Education and Training

Teach For Nigeria Fellowship Program Second Application Cycle – 2020-2021

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. 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.

Second Application Cycle – 2020/21 Fellowship program:

The Teach for Nigeria application portal will reopen to receive applications from existing public-school teachers. To continuously expand our movement by creating the diversity of leadership required to advance equitable education for all children, we will be deepening the opportunity for more outstanding existing teachers to join our fellowship program.

Application opening date:

Applications Opens – Tuesday, May 19, 2020 and Closes – Friday, June 19, 2020

Please note that this is only open to public school teachers currently teaching in our operating states- Kaduna, Lagos and Ogun. For Lagos state, we are only receiving applications from secondary school teachers for now.

Are you interested in joining our movement?

Our entire three-stage application process has evolved to be conducted virtually, limiting any unnecessary inperson contact. We want applicants to continue to have all the usual information at their fingertips. As a result, all face-to-face interviews, coffee recruiter chats, and alumni Q&As have been redesigned to take place through video conferencing.

The Thank you for continuing to support and partner with us during these uncertain times. We will communicate any additional updates as necessary in the coming weeks and months. Best regards, Head, Recruitment, Selection and Matriculation.

Teach for Nigeria (TFN) is committed to ending educational inequity in Nigeria. In the midst of the pandemic, we are committed to continuing to enroll leaders who will drive the movement towards educational equity and excellence in Nigeria.

How to apply:
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