Trident College is located on a 113-hectare nature reserve in Solwezi, Zambia. The school opened its doors to the first pioneering group of pupils and parents in September 2013. In addition to serving the educational needs of the local copper mining community, the College, which is now home to 233 pupils, is rapidly becoming the boarding school of choice in Zambia and a firm option for parents and pupils throughout southern Africa.
Trident College is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic teacher to head up the English & History Department. The appointee will report to the Director of Academics and contribute directly to all areas of College life, specifically in boarding and to the comprehensive co-curricular program.
Main Purpose of the Job
To provide forward-thinking, progressive educational leadership to a department which currently includes, English & History. The College offers the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) curriculum to boys and girls from year 7 to year 13 with external Cambridge Certification at the end of Year 11 (IGCSE), Year 12 (A/S-level) and Year 13 (A-level).
Trident College Solwezi forms part of the Trident Group schools which is made up of two prep schools and the College. Trident Schools are, in turn, operated by Educore Services, a leading provider of independent schooling in Zambia.
Qualifications and other Requirements
The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree with a Post Graduate Teaching Diploma and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in teaching the Cambridge A-Level or similar curriculum to senior classes. Commencement date: 1 January 2019.
The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:
- Enjoy living in a small, rural community.
- Deep commitment to the holistic growth and development of learners.
- Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to innovate, engage and motivate staff to achieve the objectives of the department and the school.
- Enjoy being part of an evolving and growing school environment.
A CV and cover letter, including 3 contactable referees, must be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 1 October 2018
. The subject line of the e-mail must read: Application: HoD English & History.
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Due to Educore Services’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and checks for a criminal record.