Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North-Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Primary Teacher.
Reporting to the School principal, you will be responsible for planning, teaching and assessing of high quality international standard teaching and learning programs for the children of the expatriate community at Lumwana. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
Plan programs and develop learning and assessment strategies that are consistent with the school’s beliefs about teaching and learning practice.
Understands the cycle of teaching, learning and assessment. Promotes inquiry based learning
Experience working with ESL learners preferred.
Develop her own teaching approaches and techniques that maximize students’ learning opportunities and achievements
Provide an appropriate role model in language, dress, attitude, enthusiasm and standard of work
Model interactions that develop respect and understanding.
Build positive relationships with children, colleagues, families and community.
Attend and participate fully in the school’s professional development program.
Provide regular operational reports to enable effective management of the key performance indicators.
Accountable for completion of all tasks identified in the Management Operating System (MOS) to the specified quality and timelines as assigned to this role
Ensure the development and maintenance of up to date job procedures for all tasks performed within the function.
Work with the Senior Teacher to achieve targets in conjunction with the daily, weekly and monthly school plans that correspond with the annual production target.
Ensure appropriate facilities, procedures and workforce competence to achieve legal compliance, incident prevention and the achievement of tasks in an environmentally sustainable manner
Experience & Qualifications
Degree in Education
Significant experience (3-5 years) in an International School or with the Australian curriculum
Sound understanding and experience mining school environment preferably
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the school community.
Ability to coach and mentor others to develop their potential.
Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to stakeholders at all levels.
Demonstrated professional work ethics and standards
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and show a commitment to understand local culture.
Flexible, resourceful and a willingness to adapt to changing circumstances.
Ability to contribute to extra curriculum areas such as music, drama and dance.
Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply
Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks
How to apply
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