Education Director, Gyetighi Primary School

Tanzanian Children's Fund

About the organization

We provide a community of 10,000 with all the tools, systems and opportunities they need to find a path out of generational poverty.


Primary Responsibilities:
Act as point of contact with GPS
Attend senior staff meetings at Rift Valley Children’s Village (RVCV) as schedule allows
Oversee the daily management of GPS
Establish a rapport with all the faculty at GPS to identify the challenges facing the school
Serve as a mentor to the faculty by modeling instruction and using a classroom observation system to provide constructive feedback about teacher instruction, classroom management, assessment, etc.
Coordinate teacher trainings to address the needs of the students and faculty
Identify areas of the curriculum that can be supplemented for the betterment of the students
Evaluate current instruction methods and work in concert with the Head Teacher to introduce strategies that include teaching to multiple learning styles, incorporating creativity into daily lesson plans, encouraging independent thought from the students, etc.
Ensure the efficient use of the limited resources, i.e., textbooks, etc., as well as identifying resources that can be purchased to improve overall quality of education
Act as supervisor of Student Teachers in all work related to GPS



Commitment to service
School leadership or curriculum development experience
Minimum of two years teaching experience
Valid teacher’s or administrator’s license/certificate preferred
Ability to engage children, faculty, and volunteers
Ability to live in a rural, remote area
Strong team-building skills and interpersonal skills
Bachelor's Degree
ESOL/TOEFL certificate preferred
Native English speaking ability
Knowledge of Swahili helpful
Overseas working/volunteering experience helpful
2-year commitment
May 2021 Start Date

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