Education Officer

By Zambian Rainbow Development Foundation (ZRDF) 5 months ago

Job details

Job deadline
26 May

Zambian Rainbow Development foundation aims to have an empowered community freely pursuing its livelihood long term goals of having poverty free communities through demand driven initiatives. The Zambian Rainbow Development Foundation based in Mkushi seeks to employ an Education Officer.


  • Responsible for delivering educational programmes
  • Providing technical assistance for best practices in instruction and professional development
  • Help institutions through range of services to develop and promote educational objectives (ZRDF) achieving required standards and targets
  • Make arrangements for courses, programmes and meetings that develop educational objectives
  • Ensures that education programmes meet standards and quality of performance
  • Development of plans for educational services through talks, seminars, courses, meetings and demonstrations
  • Provide regular advice to stakeholders, senior management and government through the District Education Board Secretariat
  • Help pupils set realistic academic and career goals to help achieve them and develop a plan to achieve them
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators and parents to help students succeed
  • Identify and identify cases of neglect or abuse
  • Provide individual and small group counselling based on student need
  • Help student understand and overcome social and behavioral problems through individual and group counselling
  • Lateral collaboration between schools
  • Come up with innovations for completions that promote academic excellency
  • Help schools to replicate best practices
  • Promote exchange programmes between and among schools
  • Regular inspection and ensuring maintenance of school building by School management and PTAs
  • Advising on the selection criteria of PTA members involvement in their trainings and subsequently monitoring of the ongoing responsibilities in general
  • Extensive travel into rural community schools located in Luano and Mushi Districts


  • Degree in education, management or related field
  • Experience as a senior teacher or head of department at a Zambian School
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in senior management at an educational institution
  • Strong report writing abilities
  • Good English command in spoken and written English
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • People and project management skills
  • Knowledge of legislation, current issues and development in Zambian Education Curriculum
  • An awareness of the needs of clients of the education service
  • Good computer skills and creativity
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of duties and responsibilities of school governing bodies
  • Ability to adapt to and manage change
  • Ability to work independently and as part of the team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Valid driver License for motor vehicle and motor bike becomes added advantage

How to apply
Send your CV to the undersigned:

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Zambian Rainbow Development Foundation (ZRDF) (Masansa, Mkushi)

Zambian Rainbow Development Foundation (ZRDF)

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