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Biology/Basic Science Teacher at the American University of Nigeria (AUN)


The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a suitable and qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below. This position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

Job Title: Biology/Basic Science Teacher

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Foundation Programs

Summary of Position

  • The Biology/Basic Science Teacher will be charged with the responsibility of helping students understand Biology/Basic Science aspects of learning as required.
  • The duties will range from encouraging a learning experience that provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential and the preparation of course work, planning of classes and the marking of completed work.
  • Additionally, the incumbent will also set targets for his/her pupils and monitor progress towards its achievement within the context of established policies and procedures of the University and the School.
  • He/ She will implement and deliver a balanced and relevant curriculum for the students that will support the overall Biology/Basic Science curriculum of the New Foundation School.
  • He/she shall also monitor and support the overall progress and development of the students both as a teacher and a mentor.

Requirements for the Position

  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Education or a good first Degree in Biology (B.Sc. Ed); or Biological Sciences (B.Sc.) or any Science related discipline from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Minimum of four years post NYSC teaching experience; OR any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Participation in student academic, exercise and social activities.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong counseling skills.
  • Demonstrate skills in using Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing circumstances at workplace
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Possess high level interpersonal communication skills.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position

  • Energetic, dynamic personality
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to perform consistently under pressure and to meet set deadlines
  • Pro-activity in the work environment
  • Working efficiently and continuously with a positive attitude.
  • Dress decently
  • Flexibility with time as completing certain tasks might involve working overtime.
  • Good organizing skills willingness to learn with high diligence.
  • A good work place ethics and professionalism.
  • Adequate knowledge of AUN Policies and Procedures.
  • The full-time Biology/Basic Science teacher is expected to have a general knowledge of the subject and experience.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

Application Closing Date
6th November, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters (required) and references to: . The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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