Secondary School Principal

Breath of Heaven Academy - Lusaka, Lusaka

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Secondary School Principal

Position: Secondary School Principal (Headmaster)

Institution: Breath of Heaven Academy

School Year: 2019

We are looking for an inspirational leader who can oversee and implement our vision of developing a world-class secondary school program based on the principles of sound faith, academic excellence, and servant-leadership.

Breath of Heaven Academy (BOHA) is an international private Christian school located in Barlastone Park, Lusaka. We operate under the auspices of Breath of Heaven Children’s Ministries, which is a registered NGO dedicated to helping meet the needs of the growing population of orphans in Zambia. Currently, BOHA has an enrollment of over 400 students, with classes extending from baby class through the 12th grade, all designed to foster academic achievement, character development, and 21st-century leadership skills. Recently, we have doubled our land capacity by purchasing 4.0 hectares near our current property. This additional campus will be the site of our new and expanded secondary school, which will include athletic facilities, enhanced computer technology capabilities, a fully equipped science laboratory, and vocational workshops. The initial land preparation and development of this new site has already begun.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Secondary Teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree and a certificate in administration or educational
  • Experience as a Secondary School Principal (Headmaster) or Deputy Principal,
  • Exemplary Christian character and active in a local Christian church,
  • Committed to team-building and staff development,
  • Effective communicator with strong management skills.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should send an application no later than November 20, 2018, to the persons listed below. We will begin the interview process for qualified applicants on November 28th. To ensure consideration for the position, interested candidates are encouraged to apply at the earliest possible time.

Applicants should send the following in a single PDF file:

  • A letter of application, explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in the Secondary School Principal position at Breath of Heaven Academy, not to exceed two pages,
  • A statement describing your leadership style, not to exceed one page,
  • A current résumé not to exceed two pages,
  • A one-page list of references with current addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses,
  • Three letters of recommendation: one from your supervisor, one from a colleague, and one from your pastor or other personal reference.



Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
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