Crested Crane Academy
Crested Crane Academy
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Head of Faculty – Natural Science & Biology Teacher (x1)

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CRESTED CRANE ACADEMY is a private Co-education Boarding and Day school, from Nursery to Grade twelve. Our VISION is to provide a holistic, excellent and affordable education at both national and international levels. As CRESTED CRANE ACADEMY (CCA) we strive to prepare our young people for a rapidly changing 21st century work place and to enable them take up their place as confident citizens in this global world.

IN QUEST OF EXCELLENCE, we are looking for a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic and qualified person in the role of ‘BIOLOGY TEACHER as a major in the role of Head of Faculty – Natural Sciences plus a minor in any other subject’.

Location: LUSAKA

Job Expectations:

  • To provide high quality learning opportunities in the Department of Natural Sciences that will enable achieve the highest possible standards. Prepare teaching tools, teach, administer, supervise team members in the faculty and advise senior staff.
  • Key tasks and activities include a team of teachers in your respective faculty.
  • Coordinate teaching and assessment activities in your faculty and other where possible
  • Overseeing teacher-beginners, appraising and developing staff members.
  • Chairing departmental meetings, monitoring student progress and instituting mitigations where need be
  • Be in contact with subject associations to ensure new trends n curriculum are made and known to team members and senior staff.
  • You are expected to contribute to school wide initiatives make a positive impart to the well-being of the school.
  • Evaluating academic programmes affecting your team members and proofing adjustment.
  • Hold to account in writing, any team member who frequently fails to adhere to set school policies as well challenge them in the aspects of discipline by using the available school disciplinary Code of Conduct.
  • Producing good academic results in your faculty and keeping up to date record of the same.

Teaching And Learning:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver purposeful and productive lessons to assigned classes that meet the expectations of the syllabus.
  • Be prepared to innovate and devise imaginatively varied ways of teaching their subjects to inspire pupils.
  • Encourage pupils and show enthusiasm for their subject in the classroom.
  • Mark according to school marking policies, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of pupils’ progress in their subject.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of assessment for learning strategies and personalize the learning of all pupils, as appropriate.
  • Select and use a range of different learning resources and teaching styles, appropriate to subject and topic.
  • Participate in mutual lesson observations both within and beyond their department as a part of sharing best practice.
  • Prepare qualitative and quantitative notes with visible dates and possibly with authentic diagrams.
  • And ensure frequent book-checks and guide learners to take good care of their exercise books.
  • Prepare and maintain charts that are current and representative.
  • Set standard exams/tests a month after opening of each new term.

In The Department:

  • Must attend staff meetings, PTA meetings, CPD sessions/workshops and similar important events and functions both in and out of normal school hours and participate in the ‘Open Days’ for prospective parents/guardians and pupils/students as required.

At School:

  • ALL Staff have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom they are responsible or with whom they come into contact and to adhere to and ensure compliance with the school’s ‘Child Protection Policy’ always.
  • If during the course of carrying out their duties the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the school they must repost any concerns to the Principal of the school.

Pastoral Attributes:

  • Ensure pupils/students are familiar with the school’s health and safety guidance and be mindful of their own health and safety and that of their pupils.
  • To challenge students in and outside the classroom on aspects of indiscipline using the applicable agreements/codes approach.

Other Professional Duties:

  • Conduct themselves in an appropriate professional manner at all times.
  • Support and foster the aims and values of the school.
  • Contribute imaginatively to the co-curricular, extra –curricular and sporting programmes of the school as required by the school, and be prepared to run or assist with activities beyond lesson time and on Saturdays when required.


  • Must have a full Grade 12 Certificate with 5 ‘O’ Levels including Mathematics, English and Biology OR GEC Equivalent.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences OR Related field of its equivalent.
  • Should be able to conduct on-line lessons proficiently. Candidate should not be less than 35 years of age.
  • Must have a valid practicing certificate from Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ) and not proof of payment.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in a reputable school. Should be able to work under pressure. The applicant should also have an interest in learners’ affairs holistically and spiritually. Must have three traceable references and or recommendations.

Please apply by submitting professional academic qualification in person, including comprehensive curriculum vitae which is should not be more than two pages. Indicate the source of your application to:-

The Head Teacher,

Secondary Section,

Crested Crane Academy,

P O Box 39569,

Leopards Hill Road,


Please note, as we value all applications only successfully applicants will be contacted.

Application deadline
19 Aug 11:46
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Crested Crane Academy is a co-educational school offering pre-school, primary and secondary school education with boarding and day facilities. Since 2009, the school has continued to provide a holistic education approach where learners receive academic success, personal, social and spiritual development. The school offers a modern environment with international standards of education. It is an Examination Council of Zambia centre and a registered external examination centre with the British Council for IGCSE.