Job: Special Needs / Learning Support Teacher at Total Child School

Job: Special Needs / Learning Support Teacher at Total Child School

Total Child School is a co-educational Nursery, Primary and Secondary School. The school is sited at the C.E.M Children Centre, a serene location providing a beautiful, natural and highly conducive atmosphere for learning. The School promises every child a privileged, purposeful, enriching, very enjoyable and memorable school life.Location: Abijo (Lekki), Lagos

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Provide class/subject teachers with a follow up on the pupil’s progress in the Learning support programme.
Find out the level of pupil’s progress from both class and subject teachers; and also, the nature/severity of the pupil’s difficulty as perceived by the class/subject teachers.
Carry out research on the nature of difficulty of each pupil. He/she is expected to be vast and highly knowledgeable in this field.
Carry out classroom observations and assessment for placement of pupils on additional needs programme.
Recommend pupils for full assessment by certified professionals when the need arises.
Carry out assessment reports recommendations and implications for learning.
Design draw up individualised education programmes IEPs that will suit the needs and abilities of the pupils.
Keep accurate, well organised and confidential records of each pupil undertaking his/her programme.
Make records available for official purposes.
Monitor pupils’ progress and keep progress records.
Advise the school management of the need to refer the child’s case to a specialist.
Notify the school management of the need to invite parents for a chat.
Carry out assessment on new pupils at the point of admission to determine whether they have a learning difficulty or not and if the school has the facility and the capability to care for the pupils should they be admitted.
Carry out skills assessment/academic achievement tests on all pupils in the Learning Support Programme.
Discuss individual goals and objectives with pupils.
Prepare teaching materials and use a range of resources including worksheets and other computer resources.
Guide and support class/subject teachers and class assistants working with the pupils.
Keep the school management and parents adequately informed.
Deliver individual and group training sessions to staff or parents as the need arises.
Create / Provide resources that will aid effective teaching and learning of pupils.

Qualifications

Educational qualification – B.Sc + NCE, B.Sc (Ed) or B.Ed.
A certificate in SEN is a must.
Minimum of 2 years experience.

Skills:

Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Evidence of ability to support teachers, manage time and work to strict deadlines.
Creativity to devise interesting and appropriate learning activities.
Critical thinking to assess pupils progress and adjust lessons to their needs.


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