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Teach English & English Literature in rural Tanzania

Locations

Tanzania: Arusha, Rural Areas

Program Duration

7-12 Months, 3-6 Months

Dates

6th January - 8th December, 2017

Qualifications

- Minimum bachelor’s degree
- Minimum 2 years classroom experience
- ESL/ELL certification (TEFL, CELTA, or equivalent) preferred
- Commitment to interactive and engaging education
- Professionalism and passion
- Experience traveling, living and/or teaching abroad preferred
- Interest in Tanzania's indigenous cultures and traditions
- Ability to live in a developing community
- Flexibility to work individually and as part of a diverse team

Minimum Education

Bachelors

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

USD $60 approx each month to cover food/water

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Written materials abroad

Program Fees Include:

Red Sweater Project does not charge program fees but we offer the following:

• We pick you up at Kilimanjaro Airport and transport you to your new home
• We arrange and furnish housing
• We provide orientation, familiarizing you with life in Tanzania and office operations
• We provide a computer (but you are welcome and encouraged to bring your own)
• We provide assistance with travel planning and arrangements
• We welcome your input and value your suggestions

Volunteers are responsible for their:
• Living expenses (US$200-300/month average)
• Airfare, visas, and immunizations (between US$300-800)
• Health insurance and medical expenses (if any)

Experience Required

yes

    - Minimum 2 years classroom experience

Volunteer Types

  • Community Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

• Individuals with a passion for teaching and being in the classroom with interested, engaging students • Experienced classroom teachers who have perhaps traveled in the developing world and understand the struggles children and families face to send them to school • Candidates with the ability to live with minimal amenities and creature comforts

Age Range

21+

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network