Geography Teacher

  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • 10 Mar, 2018
Full time Education and Teaching

Job Description


The job functions include but are limited to the following:

  • Responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability to understand and utilize their knowledge of geography.
  • To oversee the provision of relevant and up to date advice and support for pupils as it relates to the subject.
  • To co-ordinate the selection and development of appropriate syllabus and courses in line with related resources.
  • To maintain full and accurate records of students’ achievements as it relates to the subject.
  • Deliver engaging, coherent lectures and motivating lessons to students across key stages.
  • Utilize learning technology in the planning and delivery of lessons.
  • To keep up to date with curriculum change and reforms.
  • Develop lesson plans in line with the curriculum objectives.
  • To plan for, provide and maintain the physical resources necessary for learning and the delivery of chosen syllabuses and courses (including for example; books, past papers, file shares, furniture, equipment etc). Where necessary, liaise with other department to achieve this feat.
  • To undertake, where appropriate, other roles, which may arise either in the department or in the wider school environment.
  •  Any other duties relating to the job as required from time to time by the Head of School /Principal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of IGCSE curriculum
  • B.Ed in Geography, Geophysics, Geology or any other related discipline. Minimum of Second Class Lower
  • Masters or Post Graduate qualification in a related subject is an added advantage
  • 3- 5 years professional teaching experience
  • Past involvement in extracurricular activities
  • High Level of IT literacy

Personal Qualities

  • Capable of delivering inspirational and informative lessons to the students
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive and authoritative rapport with all students
  • Excellent and effective classroom management skills
  • Excellent communication skills to enable effective dialogue with pupils, parents, staff and visitors
  • Organised and self-motivated, with a proven record for meeting targets and deadlines
  • Have a sharp and progressive vision of the subject and of teaching and learning in a successful and dynamic school
  • Ability to perform well and remain professional whilst under pressure
  • Dedicated team-player
  • Demonstration of strong commitment to personal continuous professional development
  • Essential Values, Behaviors and Attitudes.
  • Teachers are expected to actively promote and demonstrate the five core values of the school:
  • Child centeredness
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Service
  • The school expects teachers to uphold themselves in a manner that inspires and encourages outstanding behavior within the student body.
  • The school reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the school.
  • In some circumstances, the job holder may be required to undertake other duties and responsibilities of a similar post in order to support workload peaks and skill shortages to ensure priorities are met.