Business Studies Teacher
St. Ignatius College - Lusaka, Lusaka
St Ignatius College is a private non-profit Catholic Jesuit School located in Ibex Hill Lusaka and wholly owned by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Established in 1979 by the Leopards Hill Trust, the college is one of the oldest private schools in Zambia. In 2012, The Jesuits took over the running of the college and continue today a tradition rooted in the Jesuit approach to education. One of the great strengths of St Ignatius College is the commitment on not only academic excellence but also on the curricular leadership and community service. The aim of Jesuit Education is to provide academic excellence and quality education of the whole person in the Jesuit tradition. Further, the Jesuits desire a school that is centred on moulding tomorrow’s leaders to work for others in pursuit of a just and humane world. Motto: Learning for service of God and Others.
Our Mission – Our Purpose
To mould leaders who are emotionally intelligent, environmentally conscious, spiritually reflective, and engaged in academic rigor by investing in learning and teaching.
Our Vision – Our Collective
Dream young leaders empowered in the Ignatian tradition working towards a just and humane world.
Our Values – Our Collective Heritage
Our values, exposing the new spirit of the college and its key stakeholders, are Holistic and complete learning culture Constant striving to be better and more social justice for all and in all value in diversity and unity
The College is Seeking to recruit a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic and qualified teacher in the role of Business Teacher
Overall Job Purpose:
To provide high quality learning opportunities in Business Studies that will enable learners to achieve the highest possible standards.
- Convey enthusiasm, energy and passion for Business studies and to inspire leaners to develop the desire for learning
- Use a variety of teaching methods, differentiated to meet the needs of individual leaners, in order to stretch and challenge the leaners
- Ensure that cross – curricular ICT, Literacy and Numeracy are reflected in the teaching and learning of our leaners
- Set and mark homework in accordance with the college policy and home work time tables
- Set and maintain high standards of learner work in the classroom. Inform the subject leader of any leaner whose work is exceptional or giving cause of concern
- Modify teaching for leaners with special educational needs and work with other teaching staff to maximise learner progress
- Ensure learners work and behave well in class and attend to unsatisfactory work or behaviour in accordance with college policy
- Maintain a stimulating learning environment. Keep classrooms tidy and arrange for appropriate displays of learner’s work
- Assess learners work in accordance with statutory requirements, college policy and examination board requirements
- Use agreed subject assessments to diagnose learner’s strength and areas for development, planning subsequent teaching accordingly
- Maintain a record of learner’s attainments
- Use data to monitor learners progress, provide support and guidance to ensure that leaners performance is monitored
- Attend subject/ Departmental meetings and staff meetings as required by the college
- Able to address and treat learners with respect and dignity
- Under take duties before school, at break and after school according to the college rota
- Engage in continuous professional development programs
- Working under the general direction of the Head of Department, adhering to and helping to develop departmental resources
- Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department/ college
- Full Grade Twelve School Certificate with 5 O levels.
- Minimum of a Degree in Education
- Cambridge experience is an added advantage
- Minimum of two years’ experience in a reputable learning institution
- The applicant should also have an interest in learner’s affairs holistically
- Must have three traceable referees.
THE PERSON must:
- Possess a strong personality and character
- Be a Team player.
- Be very Honest.
- Be a confident communicator with shrewd decision-making skills.
- Be able to manage a demanding and progressive workload.
- A result/ performance-oriented person.
- Possess the credibility to forge effective working relationships with senior management and other staff.
- Mature disposition
- Tact and diplomacy required in solving problems
- Confidentiality and Integrity
- ICT Skills and capacity to building skills are critical.
In return you can look forward to a competitive reward and benefits that include pension, life assurance and medical.
N.B: Applicant for positions at St Ignatius College are expected to support the school’s mission and contribute to what St Ignatius a catholic school strives to accomplish as a Jesuit institution.