By | January 11, 2022

Geography Teaching Job Vacancies in Namibia

Who Is A Teacher?

A teacher is a person who helps people to learn. A teacher often works in a classroom. The role of a teacher is to inspire, motivate, encourage and educate learners. Learners can be of any age and from any background.

Teaching Geography in Namibia

Who Is a Geography Teacher?

Geography teachers explain the physical and cultural geography of the Earth to students and typically work at the middle or high school levels. They may develop lesson plans, assess students’ knowledge, teach geography-related content, and monitor student progress through grades and reports.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What qualifications do you need to become a geography teacher?

To become a secondary school teacher of geography, you must have a degree (SCQF Level 9-10) in geography plus a postgraduate Professional Graduate Diploma (SCQF Level 11) in Education (PGDE) OR a degree in Professional Education (Secondary) and Environmental Geography (SCQF Level 10)

Are geography teachers in demand in Namibia?

Good geography teachers are in demand as geography is increasingly popular and a core academic subject of the English Baccalaureate (EBacc). You will, of course, have to apply to schools and be interviewed and you may need to move to another area for a job that suits you best.

What are the qualities of a geography teacher?

  • Content knowledge: Teachers with strong knowledge and understanding of their subject have a greater impact on students’ learning.
  • Quality of instruction: Effective questioning and the use of assessment by teachers are important.

How much does a geography teacher earn?

The average Geography teacher salary in Namibia is N$39,719. This is 10.9% more than the average national salary for Geography teacher jobs.

Can I be a geography teacher without a geography degree in Namibia?

To teach secondary geography you should have a degree related to geography – ideally, it should have the word ‘geography’ in the title. There are several training routes available but all give you a minimum of 24 weeks in school to develop your teaching skills and build your confidence.