Grade 2 Teacher


Vacant Position – Grade 2 Teacher

The American International School of Lesotho is seeking a highly qualified Grade 2 teacher to educate and guide our young learners. The successful candidate will inherit a class that is organized, structured, and has established systems and routines. This position is for someone with a passion for elementary education, a desire to build each child’s social-emotional, physical, and academic path, as well as an appreciation for multicultural and diverse backgrounds.

The position will commence on November 27, 2023


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Masters Degree Preferred)

Curriculum: Familiarity with AERO Standards; American curriculum and school system

Responsibilities and Competencies Required: The successful candidate

  • Understands age-appropriate needs for this developing age group, and can manage a classroom of students with social and emotional learning needs. Provides students with consistent examples, practice and grace as they navigate learning how to appropriately express their feelings.
  • Creatively provides an interdisciplinary course of study that integrates reading, writing, analytical skills development in alignment with AERO curricular frameworks for core content areas.
  • Collaborates and plans lessons with (co-teacher, teacher assistant).
  • Creates a developmentally appropriate, child centered environment that establishes positive student behavioral expectations conducive to all learners needs through structured routines, and positive behavioral interventions.
  • Establish classroom structure that values positive relationships through intentional implementation of appropriate curriculum.
  • Assesses students’ understanding regularly and takes ownership of making necessary adjustments to instruction based on data, to reach goals despite setbacks.
  • Demonstrates understanding for how the subject matter applies in real-world settings and connects to other content areas and relevant standards.
  • Can convey content in creative and engaging ways that align to standards.
  • Scaffolds and differentiates instruction in order for all students to do complex thinking and rigorous academic work.
  • Uses instructional practices that challenge, motivate, and engages all students, and facilitates equitable, active student participation.
  • Builds a productive learning environment where every student participates and is valued as part of the class community.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience – Only candidates with experience will be considered

Please address your cover letter, curriculum vitae with contact details of two references, and all inquiries for this position to:

Kayla Dorsey-Twumasi, Director

[email protected] 

Subject Line: Grade 2 Position-AISL

Deadline: October 2, 2023

Applications must be sent as an email attachment in PDF format

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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