An international day and boarding school for ages 2-18 in Lusaka, Zambia
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Employment opportunities at Baobab College


Employment opportunities at Baobab College

Baobab College is a dynamic and innovative learning environment with children at the heart of everything we do. As we continue to develop, we are pleased have the following opportunities for enthusiastic, committed professionals to join our team at Baobab College. We currently have vacancies in the following areas:

Head of Primary - August 2024 (Application deadline is 15th December 2023)

We want our new Head teacher to be inspirational and empowering, ready to lead our enthusiastic and energetic team of staff, pupils and parents on our journey to excellence. We need someone who has a positive outlook on life and believes that happy, secure children will succeed.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelors’ Degree

Maternity Cover - January 2023 (Deadline Friday 1st December 2023) Agriculture/Combined Science A combination of the above subjects would be welcome and we would encourage teachers to apply for the vacancy. Minimum qualifications: Bachelors’ Degree

IT Systems Administrator: August 2023 (Deadline Friday, 1st December 2023) IT Systems Administrator to join our ambitious and dynamic school administration team. The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science; MCSE certification as a minimum, Security+/Network+ desired; VMWare (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) administration experience; excellent customer service skills and an ability to work in a fast--paced environment. Knowledge in design and website development will be a requirement. Minimum qualifications: Bachelors’ Degree

Added advantage: Master’s degree and experience in International Schools in the above positions

We are committed to safe guarding children and any successful candidate will be required to go through the school’s safeguarding and safer recruitment requirements of the school.

Applicants should submit a letter of application and CV together with the names of three referees to: The Principal, Baobab College by e-mail to [email protected] by the closing dates given above.

Applicants who have not heard from us by December 30th 2023 should assume that their application has been unsuccessful


Position: Principal at Baobab College 

Baobab College is looking for a dynamic and experienced leader to take on the role of Principal at Baobab College, a  top-level private international day and boarding school with a British curriculum. 

Start date August 2024 although availability will be considered. 

In 2022 Baobab College was honoured to be recognised in the Queen Elizabeth II official Platinum Jubilee Pageant  Commemorative Album. Our school offers a world-class education to students aged 2 - 18 years old from diverse cultural backgrounds, on a beautiful campus with a warm and welcoming community. We are looking for a Principal who can help us maintain our high standards, taking us to even greater heights. As the Principal, you will be responsible for leading and managing the school, including overseeing the academic programme, managing staff,  and ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the school. 

We require a candidate with a proven track record of success in a similar role, preferably within an international school setting. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with excellent leadership skills, passionate for education, and a commitment to providing the best possible experience for our students. 


Minimum qualifications:  

  • A suitable bachelor's degree in education or a related field 
  • A postgraduate degree in education or a related field, such as a Master's or Doctorate in Education Minimum experience: 
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior leadership position in school 
  • A strong understanding of the British curriculum and its application in an international context • Experience in managing a diverse and multicultural staff team 
  • Experience in managing budgets and resources effectively 
  • Excellent communication, listening, presentation and interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrate experience in implementing effective educational programmes 
  • A track record of delivering outstanding academic results 
  • Excellent people management and interpersonal skills 
  • A commitment to professional development and ongoing learning 
  • Demonstrate experience and commitment to student and staff well-being
  • In return for your expertise, we offer a highly competitive salary package, excellent working conditions, and the  opportunity to work in a dynamic and stimulating environment. If you have the passion and commitment to make a  real difference in the lives of our students, we would love to hear from you. 

Applicants should submit a letter of application and CV together with the names of three referees to:  

The Chair of the Board of Governors by e-mail to: [email protected] Applications close on Thursday, 30th November, 2023. Baobab College reserves the right to appoint a candidate  before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found early. 

Baobab College will only communicate with candidates who are short listed for interview. Baobab College is  committed to safe recruitment and has rigorous checks. Short-listed Any successful applicant will be required to  undergo thorough and extensive pre-employment checks.