Application Deadline: March 15 2013
The CEL Teaching Fellowships start in late May 2013 for 15 months until late August 2014. We seek to attract talented people from diverse backgrounds to provide a broad set of experiences and opinions to inform our approach and guide our young leaders.
The teaching fellowship program is a unique opportunity to experience the full gamut of our one-of-a-kind approach to creating leaders who will transform Africa. This ranges from direct in-class teaching, to program design, curriculum planning, external training and much more. Few other places allow this direct access into the field of teaching and leadership development
. As a CEL Teaching Fellow, you will participate in our core winter programming camps which act as a significant and practical proving ground. However, as a Fellow you have the privilege of joining our world-class teaching faculty. During the course of the full-academic year a range of essential elements may include but aren’t limited to:
- Facilititating our Year 1 BUILD and Year 2 Student Enterprise Programs.
- Administrating systems
- Coaching a sport
- Mentoring a club/society
- Attending professional development and Faculty meetings
- Advising academically and pastorally for a family of six students
- Experiencing opportunities like our Distinguished Speaker Series and Conferences
- Supervising residentially
Who is this for?
- You are an innovator with a passion for the field of education, who is ready to immerse yourself in ALA’s unique model for change and curriculum in entrepreneurial leadership.
- You are dynamic and enthusiastic, and believe in the value of learning through practice and experience.
- You are flexible and adapt easily to changing circumstances. You consider yourself an entrepreneurial leader, and are passionate about joining a team of leaders from across Africa and around the world who share a common goal.
- You have a strong desire to work with talented and passionate young leaders from across Africa.
- You are comfortable interacting with people from a wide range of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- You love working with young people and encouraging them to set and meet standards of excellence.
- You envision a world with a culture of leadership, innovation, and international cooperation.
- You are not afraid of working hard. In fact, you thrive when there are many demands on your time.
- A track record of leadership and results in extracurricular or professional activities.
- Experience working with young people in a mentoring, teaching, or coaching capacity; formal teaching experience is not required, but is a plus.
- Demonstrated fluency in English. Fluency in other languages spoken broadly on the continent (French, Portuguese, Arabic, Swahili, Yoruba, etc) is a plus.
- Experience living and working in Africa is a plus.