American University of Nigeria recruitment for a Grade 4 Teacher

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa’s first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent’s critical social and economic problems.

The University offers an American – style education modelled after the curriculum of American universities with corresponding approaches to teaching and students assessment. The first entering class of 124 students and 20 professors was enrolled in September 2005. In ten years, AUN is fast becoming a model for other universities in Nigeria and West Africa.

Job Position:  Grade 4 Teacher

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for a Grade 4 Teacher. This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Department: AUN Academy Elementary

The position shall develop and implement lesson plans that meet the requirements of Grade 4 pupils in accordance to the guidelines of the University. This involves using the appropriate teaching style and material/equipment to strengthen the learning process of the pupils. The incumbent shall provide pupils with appropriate learning activities to help fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth while establishing effective teacher – pupil, teacher – parents’ relationship and communicate with parents to discuss pupil’s growth and interpret school program.

Position Requirements:

  • A PGDE or a good B.ED/B.A/B.Sc. in any Arts or Social Science discipline from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English Language.
  • Must exhibit good understanding of General Mathematics.
  • 3-5 years of experience in teaching in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Must be computer literate.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Ability to be a Role model.
  • Experience teaching young children.
  • Passion for teaching and love for children.
  • Ability to create a healthy classroom environment.

Description of Benefits:
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to[email protected] before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status.

For information on AUN, visit our Web site at

Cosing Date: 14th October, 2015

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