Head of Social Sciences Department

Sonshine School

Sonshine School is a private institution under Northmead Assemblies of God Church located in Olympia Park, Lusaka. We provide quality education in nursery, primary and secondary school levels.

We are looking for a qualified Head of Social Sciences Department to take full responsibility for the running of the Department. This means ensuring the provision of top class education for pupils, with a strong commitment to spiritual, character, and leadership development. He/she should also be an experienced teacher of Civic Education and English Language.


Head of Social Sciences Department with the following teaching combination – Civic Education/English


The following are responsibilities of the Head of Social Sciences Department:

  • Oversee the running of the department in all facets.
  • Ensure that members of staff execute their work professionally.
  • Attend to visitors and parents that visit the department.
  • Offer spiritual and moral support to members of staff and pupils.
  • Conduct devotion with members of staff.
  • Coordinate assessments in the department and monitor students’ academic progress using the tracking system.
  • Orient new members of staff assigned to the department.
  • Identify training needs of all members of staff at the department.
  • Conduct performance appraisal and evaluation for members of staff.
  • Advising and contributing to curriculum development at school.
  • To liaise with management on matters that relate to the efficient and effectiveness of managing the department.
  • To ensure high levels of discipline are upheld among members of staff and pupils.
  • Draw the section budget and carry out purchases if assigned.
  • Manage resources in the department.
  • Carry out other lawful duties assigned by management.
  • Formulate policies and keep recorders for the department.
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
  • Certification by TCZ (Teaching Council of Zambia)
  • Not less than 3 years teaching experience will be an added advantage.

Terms: Salary, terms and conditions of employment as per contract.

Please submit your soft copies of resume, cover letter, references and applicable certifications to the following email; humanresource@sonshineschools.org and copy info@sonshineschools.org


  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted applications will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to humanresource@sonshineschools.org.

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