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Deputy Headteacher (Curriculum)

Deputy Headteacher (Curriculum)

St Andrews International High School

Blantyre, Malawi

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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Before Easter 2018 is possible
Apply by:
4 December 2017

Job overview

One of the Top 60 Schools in Africa The first Microsoft Academy in Malawi The first BTEC school in Africa

Share our vision to be ‘a leader of education’ in Africa,

Join us in the Warm heart of Africa – Blantyre, Malawi

St Andrew’s is a prestigious, independent, co-educational day and boarding school offering a quality education, based on the English National Curriculum, to IGCSE, GCSE, AS and A2 level.  We are a multi-ethnic school with over

30 different nationalities in the 11-18 age range. The following position is available from September 2018.

St. Andrew's International High School is about to enter its Diamond (60th) Year.  This vacancy is an exciting opportunity for an experienced school leader to help shape the direction of the school in the coming years.  For the right candidate, an early start before Easter 2018 would be possible.

The two year contract offered includes a very competitive salary, gratuity payments, 50% Medical Aid, flights at start and end of contract for you and your family, free housing, and a 13th cheque at the end of each year.  Applicants for these posts must be suitably experienced, qualified teachers with a track record of school leadership.

As Curriculum Deputy, you will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and learning including timetabling, external examinations, curriculum planning and school development.  Experience in some or all of these areas is vital if you are to be considered for this important position.

Applicants can view and/or download the available posts, job descriptions and person specifications at 

If you wish to apply please e-mail your CV and application letter, including the names, email and phone no. of two referees, one of whom must be your present employer, to or post to St. Andrew’s International High School, Private Bag 211, Blantyre, Malawi.

Closing deadline for applications is Monday December 4th  2017.  Initial shortlisting interviews will take place soon afterwards and full interviews early in January 2018.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

SAIntS : Endless Opportunities

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About St Andrews International High School

St Andrew’s International High School is a mixed, non-selective, independent secondary school with sixth form and boarding in Malawi, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Blantyre has over 500 students on record, from over 30 different nationalities. 

St Andrew’s International High School welcomed its first pupils in 1938. The secondary school follows the British curriculum, adapted to a Malawian context. In Year 9, students work towards their IGCSE exams or BTEC level 2 qualifications, followed by A levels or BTEC level 3. The school holds title as the first BTEC School in Africa. Facilities include a recording studio, radio station, library, swimming pool, sports courts and dedicated teaching blocks. 


Sarah Samanyika

Values and vision

St Andrew’s International High School’s vision is to be “a leader of education in Africa.” The secondary school is proud of its international community, allowing for students to benefit from being complete global citizens by working together and gaining new cultural experiences throughout their education. Teachers are dedicated to providing pupils with an outstanding education where they can reach their full potential and succeed across the curriculum. Pupils are encouraged to pursue their interests and nurture their skills and talents, and are invited to get involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. These include sports clubs, community projects, sports trips and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Parents are encouraged to play an active role in their children’s education so that pupils benefit from a strong support network both in class and during their home life. 

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