Academy African Leadership Academy: Part-time French Teacher

African Leadership Academy
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 26 June, 2015
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Academy African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to transform Africa by identifying, developing, and connecting thousands of leaders for the continent over the next few decades. ALA is founded on the philosophy that a new generation of ethical, committed leaders is the key to Africa’s development. ALA seeks to become training ground for these future leaders and draws the most outstanding students from all 54 countries in Africa to its campus in South Africa. Here, they build a powerful intellectual foundation and develop their leadership capacity through ALA’s unique curriculum in Entrepreneurial Leadership. Our unique curriculum seeks to empower every young leader with the skills necessary to lead on the African continent in the 21st century.

Teaching Faculty is growing, and seeks faculty members for a range of subjects (English; African Studies; Mathematics; Sciences; Social Sciences; Humanities) who desire to prepare our students to lead in a changing world, and to create jobs and work in industries that do not yet exist. Our curriculum seeks to build each student’s capacity for critical analytical thinking, with required courses in Writing and Rhetoric, African Studies, and Mathematics, and a range of elective courses, along with our course in Entrepreneurial Leadership. ALA actively participates in Olympiad competitions and challenges students to carry out independent research. As a boarding school environment, every faculty member is expected to participate in holistic student life. Faculty members report to department heads and work with peers to transform their curriculum such that it can advance the Academy’s mission.

ALA seeks to appoint a part-time French Teacher, based in Johannesburg.

Responsibilities

  • Lead engaging, Socratic courses six days per week (Mon-Sat) for exceptional students from across Africa;
  • Actively contribute to the development of a curriculum that will empower leaders for the 21st century;
  • Work with peers to advance pedagogy, school culture, and student life.

Requirements:

  • Strong track record of developing exceptional critical thinking skills with late secondary school students;
  • Experience teaching CIE A-level French, specialising in literature;
  • Innovator, who creates world-class learning environments and fosters interdisciplinary connections;
  • Passionate about your subject, and the learning process;
  • Enjoys engaging in student development inside and outside the classroom Start Date: 1 September 2015, South Africa.

Starting date: September 2015.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to employment@africanleadershipacademy.org with “Part-time French - Your Name & Surname” as the subject line.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

For more about the African Leadership Academy, refer to www.africanleadershipacademy.org.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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