Multiple Positions -Woodford School Lusaka

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Website Company Name: Woodford School Lusaka

Company Summary:

Job Description:

1.   Swimming Coach
2. Primary Teacher
Woodford School Lusak (WSLsk) is a beautiful purpose-built and co-education private school operating in Lusaka`s Kabulonga area. Our education service provides a 21st-century learning experience to learners starting from Nursery up to Grade 7.
As an equal opportunity employer, Woodford School Lusaka requires the services of suitably qualified, well-motivated and result driven candidates to be appointed in the position of Primary Teacher and Swimming Coach.
Position #1 – SWIMMING COACH
The position holder’s primary role is to help teach and coach children of all ages the ability to develop swimming skills, techniques and confidence in the water.

To plan and deliver swimming lessons appropriate to the level of the swimmer ensuring adherence to the scheme of work and lesson plans.
Ensure safe provision of all swimming equipment and ensure it is used correctly and that it remains in good condition.
Make sure safety standards are followed in sessions and that risk assessments are undertaken.
Identify participants’ abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential.
Correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance.
To be a positive role model, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and adults to participate in swimming.
Organize and supervise assistants and helpers as directed by the Head of PE.
Regularly assess and report each participant’s ability and progress.
Work alongside the Swimming Coordinator, other Swimming Teachers/Coaches, Lifeguards etc. to help ensure that participants are able to swim in a safe environment at all times.
Creating an educational and safe swimming environment for all learners
Ensuring high levels of customer service in every interaction with learners, by understanding their concerns and accommodating their needs.
Guarantying safety at all times and providing first aid when necessary.
Enforcing all company policies and procedures in effort to maintain a quiet, safe, and secure environment for learners.
Adhering and adapting to all current and new ISAZ and ZASU policies, procedures and initiatives.


Full Grade 12 certificate with 5 Credit or better;
Swimming Coach/Instructor/Lifeguarding and Water Safety Certifications like ASCA/FINA or any other equivalents with 2 years’ working experience in a reputable organization.
A Diploma in Physical Education will be added advantage
Basic First Aid Training
Confident and Knowledgeable Swimmer with a good Track-Record in Instructing
The ability to inspire confidence and motivate swimmers
Must be Computer literate
Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures
A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom
Good communication skills, both oral and written
Strong critical thinking, problem-solving skills
Must hold high levels of integrity and professionalism

The core purpose of this role is planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program in the Primary Section learning environment that guides and challenges students to acquire expected knowledge, skills and understanding to fulfill their potential in the 21st Century.

 Taking responsibility for a primary class, supporting, nurturing and taking a genuine interest in the holistic development of all children in that class;
Working closely with the Head Teacher and colleagues to ensure the effective teaching and learning.
Planning and implementing a relevant, challenging and rigorous curriculum;
Planning and delivering lessons, ensuring attention is given to appropriate differentiation;
Contributing to collaborative learning at all levels of school life;
Creating inquiry-based classrooms that develop critical thinking skills, knowledge and a range of skills within an environment based on trust, respect and fairness;
Selecting relevant resources and leveraging digital tools to support and enhance learning;
Develop appropriate assessment tasks, providing timely and effective feedback that enhances pupil’s learning;
Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and colleagues in a professional manner;
Provide appropriate pastoral support as and when necessary;
Play an active role in the school’s extra-curricular programmes.
Any other assigned duties


Full Grade 12 certificate with 5 Credit or better
2+ Year Experience at a reputable school
Primary Teacher’s Diploma or better
Registered and Licensed Member of the Teaching Council of Zambia
A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom
Excellent verbal and written communication Skills
Excellent IT and interpersonal skills essential to work closely with students, colleagues and parents.

If you believe you meet these terms, forward your Cover Letter, CV, NRC, TCZ License and certified copies of professional qualifications to [email protected]  and clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject of your email.
Please note that applications that will not be in conformity with the above specifications will not be considered.

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