TEACH FOR NIGERIA 2020 FELLOWSHIP
Deadline: June 19th, 2020.
Applications are now open for Teach for Nigeria 2020 Fellowship Programme for Nigerians.
WHAT IS THE TEACH FOR NIGERIA FELLOWSHIP?
The Teach For Nigeria Fellowship 2020 program is a 2 year full-time paid commitment in which we place Nigerian graduates and professionals to teach in Nigeria’s under-served 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.
BENEFITS TO BEING A TEACH FOR NIGERIA 2020 FELLOW?
As a Teach For Nigeria Fellow, you are a part of a movement of young leaders working to eliminate educational inequity. In addition, these are some benefits of being a Fellow:
- Opportunity to be part of a movement that is changing lives and that will change society
- Extensive leadership development training
- Intensive teacher training.
- Real responsibility from day one.
- Opportunity to be a part of a global network of change agents from across 52 countries.
- Access to a Mentoring Programme, offering a unique opportunity to achieve professional and personal development.
- Access to professional development and network of supporters.
- Ongoing leadership development, coaching, business training and skills workshops.
- Opportunity to design and implement a social change project. 80 thousand naira stipend for two years including during the school holidays.
- You will receive a post graduate diploma in education at the end of the program.
WILL I BE TRAINED BEFORE I START THE FELLOWSHIP?
Teach For Nigeria will work relentlessly to ensure 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.
WHAT SUBJECTS WILL I TEACH IN THE TEACH FOR NIGERIA 2020 FELLOWSHIP?
Teach For Nigeria Fellows placed in primary schools will be required to teach subjects from the Nigerian school curriculum.
ELIGIBILITY/ QUALIFICATION /CRITERIA
Applications are open ,individuals with varied levels of experience including graduates, working youth, experienced professionals and entrepreneurs not lesser than 35 years.Applicants should posses a bachelor degree or an Education Qualification.
Teach For Nigeria partner schools are located in three states (Lagos, Ogun and Kaduna State).For Fellows posted to Lagos state, you will be required to teach in the Junior Secondary School, while Fellows posted to Kaduna and Ogun states will be required to teach in primary schools.
Teach For Nigeria does not provide accommodation for Fellows. However, accommodation is provided during the six-week residential training program at the training institute which all prospective Fellows must attend.
CAN I CHOOSE MY SUBJECT?
No, you cannot choose your subject. Teach For Nigeria has specified subjects you must teach.
WILL I BE SUPPORTED DURING THE FELLOWSHIP?
Teach For Nigeria Fellows receive support throughout the duration of their Fellowship. Teach for Nigeria tutors and coaches will be available to guide Fellows to become effective teachers and leaders. There will be ongoing teacher training, mentoring and professional development for personal development.
HOW TO APPLY FOR TEACH FOR NIGERIA 2020 FELLOWSHIP AND COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM
Your application is key to your success in the Teach For Nigeria (TFN) Fellowship selection
process. You must ensure that you answer every question in as much detail as possible. Remember that your application shall be a mirror of your experiences, and it will be reviewed by a team of trained reviewers to ensure every applicant goes through a fair and consistent process.
Below are some suggestions to help you write an effective application form. Check the application closing dates and ensure you apply before the deadline.
State your Name and Surname carefully as stated on your official ID card. Also, enter your email address correctly to avoid any errors.
Read the questions properly to understand what skills and experiences Teach For Nigeria
is looking for. Research the organisation for more information about the kind of applicant
who would be successful.
Take your time. It could take several hours and a lot of concentration to complete an
Think about what’s behind each question. What is Teach For Nigeria looking for?
Read and follow all the instructions carefully and always answer truthfully.
Use a word processor document to write longer answers so you can edit and spell check
Keep all your certificates with you to fill in the academic information correctly. If you have work experience, have all the experience and achievements stated clearly.
Keep your application consistent with your resume.
Proofread your application to avoid grammatical errors and make sure you do not miss out on any part of your application. Also, read the acknowledgement emails carefully after
submitting the form.
Last but not the least, “Do not lie, or exaggerate the truth”: Never lie on your application
form. You are likely to be caught out in the interview or later in the selection process. If you are offered a place on our program, you will be required to provide references and original certificates of your qualifications.
For more Information : Visit the website for Teach for Nigeria