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Boarding Manager

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 232 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 care-worker who will ensure that the pupils and parents receive the highest possible boarding experience at Trident. Commencement date: 1 September 2018.

Main Purpose of the Job

  • The position involves but not limited to the following areas of responsibility:
  • Head the senior girl’s boarding house (Housemistress) caring for up to 80 girls in the Mothering Boarding House.
  • Liaison Manager of support services across all four boarding houses at Trident College.
  • These areas include cleaning, laundry, catering, maintenance, internal decorations and gardens.
  • Responsible for supervising 4 matrons as they liaise across all four boarding houses in all matters relating to the services required to run the boarding houses.
  • Trident College Solwezi forms part of the Trident Group schools which is made up of two 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 successful candidate will live in accommodation attached to the Boarding House.

The minimum requirements are:

  • Ideally a teaching degree but other relevant qualifications would be considered.
  • Five 5 years’ experience in working with young people, preferably in a residential boarding environment
  • Clean Drivers Licence

Key Skills and Attributes

  • The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:
  • Deep commitment to the holistic growth and development of pupils.
  • Excellent communication and strong supervisory skills.
  • Good organisational skills and time management
  • Enjoy being part of an evolving and growing school environment.
  • Calm demeanour and enjoy living in a residential environment.

How to Apply

A CV and cover letter, including 3 contactable referees, must be sent to:

The subject line of the e-mail must read:

Application:

Boarding Manager.

Application deadline
15 Jul
Email applications to
recruitment@educoreservices.com
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