Heard Of Department: Arts and Design Job


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.

Trident College is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic teacher to head up the Arts and Design Department. The appointee will report to the Head of Academics and contribute directly to all areas of College life, specifically in boarding and to the comprehensive co-curricular program.

Main Purpose of the Job

To provide forward-thinking, progressive educational leadership to a department which currently includes, Visual Art, Design & Technology and Music. As the College grows, additional subjects such as Drama may well be included. 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 (A/S-level) and Year 13 (A-level).

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 minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree with a Post Graduate Teaching Diploma and current registration as a teacher in the country of origin. Experience in teaching the CIE or similar Design & Technology curriculum to senior classes is a prerequisite.

Commencement date: No later than 21 August 2017.

Key Skills

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

  • Deep commitment to the holistic growth and development of learners.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to innovate, engage and motivate staff 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.

A CV and cover letter, including 3 contactable referees, must be sent to: [email protected]

Closing date: 25 February 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.

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