Vacancy title: Subject Teachers[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Teachers & Education ]
Jobs at: Promoting Equality in African Schools
Deadline of this Job:
31 July 2022
Date Posted: Monday, July 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Chinsali: Commercial and Computer Studies
Mathematics and Geography
Mungwi: Physics, Chemistry and Biology x 1
Civic Education and Religious Education x 1
Business Studies and Computer Studies x 1
Mathematics and Religious Education x 1
Icibemba and English x 1
Integrated Science x 1
English and Civic Education x 1
Agriculture Science x 1
English and Civic Education x 1
Mathematics and Computer Studies x 1
Literacy x 1
Kasama: English and Religious x 1
Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) x 3
Mathematics x 2
Agricultural Science x 1
English, Literature, Bemba x 1
Social Studies (Civic Education, Geography) x 1
A.) Teacher motivation and mind-set
• Teacher proactively seeks out opportunities to be observed by others.
• The teacher demonstrates a ‘growth mindset’.
• Teacher proactively seeks out opportunities for professional development through internal and external CPDs.
• Teachers are actively practising/implementing knowledge and skills gained from CPD.
• The teacher promotes a culture of error through learning by risk-taking and making mistakes.
• The teacher demonstrates high expectations for every student.
• The teacher promotes and develops a ‘growth mindset’ in every student so they aspire to achieve.
• The teacher encourages all students to participate in all classroom activities.
• The teacher demonstrates pride in teaching as a transformational profession.
• Teacher models and encourages professionalism in all interactions with pupils, staff and wider communities.
• The teacher demonstrates problem-solving skills to overcome work-related challenges.
B.) Planning & Preparation
• The teacher demonstrates a strong knowledge of their subject.
• The teacher demonstrates an accurate understanding of the curriculum/syllabus.
• The teacher understands where lessons fit in wider SOW.
• The teacher plans an SOW that logically builds on student understanding.
• Teachers can plan lessons which have clear outcomes and objectives.
• Teacher structures lesson appropriately using the three-step lesson plan (S/M/P).
• The teacher plans cross-curricular links and real-life examples to contextualise learning.
• The teacher plans activities within lessons that shift to the cognitive load of students.
• The teacher can plan a range of activities to assess students’ understanding of a lesson.
• The teacher prepares relevant and appropriate resources in advance of the lesson.
• The teacher establishes routines and expectations for the effective use of resources.
• Teacher differentiates learning objectives according to all, most and some.
• The teacher plans differentiated tasks and activities to ensure that all learners achieve the intended outcomes.
C.) Classroom Delivery
• The teacher delivers instructions and explanations clearly and links them to the intended outcome of the lesson.
• The teacher uses a range of questioning techniques to draw out, assess and consolidate key learning.
• The teacher uses an appropriate tone and registers to engage learners.
• The teacher ensures lessons are well-paced, with appropriate time allocated to each component.
• Teacher scaffolds and models concepts using appropriate strategies.
• Teacher models accurate spoken and written English.
• The teacher uses collaborative learning strategies to engage students in effectively supporting and learning from one another.
• The teacher uses appropriate activities for all learners to apply and consolidate key learning independently
D.) Assessment & Feedback
• The teacher uses a variety of assessments for learning/adaptive learning techniques to inform teaching during individual and sequence of lessons.
• The teacher uses regular, well-planned formative assessments to analyse progress and inform planning as reflected in the SOW.
• Teachers ensure assessments measure the objectives of SOW.
• The teacher uses summative assessment data to identify gaps in learning.
• Teachers analyse assessment data to show the progress of classes and accountability in terms of teachers’ targets.
• The teacher gives effective written feedback that helps students understand how to improve.*
E.) Climate for Learning
• The teacher creates a well-organised and tidy environment that maximizes and supports learning.
• Teacher maximizes the physical environment to reinforce learning.
• The teacher uses the space in the room to increase interaction with all students.
• The teacher uses praise to encourage participation and reinforce student learning.
• The teacher establishes clear and consistent routines and expectations for effective classroom management that are understood by students and teachers.
• The teacher uses positive behaviour management consistently, in line with the school’s and PEAS’ policies, to ensure that students remain confident and continue to enjoy the process of learning.
F.) Community & Contribution
• The teacher fosters the culture, values and mission of the school.
• The teacher actively participates in co-curricular activities.
• The teacher promotes the welfare of all students by monitoring their social and physical well-being.
• The teacher acts as a positive role model to the students and the wider school community.
• The teacher actively attends school routines as required by the school management.
• Teacher engages parents and guardians in monitoring student welfare, academic progress and discipline of their child.
• The teacher actively participates in local community engagement in promoting school image and improving enrolment.
• The teacher actively participates in PTA activities.
• The teacher collaborates with others professionally, in terms of sharing ideas, resources, subject knowledge and pedagogy.
• Teacher champions PEAS education approach and initiatives.
• The teacher supports the professional development of others.
• Teacher takes on extra roles/duties other than teaching and learning.
• Passionate about PEAS’ mission to expand access to sustainably delivered quality education in Africa.
• Passionate about your subject, and able to inspire students to love it too
• Open-minded, responsive to feedback and continually seeking to develop and improve
• Always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure the best outcomes for students at the school
• A team player who will always support colleagues
• Keen to support all aspects of school life, including supporting extra-curricular activities
Professional Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum 5 O’ levels including Mathematics, English, and merit in the Teaching subject
• Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Education
• Teaching Council of Zambia registration
• Secure knowledge and understanding of the subject area curriculum and related pedagogy
• Experience in working in the education sector in Zambia at the secondary level
• Knowledge of working with a wide range of students
• Top-level understanding of strategies for the improvement of teaching practices and learning outcomes
• Desired: A proven record of achievement in Secondary Education; knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;
Job Experience: No Requirements
Work Hours: 8
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Job application procedure
Please read through the candidate pack thoroughly and if you are excited by the opportunity of the role at PEAS and have met the essential criteria, please click the Teacher link below to complete the application form.
Apply for the Teacher position here
Please note, that only complete applications will be reviewed, and only qualified candidates will be shortlisted and contacted. We will review applications on a case-by-case basis and shortlisted applicants may be invited in earlier than the closing date. We reserve the right to close the application process sooner than the date specified should we receive a high number of qualified candidates.
The deadline for applications is Friday 31th July 2021 at 17:00hrs CAT.
PEAS is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its recruitment practices and, to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.
PEAS has a strict Child Protection Policy. All staff are expected to abide by this.
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