Tuesday, 5 March 2019

4 Job Opportunities at International School Of Tanganyika



 4 Job Opportunities at International School Of Tanganyika

Title: Administrative Assistant

Category: Support Staff
Reports to: Director of Teaching and Learning
Department: Teaching and Learning
IST Foundational Documents
IST Mission
Challenging, inspiring and supporting all our students to fulfil their potential and improve the world
IST Vision
IST will be a global leader a global leader in the education of internationally-mobile young people.
All students, regardless of their starting point, will think critically, achieve academically and develop the wisdom to make good choices. They will show curiosity and creativity in addressing authentic
problems, local and global.
They will pursue their varied passions with enthusiasm, developing resilience, perseverance, and
confidence. Understanding the diversity of people and cultures, they will act kindly, fairly, and
responsibly.
All members of the IST community will work together to fulfil this vision.

Statement of Values
All members of the IST community are:
(a) Responsible – We act responsibly, positively and constructively t
(e) Ensure reporting models support effective partnerships with parents and their child’s learning
(f) Develop a strong internal professional learning community to embed successful professional
learning experiences
(g) Ensure IST students’ appropriate use of technology supports their learning
Engaged Community:
(a) Improve IST’s local, global and international reputation
(b) Provide opportunities for IST students and faculty to connect with local and global experts
(c) Develop partnerships within the local community to improve student experiences
(d) Improve processes and systems to improve communication within the IST community
(e) Build reciprocal structures to connect alumni with current student
(f) Establish sustainable and supportive relationships with government ministries
(g) Promote positive school spirit within and across campuses
Ensured Sustainability:
(a) Review the master site plan to ensure school facilities support learning experiences
(b) Maintain fiscal discipline and transparency within IST community
(c) Develop the school’s capacity to recruit/retain excellent employees
(d) Lessen IST’s environmental footprint
(e) Align governing models with best practice

Summary of the Role
Reporting to the Director of Teaching and Learning, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the department.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
(a) Experience: 5+ years’ experience in administration;
(b) Must have an advance diploma in administration;

Professional Competencies:
(a) Language Skills: Ability to communicate fluently verbally and in writing in English. Ability to
respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, parents, staff or members of the
community. Ability to read and interpret documents such as handbooks, manual and procedure
manuals.
(b) Computer Skills: Proficiency in the usage of database software, internet software, e-mail and word processing software. Ability to proficiently use the following programs strongly preferred: Google and Adobe Acrobat. Ability to type accurately and proficiently.
(c) Sound decision making, solutions focused, knowledge of child protection and health and safety.
(d) Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to appropriately communicate with students, teachers, parents,
members of the community and others including vendors, law enforcement and other agencies.
Ability to exercise good judgment and work in an environment with constant interruptions.

Personal Attributes:
(a) Collaborative team player, empathetic listener
(b) Integrity and confidentiality
(c) Strategic thinker, able to convert vision into action
(d) Internationally minded, emotional intelligence
(e) Intercultural awareness, creative, persuasive
(f) Flexible and capable of managing growth and instilling high standards
(g) Adept in multilingual settings, spirited, pioneering, professional and nurturing

Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities for Administrative Assistant for Teaching and Learning will be:
(a) Curriculum and instruction:
● Prepare curriculum resources such as curriculum and resources maps, standards/benchmarks for teachers
● Research other schools’ curricula for comparative purposes
● Update curriculum files and all related documents pertaining to curriculum
● Create charts/documents as needed
● Make international orders for Office of Teaching and Learning
● Support with school wide CIS/MSA/CESS/IB accreditation process
● Use IBIS website
○ Register students for the IB DP / MYP
○ Upload IB assignments to IB e-coursework
○ Gather and distribute examination resources
○ Assist with IB results issues

(b) Professional Development
● Support preparation of presentations to the faculty for Professional Development
● Arrange for facilities set-up for professional development workshops
● Special events (i.e. AISA PLIs Weekend Workshops or conferences)
o Arrange for setting up venue with equipment, desks, supplies, banners and
food/beverage for professional development workshops
o Arrange hotels, transportation, and food for the workshop consultants
o Collect all receipts for consultants and prepare payment requests
o Prepare certificates for all participants
o Prepare workshop budget with the DoTL’s assistance
● Manage Professional Development requests for foreign faculty
o Register participants for ASIA PLIs & IB events
o Process payment for registration invoices
● Track personal Professional Development of foreign faculty
o Prepare documentation for recertification as request

(c) External Testing:
● Manage school wide assessments (i.e. MAP)
o Create CSV files for MAP
o Assist Test Coordinator as needed
o Prepare Student Results for distribution. (Grades 3-10)
o Proctor as needed
● Data collection
o Download MAP data to Google Drive

(d) Special projects:
● Perform other duties as needed by PYP/MYP/DP Coordinators or Director of Teaching and
Learning
Perform any other duties as designated by the Director of Teaching and Learning
Particulars of the Search

Prospective applicants should be based in Tanzania and need to formally apply. Applicants should
submit a letter (in English) describing her/his fit and interest in the position along with an up-to-date
curriculum vitae which includes the names, addresses and contact details of three (3) referees.
Applications and enquiries should be directed to staffrecruitment@istafrica.com before close of
business on Friday, 16 March 2019.

Title: Assistant Facilities Supervisor

Category:Support Staff
Reports to: Facilities Supervisor
Department: Facilities and Maintenance
Statement of Values

All members of the IST community are:
(a) Responsible – We act responsibly, positively and constructively towards ourselves and other
people. We learn from our mistakes and accept the consequences of our actions.
(b) Inquiring – We show curiosity, perseverance and open-mindedness in seeking to understand and
solve problems. We persevere in the face of difficulties and we embrace the learning that comes
through failure as well as the joy of success.
(c) Compassionate – We empathise with others and act with care, kindness and courage. In our
interactions, we behave with patience, generosity and integrity.
(d) Balanced – We believe in a broad education for our students, seeing the value of participation in a
curriculum.
(e) Diverse – We treasure the diversity within the IST community, using the rich opportunities for
deeper understanding that come from our differences.

IST Strategic Plan
Our Strategic Plan is in place to help our community align efforts to better reach our school’s mission, vision and values. This plan is focused on three aims.
Personalized Learning:
(a) Ensure alignment between the written, taught and assessed curriculum
(b) Implement a strong, multi-tiered system of support to students, consistent with IST’s common
understanding of inclusion
(c) Improve our ability to offer a balanced program with opportunities for excellence in
academics, the arts and athletics
(d) Provide exemplary transition programs between campuses and other institutions of learning
(e) Ensure reporting models support effective partnerships with parents and their child’s learning
(f) Develop a strong internal professional learning community to embed successful professional
learning experiences
(g) Ensure IST students’ appropriate use of technology supports their learning
Engaged Community:
(a) Improve IST’s local, global and international reputation
(b) Provide opportunities for IST students and faculty to connect with local and global experts
(c) Develop partnerships within the local community to improve student experiences
(d) Improve processes and systems to improve communication within the IST community
(e) Build reciprocal structures to connect alumni with current student
(f) Establish sustainable and supportive relationships with government ministries
(g) Promote positive school spirit within and across campuses
Ensured Sustainability:
(a) Review the master site plan to ensure school facilities support learning experiences
(b) Maintain fiscal discipline and transparency within IST community
(c) Develop the school’s capacity to recruit/retain excellent employees
(d) Lessen IST’s environmental footprint
(e) Align governing models with best practice


Summary of the Role
The objective of the Assistant Facilities Supervisor is to create buildings and facilities that are safe,
environmentally conscious, inspiring and that match our philosophy of teaching and learning while
strengthen the customer service focus of the school’s operations. Reporting to the Facilities Supervisor, the Assistant Facilities supervisor will work with a team of artisans who will report to him/her.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
(a) Experience: 5+ years’ experience in facilities management;
(b) Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Property and Facilities Management.
Professional Competencies:
(a) Excellent communication skills in spoken and written form
(b) Sound decision making, solutions focused,
(c) Knowledge of child protection and health and safety
(d) Strong customer service skills
(e) Willingness and ability to work collaborate effectively with colleagues
(f) Highly effective relationship developer with a variety of stakeholders
(g) Ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects and ability to read and understand
construction specifications and blueprints is needed;
(h) Experience in maintenance, construction, engineering and all facets of property operation and
building management is preferred
(i) Strong literacy in Google Suite.

Personal Attributes:
(a) Collaborative team player, empathetic listener
(b) Integrity and confidentiality
(c) Intercultural awareness, creative, persuasive
(d) Flexible and capable of managing growth and instilling high standards
(e) Adept in multilingual settings, spirited, pioneering, professional and nurturing

Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities for Assistant Facilities Supervisor will be:
Professional Responsibilities:
(a) Liaise with the Facilities Supervisor and notify them of areas in need of attention.
(b) To prioritize work and to identify, diagnose and solve problems before they affect the operation of
the school.
(c) Plan and allocate time slots effectively to minimise overtime and extra duties allocated after
working hours.
(d) Conduct an inspection on daily basis to ensure that all areas of the school are cleaned to a
satisfactory standard and daily cleaning logs are completed for each work section.
(e) To maintain a flexible daily cleaning schedule of all internal areas of the school.
(f) Ensure that identified key areas of the school receive priority in the schedule.
(g) Participate in the implementation of approved policies and procedures; monitor work activities to
ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.
(h) Consult with the Facilities Supervisor and Principals in order to identify times when curriculum
areas are unused.
(i) Maintain cleaning staff attendance logs and timesheets for submission to Facilities/Site
Supervisor.
(j) Liaise with the Facilities Supervisor/Principal and review the weekly school calendar to identify
lettings and school events.
(k) Ensure that maintenance policies/procedures are followed by each school staff i.e. recording all
maintenance work on the help desk.
(l) Support the school in overall maintenance of its facilities.
(m) Motivate and resolves concerns, conflicts, and problems of the staff reporting to you ensuring that services are provided in a professional and safe manner bearing in mind the policies and procedures set for by the HR department.
(n) Monitor and control supplies and equipment; order supplies and tools as necessary; prepare documents for equipment procurement.
(o) Organize and review preventative maintenance and safety inspection programs set for the
facilities and equipment set by the Site/Facilities Supervisor.
(p) Monitor expenditures; prepare cost estimates; submit justifications for equipment; monitor
budget expenditures.
(q) Provide information to the staff and management; investigate complaints and recommend
corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
(r) Identify formal and informal training needs for all cleaning/gardening staff
Perform any other duties as designated by the Facilities Supervisor Particulars of the Search


Prospective applicants should be based in Tanzania and need to formally apply. Applicants should
submit a letter (in English) describing her/his fit and interest in the position along with an up-to-date
curriculum vitae which includes the names, addresses and contact details of three (3) referees.
Applications and enquiries should be directed to staffrecruitment@istafrica.com before close of
business on Friday, 16 March 2019.


Title: Nurse Category

Category:Teacher Assistance
Reports to: Principal
Department: Elementary Schoo
IST Foundational Documents
Mission
Challenging, inspiring and supporting all our students to fulfil their potential and improve the world
IST Vision
IST will be a global leader a global leader in the education of internationally-mobile young people.
All students, regardless of their starting point, will think critically, achieve academically and develop the wisdom to make good choices. They will show curiosity and creativity in addressing authentic
problems, local and global.
They will pursue their varied passions with enthusiasm, developing resilience, perseverance, and
confidence. Understanding the diversity of people and cultures, they will act kindly, fairly, and
responsibly.
All members of the IST community will work together to fulfil this vision.
Statement of Values

All members of the IST community are:
(a) Responsible – We act responsibly, positively and constructively towards ourselves and other
people. We learn from our mistakes and accept the consequences of our actions.
(b) Inquiring – We show curiosity, perseverance and open-mindedness in seeking to understand and
solve problems. We persevere in the face of difficulties and we embrace the learning that comes
through failure as well as the joy of success.
(c) Compassionate – We empathise with others and act with care, kindness and courage. In our
interactions, we behave with patience, generosity and integrity.
(d) Balanced – We believe in a broad education for our students, seeing the value of participation in a
varied curriculum.
(e) Diverse – We treasure the diversity within the IST community, using the rich opportunities for
deeper understanding that come from our differences.
IST Strategic Plan
Our Strategic Plan is in place to help our community align efforts to better reach our school’s mission, vision and values. This plan is focused on three aims.
Personalized Learning:
(a) Ensure alignment between the written, taught and assessed curriculum
(b) Implement a strong, multi-tiered system of support to students, consistent with IST’s common
understanding of inclusion
(c) Improve our ability to offer a balanced program with opportunities for excellence in
academics, the arts and athletics
(d) Provide exemplary transition programs between campuses and other institutions of learning
(e) Ensure reporting models support effective partnerships with parents and their child’s learning
(f) Develop a strong internal professional learning community to embed successful professional
learning experiences
(g) Ensure IST students’ appropriate use of technology supports their learning
Engaged Community:
(a) Improve IST’s local, global and international reputation
(b) Provide opportunities for IST students and faculty to connect with local and global experts
(c) Develop partnerships within the local community to improve student experiences
(d) Improve processes and systems to improve communication within the IST community
(e) Build reciprocal structures to connect alumni with current student
(f) Establish sustainable and supportive relationships with government ministries
(g) Promote positive school spirit within and across campuses
Ensured Sustainability:
(a) Review the master site plan to ensure school facilities support learning experiences
(b) Maintain fiscal discipline and transparency within IST community
(c) Develop the school’s capacity to recruit/retain excellent employees
(d) Lessen IST’s environmental footprint
(e) Align governing models with best practice

Summary of the Role
Reporting to the Elementary School Principal and working closely with the designated Vice Principal, the Elementary School Nurse will be responsible for the medical, health and safety support of the elementary children.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
(a) Experience: 5+ years’ nursing experience in Paediatric care and nursing accidents in a school
setting and a knowledge and understanding of injuries.
(b) Must have a Diploma in Nursing. Bachelor Degrees are preferred.

Professional Competencies:
(a) Excellent communication skills in spoken and written form
(b) Ability to listen well and understand others needs and perspectives
(c) Sound decision making, solutions focused, knowledge of child protection and health and safety
(d) Highly effective relationship developer with a variety of stakeholders
(e) Ability to work closely with children, teachers and non-teaching staff in order to provide the
highest levels of care.

Personal Attributes:
(a) Collaborative team player, empathetic listener
(b) Integrity and confidentiality
(c) Strategic thinker, able to convert vision into action
(d) Internationally minded, emotional intelligence
(e) Intercultural awareness, creative, persuasive
(f) Flexible and capable of managing growth and instilling high standards
(g) Adept in multilingual settings, spirited, pioneering, professional and nurturing

Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities for Nurse at Elementary School will be:
(a) Organising childcare during new staff orientation week.
(b) Providing first aid, emergency care and treatment as necessary.
(c) Responsible for the maintenance of Elementary Campus First Aid Kits.
(d) The ability to carry out eye and ear tests.
(e) Keeping up to date and accurate records of children’s medical/health issues.
(f) Maintaining all school medical records accurately, confidentially and safely.
(g) Administering medications under the elementary school set guidance.
(h) Maintaining the medical stock of medication and school first aid kits in the nurse’s room and being responsible for the hygiene and tidiness of this area.
(i) Accompany students in school trips.
Perform any other duties as designated by the Elementary School Principal
Particulars of the Search
Prospective applicants should be based in Tanzania and need to formally apply. Applicants should
submit a letter (in English) describing her/his fit and interest in the position along with an up-to-date
curriculum vitae which includes the names, addresses and contact details of three (3) referees.
Applications and enquiries should be directed to staffrecruitment@istafrica.com before close of
business on Friday, 16 March 2019.

Title: Cover Teacher 
Category:Teacher
Reports to: Principal
Department: Elementary & Secondary School
Personalized Learning:
(a) Ensure alignment between the written, taught and assessed curriculum
(b) Implement a strong, multi-tiered system of support to students, consistent with IST’s common
understanding of inclusion
(c) Improve our ability to offer a balanced program with opportunities for excellence in
academics, the arts and a
(d) Provide exemplary transition programs between campuses and other institutions of learning
(e) Ensure reporting models support effective partnerships with parents and their child’s learning
(f) Develop a strong internal professional learning community to embed successful professional
learning experiences
(g) Ensure IST students’ appropriate use of technology supports their learning
Engaged Community:
(a) Improve IST’s local, global and international reputation
(b) Provide opportunities for IST students and faculty to connect with local and global experts
(c) Develop partnerships within the local community to improve student experiences
(d) Improve processes and systems to improve communication within the IST community
(e) Build reciprocal structures to connect alumni with current student
(f) Establish sustainable and supportive relationships with government ministries
(g) Promote positive school spirit within and across campuses
Ensured Sustainability:
(a) Review the master site plan to ensure school facilities support learning experiences
(b) Maintain fiscal discipline and transparency within IST community
(c) Develop the school’s capacity to recruit/retain excellent employees
(d) Lessen IST’s environmental footprint
(e) Align governing models with best practice

Summary of the Role
To effectively teach designated pupils and to undertake associated pastoral and general teaching
duties in order to provide high quality and continuity of education to pupils in the absence of their
‘regular’ teacher. Teachers at IST place student learning as their highest priority. They are responsible
for ensuring effective learning in a context in which students feel understood, safe and confident.
Teachers use a constructivist approach, and follow the IB curriculum programmes. Teachers support a
diverse range of learning needs, and actively promote international-mindedness. In short, teachers are
responsible for “challenging, inspiring and supporting all our students to fulfil their potential and
improve the world.”

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
(a) Experience: 3+ years’ teaching experience
(b) Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and relevant teaching certification. Masters degrees
are preferred.
(c) IB experience is preferred

Professional Competencies:
(a) Excellent communication skills in spoken and written form
(b) Sound decision making, solutions focused,
(c) Knowledge of child protection and health and safety
(d) Willingness and ability to work collaborate effectively with colleagues
(e) Highly effective relationship developer with a variety of stakeholders
(f) Knowledge of IB Standards and Practices

Personal Attributes:
(a) Collaborative team player, empathetic listener
(b) Integrity and confidentiality
(c) Strategic thinker, able to convert vision into action
(d) Internationally minded, emotional intelligence
(e) Intercultural awareness, creative, persuasive
(f) Flexible and capable of managing growth and instilling high standards
(g) Adept in multilingual settings, spirited, pioneering, professional and nurturing

Responsibilities
The Cover Teacher responsibilities will be:
Planning and Organization: Teachers will display developed planning and organizational skills:
(a) Supervise work that has been set by a teacher.
(b) Manage the behaviour of pupils whilst they are undertaking this work to ensure a constructive
environment.
Instructional Techniques: Teachers will demonstrate the use of a variety of teaching methods that
support and exemplify the values of the PYP/MYP/DP:
(a) Utilize effective assessment techniques to facilitate student learning
(b) Display a thorough understanding of typical developmental characteristics of the taught age
group.
(c) Use a variety of instructional methods, and differentiate effectively to facilitate different learning
styles and abilities.
(c) IB: Display an understanding of inquiry and model the inquiry process.
Effective Communication: Teachers will use effective personal and professional communication
skills:
(a) Set an example and encourage socially acceptable behaviour eg: correct usage of language and
manner.
(b) Maintain a professional and positive tone in both oral and written communication with children,
colleagues and parents.
(c) Use appropriate writing for school communications, editing as necessary.

Classroom Management and Organisation: Teachers will maintain a positive and stimulating
environment through effective classroom management skills:
(a) Actively engage children in learning activities
(b) Manage classroom routines consistently and effectively.
(c) Maintain an orderly learning environment.
(d) Maintain a positive social and emotional tone in the classroom.
(e) Establish high, but attainable, behavioural expectations that are clear to all.
(f) Provide engaging, dynamic and student-centred classroom environment.
Professional Responsibilities: Teachers will display a professional attitude and ethic.
(a) Consistently meet the IST Norms of Collaboration, school and IB responsibilities, deadlines and
working hours.
(b) Communicates and plans in a positive, collaborative manner.
(c) Dresses in a professional manner according to the IST dress code.
Perform any other duties as designated by the Principal
Particulars of the Search

Prospective applicants should be based in Tanzania and need to formally apply. Applicants should
submit a letter (in English) describing her/his fit and interest in the position along with an up-to-date
curriculum vitae which includes the names, addresses and contact details of three (3) referees.
Applications and enquiries should be directed to staffrecruitment@istafrica.com before close of
business on Friday, 16 March 2019


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