Drama / Literature-in-English Teacher at the Riverbank School

 Drama / Literature-in-English Teacher

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Key Responsibilities

  • To teach the relevant subject and stimulate as well as maintain students’ curiosity in designated Literature-in-English.
  • To develop students’ familiarity, competence and confidence in Literature-in-English.
  • To provide challenge for every student and encourage them to achieve their potential in Literature-in-English
  • To contribute and engage in extra-curricular activities within Literature-in-English.
  • To encourage all students to be actively engaged in their own learning and in reviewing their progress against targets, taking into consideration the differing ability of students and differentiating work accordingly.
  • To deal with inappropriate behavior quickly and effectively according to the school policy.
  • To set appropriate tasks and challenges for homework according to the published timetable, and ensure that it is regularly marked with constructive feedback.
  • To keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy.
  • To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom, which is changed frequently.
  • To keep work areas tidy and well organized.
  • To attend scheduled meetings in the Department and School.
  • To work with colleagues in the Department to formulate plans which have coherence and relevance to the needs of the individual students and to the aims and objectives of the School
  • To maintain good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their health and safety.
  • Contribute to the development and coordination of a particular area of the curriculum.
  • To ensure that school policies are reflected in daily practice.
  • To continue professional development, maintaining a portfolio of training undertaken.
  • To support the Head of School in promoting the ethos of the school.
  • To promote the welfare of children and to support the school in safeguarding children through relevant policies and procedures.
  • To promote equality as an integral part of the role and to be courteous to colleagues, visitors, treating everyone with fairness and dignity.
  • To recognise health and safety is a responsibility of every employee, to take reasonable care of self and others and to comply with the Schools Health and Safety policy and any school-specific procedures / rules that apply to this role.

Job Requirements

  • A good Educational Degree in the relevant field from a recognized Tertiary Institution.
  • PGDE / PGCE / Montessori Diploma or any Professional Certification is a major advantage
  • Membership of TRCN is compulsory.
  • Evidence of prior experience as an excellent Subject Teacher and strong subject knowledge across Key Stages.
  • Must be IGCSE certified.
  • Must be enthusiastic, result-driven and committed to raising the level of student achievement.
  • Must exhibit strong and passionate understanding of education and of curriculum development
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrable IT literacy to oversee reporting and communication systems.

Application Deadline
31st October, 2022.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@riverbankschools.org using the Position as the subject of the email.

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