Head Teacher responsible for Primary Section

Job details


Pestalozzi Education Centre is an international boarding school that provides an outstanding education for boys and girls Grade 1-12 where each child is developed as an individual in a caring and well-resourced environment.

Pestalozzi Education Centre is looking to appoint a Senior Leader with vision and enthusiasm who is able to demonstrate a clear understanding of what constitutes excellent teaching and learning and who has the ability to lead their Primary Section.

Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years teaching experience, of which 2 years should have been at supervisory level.
  • Diploma or Degree in Education (preferably Degree in Education).
  • Computer literate.

Preferred Experience & Education:

  • Experience as Deputy Head, a Head of Department, or another Managerial role in a Primary School or educational environment.
  •  A passion for education and improving educational practice.
  • In possession of excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Experience as an excellent classroom practitioner with the ability to deliver quality results.

Personal Description:

The successful applicant will have a passion for improving children’s learning and will support the Principal in the running of the School and in the motivation of staff. They will be self-motivated, organised, flexible and trustworthy. They will need to be able to demonstrate alignment to the ethos of the school and with the school leadership team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Timetabling and planning
  • Being an active leader in staff appraisals
  • Monitoring and evaluation of teaching staff
  • Pupil and staff discipline
  • Actively supporting the Principal in the monitoring of the curriculum
  • Exam setting
  • Pupil assessment and reports

How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV and a letter outlining why you feel you would be an outstanding candidate for the position for the attention of the principal.

For more information

0978 950599 / 0963 755677 / 0950 769051
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Pestalozzi Education Centre Primary and Secondary School (Ibex Hill, Lusaka)
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