Chemistry Teacher, Ghana

Posted: 04 February 2021

The Position
The Chemistry Teacher will provide a balanced curriculum and maintain progress of all class members through the relevant subject at a pace suitable to their age and development and use appropriate skills and techniques of differentiation.

He/She will teach, assess students’ work and guide them towards achieving appropriate qualifications according to the Cambridge IGCSE syllabus or other syllabus agreed with the school.

Primary Role
Plan and prepare well-structured, clearly presented lessons appropriate to the abilities of all students and the syllabus being taught
Make sure that the classroom is stimulating environment that facilitates learning
Generate enthusiasm for the subject being taught and inspire all students to work to their potential
Liaise with the Head of Department and Learning Support Department where a student may have special educational needs and with the form tutor and Head of School if a student is experiencing pastoral difficulties
Promote high standards of behavior by encouraging a positive, proactive approach to studying and build productive relationships with students
Set homework which is appropriate to the student’s ability and their wider workload, following school policy
Assess student’s work accurately and regularly, giving thoughtful and meaningful feedback
Be punctual to lessons.
Person Specification
Qualification & Training
1st Degree qualification in Chemistry.
Master’s Degree qualification in chemistry.
Method of Assessment
Production of the applicant’s certificates
Discussion at Interview
Verification of qualifications.
Experience & Skills
Successful teaching experience with Senior Secondary School age groups, including at IGCSE, AS and A level
Ability to inspire, motivate and challenge students
Ability to plan and teach well-structured lessons which achieve outcomes which are at least good and are often outstanding
Ability to work closely with a team of teaching colleagues in your department to prepare, resource and teach your subject
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues showing respect for others and professionalism at all time.
Recent and relevant experience of teaching Biology & Chemistry students
A record of successful achievement in teaching IGCSE and A level students
Ability to teach additional subjects such as Mathematics and Physics.
Method of Assessment
Contents of the application form
Professional references.
Professional Attributes
Established and evidenced practice as a good/outstanding teacher.
Evidence of willingness to participate actively in the life and work of the school.
Method of Assessment
Contents of the application form
Professional references.

  • Closing date: 28/02/2021
  • Country: Ghana
  • School: International Community School, Ghana
  • Region: Worldwide
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