Recruitment Policy

Dar es Salaam International Academy Recruitment Policy 2022/23


To ensure that a transparent and unbiased recruitment and selection process is followed. 



DIA is committed to implementing safe and unbiased hiring practices. DIA hires staff regardless of sex, nationality, religion or race. Appointment of a candidate is based solely on merit and best-fit with DIA's guiding statements, and requirements for experience and knowledge.

This policy has been drafted in accordance with the Tanzanian Employment & Labour Law, CIS Code of Ethics and OSH Act.


Safe Recruitment

DIA utilizes Safe Recruitment practices and is aligned with the CIS Code of Ethics. All applying candidates will be required to undertake:

  • background checks in the form of police clearances
  • social media platform checks
  • submit references of their current employer and supervisor


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Education - or anything equivalent to a teaching degree

  • 2 years experience

DIA aims to complete a recruitment cycle within two working weeks. If you would like to apply to DIA please:

  1. Email your CV and cover letter of maximum one A4 page including the following (but not limited to):

    1. Motivation for applying for the position at DIA
    2. Outlining main achievements as a teacher
    3. Outlining skills and strengths as a teacher
    4. Outlining any experience or knowledge about the IB programmes
    5. Outlining what can be offered to the school outside the classroom (extra-curricular, professional development etc.)
    6. Reasons for moving to Tanzania if abroad and outlining any experience living in a developing country (if applicable)
    7. How long you intend to live and work in Tanzania and whether you have a spouse, significant other or dependents that you would be moving with (if applicable)


CV and cover letter should be emailed to:

Mr Gurvinder Jaswant (Secondary Principal) - or Ms. Fawzya Hirji (Primary Principal) - & Ms. Shaista Juma, Executive Director -

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