Posted time January 12, 2023

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.