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Principal Education Officer at Nkhotakota District Council

  • Full Time
  • Nkhotakota
  • Salary: 00

Nkhotakota District Council

The Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant posts that exist in the different sectors of Nkhotakota District Council.




Applicants must be a serving officer (Grade I) who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education or any degree with UCE with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience at that grade in Local Authorities.

The purpose of the job is to provide day-to-day leadership and management of the primary school administration.


1. Coordinates and control activities of the primary school administration section;
2. Monitors the supply of teaching and learning materials throughout the assembly;
3. Ensures implementation of all the government plans for education;
4. Provides feedback to planning directorate on success and failures of implementation of government plans for education;
5. Participates in the formulation of policy and operational mandates for the primary schools;
6. Scrutinizing all estimates submitted by primary schools and consolidating these for all primary schools in the assembly;
7. Studying trends in discipline cases in primary schools, making appropriate inferences and recommending solutions and changes in policy;
8. Prepares project proposals for both internal and external funding;
9. Prepares policy alternatives for consolidation by the assembly on the systematic and balanced development of primary schools;
10. Advise the Chief Education Officer on imbalances shortfalls and new needs in primary schools.

Method Of Application

Those meeting the required qualifications and experience should send application letters with detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CVs) with contact numbers, copy of a National Identity Card and copies of relevant qualifications enclosed in an envelope clearly labeled the position applied for to:

The Executive Secretary
Local Government Service Commission
P.O. Box 766

The closing date for receiving applications is on 30th May, 2024 before close of business. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.