Head of Primary

  • 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. The school provides accommodation on site; discounted school fees; main meal during term time; local medical cover; transport home every two years; gratuity payment at the end of contract. / Month
  • June 21, 2023

Chengelo School


Chengelo School is a Christian, International, boarding school with a vision to provide the best quality education to produce future generations of leaders for Zambia and beyond. Located in a beautiful setting in rural Zambia the school comprises both Primary and Secondary sections as well as an Outdoor Education Centre.

After a period of significant growth, we are seeking dedicated educators to join the leadership team to drive the school forward into its next phase.


The Head of Primary is to take full responsibility for the running of the Primary School.  This means ensuring the provision of world class education for pupils, with a strong commitment to spiritual, character, and leadership development.


1. A record of good academic achievement including a relevant honours degree

2. PGCE/QTS or equivalent

3. Excellent oral and written English skills

4. Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire others.

5. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with staff, students, parents, and external partners.

6. Strong Christian values and a commitment to the vision and mission of the school.

The successful candidate will have a passion for Christian education, a commitment to excellence, and a strong understanding of the challenges and opportunities in African schools. They will play a critical role in shaping the future of our school and will be part of a dynamic and supportive team.

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 the job description and an application form please visit our website: www.chengeloschool.org/work-with-us/

For queries please email [email protected]

To apply for this job please visit www.chengeloschool.org.

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