Mind-Aider at Eden Solutions & Resources Limited

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Eden Solutions & Resources Limited – Our Client, a learning Centre located in Abuja, which offers learning opportunities to both children within the primary and secondary school age cadre; and also adults is organizing a summer school starting July 2017.
During the summer school program, learners will have the opportunity to develop and improve their abilities in coding, photography, painting, music, cooking, math, and even physical based activities such as Taekwondo amongst others.
To accomplish this goal, the learning centre is looking to employ highly motivated professionals on a temporary basis, to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Mind-Aider


  • We do not have "teachers" here at this learning Centre, rather we have Mind Aiders, we believe that our role as the more knowledgeable individual is to help guide our students to a place of understanding of things around them, helping to develop and connect neural pathways, never 'telling' – always asking (why, who, what, how..?) to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills and ultimately knowledge retention.
  • Our Mind-Aiders function more as a coach who mediates, facilitates, prompts, and helps students develop and assess their understanding, and thereby their learning. Our biggest job becomes ASKING GOOD QUESTIONS, Good questions that leads to complete understanding and mastery of what is being learnt. Our critical goal is to support the learner in becoming an effective thinker.
  • We are looking for someone that understands and relates with the above listed, has previous experience or interest and is willing to learn to fit into our style of teaching and learning.
  • He/She must love kids, have a passion for the skill being taught and provide an all -round safe, stimulating and positive environment for the kids to learn and apply the knowledge being taught.
Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning, supervising, and implementing the program for the class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the Centre.
  • Infuse technology with project based learning activities to build knowledge and enhance creative expression
  • Treat children with dignity and respect, and meet the needs of individual children with awareness of their interests, special talents and needs, cultural background, and individual learning styles.
  • Assist with the ordered arrangement, appearance, and learning environment of the centre.
  • Plan learning opportunities that are structured for maximum participation (e.g., individual, partner, and small-group activities; non-elimination activities; activities that require no wait time).
  • Assist with providing maximum opportunities daily that is conducive to learning.
  • Teach skills and activities that transfer into continuous learning outside of the afterschool program.
  • Motivate children to be physically active by implementing a variety of recreational activities
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the learning center.
Job Requirements
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary or Secondary Education (minimum), preferred Master's degree
  • Must have a passion for children and teaching children
  • Must have the ability to communicate with parent clearly, respectfully and professionally
  • Highly qualified in Early Childhood and Elementary education
  • Dedicated educator who believes all children can be successful learners
  • Committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is inviting, stimulating, and encouraging to students
  • Advocate for hands-on, student-centered learning which fosters an appreciation for student progress and achievement.
  • Must be able to handle, in a positive way, the demands that contact with many children and parents bring every day. Possibly stress, tension, noise, and interpersonal conflicts.
  • Must able to physically and mentally react immediately to unexpected circumstances.
  • Ability to teach by 'doing', able to creatively incorporate activities to daily learning such as games, music, books, computers, artwork to teach basic skills.

Mind-Aider must fit into minimum of one of these categories:

  • Cognitive Development
  • Creative Expression
  • Language & Literacy
  • Test Preparations & Homework Tutoring
  • Physical Development and Wellness
  • Mind-Aider must have experience, skill and interest in a Minimum of 5 programs listed under the categories as shown.

Job Location: Abuja

Application Closing Date
1st August, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (stating the position they are applying for), current CV's and copies of verifiable references to: [email protected]

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