Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) Teacher Job in Nigeria

 Gonzaga Jesuit College is a Catholic co-educational boarding secondary school run by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), in collaboration with Reverend Sisters from the congregation of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus. Christians, non-Christians, and non-Catholics are all welcome.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) Teacher

Location: Okija, Anambra



Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We seek a highly qualified and passionate Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) teacher to join our team.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background, teaching experience, and a deep understanding of the Christian/Catholic faith.
  • The successful candidate will teach CRK to students in a junior or senior high school setting, create engaging lesson plans, and foster a positive learning environment.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement engaging and age-appropriate lesson plans that cover the core tenets, teachings, and practices of Christianity, using varied instructional methods and resources.
  • Facilitate discussions, debates, and reflective activities to encourage students to analyze, interpret, and apply biblical and theological concepts to their personal and social lives.
  • Assess students' progress and provide regular feedback to help them improve their understanding, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • Maintain detailed records of student performance, attendance, and any disciplinary issues.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Christian theology, biblical scholarship, and religious education.
  • Contribute to the overall spiritual and ethical development of the school community, including organizing and leading chapel services, retreats, and other faith-based activities.

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of the Bible, Christian theology, church history, and philosophical perspectives on religion.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage students and facilitate informed discussions.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical abilities to help students understand and evaluate complex religious and ethical issues.
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills to develop innovative lesson plans and activities.
  • Proficiency in using relevant religious texts, educational resources, and technology to enhance the learning experience.
  • Patience and adaptability to cater to the diverse learning needs and faith backgrounds of students.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Theology, Religious Studies, or a related field.
  • Teaching certification.
  • 2-3 years of experience teaching Christian Religious Knowledge or a related subject at the secondary level.
  • Demonstrated success in creating and implementing effective lesson plans and assessments.

Other Requirements:

  • Passion for teaching and a strong personal commitment to the Christian faith and its ethical principles.
  • Ability to maintain a safe and inclusive learning environment that encourages respectful dialogue and critical analysis.
  • Willingness to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in Christian theology and religious education.
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills to work effectively with other faculty members.
  • Commitment to the school's mission and values.

Salary
N80,000 - N100,000 / month.

Application Closing Date
18th July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letters, Resumes, and relevant supporting documents to: hr@gonzagajesuit.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.