International School of Lusaka
International School of Lusaka
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Safeguarding and Policy Consultant

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ISL requires specialized consultancy services to review our existing policy frameworks for Gender, Safeguarding, SEA, and Child Online Protection; recommend and draft updated policies; and conduct training for all school staff on the same.

The individual will conduct a thorough review of ISL policies, benchmarking them with sector best practices and identifying areas of weakness, gaps, or inconsistencies. S/he will draft new policy documents to bring ISLs policy framework up to date, and will work closely with the Head of School and Board of Governors to finalise the same. S/he will also provide training and support to ISL staff to understand and implement the updated policies. The consultant is expected to perform the following tasks, in close collaboration with the school counsellor and the safeguarding team:-

Specific Tasks Will include:-

  • Desk review of ISL policies and procedures benchmarked against sector best practices.
  • Solicit feedback, perceptions, and opinions on gender issues, safeguarding, and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) at ISL from students, parents, and staff, through focus groups, surveys, and/or other methods.
  • Present findings and recommendations to the Board of Governors and ISL staff
  • Draft updated policy documents with guidance and feedback from the Head of School, counsellors, and Board of Governors
  • Develop procedures and tools to ensure appropriate implementation and monitoring
  • Train ISL staff on policies and procedures and provide a period of follow-up support as determined together with the Head of School, Safeguarding focal point, and Board of Governors.

Method of Application

Further details for all positions can be found on the website: Interested candidates should submit their application as a single pdf attachment (letter of introduction max 1 page, CV max 2 pages, current referees/references with contact information max 1 page) by email to:

the Human Resource and Administration Officer,

International School of Lusaka.

Applicants MUST include the position applied for in the subject box/subject line.

Application deadline
21 Oct 16:36
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Founded in 1963, the well-established International School of Lusaka is one of the oldest international schools on the African continent, and is currently the third largest school in the Association of International Schools in Africa. ISL is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). ISL is also a member of the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) as well as the Independent Schools Association of Zambia (ISAZ).