Science Teacher

St. Ignatius College - Lusaka, Lusaka

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Science Teacher

St Ignatius College is a private non-profit Catholic Jesuit School located in Ibex Hill Lusaka and wholly owned by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Established in 1979 by the Leopards Hill Trust, the college is one of the oldest private schools in Zambia. In 2012, The Jesuits took over the running of the college and continue today a tradition rooted in the Jesuit approach to education. One of the great strengths of St Ignatius College is the commitment on not only academic excellence but also on the curricular leadership and community service. The aim of Jesuit Education is to provide academic excellence and quality education of the whole person in the Jesuit tradition. Further, the Jesuits desire a school that is centred on moulding tomorrow’s leaders to work for others in pursuit of a just and humane world. Motto: Learning for service of God and Others.

Our Mission – Our Purpose

To mould leaders who are emotionally intelligent, environmentally conscious, spiritually reflective, and engaged in academic rigor by investing in learning and teaching.

Our Vision – Our Collective

Dream young leaders empowered in the Ignatian tradition working towards a just and humane world.

Our Values – Our Collective Heritage

Our values, exposing the new spirit of the college and its key stakeholders, are Holistic and complete learning culture Constant striving to be better and more social justice for all and in all value in diversity and unity

The College is Seeking to recruit a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic and qualified teacher in the role of Science Teacher (Chemistry/ Physics).

Overall Job Purpose:

To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated science programs for leaners and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.

Main activities/responsibilities

  • Implementing excellent teaching practice as described by the college policy
  • Differentiating learning and assessment to meet the needs of individual learners.
  • To ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and objectives
  • To ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and college policies
  • To consider the differing ability lessons of learners and differentiate work accordingly
  • To encourage all learners to be actively engaged in their own learning and rewarding their progress against targets
  • To encourage and foster intellectual curiosity
  • To address in appropriate behaviour quickly and effectively according to the college behaviour policy
  • To ensure the maintenance of accurate and up to date information on learner performance
  • To ensure effective communication and consultation with parents and careers of learners
  • To help develop science resources for the college
  • Submit requirements such as text books and other equipment through the Department Head
  • Attend team meetings and professional development as necessary
  • Able to address and treat learners with respect and dignity
  • To keep well up to date with safety issues through regular checks of science equipment’s
  • To ensure that all experiments are trialled beforehand and risk assessments used with all experimental work.
  • Maintain the clean work rooms
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department/ college


  • Full Grade Twelve School Certificate with 5 O levels.
  • Minimum of a Degree in Education
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a reputable learning institution
  • The applicant should also have an interest in learner’s affairs holistically
  • Cambridge experience is an added advantage
  • Must have three traceable referees.


  • Possess a strong personality and character
  • Be a Team player.
  • Be very Honest.
  • Be a confident communicator with shrewd decision-making skills.
  • Be able to manage a demanding and progressive workload.
  • A result/ performance-oriented person.
  • Possess the credibility to forge effective working relationships with senior management and other staff.
  • Mature disposition
  • Tact and diplomacy required in solving problems
  • Confidentiality and Integrity
  • ICT Skills and capacity to building skills are critical.

In return you can look forward to a competitive reward and benefits that include gratuity, life assurance and medical.

N.B: Applicant for positions at St Ignatius College are expected to support the school’s mission and contribute to what St Ignatius a catholic school strives to accomplish as a Jesuit institution.


Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
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