Teacher of English, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Dar es Salaam
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Teaching Centre Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: 4 Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Duration: Fixed Term Contract - 2 Years for Full time - 1 Year for Part time and Hourly paid The post is on local terms, Applicant must have existing right to work in Tanzania Deadline for application: 16 March 2019 (23:59 UK Time)

Are you good with people, hardworking, enthusiastic, positive, sociable, patient, professional?

Are you looking for a challenge?

Do you have a good level of English, a university degree, a recognised English teaching qualification…? 

If so, are you interested in working for the British Council as a teacher?

We are now looking to recruit English teachers for our centre in Dar es Salaam. The British Council in Tanzania has a young, dynamic staff from many backgrounds and who are fun to work with.

This is an opportunity to join an Organisation with a great network of teachers and have continuous professional development.


About the Job
The Teacher of English at the British Council will be part of the teaching Centre. The Teaching Centre team consists of a Centre Manager, an Academic Programme Manager and currently 5 other teachers, Registrar, a Business Development Manager and a Customer Services Team. The Teaching Centre operates all year round. We have approximately 400 students per term.  

Role Purpose
The Teacher Of English will promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English
To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission 

Main Accountabilities
The post holder will support British Council’s global English strategy by: 
 ·         To deliver teaching to the highest standards of English Language Teaching
 ·         To enhance the British Council’s reputation as a world authority in English Language Teaching
 ·         To continue professional development and sharing of best practices  

Main Opportunities/ Challenges for this role   
       Ensuring teaching meets learner needs and expectations
 ·        Ensuring teaching meets quality standards and organisational expectations
 ·        Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues
 ·        Supporting the teaching centre’s activities and British Council plans 

Role Requirements


  •  Right to live and work in Tanzania
  •  Appropriate police check required
  •  Teaching Skills
  •  Good Classroom Management


  •    Bachelor’s Degree
  •    Consideration will also be given to candidates who are willing to study for TEFL qualifications
  •    IELTS Band Score 8
  •    Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language or equivalent 

If you would like to see full details and understand more about this post then please see the documents below:

Teacher of English, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.pdf
BC Behaviour.pdf
BC Core Skills.pdf

Further details:
If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you.  Please note that Applications from people who do not meet all of the criteria will also be considered.

Kindly apply by 16 March 2019 (23:59 UK Time) 

Our Equality Commitment:
Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.