Elementary Teacher at the Learning Place

The Learning Place School is an inclusive Montessori school for boys and girls aged 1-12years. At TLP, we know that your child’s education and well being are of primary concern. Our teachers love what they do and stop at nothing to get ultimate learner outcomes.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Elementary Teacher

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time

The duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the Administrator / Principal/Directresses and other Directress Assistants on all issues relating to the classroom.
  • Ensuring that you carry out the role of Class Aftercare Co-ordinator efficiently and professionally.
  • Responsible for the smooth running of your room through the structured timetable.
  • Ensuring the general care of the children in your room; outdoors during outdoor play and while on late pick up duty.
  • Working with the Principal/Directress to develop and maintain the school Montessori program, utilising the prescribed scheme with themed weeks, achieving annual programmes on time, organising outings.
  • Ensuring that the school / Montessori programmes are followed on a day‐to‐day basis. This will include meal time, circle time, arts & craft, songs, and other in-curricular activities.
  • Ensuring general child stimulation using all equipment at your disposal and keeping the levels proportionate.
  • Ensuring that all policies and procedures are followed, and all relevant forms, from and for parents, are completed and collected daily. For example medical administration form, daily report sheets, incident reports etc.
  • Escalating queries from parents to Directress / Administrator/ Principal.
  • Escalating issues to the Administrator in a timely manner.
  • Respecting the rights of the children their parents.
  • Ensuring that the environment is child led and child focused.
  • Conducting general cleaning duties of your room and ensuring it is safe for the children.
  • Maintaining the materials and creating appropriate ones.
  • Willingness to work in other classrooms of the School when required.

Staff Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring a good level of communication with all staff in general.
  • Working as part of a team, fostering good relationship with your colleagues.
  • Supervising and directing attached junior staff.


  • The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree and up to 3 years’ experience and be digitally savvy.

Application Closing Date
25th November, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@thelearningplaceng.com with the role they are applying for as the subject (e.g. Elementary Teacher).

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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