Rift Valley Children's Village ESOL Teacher and Teacher Trainer Jobs in Tanzania

Rift Valley Children's Village ESOL Teacher and Teacher Trainer Jobs in Tanzania

The Tanzanian Children’s Fund is seeking a native English speaker with ESOL/ESL/ELL experience to work for the Rift Valley Children’s Village in rural Tanzania. Our ESOL Teacher / Teacher Trainer will work alongside RVCV’s Education Director at Oldeani Secondary School to improve the English competency of students as well as equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to be high quality teachers in English.

Founded by India Howell in 2004, RVCV operates in partnership with the Tanzanian Children’s Fund (TCF) and is a loving and permanent home to 97 children. RVCV is located in a remote and impoverished village in Karatu District, adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

The goal of this position is to build teachers’ capacity to teach English in order to bring about greater learning outcomes for students, positioning them for future educational and professional success.


  • Management of the ESOL program at Oldeani Secondary School;
  • Planning, preparing and delivering lessons for both teachers and students to a wide range of classes and age groups;
  • Assisting the Education Director in leading professional development seminars;
  • Organizing and facilitating teacher training sessions;
  • Proofreading and proctoring tests, examination papers, and exercises;
  • Observing teachers’ lessons and providing feedback;
  • Devising, writing and producing new ESOL materials;
  • Supporting English language instruction at Oldeani Secondary School;
  • Leading and creating lesson plans for extra-curricular school activities;
  • Advising teachers on best teaching practices, strategies to promote student-centered learning, and how to deliver engaging lesson plans;
  • Planning and
    leading a Pre-form 1 English course to prepare primary school graduates for the transition to secondary school;
  • Advising RVCV volunteers on appropriate educational resources and activities for various age groups.


  • Can commit to one year of living and working in a remote area
  • Takes initiative in a professional environment with minimal supervision, and is able to design and deliver original lessons with limited resources
  • Has earned a Bachelor's Degree and a teaching certification for TEFL
  • Has a minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • Has worked/studied/lived overseas or taught in cross-cultural contexts
  • Has experience in creating needs-based curricula and syllabi
  • Possesses a strong work ethic
  • Enjoys engaging with children, faculty and volunteers in both a formal and informal capacity
  • Approaches challenges with a positive outlook
  • Possesses a strong sense of cultural competency, intuition, and empathy
  • Has some knowledge of Swahili or East African culture/history

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th September, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Rift Valley Children's Village ESOL Teacher and Teacher Trainer Jobs in Tanzania

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