Economics Teacher (JSS/SSS)

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OutsideIn HR Limited - On behalf of our prestigious client, a leading International school located in the commercial nerve centre of the North - Kano; we are looking for a highly qualified candidate for the next academic year to fill the position below:

Job Title: Economics Teacher (JSS/SSS)

Reporting to: H.O.D. Social SciencesàV.P. Academics àPrincipal
Start date: 5th September, 2019

Job Description

  • Do you want the opportunity to deliver a fun, interactive and creative curriculum? This role is to start very soon so if this sounds like the job for you, please don't delay in applying!
  • This is a fabulous opportunity for a multi-dimensional teacher who is looking to join an optimal team. The school is very inclusive filled with a vision to instil in students: sense of discipline, self-confidence, strong academic foundation, healthy competition, family & moral values, compassion & love for all fellow humans.

Summary of Role

  • To deliver outstanding teaching of Economics and related subjects to Junior and Senior Secondary School students
  • To ensure effective student learning in and enthusiasm for the subject
  • To guide students to attain excellent cumulative assessment results across varied assessment formats

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Plan, resource and deliver imaginative, interactive and inspiring lessons from an integrated IGCSE and WASSCE curriculum
  • Keep regularly up to date with current affairs related to Economics to connect topics of instruction to real life
  • Regularly undertake professional development activities towards improvement of teaching technique and classroom management
  • Ensure that all students make excellent progress and attain understanding of each topic
  • Differentiate lessons as required to build confidence in every student, regardless of learning ability
  • Use regular and varied assessments to monitor progress and set targets
  • Respond accordingly to the results of such monitoring to differentiate intervention
  • Ensure all streams of a class are given equal topic coverage and forms of assessment
  • Maintain regular and productive communication with parents, to report on progress, sanctions and achievements
  • Utilise 21st century teaching tools to enhance learning
  • Promote sound literacy, numeracy research and presentation skills in all students
  • Support all students in the acquisition and development of learning dispositions and positive character traits


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Other Requirements


  • Degree level or above in Economics or a related field
  • Experience teaching at secondary level
  • Experience teaching or tutoring IGCSE as well as WAEC content for senior students

Additional Requirements:

  • No prison record or prior terminations of appointment
  • Up to date knowledge of IGCSE and WAEC curricula for Economics
  • Understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistent enthusiasm in the subject among adolescents
  • Competent research and IT skills
  • Knowledge of how to effectively utilize time in a 50-min lesson plan
  • Ability to utilise local materials as activity and project resources
  • Openness to new knowledge, soft skills and ways of working
  • Sound understanding of behaviour management, the importance of clear boundaries, sanctions, praise and recognition
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English


  • Energetic, fit
  • Sense of humour
  • Ability to tell good short stories to enhance learning.

Application Closing Date
9th August, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV using the "Job Title" as the subject of the mail.

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July 25, 2019
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August 9, 2019
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