The Temeke Municipality in Dar es Salaam has said science teachers who will volunteer to teach students from January to July, 2020 will be given priority during the recruitment process.
The municipality’s director, Lusubilo Mwakabia, made the statement on Monday, January 27, 2020, announcing a new employment opportunity for 155 science teachers to address the shortage of teachers in the municipality.
The Mwakabibi said in July, 2020, they will hire new science industry teachers whose salaries will come from the municipal collections.
He said the most needed are teachers of chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology, that 400 teachers are required but currently starting with 155.
According to the Mwakabibi, in the fourth form results in 2019 the Temeke municipality has struggled to do well in Sciences subjects, but what they found was a shortage of science teachers, not infrastructure.
“Temeke Municipality has approximately 31 secondary schools each will get five teachers. July 20, 2020 we will hire for part-time contracts, and for the teacher to have another contract will depend on their effectiveness, especially the results of the students, ”said Mwakabibi.
He emphasized that teachers who volunteer to teach from now on will be given priority to different jobs and future interviewers. He said the qualification for a teacher to have a degree.