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Applicants are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Agricultural Science Teacher at Dunnottar School.
As the Agriculture Science Teacher, the successful applicant will:
Teach Agriculture Science to groups of students as required by the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) framework.
Prepare students to write CVQ unit/level certification examinations or work independently in an agricultural setting
Teach students assigned according to their educational needs thereby providing them with appropriate learning/practical experiences.
Plan and prepare the required schemes of work, lesson plans and Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for the effective delivery of the agriculture programme.
Assess students’ performance on a regular basis, discuss their performance with them and their parents/guardians and advise on steps to be taken to improve performance.
Provide safety instruction to prevent job related accidents.
Help students develop work related skills and a strong work ethic
Set and maintain standards for student behaviour that establishes a positive learning environment.
Develop job shadow and intern opportunities for students.
Maintain the required registers and records, reports and other documents and report on students’ attendance, behaviour, attainment and progress.
Support with extra-curricular activities and the care of the school’s assets.
Supervise students’ behaviour in school, on the school grounds or when attending or participating in activities sponsored or approved by the school.
Communicate effectively with principal, colleagues, parents/guardians, on all relevant matters that can have an impact on the students’ progress and/ or achievement.
The successful applicant will report to the Principal or designate.
Qualifications and Experience:
The successful applicant should:
Have an Associate Degree or higher in Agricultural Science or a related field from a recognized institution.
Have at least (2) years teaching the subject or experience in crop production on a farm or industrial setting.
Demonstrate personal qualities of understanding others, trust, empathy, maturity, conscientiousness, integrity and initiative.
Experience in teaching the subject within a TVET environment such as the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ’s) framework will be very strong asset.
Experience working with students with learning or developmental disabilities would be a strong asset.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must provide all of the following information:
A completed application with a cover letter
A Comprehensive curriculum vitae with full particulars of experience, and copies of relevant academic qualifications.
NOTE: Original certificates of qualifications or official notarized copies will be requested from those invited to interview
A clear statement detailing why in the applicant’s view he/she considers him/herself well qualified for the position
Two individuals of reference with full contact details of the referees
A current police character certificate may be requested to those invited to interview
Applications can be sent to:
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a selection process that involves attending an interview conducted by a selection panel. These interviews are designed to assess the skills, competencies and attitudes of the applicant.
The deadline for the receipt of applications is August 5th 2022
Call 452-7881 or 584-5296 for more information