The University of Dar es Salaam, through the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CoNAS), has established a programme to support teaching of Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry in selected secondary schools in Tanzania. This programme, which is known as Mathematics and Science Teaching Support Programme (MSTSP), was established after realizing that some schools in the country face a critical shortage of teachers in these subjects. The implementation of this programme began in 2021 in four selected secondary schools in Dar es Salaam region, and later on more schools are expected to be included. The four schools which are currently supported by the programme are Manzese secondary school, Mugabe secondary school, Salma Kikwete secondary school and Yusuf Makamba secondary school.

Therefore, CoNAS is inviting qualified University of Dar es Salaam BSc. (Education) graduates to apply as volunteer teachers for Mathematics and Science subjects at/in the above named secondary schools.


Duration of the Teaching Support

The duration of teaching is six months, effective from May 2022


Volunteer’s eligibility requirements

The applicant is required to have the following qualifications:

  • Holds a Bachelor's degree in Science with Education in any of the following subjects: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Should not be an employee of any institution or organization.
  • Should have reliable accommodation in Dar es Salaam.
  • Should have completed his/her bachelor's degree within the past four years.


Application procedures

Applicants meeting the eligibility requirements should send a one-page application letter to the Principal, College of Natural and Applied Sciences via and copy to the Programme Coordinator, Dr. Ally Mahadhy at or In addition, applicants should attach the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum two pages)
  • A copy of Bachelor’s degree transcript
  • A copy of Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • Two letters of academic referees


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted on the date for the oral interview via their phone numbers and email addresses.


Application deadline

The deadline for submission of the application is two weeks from the date of this announcement. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


Financial Support

Successful applicants will be provided with a token financial support to enable them to undertake the task. 


Date of the announcement: 14 April 2022

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