Senior English Teacher
Full Time Posted 5 hours ago Closes: June 25, 2021
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 270 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 teach English to senior classes. The appointee will report to the Head of English and contribute directly to all College life areas, including the comprehensive co-curricular program and boarding.
Primary Purpose of the Job
To provide forward-thinking, progressive education focusing on English, although the ability to teach other subjects to senior-level would auger well. 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, made up of three 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 year’s teaching English at a Cambridge A-Level or similar level.
Commencement date: No later than 1 January 2022.
The successful candidate will possess the following essential skills and attributes:
Enjoy living in a small, rural community in Africa.
Look forward to making an innovative contribution as part of their growth and development.
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. The title of the e-mail must read APPLICATION SENIOR ENGLISH
Closing date: 25 June 2021
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 criminal record