Educore Services in Zambia
Educore Services in Zambia
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Lead Teacher – Special Education Needs (SEN)

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The group of Trident Schools comprises Trident Prep Solwezi, Trident Prep Kalumbila, Trident Prep Lusaka, and Trident College Solwezi. Trident first opened its doors to pioneering pupils and parents in September 2013 to serve the local copper mining community's educational needs. The group continued to expand and currently has 500 pupils across the 4 schools.

Trident Schools forms part of the Trident Group of schools operated by Educore Services, a leading provider of independent schooling in Zambia. The curriculum in all schools is strongly focused on the Cambridge curriculum from pre-school to 6th Form.


Start Date: 1st January 2024

Trident seeks a suitably qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic educator to lead the SEN Department across all schools. The appointee’s base school will be Trident Prep Solwezi, where they will spend most of their time initially.

The appointee will report to the Executive Head through the Head of Trident Prep Solwezi.

Primary Purpose of the Job

To provide a forward-thinking, progressive approach to identifying and dealing with pupils who need support because of barriers to learning. Secondly, the job involves leading a group of SEN teachers across all the schools to develop a

collaborative and comprehensive approach to the children in our care.

The preferred candidate will be an excellent counsellor to children and teens and lead the Trident group’s counselling approach. The chosen candidate will work closely with colleagues in the schools and wider parent community to develop an outstanding SEN department by sharing good practices and ensuring outstanding learning outcomes for pupils in their care.

Qualifications and Other Requirements

  • The minimum requirement is a Bachelor of Education Degree or Bachelor's Degree with a Post Graduate Teaching Diploma.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in an SEN environment.
  • The candidate must hold current registration as a teacher.

Key Skills and Attributes

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

• Look forward to making a fundamental difference in students’ lives in a Zambian context.

• Enjoy living in a small, rural, well-resourced African community.

• Collegiate approach to developing resources and pedagogy within a progressive department.

• Ability to innovate whilst engaging and motivating pupils and colleagues to achieve the department's objectives.

• Enjoy being part of an evolving and growing school environment.

Method of Application

A CV and cover letter, including three contactable referees, must be emailed.

The title of the e-mail must read “APPLICATION SEN”

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 records checks.

Application deadline
31 Aug 14:00
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Educore Services in Zambia was created through a partnership with First Quantum Minerals to develop schools in North Western Province. Educore has founded six schools in the province offering education to children from nursery up to grade 12, as well as a teachers training college. These are Educore Teachers Academy, Trident College Solwezi, Trident Preparatory School Solwezi, Trident Preparatory School Kalumbila, Sentinel School Kabitaka, Sentinel School Kalumbila and Frontier School Nkisu.