Physical Education Teacher

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Competitive ZMW / Month
  • January 31, 2023

Website Lusaka International Community School

Maximising the potential of future world citizens.

Based in Lusaka, Zambia, Lusaka International Community School (LICS) is a co-educational, secular, fee-paying, non-profit school, which provides an internationally recognised education to a culturally diverse, globally-minded student body in a caring and supportive learning environment. LICS holds in high esteem its vision statement which is to “maximise the potential of future world citizens”.

LICS is a leading independent Pre-Primary, Primary, and Secondary School based in the leafy suburb of Roma in Lusaka, Zambia, and is a member of CIS, AISA, and ISAZ.

The school currently has an opening in the Physical Education and Sports Department and is looking for a suitably qualified individual to join the LICS community as a Physical Education Teacher with effect on 1st August 2023.

1.  Requirements

Proven ability to teach Physical Education in Early Years and Key Stages 1 and 2

Ability to select and devise appropriate teaching methods and differentiate resources to meet the range of needs of learners in Physical Education

Knowledge and experience teaching gross motor skills and sports at a competitive level

Excellent knowledge of child protection and safeguarding

Experience in planning effective lessons and developing/contributing to schemes of work

Experience in monitoring, assessing, recording, and reporting learner progress

Ability to create a stimulating, effective learning environment through excellent management of learner behaviour

Able to work within and contribute to coaching and mentoring environment, demonstrating good interpersonal skills and value in shared practice and teamwork

Excellent analytical and communication skills

ICT literate including use of ClassDojo, Seesaw, MS Teams, and Google Classroom

Experience in effective management of support staff

2. Qualities

Clear, confident, and articulate

Positive, approachable, committed, enthusiastic, and independent

Organised

Inspires trust and confidence as a true role model

Ability to establish and develop close relationships with learners, parents, and the community

Demonstrates a genuine interest and passion for the education of learners

Commitment to delivering extra-curricular activities with different age groups

Willingness to work cross-phase

Sense of humour

Ability to motivate others

Ability to contribute to community life

3. Qualifications and Experience

Undergraduate Degree with specialisation in Physical Education

At least four years of recent teaching experience

Registered TCZ and or QTS

Additional qualifications are relevant to the role.

4. Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Planning and Setting Expectations

Teaching and Managing Pupil Learning

Pastoral Responsibilities

5. Remuneration

Competitive package.

6. Application Process

Please visit our website (www.lics.sch.zm/career-opportunities), fill in the online application form, and upload a detailed CV with a cover letter along with three referees, one of whom should be your current supervisor by 31.01.2023, Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

7. Safeguarding

Lusaka International Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate’s appointment will be subject to full security vetting.

To apply for this job please visit www.lics.sch.zm.


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