Sentinel Kalumbila School
Sentinel Kalumbila School
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Physical EducationTeacher / Swimming Coach

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Sentinel Kalumbila is in the North-Western Province of Zambia. This purpose-built school, of over 272 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. Sentinel Kalumbila offers schooling from Early Years to Year 7. Educore Services is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic Physical Education Teacher / Swimming Coach.

The appointee will report to the Head of School and directly contribute to all areas of Physical Education and the teaching of swimming across three Kalumbila Schools within the Educore Services group (Sentinel Kalumbila, Trident Preparatory Kalumbila and Frontier Nkisu). Additionally, they will be required to add to the extra-curricular curriculum in these schools.

Main Purpose of the Job

To provide the students with an excellent educational experience in the Kalumbila schools in accordance with the schools’ Physical Education and swimming curriculum. To work with fellow Physical Education teachers and swimming coaches to ensure that students excel in all sporting disciplines and compete favorably.

Qualifications Required

  • Diploma in Physical Education, a degree is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 O’ levels including Mathematics and English
  • TCZ registration and practicing Licence.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in teaching PE
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in coaching swimming and training students to swim competitively.
  • Familiar with the Cambridge curriculum

Key Skills

The successful candidate will possess the following key skills:

  • Able to differentiate lessons according to ability groups.
  • Able to effectively manage and coach students in all sporting disciplines from Early Years classes up to Year 7
  • Competent ICT skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Clear communication skills
  • Must have skills of teaching: Athletics, Football, Netball, Rugby, Cricket, Volleyball, and Swimming
  • Sound knowledge of sporting disciplines and ability to model required skills to students.

Method of application

A full CV and cover letter must be sent to: with the subject heading Kalumbila Sports coach.

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.

Application deadline
14 May 15:00
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Sentinel School Kalumbila's program is based around an educational model that encourages children's academic prowess in a supportive pastoral atmosphere, which ensures students thrive and achieve their full potential. It offers an African solution which reflects the culture of Zambia and the Southern African region, whilst appealing to both Zambian and international pupils. It takes a holistic approach, bringing together the highest academic standards with the development of every child.