Early years teachers help children to communicate and interact in a classroom scenario, which is far removed from their experiences to date. Additionally, teachers help children to develop basic learning skills (verbal, written and numeric) through fun lessons and interesting activities, which encourage creativity, independent thought and expression.
It won’t be all play, no work though! Even at this early stage of education, you’ll be required to plan lessons, monitor your pupils’ achievements and liaise with parents or guardians to optimize their children’s pre-school learning experiences.
- This is also a critical period in discovering and identifying exceptionally-gifted students, as well as those who may have learning disabilities. developing and implementing lessons and work schemes, using the Early Years Foundation Stage as a framework.
- providing a safe and stimulating environment that facilitates learning.
- organizing and supervising play and work activities (for example reading, cooking, music, dancing etc.).
- liaising with parents, careers and professionals such as speech therapists and health visitors.
- maintaining records.
- monitoring and recording progress.
- Previous experience of working in an EYFS setting
- Hold excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Demonstrate the passion, skill and energy necessary for teaching children in the nursery 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 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.
NB: Only applicants within close proximity to Ketu Ikosi should apply.