Teacher Profile

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At ISL, we are seeking teachers with the following professional and personal qualifications.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

All applicants must have a minimum of the following:

A Bachelor Degree in the relevant subject from a recognized educational institution.
A recognised teaching qualification, preferably a degree or post-graduate qualification.
At least 2 years teaching experience at an appropriate subject level.
Experience in an International School offering the International Baccalaureate Programmes (PYP, MYP and DP) and/or IGCSE and/or IMYC will be an added advantage.

PERSONAL QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

We seek teachers who:

Recognize and meet the needs of each child rather than the class
Use a variety of methods, strategies and instructional techniques to ensure all learners needs are met
Will work as team members in different areas of school life
Are continuing to grow and develop and are willing to contribute to the professional development of their colleagues
Have a working knowledge of the International Baccalaureate PYP, MYP or DP and/or IGCSE and/or IMYC
Want to work with a very warm, friendly and diverse group of students and teachers
Can demonstrate cross-cultural exposure and understanding
Are adaptable, flexible and willing to accept the challenges of working in a school without the technology and infrastructure that might be available elsewhere
Have or are developing strong technology integration skills to support the school and colleagues as we increase the use of technology into teaching and learning
Have the ability to interact effectively with students, parents, senior management, and colleagues
Have excellent organizational and time management skills
Will be actively involved in homeroom, community service and extra-curricular activities
Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

LIVING AND WORKING IN LUSAKA

To find out more information about the school and life in Zambia, download the ISL New Teacher Information handbook at the link below.

ISL New Teacher Information

For more detailed information relating to life in Lusaka and Zambia, download the guide for teachers at the link below.

Guide to Life in Zambia