Trident College Solwezi
Trident College Solwezi
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Cover Teacher: Design & Technology

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Job Description

Trident College

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 280 pupils, is rapidly becoming the boarding school of choice in Zambia and a firm option for parents and pupils throughout southern Africa.

Cover Teacher: Design & Technology

Purpose of the Job

A vacancy has arisen at Trident College for a cover teacher to teach Design & Technology to secondary school pupils, including preparation for the IGCSE and A-Level examinations which start in October. The successful candidate will have a visionary and practical approach to the teaching of D&T in the classroom. The appointee will report to the Head of Department and contribute directly to all areas of college life, specifically in boarding and to the comprehensive co-curricular program.

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 (AS 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 relevant teaching qualification and current registration as a teacher. Experience in teaching the Cambridge or similar curriculum to senior classes is a prerequisite.
  • Commencement date: No later than 26 August 2022 terminating 2 December 2022

Key Skills

  • The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:
  • Collegiate approach to developing teaching resources and pedagogy within a progressive department.
  • Ready to immerse into the full range of activities, including Service to Community, Environmental Education, Cultural Activities and Sporting Activities.
  • Deep commitment to pastoral care, holistic growth, and development of learners.
  • Enjoy living in a small, rural community in Africa.

Method of Application

A CV and cover letter, including 2 contactable referees, must be sent to this email:

The subject line of the e-mail must read: Application: Cover Design & Technology

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. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
8 Jul 15:56
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Trident College Solwezi
Secondary schools
Established in 2014, Trident College Solwezi has been set up in North Western Zambia to provide outstanding holistic education to young people. The school offers the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) curriculum from year 7 to year 13 (A-levels). The students develop self-discipline, self-esteem, intellectual endeavour, teamwork, a sense of adventure and adaptability. Academic achievement is central in a rounded educational experience that includes sport, music, drama, art and outdoor pursuits.