Bellbird Preschool

Early Childhood Teacher

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Job Description

Background:
Bellbird Pre-School is a new Pre-School located on Twin Palm Road in Lusaka which is scheduled to open in mid-January 2022.  The school aims to offer Baby Class, Middle Class, Reception and After School / Day Care services to families who live and work in the vicinities of Twin Palm, Ibex Hill, Woodlands, Kabulonga and surrounding areas.  The school may eventually accommodate up to 80 children, although in the initial period, there will be need to attract parents to the school under a start-up scenario.
The Mission of the school is:
“Providing and enriching curriculum and a warm early childhood environment”
Enhanced early learning is the main focus of the school, but in addition, the school aims to provide additional opportunities for children to learn including:
Out-door play equipment, that encourages physical development in a safe environment and creative play;
Sport and swimming (the school has an attractive swimming pool and sizeable grounds that allow children to play different sports);
Music and dance;
Nature appreciation (children will be involved in planting and growing fruit and vegetables).
The Board of Bellbird Pre-School intends to offer services for children with Special Needs in future.
The competitive advantages of the school are:
High quality service delivery;
Convenient location;
Well equipped;
Competitive Fees for level of services offered.
Role Description:
The key requirements of the role are detailed below:
1. Teaching and Learning
Effectively teach classes and subjects as assigned by the Head of Pre-School.
Prepare and plan activities that will meet the physical, emotional, psychological and social needs of learners.
Ensure that a safe and caring environment is maintained in the classroom at all times.
Plan and prepare learning activities based on the approved curriculum that will foster pupils’ academic performance.
Supervise pupils within the classroom and around the school environment.
Assess the progress of children under your care, prepare reports and maintain records appropriately.
Ensure that learners participate in learning activities.
Establish routines and provide positive guidance to ensure children have enough physical activity, rest and playtime.
Develop termly schemes of work, weekly forecast and daily lesson plans, ensuring that these documents are evaluated regularly.
Conduct thorough research on the subject matter being taught to deliver up-to-date information.
Identify any special needs of each child and prepare appropriate plans and responses.
Contribute your quota towards growing the Pre-School by maintaining high standards and welcoming prospective new children and their parents/guardians.
Receive and address any complaints or concerns expressed by parents and channel it to the appropriate quarters.
Handle any other duties as appropriately assigned by the Head of Pre-School, Administrator and Board.
Be a positive role model and demonstrate high standards in character, attitude and appearance.
2. Professional development and Conduct
Actively participate in all professional development programs set by school.
Undergo regular performance evaluation.
Evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and make improvements where necessary with approval from relevant personnel.
Perform duties for absent colleagues as assigned by the supervisors i.e. Head Teacher.
Any other duty assigned by the head teacher and or Administrator.
Must work together with all teachers and ancillary staff of Bellbird Pre-School maintaining mutual respect, tolerance and professional conduct.
Have a healthy personal working relationship with all Staff and Directors at Bellbird Pre-School.
Qualifications and Experience:
The minimum qualifications for applicants are as follows:
(1) Must possess a Degree in Early Childhood education
(2) Must be registered with Teaching Council of Zambia
(3) Professional experience in early childhood education an advantage
(4) Must possess unquestionable professional integrity, stature and abilities
(5) Excellent communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Response Requirements:
Form of application:
CV plus covering letter and references
Certified Copies of academic and professional certificates
Method of application: applicants can email requested documents [email protected] or drop off physically Plot KAB 255/100 Twin palm Road, Ibex Lusaka
Deadline for submission of applications: 17th December, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

bellbirdpreschoolltd@gmail.com
Application email or URL: bellbirdpreschoolltd@gmail.com

Job Summary

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Lusaka, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
Salary Closes: December 17, 2022
Bellbird Preschool

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