6 Oct 2017

TEACHER: COMMERCIAL STUDIES

Job Description

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 January 2014. In addition to serving the educational needs of the local copper mining community, the College, which is now home to 190 pupils, is rapidly becoming the boarding school of choice in Zambia and a firm option for parents and pupils throughout southern Africa.

Purpose of the Job

Trident College is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic teacher to teach Commercial Studies to secondary school pupils. The appointee will report to the Head of Department and contribute directly to all areas of College life, specifically in boarding and to the comprehensive co-curricular program.

The successful candidate will enjoy living in a rural community and will embrace the opportunities that a residential boarding school has to offer.

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 (AS level) and Year 13 (A-Level).

Trident College Solwezi forms part of the Trident Group schools which is made up of two preparatory 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 current registration as a teacher. Experience in teaching the Cambridge (or similar curriculum) to senior classes in one or more of the following subjects is a prerequisite; Economics, Business Studies and Accounting.

Commencement date: No later than 1 January 2018.

Key Skills

The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:

  • Deep commitment to the holistic growth and development of pupils.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to innovate and engage to achieve the objectives of the department and the school.
  • Enjoy being part of an evolving and growing school environment.
  • Enjoy living in a small, rural community.

 

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How to Apply

A CV and cover letter, including 3 contactable referees, must be sent to: [email protected] The subject line of the e-mail must read: Commercial Studies Application. Closing date: 13 October 2017 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. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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