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Job Description

Job Title:
Teacher Assistant
School / Location:
School / Department:
Primary School
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
179 days @ 7 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Amy Bates, Headteacher
Requisition Number:

The Teaching Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting classroom teachers with the implementation of the curriculum.

Applicants for this position must currently reside within Sara Village Compound.


Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:


  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Assist teachers in the delivery of lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly-defined and documented curriculum for students
  • Organise classrooms, work centres, and activity areas
  • Maintain instructional supplies, materials, and equipment
  • Demonstrate creativity
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times
  • Supervise students during lunch and other break times
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • From time to time may be asked to assist with daily hygiene routines
  • Be fluent in English, oral, and written
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headteacher
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Previous experience working in a classroom
  • Experience with MS Office/Excel/Google docs


  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written