What subjects can I teach?
We place Fellows to teach Mathematics, Science, ICT and English at the Junior High School (JHS) level.
Where will I be teaching?
The 2017 Cohort of Teach For Ghana Fellows will teach in schools in the Northern and Western Regions.
I am not Ghanaian, am I able to apply to the Fellowship?
Teach For Ghana is looking for Ghana’s most promising future leaders to lead change in Ghana. To be eligible for the Fellowship, you must be a Ghanaian citizen or be eligible for Ghanaian citizenship.
Can I choose my placement school?
We prioritize the needs of the regions and schools we work wtih. Applicants can state a preference for a particular region which will be taken into account during the placement process but we cannot guarantee that you will be placed there.
Will I be paid?
Yes, all Fellows will receive their National Service stipend and further financial assistance for your accommodation, transport and living costs. Fellows will receive 700GHS per month.
Will I gain a qualification?
Teach For Ghana Fellows will receive rigorous training throughout the Fellowship to ensure they are equipped to be effective teachers. We are currently working with University of Cape Coast to arrange for the formal teaching certification for all Fellows.
When does the Fellowship start?
The Fellowship begins at Training Institute which runs from 19th June to 29th July, you will begin teaching in September according to the term dates of your school.
What happens after the Fellowship?
On completion of the two years in your school, you will become a Teach For Ghana Alumni and join a global network of over 35,000 alumni from partner organizations. As a Teach For Ghana Alum we expect you to continue striving towards our vision that one day all children will have access to an excellent education. We know that in order to achieve this vision we will need leaders from across a range of sectors working towards systemic educational change.
What class level will I be teaching?
In 2017, all Fellows will be teaching in JHS. The specific form level that you teach within JHS will be dependent on your school.
Will this count towards my National Service?
Yes, on completion of the two-year Fellowship, you will receive your National Service certification.
I want to support Teach For Ghana now, what can I do to get involved?
Thank you for your support. There are a number of ways that you can support Teach For Ghana. Firstly, by advocating for our work and sharing our vision with your own networks. You can follow us on Facebook, Instagram and twitter to keep up to date with events and to share our work with others. If you are currently studying at university you can apply to be a Campus Ambassador, visit the opportunities on campus section of our website to find out more.
I am not in my final year of university, can I still apply to the Fellowship?
In 2017, we are only accepting applications from candidates who will graduate this year or have already graduated. However, you can register your interest in the Fellowship by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also get involved while you are still studying by becoming a Campus Ambassador. .