Head of School, Zambia

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Simba International SchoolZambia

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Start date: May 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Simba International School is an ISAZ independent co-educational school from Early Years Reception through to Sixth Form, with both day and boarding students.

Simba was among the first group of the international schools to be established in Zambia and enjoys a reputation built up over 30 years of being one of the top day and boarding schools in the country.

Recently the primary school has started the Cambridge Primary Programme which of course leads in very well to the existing Cambridge IGCSE and A level courses that the Secondary school works towards.

The successful applicant will have a good background and sound knowledge, understanding and experience of educational management, preferably from within the international schools network. Experience of the Cambridge international Assessments and examinations is desirable, but not essential, as is the experience of living and working in Africa.



  • Minimum of 15 years’ teaching experience, with 5 years at managerial level;
  • Must be familiar with the Cambridge Primary as well as Cambridge CIE and A Levels
  • Form 5/Grade 12 Certificate with 5 ‘O’ levels or equivalent,
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science with Education
  • Registered with Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ), would be advantageous.
  • Additional qualifications in education, business administration and social sciences would also be an added advantage.
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Good administrative and interpersonal skills;
  • Must hold high levels of integrity and Professionalism.


The school is an equal opportunity employer and suitably qualified, self-motivated and results oriented candidates are encouraged to apply.  Hard copy and/or electronic applications accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents should be forwarded to the following addresses on or before 15th October 2019.

Mr LDN Miller
14 Airport Road,
NDOLA, Zambia
Tel:  +260 21 2 613 674 +260 21 2 615 821
Cell +260 962 980 131
E-mail:  head@simba.sch.zm

More about Simba International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Airport Road, Ndola, 240216, Zambia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +260 212 613674