Class Teacher Aide

Chishawasha Childrens Home, Zambia - Location: Zambia, Lusaka

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Class Teacher Aide

In 1999, Kathe Padilla visited Zambia from the USA to assess the plight of children who had been orphaned at the height of the AIDS pandemic in the mid-90’s. In 2000, Ms. Padilla founded the Chishawasha Children’s home Zambia (CCHZ), and its first programme of ‘home-based support’ in Lusaka. This latter was aimed at retaining orphaned children in school. Ms. Padilla registered CCHZ as a local charity, and set up the Zambia Children’s Fund (ZCF) in the USA to raise money to run an orphanage and a school. In 2003, Ms. Padilla acquired a 15-acre plot of land on the outskirts of Lusaka, and later secured funds from the Colin B Glassco Charitable Foundation for Children – a Canadian charitable f oundation.

In 2004, these funds were used to supply water to the property allowing her to raise funds to build the first two residences and create a temporary school. Subsequently the Glassco Foundation funded the building of 5 more residences and a 12-block primary s

Main Purpose of the Job:

Focus on ensuring the educational, social, physical, psychological and emotional well-being of the Learners.

Position: Class Teacher Aide

Reporting to: School Head Teacher

Required Minimum Education :

  • Grade 12 GCE certificate
  • Early childhood certificate as an added advantage

Required Minimum Experience :

  • 2-3 years in similar position
  • Ability to communicate in English and correspond professionally in writing and verbally

Friendly and courteous

Main Duties:

  • Support the class teacher
  • Ensure the classroom is clean
  • Work with and help class teacher in the classroom were placed
  • Monitors and assists children in their classroom
  • Guides children and teaches them how to use the ablution block
  • Help the teacher in maintaining class discipline
  • Render social, physical. Emotional and educational support to children
  • Attend to other programs directed by the class teacher
  • Ensure discipline is maintained at all times
  • Participate in CCHZ employee programs


Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
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