28 May 2018

Lincoln Community School Job Vacancy : Physical Education Teaching Assistant

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Lincoln Community School is one of the leading American International Schools in Africa and currently serves a population of 760 students from over 66 different nationalities.

Job Description

Scope of Responsibilities
The teaching assistant will work in collaboration with the teacher to plan, teach and assess the program for the particular grade level or subject. The assistant will take an active part in instructional activities, using strategies agreed in advance with the teacher. In order to respond to the needs of individual students, they will get to know each student well – academically and social/emotionally.
Specific Responsibilities/Expectations
  • Equipment rooms should be organized and equipment easily accessible
  • Set up equipment before classes (at multiple venues), and putting equipment away after classes
  • Check new orders, inventory, and organize with existing equipment
  • Should be present/available for all classes
  • Build relationships with students, and assist with student learning and class engagement
  • TA can/should be able to cover for the teacher  as needed
  • Responsible for gathering equipment requests from other departments for various reasons (i.e. field trips)
  • Maintain locks for cages—all cages should have working PE locks on them
  • Expected to supervise  locker rooms during changing periods
  • Work with the teacher(s) and/or principal(s), within regular working hours, to organize in classroom and out of classroom division-wide events, and any other duties as assigned by the Principal.
  • Work with teacher to conduct swimming lessons for students
  • Attend official department meetings as requested by HOD and/or Principal.
  • Develop his/her professional knowledge and expertise through training offered by the school.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Teaching qualification and/or substantial proven experience working with young people, plus evidence of good general education (degree preferred).
  • Experience of working in a sporting activity ( Soccer, basketball, Volley ball ,Swimming)
  • Experience of working with children aged 3 – 16
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Proven interest in inquiry-based instruction
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to coach / instruct in swimming an advantage

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following:
  1. A cover letter highlighting experience relevant to the role
  2. An up to date  resume
*The closing date for the position is Friday 4th June 2018. Please note that the school will only contact short listed candidates

How to Apply

The compensation package for the position is competitive; salary will depend on relevant experience and qualifications. If you have proven track record of achievement in a similar role and you are interested in the opportunity to work in an international environment where you will be challenged and developed professionally then please visit our website: http://www.lincoln.edu.gh/adminvacancies to view the job description.

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