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  • Posted on: 13 August, 2015 Deadline: 24 August, 2015
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  • The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa’s first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent’s critical social and economic problems.

    The University offers an American – style education modelled after the curriculum of American universities with corresponding approaches to teaching and students assessment. The first entering class of 124 students and 20 professors was enrolled in September 2005. In ten years, AUN is fast becoming a model for other universities in Nigeria and West Africa.

    English Language Teacher

     

    AUN is seeking for a permanent English Teacher. This position is a local one and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria

     

     

     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

     

    • To work in a manner that fully reflects the School’s mission and vision. 
    • To implement and deliver a balanced and relevant curriculum for the students and to support the overall English Language curriculum
    • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of the students both as a teacher and a mentor
    • To encourage a learning experience that provides pupils with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
    • To contribute to the raising standards of students’ attainment
    • To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth

     

     

    DETAILED LISTING OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • To assist in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, making policies and teaching strategies in the subject area of English Language
    • To contribute to the implementation and improvement of a plan in the subject area
    • To plan and prepare courses and lessons and ensure a high quality of learning experience for the students
    • To contribute to the whole school’s planning activities
    • To promote the general progress and well being of the students in line with the school’s policy
    • To alert the appropriate staff to problems experienced by pupils and to make recommendations as to how these may be resolved
    • To communicate , as appropriate, with the parents of students and with persons or bodies outside the school concerned with the welfare of individual students after consultation with the Head of School
    • To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as are required
    • To use a variety of delivery methods that will stimulate learning appropriate to students’ needs and the demands of the relevant syllabus
    • To maintain discipline in accordance with school’s procedures and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behavior, standards of work and homework
    • To play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its aim and ethos and to encourage all staff and pupils to follow this example
    • To ensure that the classroom provides a positive learning environment including the use of stimulating displays
    • To take part in the staff development program
    • To continue personal development in relevant areas including subject knowledge and teaching methods
    • To help prepare students for standardized tests and college entrance exams
    • To help in implementing school quality procedures and to adhere to these
    • To contribute to the process of monitoring and evaluation of the Science subject area in line with school procedures
    • To review from time to time methods of teaching and programs of work
    • To maintain appropriate records and to provide relevant accurate and up to date information in the tracking of pupils and their performance
    • To communicate effectively with the parents of students as appropriate
    • Where appropriate, to communicate and co-operate with persons or bodies outside the school
    • To take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open Evenings, Parents’ Evenings, student review meetings etc.
    • To contribute and assist in identifying resource needs and the effective and efficient  use of physical resources
    • To cooperate with other staff to ensure a sharing and effective use of resources to the benefit of the school and the students.
    • To actively promote schools’ policies and continue personal development as agreed
    • To comply with the University’s Health and Safety Policy
    • To undertake any other duties as specified by the Head of Charter School

     

     

    Requirements for the position:

     

    • A B.Ed from a recognized tertiary institution in a relevant field, with three to five years teaching experience.
    • Possess high level interpersonal communication skills.

     

    • The full-time English Teacher is expected to be specialized in the following areas:
      • Grammar and Structure
      • English Literature
      • Phonetics

     

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

     

    • Adequate knowledge of AUN Policies and Procedures.
    • Employees are expected to be courteous to colleagues and provide a welcoming environment to visitors and telephone callers.

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    General Knowledge Teacher

     

    The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for a General Knowledge Teacher. This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

     

    The General Knowledge Teacher will be charged with the responsibility of creating a classroom environment that develops in each student an awareness of his/her civic roles and responsibilities as well as the use of expertise and knowledge to teach students on key areas of Citizenship and Government. The incumbent shall use textbooks, multimedia aids, lectures and tests to help students learn and apply information. He/She will work in a manner that fully reflects the developmental philosophy of the American University of Nigeria, Yola.

     

    Position Requirements:

     

    • A B.Ed from a recognized tertiary institution in a relevant field
    • Three (3) to five (5) years teaching experience.
    • Possess high level interpersonal communication skills.
    • Use of instructional technology for teaching and learning.

     

     

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

     

    • Employees are expected to be courteous to colleagues and provide a welcoming environment to visitors and telephone callers.

     

    Description of Benefits:

    Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

    Method of Application

    Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to recruitment@aun.edu.ng before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    AUN is an equal-opportunity and non-discriminatory employer. For more information on AUN, please visit www.aun.edu.ng

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