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Chemistry Teacher Lusaka International Community School

Based in Lusaka, Zambia, Lusaka International Community School (LICS) is a co-educational, secular, fee-paying, non-profit school, which provides an internationally recognised education to a culturally diverse, globally-minded student body in a caring and supportive learning environment. LICS holds in high esteem its vision statement which is to “maximise the potential of future world citizens”.

LICS is a leading independent Pre-Primary, Primary, and Secondary School based in the leafy suburb of Roma in Lusaka, Zambia, and is a member of CIS, AISA, and ISAZ.

The school currently has an opening in the Secondary School and is looking for a suitably qualified individual to join the LICS community as a Chemistry Teacher with effect 1 August 2023.

1. Requirements

  • At least 3 years of relevant teaching experience.
  • Demonstrate excellent subject and/or specialist knowledge.
  • Have a full understanding of connections and progressions in the subject and use this in their teaching to ensure pupils make good progress.
  • Understand the application and use of ICT in their specialist subjects.

2. Qualities

  • Be a dynamic, driven person with a desire for educational excellence.
  • Be willing to be part of a successful team at a school well-established academic record.
  • Have a sense of humour.

3. Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in education (QTS), /PGCE or equivalent
  • Additional qualifications are relevant to the role.
  • Chemistry major / second science subject is an added advantage

4. Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

4.1 Planning and Setting Expectations

  • Demonstrate an excellent ability to plan.
  • Prepare lessons and sequences of lessons with clear objectives to ensure successful learning by all students.
  • Consistently set high expectations for students in general school life and their academics
  • Plan teaching to ensure it builds on the current and previous achievements of students and is centered on best practice

4.2 Teaching and Managing Pupil Learning

  • Demonstrate an excellent ability to teach, manage students and maintain discipline.
  • Ensure lessons are engaging and challenging for all ability levels.
  • Understand and use the most effective teaching methods to achieve teaching objectives.
  • Display flair and creativity in engaging, enthusing, and challenging groups of students.
  • Develop students’ literacy, numeracy, and ICT skills as appropriate within their phase and context.
  • Provide positive and targeted support for students who have special educational needs, are very able, lack confidence, have behavioural difficulties, or are disaffected.
  • Be aware of which students are on the gifted and talented register or are highly able – and provide an appropriate level of challenge for these students.
  • Ensure that the secondary school environment is safe, well maintained, and in keeping with the health and safety policies.

4.3 Pastoral Responsibilities

  • Within the school environment and while chaperoning on school trips and events.
  • Undertake child protection and safeguarding training relevant to the role.
  • Play an active role in the care, well-being, and safeguarding of all students.
  • Undertake child protection and safeguarding training relevant to the role.
  • Proactively act on concerns, reporting immediately using the relevant school procedures.
  • Demonstrate care, empathy, and respect for all students.
  • Actively support and encourage students to create, develop and maintain healthy friendships
  • To actively support all school systems of recording and reporting concerns regarding student welfare, including child protection and safeguarding.
  • Act as a good role model to all students.
  • Actively participate in the school’s House System.
  • Attend trips and outdoor educational activities to support students’ personal development.
  • Take part in extracurricular activities and enrichment program
  • Model good practice to students, promoting the values as set out in the school’s mission statement.
  • Consistently apply school policies to reinforce positive behaviour.

5. Remuneration

Competitive package.

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 23rd December, 2022.

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