Vacancies for 2018 - 2019

The American International School of Lagos is an accredited school, offering challenging programs for students in Pre-school through twelfth grade. AISL hires certified teachers with credentials and strong subject area expertise. We seek candidates with 21st century communication skills, computer competency, and a passion for teaching. We offer exciting employment opportunities for educators, support staff and management, and are always looking for enthusiastic professionals to join our dedicated team. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

Recruitment and Selection

The school is committed to hiring the most qualified and experienced faculty and staff who will support and enhance the delivery of the school's high quality instructional program. Further, the Superintendent is committed to recruiting these candidates from multiple hiring sources in order to benefit from diverse expertise and perspectives achieved through a healthy staffing balance. These sources include teachers and professionals who reside in Lagos either temporarily or permanently; independent of their employment contract with the school (Local Hire) as well as personnel recruited from overseas who relocate to Lagos as a result of an employment contract with the school (Overseas Hire). Overseas hired candidates will be sourced from direct inquiries, partner school districts, and various international recruiting conferences. The Superintendent is responsible for the recruitment and hiring of personnel for all of the School's certified faculty and professional staff positions.


Openings for 2018-2019

Grade 2 Teacher

Summary

Grade 2 teachers need to be able to design appropriate curriculum and impart lesson plans with a view to enforce learning and personal growth. An elementary teacher provides instruction in a variety of subjects including math, social studies, reading, and science. They must be sensitive to cultural, racial, socioeconomic, and religious differences among their students and understand how such diversity influences students' learning. Teachers at this level also assign homework, create lesson plans, prepare exams, and evaluate students. Depending on the school, class sizes may be small or large, requiring teachers to plan their curriculum accordingly. These teachers, like most elementary school instructors, are primarily based out of one classroom and work with the same group of students daily. Teachers must also communicate well with the parents of their students, especially regarding any potential social or behavioral concerns they may have.


Duties and Responsibilities

• Create, develop and implement core elementary school curriculum
• Develop lesson plans and impart education based on individual students’ abilities
• Assign homework and class work to students and assist them with queries
• Provide special attention to students who may not be able to handle complex questions
• Teach a variety of subjects including language arts, social studies, art, science and mathematics
• Develop learning aids and materials for the purpose of teaching concepts in class
• Use a wide array of instructional strategies such as lectures, group discussions and inquiry to facilitate understanding
• Ensure that each lesson plan is translated into learning experiences so that instruction time is used effectively
• Establish and maintain standards of student behavior and ensure that it is adhered to
• Create effective environment for students by employing learning tactic through functional and attractive classroom displays
• Supervise students during classes to ensure that they are working properly
• Oversee outdoor activities to ensure safety of students
• Celebrate student work by displaying it on bulletin boards with a view to encourage them
• Ensure that teaching methods are adapted to the varying needs of individual students
• Work with teaching aides to develop and impart interactive classroom activities
• Grade class work and homework on a regular basis
• Prepare and administer test to evaluate students’ understanding of concepts introduced in class
• Observe students for behavioral changes and report any conclusive observations to the school administration
• Evaluate student progress periodically and prepare reports
• Confer with parents and guardians to provide them feedback on students’ progress and limitations
• Maintain accurate student records
• Prepare students for subsequent grades by encouraging them to participate in “discovery” projects

Plant/Facilities Director

The American International School of Lagos, seeks a Director of Plant Facilities to oversee and manage the development of new facilities and maintenance of existing ones.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 15 years experience in a senior management position managing facilities and development projects. A background in Building construction, architecture, building engineering or facilities management will be required.

The position requires as a minimum, a bachelors degree in a related field with postgraduate studies and/or certifications in project management, facilities management or construction management.

In addition to the above, the candidate must have strong leadership and management skills related to procurement and management of building and maintenance contractors. Should be a team player and builder as well as show mastery in the process of creating and maintaining building systems and integrated campus infrastructure. Excellent written and oral communication skills are also necessary.

If you are interested in this job position, please send your resume/CV to hr@aislagos.org

Application closing date: October 19, 2017.

Grade 5 Teacher

Summary

A fifth grade teacher needs to be able to design appropriate curriculum and impart lesson plans with a view to enforce learning and personal growth. For instance, a 5th grade teacher will be required to motivate students to develop skills and attitudes that will eventually prove favorable for them throughout the middle school program.

Duties and Responsibilities

Create, develop and implement core middle school curriculum
• Develop lesson plans and impart education based on individual students’ abilities
• Assign homework and class work to students and assist them with queries
• Provide special attention to students who may not be able to handle complex questions
• Teach a variety of subjects including language arts, social studies, art, science and mathematics
• Develop learning aids and materials for the purpose of teaching concepts in class
• Use a wide array of instructional strategies such as lectures, group discussions and inquiry to facilitate understanding
• Ensure that each lesson plan is translated into learning experiences so that instruction time is used effectively
• Establish and maintain standards of student behavior and ensure that it is adhered to
• Create effective environment for students by employing learning tactic through functional and attractive classroom displays
• Supervise students during classes to ensure that they are working properly
• Oversee outdoor activities to ensure safety of students
• Celebrate student work by displaying it on bulletin boards with a view to encourage them
• Ensure that teaching methods are adapted to the varying needs of individual students
• Work with teaching aides to develop and impart interactive classroom activities
• Grade class work and homework on a regular basis
• Prepare and administer test to evaluate students’ understanding of concepts introduced in class
• Observe students for behavioral changes and report any conclusive observations to the school administration
• Evaluate student progress periodically and prepare reports
• Confer with parents and guardians to provide them feedback on students’ progress and limitations
• Maintain accurate student records
• Prepare students for subsequent grades by encouraging them to participate in “discovery” projects


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