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Principal at St. Andrew’s International Primary School

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
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St. Andrew’s International Primary School

St. Andrew’s International Primary School is an internationally accredited (BSO & COBIS) independent primary school in Blantyre, Malawi. We are a dynamic and modern school that seeks always to challenge the status quo in education. Our curriculum is based on the English National Curriculum but over the last few years, it has been significantly developed to be far more contextualised to our setting.

The majority of our teachers are skilled professionals hailing from all over the world but predominantly from the UK. Over the past six months, they have all become excellent e-learning practitioners as well and our evolving model of education now resembles a ‘Blended Learning’ approach which we aim to continue building through and after the pandemic.

The actual school site is situated in a quiet upmarket suburb of Blantyre, called Sunnyside. The grounds are extensive an include a large playing field, several smaller playground areas,
two swimming pools and a separate Media Centre. Technology sits at the center of what we do and our marketing relies heavily on this aspect. Our children find learning stimulating and fun and this is largely a result of the dedicated approach we have towards creating a creative and inspiring curriculum.

As a school, we have highly developed systems of leadership which is distributed throughout the school, at all levels. It is a school that thrives on providing opportunity to all people, students and  alike. We have a strong set of global values which underpin our curriculum, leadership and conduct from governance structures to leadership to the wider school life.
If you are a positive and proactive leader who puts children at the center of their decision-making, who thinks deeply about education and who values modern leadership, we would welcome your application. In return, we can  you a highly skilled and motivated and exceptionally positive and motivated children.

Method Of Application

To apply for this post please provide the following:

  1. Comprehensive CV outlining your experience and qualifications, and including a photo of yourself.
  2. Maximum 2 page cover letter outlining how you would be suitable for the role (refer to the Job Description).
  3. Table of qualities that show how you meet the Personal Specification.

There is a recruitment pack that can be made available on request by contacting the Human Resources Director at [email protected]

St. Andrew’s International Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and will ensure that recruitment procedures adhere to safer recruitment guidance. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Malawi police clearance certificate for employment where relevant.

Closing Date: 31st May 2023

St. Andrew’s International Primary School reserves the right to begin interviewing and make appointments ahead of the closing date for suitable candidates.

If you feel you fit the profile, please send in your application letter complete with your resume and three traceable referees with contact telephone numbers to: [email protected] and copy [email protected] Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement when applying for this role.