Brainy Bairn School Recruitment 2020

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Brainy Bairn School Recruitment 2020.

Brainy Bairn School is a reputable school in Accra, Ghana.

Job Description

  • Company: Brainy Bairn School
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time.

Job Title: English & Humanities Teacher

REPORTING TO: Head of Secondary School


• To prepare and teach English lessons professionally in the standard of the Cambridge syllabus and curriculum framework effectively.


Daily activities may include but not limited to the following:

• Preparing, Planning and effective delivering of lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities
• Marking work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of pupils’ progress and development in keeping with National Curriculum standards ;
• Researching new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devising and writing new curriculum materials, including termly schemes of work and medium term plans.
• Preparing pupils for qualifications and external examinations;
• Managing pupil behaviour in the classroom and on school premises, and applying appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour, in keeping with the school behaviour policy;
• Undertaking pastoral duties, such as taking on the role of form tutor, and supporting pupils on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties.
• Communicating with parents and careers over pupils’ progress and participating in departmental meetings, parents’ evenings and whole school training events.
• Liaising with other professionals, such as learning mentors, careers advisers, educational psychologists and support staff.
• Developing a leadership role in your subject(s) area, taking initiative in curriculum development and instigating positive initiatives that develop students’ interest in the subject;
• Participating in and organizing extracurricular activities, such as after school clubs, outings, social activities and sporting events.
• Undergoing regular observations as well as participating in regular in-service training (INSET) and performance management/evaluation as part of continuing professional development (CPD).
• As well as other responsibilities and duties that might be assigned to you after prior consultations with your Head of School or other members of the School leadership Team.
• To prepare lessons and teach accordingly per the Cambridge standard of delivery.
• Teach allocated students by planning and using the right methods to achieve expected result.
• Progression of learning by Identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed
• Will perform any other duties that maybe assigned from time to time.



• A minimum of two (2) years working experience in a similar responsibility or
• Some teaching experience in any learning environment for children and young adults will be desirable.
• Some experience or knowledge of teaching the Cambridge International Education curriculum will be desirable


• The ideal candidate for this position must hold an honours degree in English (major or combined) from a recognized University.
• An additional qualification in Education is desirable but not essential


• A very strong background in research and academic writing, to be able to teach Global Perspectives & Research (GP&R)
• Ability to teach another subject either in humanities
• Some teaching experience in any learning environment for children and young adults will be desirable
• Some experience or knowledge of teaching the Cambridge International Education curriculum will be desirable.
• Strong knowledge in research methods and systems with academic delivery abilities.
• A strong and positive work ethics and a responsible attitude towards working with children.
• Knowledgeable in Cambridge curriculum framework.


• A good communicator ready to be an excellent role model for children.
• A commitment to work with children in a child-centered school.
• A strong indication of a desire to work with children in the school for the foreseeable future
• Competent team player, able to work together with other members of the department and other members of the school community.
• Verbally convincing.


• Ability to work in a proactive manner, identify problems and it accompanied solution before occurrence.
• Able to make quick decisions and be willing to embark on continuous professional development.
• Able to work under pressure in a stressful situation to meet all deadlines with regards to reports and Medium Term Plans.
• A strong and positive work ethic and a responsible attitude to working with children
• Must have supervision abilities on students that yarn for result achievement.
• Must have confidence and bold in delivery.
• Able to hold on to confidential matters

Location: Legon, Accra

How to Apply

Applicants must use the job title as the subject when sending their application letters, CVs and relevant documents. They should be sent to: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 3rd November 2020.

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