       
Essential:
Excellent Childhood Development teaching skills

·       
Desirable:
Ability to develop, subject teaching resources

 

Competencies

·       
Integrity

·       
Results
orientation

·       
Logical
and forward thinking

·       
Proactivity

·       
Emotional
resourcefulness

·       
Understanding
of others

·       
Support
orientation

 

Essential Skills

·       
Teaching

·       
Assessment
skills

·       
Planning
and organising

·       
Communication

·       
Problem-solving
and decision-making

·       
Relationship
building

 

Core Values:

·       
Passion
for education

·       
Professional
ethics

·       
Have
enthusiasm for school work

·       
Appreciation
for the school

 

How to Apply:

Application should
be addressed to The Director Merryland Infant and Primary School Kanyanya
Gayaza Road and send their CVs via email to info.merrylandschools@gmail.com
or Call Telephone number : 0200900809.

Hand delivery applications
are also accepted. Please specify whether you are a Subject Teacher of Nursery
or Primary School (Lower Class) or Primary School (Upper Class) in your
application whether by Email or hand delivery.

 

Deadline: 14th December 2020

 

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