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Ikirwa School employs locally-hired teachers and we are fortunate to have attracted experienced and well-regarded professionals.

Teaching Staff


Jonas Joshua Massay

School Headmaster

Jonas joined Ikirwa Staff in 2018. He earned his Diploma in Education at Marangu Teachers' College. Jonas taught in various schools such as Charity English Medium School in Arusha, Shinda Basic English Medium School.

Jonas took the head masters' responsibilities in June 2021. He believes in developing the talents of his students and developing them into future leaders.

Emmanuel M. Mapigano

School Academic Master

Mr. Mapigano Earned his Diploma in Education at Bishop Durning Teachers' Training College in Arusha  specializing in Information and Communication Technology ( I.C.T ), Mathematics and Science  .He joined at Ikirwa School in September 2018 and took on Academic master responsibilities  in January 2019. Previously, Mr. Mapigano has been teaching Computer studies , Science and Mathematics in various English medium schools around Arusha such as  Kilimani , Arusha Victory , Haradali School and St. Thadeus Pre- and Primary Seminary Schools. In his own words, Mr. Mapigano believes in bringing out and developing a young scientists in every child.


Halima M. Guzo

Assistant Academic

Halima went to Global montesory institute and persued her Diploma in early childhood education . She taught various schools in Arusha such as Trust st Patrick , St Jude , Mariado school and she joined at Ikirwa school January 2022 .

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Kassian S. Andrew

7th Grade Teacher

Mr. Kassian graduated from Karatu High School and Enyoito Secondary School in Arusha and came to Ikirwa School in 2018. He teaches Mathematics , Science and Technology.

Boke M. Samwel

6th Grade teacher

Mr Boke earned his diploma in education at Kilimanjaro modern training teachers' college. 

Before Mr boke worked at Davis preparatory school and he joined Ikirwa in 2022. He teaches English language in upper grades III to VII

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Agness C. Mduda

4th & 5th grade teacher

Agness earned her degree, bachelor of education in arts at Saint Augustine University,She joined Ikirwa in January 2023.

She had previously work as a teacher at Matolo Secondary School and Gosheni Blessed Primary school


Alex S. Elias

3rd Grade teacher

Mr. Alex earned his diploma in education at Tumaini college 

He worked at different schools around Arusha such as Royal vision, St.Thadeus pre, and primary seminary school.

Mr. Alex joined Ikirwa in July 2022

He teaches mathematics and Kiswahili  III and IV  grades


Nestory M. Mandwa


Mr. Nestory earned his diploma in education at Tumaini college 

He worked before at different schools such as St . Timothy, Shekinah, and Digodigo school. 

Mr. Nestory  joined at Ikirwa in August 2021

He teaches civics, social studies, and Kiswahili upper  grades III to VII


Jackson Michael Akyoo

Grade II Teacher

Jackson went to Silla Teachers' College in Arusha, and joined Ikirwa School in 2019. He joined at Ikirwa school in January 2019. Previously, he taught at Charity English Medium School and Goodwill English Medium School Arusha.


Fortunata J. Hillu

Pre-unit Grade teacher

Fortunata earned her diploma in education at Pilgrim vision institute. 

She worked before at St.Thadeus pre and primary seminary school.

Fortunata joined Ikirwa in August 2021

She teaches baby to Pre - unit classes.


Grace J. Lukumay

Middle teacher

Grace earned her degree, bachelor of education in arts at Mwenge Catholic university.

She joined Ikirwa in October 2021.

She teaches baby to pre-unit classes.

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