School Director | PEAS Zambia Limited | | Full-Time


PEAS exists to expand access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education across Africa with the goal of creating a world where all children enjoy an education that unlocks their full potential. PEAS Zambia does this through increased access to affordable, quality and sustainable schools in partnership with the Zambian government through the Ministry of General Education (MoGE).

PEAS Zambia is looking for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of SCHOOL DIRECTOR. The candidate must have the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Values driven and passionate about PEAS’ mission to expand access to sustainably delivered quality education in Africa.
  • Top level understanding and proven track record of marketing organisations and partnership development.
  • Thorough understanding of how organisations function as business entities.
  • Proven track record in improving organisational performance (operational, academic and financial)
  • Top-level understanding of basic accounting practices.
  • Ability to develop systems and business processes.
  • A team player and has excellent interpersonal skills; very culturally sensitive and able to work between two cultural contexts.
  • Appropriate attitudes to the use of authority and maintaining discipline.
  • Knowledge of leadership principles and practices, gained through work experience and formal education.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies, Project Management or Education.

Desired requirements:

  • Post Graduate Training in Educational Administration, Curriculum Development, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Economics, Business Management or a related field.
  • Working experience in the education sector in Zambia with exposure preferably at secondary level.
  • Teaching experience (minimum 2 years).
  • Top-level understanding of strategies for the improvement of teaching practices and learning outcomes.

Application process

Please submit a cover letter (paying particular attention to the person specification) and curriculum vitae to david.sitondo@peas.org.uk

Please include all portions of your application in one attached document as a PDF document, and use School Director-Northern Province Region as the subject of your email.

Please ensure that you mention www.zambianjobhunter.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only complete applications will be reviewed and only qualified candidates will be shortlisted and contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to david.sitondo@peas.org.uk