Location : Maitama, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type : Full-time
As a teacher at Imagine E & E, you will be referred to as a Mind Aider. A Mind-Aider functions more like a coach who mediates, facilitates, prompts, and helps students develop and assess their understanding, and thereby their learning.
Your biggest job becomes asking good questions, Good questions that lead to complete understanding and mastery of what is being learned.
Your critical goal is to support the learner in becoming an effective thinker.
Providing care and support to children in a safe, secure, loving, and comfortable environment to learn.
non-elimination activities; activities that require no wait time).
Motivating and stimulating the children's learning abilities by encouraging learning through experience.
Researching and understanding each child’s development stage and learning ability to help you in the planning of an individualized lesson plan.
Researching and introducing new, innovative, and creative teaching methods and learning activities.
Treating children with dignity and respect and meeting the needs of an individual child with an awareness of their interests, special talents / needs, cultural background, and individual learning styles.
Developing children's curiosity and knowledge.
Working with others, including caregivers to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors.
Facilitate the learning of letter sounds and letter names using Jolly Phonics / Read Write Inc.
Facilitate the learning of basic concepts, number awareness, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
Observation of each child is key record observation using post-it notes, observation boards, and observation folders.
Link each observation to the child’s developmental stage (age-based) to monitor progress.
Submit a quarterly / end-of-season report for each child in your group.
Set up learning centers within the Mind-Room and outdoor (where necessary).
Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the school.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degree in Education
Ability to build good relationships with children, parents / carers, and colleagues.
Commitment to equal opportunities.
Ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative.
Ability to manage classes well and deal with challenging behaviour.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Patience and a good sense of humour.
Love being with children.
Energetic and enthusiastic.
Innovative and prepared to take risks.
Friendly and approachable.
Minimum 3 years experience working in a school setting with children within the age range of 0 6 years.
Minimum 1 out of 3 years experience with the EYFS and / Common Core Curriculum.
Experience with 4-5year olds
Experience teaching mixed grouping is an advantage
Certifications in Early Years Education and related courses for example Phonics, Social-Emotional Development, Arts, Handwriting, Class Room Display, etc.