All of our passionate and dedicated teachers meet the highest international standards with formal qualifications and extensive experience in teaching English to adults.

Our minimum requirements for teachers are:

  • education to degree level or equivalent qualification
  • a certificate level qualification in teaching English as a foreign language such as Cambridge University CELTA or Trinity College London CertTESOL
  • at least two years’ teaching experience
  • high proficiency in the use of the English language

Meet some of our teachers

Hadija Saidi

English Teacher

Hadija Saidi has been an English teacher with the British Council since completing university, where she obtained a BA in Education - linguistics and literature. She has a CELTA teaching qualification.

Hadija has a strong passion for teaching and enjoys seeing her students develop and reach their language-learning goals. She values being part of a collaborative teaching team. 

She is proud of her students and believes that she can learn as much from them as they can learn from her.

Oliver Kiondo

Senior Teacher

I started teaching English in Cairo, Egypt in 1987. I went on to get my CELTA there in 1989, and I have been working as a Teacher of English and a Professional Skills Trainer since then. In the course of my career I have taught both General English (at all levels) and Professional Development courses at British Council Egypt, and British Council Tanzania.


Through the years, I have gained vast experience working with adults as well as Young Learners.  

Richard Fielden-Watkinson

Academic Programme Manager

Richard worked as the Site Director for the government-run technical college TVTC in Saudi Arabia before moving to Italy to be the Director of Studies for a private English school. He is now the Academic Programme Manager for British Council in Dar es Salaam and is enjoying life in Tanzania. He has a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics and has worked as an examiner for various Cambridge examinations. He supports the best football team in the world, Manchester United FC.