Full Time
December 18, 2023
Blantyre, Malawi
December 22, 2023

Company: Word Alive Ministries International

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Word Alive Ministries International, a growing Church that is involved in holistically proclaiming the Gospel, through thematic commissions of Assemblies and Missions. Relief and Development and Christian Education. invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced persons and with passion and a sense of calling to work within the church to fill the following vacant position:

Title of Post: Head Teacher
Grade: MM1
Location: Blantyre

Qualification & Skills:

  • A minimum of a Degree in Education or any related field
  • Experience as a senior teacher in an elementary school a must;
  • Leadership skills and proven administrative skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, Academic ability as well as a desire to work with children
  • Prioritization, planning and organization skills
  • An ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Knowledge in Early Childhood Development and Montessori training an added advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Chichewa.


  • Implement objectives and policies for the school in accordance with Government policies and institution’s strategic plan
  • Providing leadership to staff ensuring that they are well motivated
  • Participate in hiring of new staff
  • Ensuring that resources are well utilized
  • Establish a harmonious relationship with parents, teachers and learners
  • Ensuring quality delivery of lessons leading to drawing out the best in learners
  • Maintain discipline in the school
  • Conduct staff evaluation

Personal Attributes

  • A crime free record and experience of working closely with children
  • Have the physical capacity to work with pre-school and primary school children
  • Demonstrated courtesy, respect, compassion, patience and positive attitude with children
  • Excellent supervisory skills, personal maturity, sensitivity to gender and cultural issues and ability to relate to people of all levels
  • Computer literate
  • Reasonable understanding of working in Church and FBO environment
  • Dedicated Christian of sound standing in their local church
  • A personal sense of God’s call to work within a church
  • Must not be less than Thirty – Five years (35) of age

Remuneration in line with the Church’s Salary Structure will be offered to the successful candidates. Candidates meeting the above qualifications should send their application letters together with their most recent Curriculum Vitae (CV) and three (3) contactable referees, one of which should come from their church ministers, to:

Director – Finance & Administration
Word Alive Ministries International
P.O. Box 2502,
Blantyre, Malawi.

Or email: applications@wordalive.mw

The closing date for this application is 22 December 2023. Only short listed applicants will be acknowledged.