English Teacher

Start Date: January 2020
Work Area: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Employer: British International School and Montessori Education
Application Deadline: 29th December 2019
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone. Open to all nationalities.

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
This role is open to Sierra Leonean and non-Sierra Leonean candidates based in Sierra Leone.

Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to with “’IGCSE English Language and English Literature Teacher” in Subject Line.

  • Key Purpose

    Teaching English Language and English Literature to High School students and preparing them for the IGCSE.

  • Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assessing and monitoring of learners’ progress.
    • Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to all High School classes.
    • Encouraging learners to actively participate in the classroom.
    • Using a modern and dynamic teaching approach which allows students to communicate easily using the English language.
    • Researching and devising entertaining, interesting, creative and productive lessons for learners.
    • Teaching small groups or on a one-to-one basis.
    • Recording learners’ progress by setting and marking coursework and examinations.
    • Participating in staff meetings and extra-curricular activities.
  • About you/must-haves for the position

    • Bachelor’s degree or Masters in English Language or Literature.
    • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in Teaching Field.
    • Specific experience in English Language and Literature.
    • Previous experience in teaching the IGCSE would be an advantage.

    • Must be genuinely fascinated with language and have interest in people.
    • Must have empathy with learners and a lot of creativity.
    • Must be Highly conscientious and committed to the highest standards of professional service.
    • Mush have Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Caring and motivated by the best interests of students.
    • Willing to engage in ongoing professional development.
    • Ability to relate well to different groups of students of different ages and ability levels.
    • Self-belief and the ability to maintain discipline.
    • Team-player who can collaborate with colleagues.

    CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.

    All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.