History Teacher (JSS/SSS)

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Job Description

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: History Teacher(JSS/SSS) 

Start date: 5th September, 2019
Reporting to: H.O.D. Social Sciences - V.P. - Academics - Principal

Job Descriptions

  • 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!
  • We are recruiting for the role of a highly qualified History Teacher for the next academic year .
  • 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 History 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 History 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
  • Contribute to the effective working of the Department of Social Sciences
  • Represent the school at all public events and interschool or international activities
  • Be punctual to school, period allocations and all duties assigned
  • Perform all additional duties diligently and consistently
  • Work respectfully with colleagues, especially the HOD and senior management
  • Avoid all conflicts of interest out of school hours
  • Abide by teaching codes of ethics and all school policies
  • Be a role-model and impact positively on the school


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Other Requirements


  • Degree level or above in History or a related field
  • Experience teaching at secondary level
  • Experience teaching or tutoring WAEC content for senior students

Additional Requirements:

  • No prison record or prior terminations of appointment
  • Up to date knowledge of IGCSE and national curricula for Ancient History, Modern History, West African History and Nigerian History
  • Ability to partake in curriculum development for the comprehensive and streamlined teaching of History across all years.
  • Understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistent enthusiasm in the subject among adolescents
  • Competent research and IT skills
  • Commitment to inclusive methods of teaching and learning
  • Creativity and critical thinking skills
  • 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
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Readiness to take personal responsibility, reflect and self-evaluate


  • 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 to:recruitment@outsideinhrng.com 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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