Preschool Head Teacher

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed


Pre School Head Teacher

About Us

We are thrilled to announce the opening of a brand-new, state-of-the-art international preschool in January 2024 in Lusaka. At our school, we believe that every child deserves the highest quality early childhood education. Our commitment to excellence extends to our leadership team, and we are seeking an exceptional Headteacher to lead our preschool into a bright future.

The Position

Are you a vibrant team oriented, self-motivated individual? Do you have a passion for working with children in a dynamic environment that fosters their growth? Are you open to working in a multicultural environment delivering an international curriculum? If so, this is an exciting opportunity for you. As a Head Teacher, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational experience at our preschool. Your passion for early childhood education and your knowledge of the international preschool curriculum, phonics and assessments will be instrumental in creating an engaging and nurturing learning environment for our young learners.


I) Degree in early childhood education or equivalent

II) Possess Teaching Council of Zambia certificate of registration and practicing licence

III) Minimum of 5 years classroom experience and 2 years managing a school

IV) Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and preschool educational methods

V) Phonics Proficiency: Demonstrate a deep understanding of phonics instruction, enabling children to acquire essential reading and writing skills through systematic and engaging phonics programs.

VI) Excellent written verbal and communication skills

VII) Computer literate

VIII) Innovative in performing assigned tasks and adaptability in a changing environment

IX) Competence in international curricula is an added advantage

Roles and Responsibilities

Curriculum Leadership: Develop and implement a dynamic curriculum that aligns with international preschool standards, ensuring that it promotes holistic child development, fosters creativity, and encourages a love for learning.

Assessment Expertise: Utilize a variety of assessment tools and strategies using manual and electronic platforms to track each child’s progress, providing individualized support and ensuring that learning outcomes are met.

Staff Development: Lead, mentor, and inspire our dedicated team of educators to continually enhance their teaching skills and maintain a child-centred approach.

Parent Engagement: Foster strong partnerships with parents, keeping them informed about their child’s development and involving them in their child’s learning journey.

Marketing: Carry out extensive research on our target market and spearhead marketing to get high enrolment numbers.

Administration: Provide overall leadership, general administration and management of the school

Inventory Management: Record and maintain inventory system for classroom materials and supplies

Property Management:  Ensure excellent sanitary as well as general health and safety standards are upheld in all parts of the school at all times


(i) Ensure adherence to the code of conduct by both learners and staff

(ii) Timely submission of statutory obligations

Any other duties as may be assigned in alignment with the role

If you meet the above criteria, kindly send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected].¬† Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for submission is 22nd September , 2023 @ 17:00 CAT.

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