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Secondary School, Mathematics 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 Mathematics 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.
  • Mathematics Major / additional subject ICT/Computer Science highly desired

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.

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Please visit our website (www.lics.sch.zm/career-opportunities), fill in the online application form and upload a detailed CV with a cover letter along with three referees, one of whom should be your current supervisor by 23.12.2022, Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

7. Safeguarding
Lusaka International Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate’s appointment will be subject to full security vetting.

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