Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991. It was granted General Consultative Status from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). The aim is to make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony. In Tanzania it was officially established in 2005 and our efforts work towards creating an environment where children’s rights are protected and sustainable development of communities through empowerment, leadership and ownership.


Good Neighbors Tanzania has established an Early Childhood Development Project situated at Pwani, Mwani and Yombo Primary schools. In order to yield desired result on these Primary schools Good Neighbors Tanzania is looking for individual to join our highly motivated team in the following role;


Position: Assistant ECD Teacher (Volunteer)

Reports to: Senior Project Officer (ECD in charge person)

Location: Yombo Primary School and Mwavi Primary School in Bagamoyo District, Pwani Region.

Contract Duration: April – December, 2023 (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance or/and funding availability) Objective

Good Neighbors Tanzania – Head Office is looking for a suitable candidate for the position of ECD Assistant Teacher who will be responsible for supporting the lead teacher in guiding, supervising, and assessing children while they learn in the classroom environment and playground. She has to also create and maintain a safe, clean, stimulating classroom where all children feel safe and valued.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the lead teacher in guiding, supervising, and assessing children while they learn in the classroom environment and playground.
  • Creating and maintaining a safe, clean, stimulating classroom where all children feel safe and valued.
  • Establishing bonds and building relationships with children based on trust.
  • Setting an excellent example for children and imparting good values in them like honesty, accountability, understanding, tolerance, respect, love, and kindness.
  • Ensuring classroom supplies and equipment are available and in working condition.
  • Participating in children’s activities and encouraging innovative and creative behaviors.
  • Communicating with parents effectively about the progress of their children.
  • Reporting to the lead teacher (the progress of children and her works) on a weekly basis.

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Certificate in education, preferably with a focus on early childhood development.
  • Experience working with young children, ideally in a similar role.
  • Having honest love and care for children, setting as an example to impart good values to children.
  • Strong collaboration, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional time, task, and resource management skills
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, coaching, verbal and written communication skills.



Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Ability to improvise, flexibility, and adaptability to transitions
  • Sincerity, patience, tact and the ability to earn the trust of others
  • Physically fit and able to supervise while participating in children activities including playing
  • Willingly to participate in ECD training and workshops.
  • Ready to visit children in their homes • Energetic, nurturing, and flexible character.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Application Instructions:

  • All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please Click here to apply for the position on or before 17th March 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications should be addressed to the Country Director, Good Neighbors Tanzania,

P.O. Box 33104, Dar es Salaam.

  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted through their active mobile numbers and email addresses.
  • Good Neighbors Tanzania will not be responsible for transport or/and accommodation during the interview, there will be no refund for the expenses incurred.
  • Good Neighbors Tanzania has a zero tolerance to any harm or sexual exploitation and abuse against any beneficiaries (or program participants). Safeguarding and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) is everyone’s shared responsibility and all GN employees and partners are required to adhere to GN’s Code of Conduct both during and outside working hours. Familiarization with and adherence to the GN Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct is an essential requirement of all employees and partners, in addition to related mandatory training. All applicants interested to work with GNTZ must ensure that they understand and act in accordance with this clause Click here to access GN Safeguarding Policy.







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