Assistant Male House Parent

  • Full Time
  • Mkushi, Zambia
  • Staff who work at Chengelo do so out of a sense of calling and are paid at good local Zambian rates; Accommodation on site; discounted school fees; main meal during term time; local medical cover; transport home every two years; Chengelo has an excellent track record for training and development of its staff. Zambian Kwacha / Month
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Website Chengelo School


  • Come and be part of an exciting team, of expert teachers with a history of outstanding results.
  • Join a Christian School whose vision is to provide the best quality education to produce future generations of leaders for Zambia
  • Be part of a unique community centred around the school in rural Zambia.
  • Be part of a boarding school with excellent accommodation, sporting facilities, a school farm, clinic, and outstanding outdoor education centre.
  • Share in our School Core values which are Faith, Integrity, Servant heartedness, Perseverance, Creativity, and Responsibility.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful team in an expanding school.  Chengelo School looks for committed Christians; passionate about their faith, passionate about teaching children who demonstrate perseverance and have a track record of success.  As the leading Independent boarding School in Zambia, we are committed to the development of the whole child, intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.  You will need a commitment to all these areas to ensure that we fulfil this. We are looking for caring and responsible individuals to join our pastoral team. As part of the pastoral team the Assistant House Parent will support the Houseparent to ensure the well-being and pastoral care of the boarding students. They will ensure that a happy and welcoming environment is provided in which students can thrive and enjoy their boarding experience.

Our House parents act as loco parentis, leading by example and challenging students to be the best versions of themselves each day, always considerate of their boarding companions.


The Assistant House Parent must be a licensed teacher, a specialist in Mathematics, not more than 35 years old.

A qualification in Child Protection or Guidance and Counseling would be an added advantage


  • Previous work experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work with, care for and supervise young people
  • High levels of energy, an even temper and a sense of humour
  • Confidence to tackle students who are not adhering to the School rules
  • Ability to relate to young people
  • Ability and willingness to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours
  • Ability to be proactive, flexible and reliable


  • Committed Christian looking to serve with a vision for Christian Leadership
  • Understand and support the Christian ethos of our School, including the spiritual development of the pupils and the school’s role within the community.
  • Evidence of working as a team member and leading by example
  • Confidence in spoken and written English

Chengelo School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Satisfactory teacher registration check, police check, referee checks, identification verification and the requirement to disclose any information relevant to the candidate’s eligibility to engage in activities involving young people.


For further details including job specifications and an application form please visit our website:

Please note that if you do not fill in a Chengelo application form we will not be able to consider your application

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