- Tanzania, Monduli, Arusha Region
- The Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania
- Experience: 1 YEAR
- Positions: 2
Details of Position
IEFT is a registered non-profit organization that collaborates with rural communities in northern Tanzania to provide quality, affordable secondary education to indigenous children. IEFT operates the Orkeeswa Secondary School which is populated by motivated students and an upbeat and welcoming staff. Come join IEFT's team and make a difference in the lives of children in a remote part of East Africa!
IEFT is looking for an enthusiastic educator to volunteer as an English teacher at Orkeeswa. Ideally we are looking for someone with High School ESL teaching experience who can understand the challenges of teaching to an exam driven curriculum whilst at the same developing students wider skills and understandings. They will be learning English as a third language having learnt to speak their local language at home and Kiswahili at Primary School.
You must be able to:
Teach Form I through Form IV in an ESL context.
Develop lesson plans and teaching resources which both support and enrich the delivery of the National Curriculum
Initiate after-school projects designed to provide hands-on learning, as well as leading extra-curricular activities.
Work independently and collaborate with a team of international volunteers and local staff.
Show the willingness and ability to be flexible and to cope with challenging living and working conditions in a developing country.
Live and work with little or no running water, unreliable electricity and a lack of Western amenities.
By working together with IEFT staff and volunteers, you will benefit from a real sense of global solidarity, lasting friendships, and the life changing impact of a unique and meaningful experience. You will gain a deeper insight into a different culture and experience things that broaden your perspectives.
Volunteers and staff have the freedom and flexibility to explore some of East Africa's treasures, including safaris on the Serengeti Plain, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, hiking the Ngorongoro Crater, or relaxing on the beaches of Zanzibar Island. Experience Tanzania's diverse indigenous cultures and traditions, distinct wildlife and breathtaking scenery!
There is no program fee to volunteer with IEFT. Housing is provided, however candidates are required to cover their travel, visa and living expenses. Please inquire about our stipend program.
Visit www.ieftz.org for more info.
Hold a relevant bachelor's degree and ESL teaching qualification
Have at least one year experience teaching ESL in a classroom, especially experience with exam-based education systems
A minimum one-year commitment, starting as soon as possible is preferred
Living/travel experience in developing countries is preferred
Native English Speakers are preferred
Salary and Benefits
The Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania
More Company Information
Through quality education, we prepare youth to become inspired leaders, empowered to make a positive change in their communities. In collaboration with village members, we build and operate community-based secondary schools serving families who live in extreme poverty in rural Tanzania. Our goal is to build a network of schools that embrace a holistic approach to learning. We believe that sustainable community development comes from within. Our vision is to see our students become catalysts of change in their society.
P.O. Box 300067
Click here to visit the The Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania website
- Contact person:
- Peter Luis, Executive Director
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