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EYFS/ Pre-Primary Teacher

school
British International School - Lubumbashi
location
Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
housing
Luxuriously furnished accommodation provided, within the school campus
airfair
Full airfare reimbursement for an economy ticket and airport pickup
Start date
Ongoing
2 years
1
  • Early Childhood
  • Licensed Teacher, College/University Faculty, University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Hold excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the passion, skill, and energy necessary for teaching children in the primary age range.
  • Have the personal awareness and insight to recognize when help, advice, and support may be needed, and the willingness to seek and accept these.
  • Have a record of appropriate continuing professional development / in-service training
  • A willingness to take part in the wider aspects of school life, including the organization of pupils concerning extra-curricular provisions.
  • Uphold and be supportive of the aims, values, and ethos of the British International School of Lubumbashi.
  • Communicate effectively, honestly, and professionally with parents and carers.
  • Demonstrate a collegiate approach and willingness to work as part of a professional team that is diverse in background, expertise, and experience.
  • Demonstrate a positive outlook and an ability to engage constructively with challenges and change in a private school environment.
  • Possess the ability to cope calmly yet effectively in potentially stressful situations.
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity at all times.
  • Hold qualified teacher status.
  • Have the ability to work well as part of different teams.
  • Demonstrate or have evidence of excellent teaching skills, and be a reliable and well-organized teacher and colleague, with excellent time management skills
  • Working hours would typically be 7.30 am to 1.30/2 pm. (Extra hours may be required for staff meetings, inspections, and parent consultations. Depending on the setting in which you work, you may also need to spend additional time on planning and preparation for activities or lessons)
  • Salaries are paid in net amounts and tax-free
  • Return ticket provided to home destination after the completion of the contract
  • Salaries are based on working months 
  • Fully Furnished accommodations provided by the school situated on the second floor of the school campus
  • Airport pickup services provided
  • Welcoming staff ready to help with the relocation process
  • 24/7 services provided in case of emergency
  • Visa procedures covered by the school
  • Visa expenses covered
  • Basic healthcare covered. This does not cover any serious/chronic condition

 

British International School aims to be one of the leading private institutions in the Democratic Republic of Congo. BIS envisions to be a world-class institution to create a history of achievements. BIS has ambitious plans for the future of our generation by providing quality education from the early years through high school. We focus on nurturing the individual holistically by implanting in them, a balanced approach toward life. Consistent with our human values, we seek to develop the hidden potential to excel and persevere in meeting the challenges to encounter in life by preparing them intellectually and making them morally strong and effective global citizens.

  • Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant, and inspiring curriculum for pupils, incorporating the areas of learning for the Early Years Foundation Stage in line with the policies of the school and national directives
  • Facilitate, support, and monitor the overall progress and development of EYFS pupils and designated groups of pupils
  • Prepare and implement support plans for individual pupils
  • Foster a learning environment and educational experience which provides pupils with the opportunity to develop and fulfill their individual potential
  • Share in the development and review of the EYFS curriculum, teaching materials, methods of teaching, and assessment in collaboration with the wider EYFS team and EYFS Lead
  • Support and contribute to the school’s responsibility for safeguarding children
  • Closely liaise with parents, carers, and other professionals within the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Motivate children’s learning, both indoors and outdoors, encouraging learning through experience and interests
  • Provide pastoral care and support to children and provide them with a secure environment in which to learn
  • Develop and produce quality visual aids, teaching resources, and areas of continuous provision within the EYFS unit
  • Organise learning materials and resources, making imaginative use of resources
  • Assist with the development of children's personal/social and language abilities
  • Support the development of children's basic skills, including physical coordination, speech, and communication
  • Encourage children's mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing, and imaginative play
  • Develop children's curiosity, knowledge, and skills through our skills-based provision offer
  • Work with others and contribute to the strong and experienced team ethos of the school, to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors
  • Share knowledge gained with other practitioners and parents/carers
  • Observe, assess and record each child's progress and prepare reports
  • Ensure the health and safety of children and staff are maintained during all activities
  • Keep up to date with changes in the EYFS and developments in best practice
  • Be adaptable and flexible
  • Play a full part in the life of the school community, and support its distinct ethos
  • Follow and actively promote the school’s policies and procedures
  • Actively pursue professional development
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

The British International School - Lubumbashi, an innovative school for children from preschool to grade 12, offering a highly portable, globally recognised curriculum, with outstanding extracurricular activities, and a warm and welcoming community in the heart of Lubumbashi.

BIS aims to be one of the leading private institutions of Democratic Republic of Congo. BIS envisions to be a world class institution to create a history of achievements. BIS has ambitious plans for the future of our generation by providing quality education from early years through high school. We focus on nurturing the individual holistically by implanting in them, a balanced approach towards life. Consistent with our human values, we seek to develop the hidden potentials to excel and persevere in meeting the challenges to encounter in life by preparing them intellectually and to make them morally strong and effective global citizens.

 

Our Vision

Here at BIS, we aim to guide our students to become leaders of a greater tomorrow and be the change they want to see in the world.  “Aiming for Excellence” – our motto focuses on identifying the individual abilities of each student, and polishing them towards excellence, as they explore and discover more about the world surrounding them. Our unique curriculum is designed to offer quality education, reinforcing a love for learning that lasts far beyond school hours, and a passion for success that translates itself into their future. Instilling confidence and nurturing happiness in our students are our top priorities, knowing and strongly believing that when a child is comfortable, academic success is bound to follow.

 

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job