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2024 Teach For Nigeria Fellowship for University Graduates and Young Professionals

The Teach for Nigeria Fellowship program is a 2 year full-time paid commitment in which we place the most outstanding graduates and professionals to teach in Nigeria’s underserved schools in low- income communities.The Teach For Nigeria fellowship is a transformational leadership program that equips Fellows with transferable leadership skills to effect change beyond the classrooms in the communities we serve.

Teach For Nigeria ensures that all Fellows have the knowledge and skills necessary to lead their students towards achievement. The Teach For Nigeria Fellowship begins with a six-week residential training program. Here, Fellows are exposed to curriculum, lesson planning, and classroom facilitation and student assessments among other modules, sessions, and keys to successful teaching.

After the Fellowship, alumni of Teach For Nigeria build on their classroom teaching experience to drive long-term systemic changes in the educational sector in Nigeria as they progress into leadership roles in their varied professions. The Teach For Nigeria model is based on the proven success of 40 country organizations including Teach For America, Teach First UK, Teach For Ghana, Teach For Bangladesh, Teach For Nepal and Teach For India, who are all part of the Teach For All network.

Aim and Benefits 

As a Teach For Nigeria Fellow, you are a part of movement of young leaders working to eliminate educational inequity. In addition, these are some of the benefits of being a Fellow:

  1. Opportunity to be part of a movement that is changing lives and that will change society
  2. Extensive leadership development training
  3. Intensive teacher training leading to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  4. Real responsibility from day one
  5. Job and internship opportunities during and post Fellowship
  6. Opportunity to be a part of a global network of change agents from across 42 countries
  7. Access to a 9 month Mentoring Programme, offering a unique opportunity to achieve professional and personal development
  8. Access to professional development and network of supporters
  9. Ongoing leadership development, coaching, business training and skills workshops
  10. Opportunity to design and implement a social change project
  11. A stipend for two years including during the school holidays.
  12. About 9-10 weeks of holiday

Requirements 

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
  • Graduate with a minimum of second-class lower (2:2).
  • Complete NYSC on or before July 2024.
  • Be a Nigerian.
  • Not more than the age of 35 at the time of application.

The Teach for Nigeria Fellowship Selection Process: The Teach For Nigeria Fellowship is a highly selective program. We attract applications from leaders from different workplaces and graduates from the best universities across the world. Through the 3-staged process, we select the candidates with the highest potential to make a difference.

Application Deadline

March 29, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Teach For Nigeria on www.tfaforms.com to apply

The Application process is in three stages.

STAGE 1: THE APPLICATION FORM

Your application will help us understand your experiences, your motivation to join the Teach For Nigeria fellowship and why you would be a strong fit for the Fellowship.

STAGE 2; ONLINE TEST

If we find you a good fit for the fellowship through your application, you will be invited to take an online test.

STAGE 3; ASSESSMENT CENTER

If successful in your Online Test, we will invite you to the Assessment Centre, which is the final stage of our selection process. Here, you will teach a 5-minute lesson, take part in a group activity, and participate in a one-on-interview with our assessors.

Please note that applicants will be informed of the status of their application before the end of the recruitment cycle for the 2023 fellowship.

For more details, visit Teach For Nigeria website.

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