Government Comprehensive Special School, Lafia Recruitment [4 Positions]

Posted on :

27 Feb, 2018

Category :

Education Jobs in Nigeria, Government Jobs in Nigeria

Government Comprehensive Special School, Lafia, is looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions below in Lafia, Nassarawa State:

Job Title: Speech and Language Therapist
Location:
 Lafia, Nassarawa
Job Description

  • As a speech and language therapist (SLT), you will treat children who have various levels of speech, language and communication problems, or difficulties in swallowing, drinking or eating.
  • You could deal with a diverse group, including children with physical and learning disabilities, hearing iossldeafness, psychiatric disorders or dementia, and could treat a range of conditions, including cleft palate, stammering, language delay and voice disorders.

Responsibilities
Your tasks will vary depending on the child and the nature of the problem. However, you will typically need to:

  • Identify the speech and communication difficulty or disorder;
  • Assess the cause and nature of the problem, for example, congenital problems (such as cleft palate) or acquired disorders after injury;
  • Devise and deliver a suitable treatment programme, working on a one-to-one basis or in groups, to enable the child to improve as much as possible;
  • Review and revise the programme as appropriate;
  • Monitor and evaluate your students’ progress

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years teaching/working experience with students as a speech and language therapist.

Salary
Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

 

Job Title: Physiotherapist
Location:
 Lafia, Nassarawa
Job Description

  • As a physiotherapist, you will provide a physiotherapy service to students who have a variety of physical needs and range of health conditions, cognitive and/or learning disabilities.

Responsibilities
Your responsibilities can include:

  • To provide compassionate care that is based on empathy, kindness, respect and dignity
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that promote and maintain therapeutic relationships with students, their families and carers.
  • Providing education and advice to students about exercise and movement and keeping up to date with the latest advancements in the profession
  • Organising physical exercise sessions.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years working experience as a physiotherapist.

Salary
Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

 

Job Title: Teacher of Autistic Students
Location:
 Lafia, Nassarawa

Job Description

  • The primary goal of the Autism teacher is to provide speclalised Instruction in an individual programme for students in order to empower them to become happy, confident and productive members of their community.

Responsibilities

  • Collect and analyse student data and monitor student progress
  • Implement state of the art strategies to work effectively with students with Autism
  • Design, supervise and implement students’ plan

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education (Learning Disability) and a minimum of three years teaching and working experience with students with Autism.

Salary
Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

 

 

Job Title: Braille and Tactile Materials Specialist
Location:
 Lafia, Nassarawa

Job Description

  • The braillist/materials specialist for children with visual impairments provides braille embossed materials as determined by the classroom teacher.
  • This position serves teachers of children with visual impairments.

Responsibilities

  • Transcribe materials including books, workbooks, testing material, and classroom work for students with visual impairments, including tactile maps and graphs.
  • Maintain accurate records of all transcriptions Make necessary adaptations of materials for students with visual impairments In conjunction with the classroom teacher.
  • Remain current in computer technology as it relates to braille production and interfacing with the student’s braille-related assistive technology.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent
  • Ability to type a minimum of 50 words per minute
  • Good communication skills and ability to learn and demonstrate an understanding of braille.

Salary
Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes and Application Letters to:
The office of the Honourable Commissioner,
Special Education, Science and Technology,
Shendam Road,
Lafia,
Nasarawa State.

Application Deadline  10th March, 2018.