Primary Teacher

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Trident Preparatory School is in Kalumbila in the North-West Province of Zambia. This small, niche school, of over 50 pupils, is operated by Educore Services. It was established in 2014 to attend to the educational needs of children whose parents work at the local copper mine. TPK offers schooling from Early Years to Year 6, in combined classes.

Trident Preparatory Kalumbila is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic primary teacher to lead a combined class of mixed-age groups at the school. The successful candidate will report to the Head Teacher.

Main Purpose of the Job

Educore Services is looking for a primary teacher to provide rich and diverse teaching to a young group of international students. This new, purpose-built school offers a combination of the International Primary School Curriculum and the CAIE (Cambridge Assessment International Examinations) Primary Curriculum.

Trident Preparatory Kalumbila forms part of the Trident Group schools, which is made up of another two prep schools in Solwezi and Lusaka and the college, also located in Solwezi. The Trident Schools are in turn operated by Educore Services, a leading provider of independent schooling in Zambia.

Start date of Employment: 1st August 2023

Qualifications Required

Minimum qualification of Diploma in Primary Teaching from a reputable institution. The successful candidate will be a qualified and registered primary school teacher in their country of origin. Experience in primary teaching and extra-mural activities in an independent primary school would be highly advantageous.

Key Skills

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

Experience in an internationally based school environment.

  • Proven experience in extra-mural activities that will benefit the school timetable and students’ exposure to a wider range of activities outside the classroom.
  • Enjoy dealing with children across a wide range of ages.
  • Ability to teach several age groups, with varying abilities, in combined classes within a primary setting.
  • Ability to innovate, engage and motivate students.
  • Enjoy living in a small, rural community.
  • Self-driven and independent individual who enjoys working with others in achieving the objectives of the larger organisation.
  • Able to offer a second language(e.g. French) at a school club level.

How to Apply

A full CV and cover letter, with at least 3 contactable referees, must be sent to:

The title of the email must read: TPK Primary Teacher

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – Educore Services reserves the right to make an appointment as soon as a suitable candidate has been found.

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 checks.

Application deadline
30 Apr 15:00
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Trident Preparatory School Kalumbila
Primary school
Trident Preparatory School Kalumbila is a friendly and caring international learning community 140 km west of Solwezi. Drawing from the best of British and Southern African independent school tradition, Trident Preparatory School Kalumbila has been set up by Educore, in North Western Zambia to provide an outstanding holistic education. Students develop self-discipline, intellectual endeavour, a sense of adventure and learn to perform in a team.