Overview

The Education Department of the CCAP Nkhoma Synod is mandated to ensure the best quality of education in all Nkhoma Synod institutions of learning in Malawi. In a bid to provide quality institutions of learning, the department invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant posts:

Vacancy Number NSED/1/22 (1Post)

Title: Education Secretary

Reporting to: Deputy General Secretary of CCAP Nkhoma Synod

Salary: Negotiable

Duty Station: Nkhoma Synod Secretariate.

Duties

  • Provide overall operational, strategic oversight and leadership and to coordinate the management of all intuitions of learning under the synod;
  • Directing the programming, delivery/ implementation and monitoring education programs and initiatives for all education institutions to ensure high performance of students;
  • Initiate the development and implementation of the department’s strategic plan and other guiding policies, protocols and guidelines;
  • Development of departments expansion blue print for pre-, primary and.secondary schools and direct and coordinate its implementation;
  • Preparation and implementation of the department’s budget and ensuring
    prudent financial management of department’s resources;
  • Develop and spearhead resource mobilizationinitiatives for the department;
  • Manage the recruitment and retention of qualified and dedicated teaching
    and support staff;
  • Management of department’s infrastructure and property;
  • Ensuring that the department meets all its statutory obligations in the course of executing its mandate; and
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time by the Deputy General Secretary.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Education Degree plus a Masters Degree in Education or Management from a recognized institution;
  • At least ten (10) years’ post qualification experience in similar high management level preferably in education management;
  • Self-starter, business/results oriented, resourceful and innovative;
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to lead and motivate a team of professionals;
  • Team players with ability to relate and communicate with staff/students at
    different levels;
  • Must have ability to cope with situations that demand a high sense of sound judgment and must be flexible in accepting work assignments outside normal desk description.
  • Must have good communication and negotiating skills and must be fluent in English and Chichewa.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must be a committed Christian.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applications, including a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three (3) traceable referees, copies of academic and professional certificates should be addressed to:

The Deputy General Secretary
CCAP Nkhoma Synod
P.O. Box 1545
LILONGWE.

All applications are required to reach the Deputy General Secretary not later than 5.00pm, Friday, 12th August, 2022.