St. Constantine is led by a team of approximately 128 teachers and support staff – 67 academic related and 61 administration and support staff. They are well-supported and work in a well-resourced environment. Our staff enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, attractive surroundings, a central location and good remuneration. Other benefits include use of the library, gym and sporting facilities and many opportunities for professional and personal development.
Behind every great school is a great team of people. We’d love you to join ours. You’ll play an important role in living out our school values, inspiring excellence and engaging positively with our community.
We are looking for up to three GAP students (all subjects considered but especially welcome are sport, drama, music, marketing or photojournalism and social media) to help out in primary or secondary school, or our Media and Marketing department.
If none of our current vacancies suit your needs, you are very welcome to submit an expression of interest to us for future reference. Your application will go directly to our HR department for action.
At St. Constantine International we pride ourselves on being a happy school, committed to bringing together qualified, excited, fair-minded and compassionate staff who are dedicated in their support of our Round Square values, aims, and special character.
We are proud of our Greek tradition, but lead the way in creating a modern learning and teaching experience for both students and staff.
We ensure our staff benefit from the very best technology and resources to support creative teaching, development and learning practices at St. Constantine International, as well as having regular CPD at all levels to enable them to build strong careers in teaching and education.
Teaching here means interacting with students from around Africa, the Middle East and Europe and across a multitude of areas and platforms to ensure they are truly getting the best international education by way of the British Cambridge Curriculum. Flexibility, creativity, initiative, a collaborative style of leadership, and an interest in variety, will see staff succeed at St. Constantine International.
We have a strong, learning and teaching philosophy, guided by the principles of Round Square, and we’d like to take our staff with us as we create the very best in a new world of learning and teaching opportunities.
Staff wellbeing and activities
We not only promote the added value of our pastoral care strategy of safety and wellbeing for all teachers, especially those living away from their home countries, but ensure their orientation sets them up for a happy, involved and enjoyable stay in this beautiful country of Tanzania.
Heads of Secondary and Primary, as well as Head of School, Yasir Patel, operate an open-door policy where teachers are able to air their concerns, gather advice and assistance and freely express their ideas and initiatives for the school.
Colleagues, friends and support staff regularly gather in the luscious grounds for drinks, barbecues, music and just to relax, while only a few minutes’ walk away, there is the famous Arusha Coffee Lodge, home of the Shanga Collective, as well as housing a café and restaurant in which various activities are staged throughout the year.
Nestled at the foot of Mt Meru, St. Constantine International is only about two hours from the famous Ngorongoro Crater and four hours from the Serengeti, as well as a host of other famous wildlife landscapes, so there is always somewhere to go and something to do during long weekends and holidays.
We are located next to Arusha Airport and about an hour from Kilimanjaro International Airport, making it easy for friends and family to come and visit.
We have a medical centre that is staffed by a full-time nurse, who is available to attend to all first aid incidences on campus. She will recommend if a teacher should receive more detailed care from our School Doctor, who is on call, or our drivers are available to take staff directly to hospital if required. In addition, our nurse will liaise with the student’s own GP should this be necessary.
Arusha has a good medical network of specialists and through Medical Insurance, a staff-member can be flown through to Nairobi if any major surgery is required.
There is an array of staff accommodation available on campus – from the “bachelors quarters” to family homes, and in special cases, accommodation can also be organised in the surrounding areas. Maids, who have been vetted and employed by the school, are available to take care of cleaning, washing and ironing for a small fee paid directly to them.
The school chef Mr George Mavromoustakis, who runs our catering facilities here at school as an external provider, is also happy to prepare takeaway meals for teachers and staff.
Through our Facilities team, there is always a carpenter, electrician or plumber on call, so staff have no concerns about day-to-day maintenance of their home; and through the school’s network, a range of movies, music and television programmes are available to all residences.
Wages / salaries and taxes
St. Constantine International salaries are paid into a local account in either Tanzanian Shillings or US dollars, depending on the preference of the staff member.
(Should you require your salary to be paid into an international bank account, all fees and charges are the responsibility of the staff member.)
During orientation, representatives of the banks visit the school for a session with new employees to explain their systems, fees and charges, so there is no need to be concerned about finding a bank. Some British banks are represented in Arusha directly.
Tax must be paid in Tanzania, along with NSSF – The National Social Security Fund – the government agency of Tanzania responsible for the collection, safekeeping, responsible investment, and distribution of retirement funds of all employees in all sectors of the Tanzania economy that do not fall under the governmental pension schemes.
Non-residents are subject to tax at a flat rate of 15% on employment income, which is final tax in Tanzania.
The tax regime in Tanzania consists of a number of direct and indirect taxes including income tax, Value Added Tax, import duty, excise duty, and stamp duty.
Visa and Permits
While the HR department of St. Constantine International will take care of the mechanics of applying for your documentation and making representations on your behalf, you will require a Class B work and residence permit, and will need to provide the following:
A signed employment contract, valid passport, passport photographs, a copy of your CV, copies of academic records and other qualifications for the job, including referrals from previous employers.
Foreign employees can bring spouses and dependents to Tanzania with them on the basis of their residence permit. However, they’ll need to provide marriage and birth certificates along with the other supporting documents.
We also host GAP students here, most recently from South America and United States of America, exposing our own students to different cultures in their everyday school life. RS gap students work for up to a year with us, often in a sporting context, languages or creative arts
We currently have vacancies for up to three GAP students (all subjects considered but especially welcome are sport, drama, music) to help out in either our Primary or Secondary school, or our Media and Marketing department here in our beautiful part of the world.
Ideally the role would be for the full academic year, (Mid August 2021 to June 2022) although we consider applicants for shorter placements at our lovely campus. Letters of application, or queries regarding a GAP role are directed to the school through the Round Square Representative by email: firstname.lastname@example.org