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Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organization with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. Founded in 1980 by the Society of Jesuit (Jesuits) under the leadership of Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ, JRS is now at work in over 56 countries. JRS facilitates involvement of individuals and communities and promotes regional and global cooperation and networking on behalf of refugees and the forcibly displaced.

JRS works cooperatively with other organizations and agencies in order to achieve its mission. It seeks works in situations where no one else is working, where it can bring a particular expertise to bear, where its presence will attract others, where it can build its work on an existing network and where its presence can send a large message to decision makers and others. JRS welcomes collaboration with Jesuits, lay people and members of other religious congregations. Indeed, throughout its history JRS has fulfilled its mission thanks to the collaboration of volunteers and staff committed to the service of refugees and the forcibly displaced.

JRS in Malawi is looking for highly motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following teaching position tenable in Dzaleka, Dowa.

Position: Secondary School Teacher (1 Position)

Subject combination: English and Chichewa

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparing and completing schemes and records of work
  • Preparing lessons as well as teaching and learning materials
  • Teaching various subjects in all classes for different age groups
  • Ensuring that students data is accurate and up-to-date
  • Tracking student attendance and following up on dropouts
  • Maintaining student`s scholastic records
  • Preparing and updating relevant tools for teachers
  • Leading and participating in co-curricular and other school activities.
  • Performing any other tasks and responsibilities assigned by management.


  • Degree or Diploma in Education in the specified teaching area ad 4 year`s post-qualification experience.
  • Flexible and willing to learn new methods of teaching and learning.
  • Knowledge in participates as well as objective ad outcome based teaching and learning.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to live and work in rural set up.
  • Capable of working in multicultural setup.
  • Capacity to go the extra mile in attending to students` educational needs.
  • Ability to observe set deadlines.
  • Should be able to perform under pressure.
  • Ability to perform with minimal supervision

Application Guidelines

The application should include the following documents:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English including three (3) professional reference with their contact information, phone and email address and copies of certificates. A cover letter describing the candidates desire and motivation to work for JRS and how his/her qualifications and experience are good fit for this position.

Please send all applications to the Country Human Resources Coordinator,

Email: jrslilongwe@broadbandmw.com  and copy: jrsmain@broadbandmw.com  

by the 23rd of September 2020.

Hard copies addressed to the Country Human Resources Coordinator can sent directly to JRS Country Office.

Skills Required

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