Early Childhood Educator – Home School

Mortons Home School - Lusaka, Lusaka

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Contract

Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
13/12/2018

Description

Position
Early Childhood Educator – Home School
Industry
Vacancies
1
Description

Morton’s Home School has been set up to provide home based play and school sessions for a group of 3 – 10 children.

DUTIES:

The educator will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Creating Lesson plans – design their own lesson and classroom instruction plans based on national-approved curriculum and other enriching curricula.

  • Lead Daily Activities – social, learning, and physical activities for all children in their assigned classes.

  • Monitor Children – be responsible for the overall health and welfare of the children in their classroom, which requires diligent monitoring of all children during learning times, meal times, restroom breaks and nap times.

  • Encourage and Engage Children – keep all children active and engaged while they are in the classroom.

  • Keep Classroom clean and stimulating – responsible for keeping the classroom in a clean, hygienic, organised and stimulating state for children.

  • Assess in-class and homework assignments – assess all work submitted by students and provide progress reports to parents detailing their child’s success completing classroom work

  • Attend staff meetings – attend mandatory workshops, conferences, and staff meetings as directed by school guidelines.

  • Communicate effectively with parents – provide regular reports and any other information regarding Childs’ development and progress.

  • Assist with meal times – provide support to kitchen staff in laying out food for children and helping children with their meals.
  • SKILLS & PERSONAL TRAITS

    As an Early Childhood Educator you must love and work well with young children. In addition to these essential traits, we are looking for a professional who possess the following specific qualifications:

    Communication skills – a strong grasp of the English language and the ability to communicate effectively with both children and adults is a must.

    Sensitivity – ability to be sensitive to the current needs of children and highly observant of their potential needs.

    Physical stamina – many of your working hours will involve standing, bending, and moving, which requires good physical stamina and fitness

    Patience – by nature you will be expected to be a patient and understanding individual who possess good listening skills and does not display fits of temper during working hours

    Leadership skills – you will be responsible for maintaining discipline and order in your classrooms at all times, so some leadership skills are essential for this career.

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Minimum of Diploma in Early Childhood Education from a recognised institution
    • Full Grade 12 Certificate with minimum of Merit in English and Mathematics

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE

    • Must have at least one year teaching experience.
    • Preferably already registered with the Teaching Council of Zambia.
    • Knowledge in First Aid.
    • Must be able to use a computer and various applications.

    HOURS OF WORK, LOCATION & COMPENSATION

    You will be expected to report for work by 7:30 and leave at 16:00 from Monday to Friday.

    The job is based in Lusaka, Chelstone.

    Annual salary of K18,360 plus one meal per day and transport allowance.

    Requirements

    Min education
    Primary school
    Required experience
    4 Years
    Nationality
    Not defined
    Languages
    Not defined
    Skills
    Not defined
    Prerequisites

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    Company

    Employer name

    Mortons Home School

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