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Teacher – Class room Teacher (For Various Subjects) at School of St. Jude January, 2020 Job Description
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Job Description

Ref: TSOSJ/HR/ACDM/SS/02/2020

Duty Station: Moshono & Usa River – Arusha, Tanzania.

Subjects: 1. Physics A + O – level (Location: Usa River, Arusha)

  1. Geography O & A – level (Location: Usa River, Arusha)
  2. Kiswahili O –level (St. Jude Girls – Moshono, Arusha)

Working relationships: All academic & business teams.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

The Teacher shall:

  • Teach one or more National Curriculum subjects to students in one or more Year levels
  • Plan lessons in line with National Curriculum syllabus documents and in accordance with the school policy
  • Provide a learning environment which allows students to learn effectively and in which they are inspired to learn
  • Monitor and record the progress of the students and encourage them to develop and fulfil their academic potential
  • Keep up to date with developments in the subject area, with new resources, teaching methodologies and national objectives.
  • Liaise and collaborate with colleagues
  • Fully support the work of the departments and fulfil the school’s mission and purpose.
  • Work harder hand in hand with the HOD/level coordinator to ensure that the academic and discipline of students at a particular level is attained at high standards.
  • Attend all assemblies, arrive punctually sit with the students to make sure they maintain high discipline.
  • Attend homeroom session on each morning when assigned and follow the homeroom procedures without failure.
  • Make sure your students are dressed in proper uniform every morning during homeroom time and other times when deem necessary. Main duties and responsibilities:


  • Teaching up to 28 periods per week.
  • Develop schemes of work (in collaboration with your HOD and other members of the department)
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lessons to a range of classes with approved lesson notes.
  • Prepare and maintain classroom norms and regulations which inspires the students to learn
  • Devise and write new curriculum materials.
  • Identify, develop, select and use a range of different teaching and learning resources and equipment
  • Use relevant technology and strategies to support the teaching and learning in the classroom
  • Be fully aware of the students’ who need and support them individually
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities within the lesson.
  • Fill in the log books at the end of every week and schemes of work at the end of each month and submit it to the HOD for signing.


  • Prepare homework and class work assignments and assessment tasks in line with school policy.
  • Mark work, provide appropriate feedback and maintain records of student progress and development
  • Provide timely and appropriate feedback to students in a way which will inform their learning.
  • Recognise that assessment is on-going and should be carried out continuously
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • Fully prepare students for all internal and external examinations

Professional Development:

  • Research new topics and maintain up-to-date subject knowledge
  • Be prepared to learn how to use relevant technology to improve the quality of teaching and learning
  • Be prepared to learn from others and be a lifelong learner
  • Undergo regular observations and participate in regular in-service training (INSET) as part of continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Participate in ESL lessons and any other activities organised by Teacher Mentors Student management:
  • Manage pupil behaviour in the classroom and throughout the school and apply appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehavior
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school and apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
  • Call parents (in collaboration with the HOD/level coordinator/deputy head master) when there is an academic/discipline concern or issues.

Whole school and departmental responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the HOD and other members of the department in all aspects of curriculum delivery
  • Take part in peer assessment – observing and providing feedback to colleagues
  • Participate in departmental meetings and any whole school events
  • Meet once monthly with the HOD in one on one meeting according to HOD`s calendar.
  • Take responsibility for any text books or other teaching resources used within lessons
  • Prepare suitable and appropriate emergency lesson Plans which can be used when absent and to monitor their use
  • Cover for absent colleagues when required
  • Maintain a tidy and well organised classroom and report any damage as appropriate
  • Attend staff meetings, committee meetings and level meetings full time.
  • Carry out specific allocated duties when you are on duty (T.O.D).
  • Participate in and organise extracurricular activities, such as outings, social activities and sporting events.

Other Duties

  • To be on duty (T.O.D) as per the Campus Schedule from Operation office.
  • Periodically suggest improvements to the department’s procedure and submit to your supervisor for approval.
  • Participate and support fellow staff in school mission related activities such as all School Celebration Days throughout the year.
  • Participate in student selection process, in particular working after hours on rest days and public holidays up to 20 Saturdays per annum.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Head of Department, Manager and Deputy Director and the Employer.

Qualification, Skills and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education in specific subject.
  • 3+ years of experience teaching- A-level with outstanding performance (for Physics candidates)
  • Added advantage- If you have placed a class on top 10 National wise
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills with demonstrated experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook.
  • An energetic, ethical, well disciplined, appropriate dressing code and friendly attitude with the ability to be flexible, patient, personable, easy going and conduct yourself in a professional manner.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong time management skills.

Added Advantage

  • 3 Years’ experience with outstanding performance.
  • ICT skills and fluent English.
  • Good understanding of School Culture.

Other Recruitment Information

  • Original Education certificates must be presented during the interview for shortlisted candidates.

How To Apply

  • Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a Cover Letter to [email protected]. Applications should be sent by 24th January 2020. SUBJECT LINE MUST INCLUDE THE REFERENCE NUMBER. Ref: TSOSJ/HR/ACDM/SS/02/2020




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