Lower School English Teacher, Ghana

The Right to Dream Ghana Education runs a flexible core primary/secondary Cambridge program with other non-traditional subjects to students from grade 5-11.


Lower School English Teacher Vacancy

We are looking to employ an English teacher with an outstanding track record of teaching English lessons to students from Primary School through to Secondary School. The English teacher will be responsible for the teaching of reading, writing and speaking skills, specifically to ESL students. Experience of Montessori is welcomed.

To ensure success as an English teacher, the candidate must be qualified in English as a first language. The English teacher must possess a pleasant disposition that will enhance the learning process. Ultimately, an outstanding English teacher should engage students in meaningful and fun activities, creating an environment conducive to learning.


English Teacher Responsibilities

  • Teach basic English skills including reading, writing, and speaking.

  • Compose lesson plans to successfully incorporate the full duration of each lesson.

  • Execute lessons efficiently using different styles of teaching depending on the content.

  • Engage students to ensure a lively classroom atmosphere.

  • Instruct students about the structure and content of the English language.

  • Teach students the spelling of words, and their meanings.

  • Emphasize the rules of composition, grammar and sentence construction.

  • Teach students the correct pronunciation of words.

  • Teach students to think critically when studying literature and poetry.

  • Teach students to analyze and question media reports, advertisements, and news reports.


English Teacher Requirements

  • BA or BEd English (Masters will be an added advantage).

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a teaching role.

  • Competency in Cambridge Checkpoint/IGCSE and GES

  • The ability to compile lesson plans efficiently.

  • The ability to execute lessons with meaning, in a fun, and engaging manner.

  • Computer literate; able to adapt lessons using technology.


What we offer

• Polite, respectful students who are eager to learn.

• Colleagues who are warm, supportive and have a great sense of humour.

• A commitment to staff CPD.

• A leadership team committed to staff well-being.

• A great location from which to bring the curriculum to life.


Salary and Other benefits

Salary and other benefits to be discussed with the potential candidate during the interview.

Start date: asap


Contact

To apply, please send your current CV and a motivation letter outlining what you can offer the school (this should include extra-curricular activities) to the Head of School: angela.young@righttodream.com by Friday 14th October 2020.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Head of School Angela Young or Ass. Head Bright Sewu: angela.young@righttodream.com or bright.sewu@righttodream.com