English Teacher

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  • Tanzania, Monduli, Arusha Region.
  • The Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 2
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Teach English in a remote East African village and empower marginalized children with education. Explore Tanzania and experience life in a traditional Maasai community. IEFT has open positions for volunteer English teachers starting as soon as possible.
IEFT operates Orkeeswa 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!

Details of Position

Teach English in a remote East African village and empower marginalized children with education. Explore Tanzania and experience life in a traditional Maasai community. IEFT has open positions for volunteer English teachers starting as soon as possible.
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 currently operates Orkeeswa 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!

Job Description:
IEFT is looking for an experienced EFL Teacher comfortable working with students new to the English language. The
Pre-Form One English Teacher must be able to prepare students for success in an English-medium, exam-based system,
while maintaining high standards for experiential, student-centered learning. Specific responsibilities include:

Ability to teach introductory English language skills, including grammar, writing, reading and conversation.
• Collaborate closely with the other Pre-Form One teachers (both English and other subject teachers) through
team teaching, cooperative learning opportunities, and sharing resources.
• Initiate and collaborate on classroom and after-school hands-on projects that emphasize English learning through
cross-curricular work in subjects such as Geography, Civics, History, Math and Sciences.
• Provide tutoring for all Orkeeswa students in both English classes as well as other academic subjects as related
to English language acquisition and skills such as reading, writing and comprehension.

The English Teacher must:
-Be flexible, empathetic, open-minded and resilient -Take risks, experiment and be creative - Work well within
a team Communicate effectively under pressure - Be energized by the opportunity to work closely with our
students – Take initiative, as well as direction, with confidence – Be willing to work and live outside of your
comfort zone – Live in shared housing without regular access to running water, electricity or other 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 opportunity to explore some of East Africa's treasures during school holidays, 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 ($1100 USD) and living expenses. Please inquire about our stipend program, which is available for volunteers that commit to at least one year.
Visit our website (link below) for more info.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
-We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education, with an emphasis in EFL learning and
at least two years of classroom teaching experience.
-We are looking for a professional who can dedicate at least one to two years working at Orkeeswa School. A living stipend is available and shared housing is provided. Travel to/from Tanzania and necessary immigration fees are the responsibility of the volunteer. IEFT’s team is diverse, collaborative, and committed to innovative thinking.
-Living/travel experience in developing countries is preferred
-Native level English Speakers are preferred

Salary and Benefits

Stipends available based on length of commitment. Please inquire about stipend program. Shared housing with other IEFT volunteers is provided. No volunteer fee. Volunteers are expected to cover their travel expenses to/from Tanzania as well as their Visa and work permit fees ($1100 USD).

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The Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania
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