Kiziba Teaching & Learning Fellow

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In 2013, we launched a new venture to build the first pan-African network of high-quality, affordable university programs, enabling even students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed. Nearly 300 students are now enrolled in Kepler.

Africa has the fastest-growing youth population in the world, but its education systems are not ready to unleash what could be the transformative generation of talent that permanently changes the face of the continent. Studies show that more earning potential is unlocked with each year of higher education than any other period of study. We aspire to help unleash a generation of African students who otherwise would lack the opportunity to achieve their potential.

Kiziba Teaching & Learning Fellow

Academic – Karongi, West


About the Role

 The Kepler Kiziba Teaching & Learning Fellow is a new and unique position, which is ideal for students or recent graduates who are passionate about pursuing a career in education and/or the Humanitarian field.  The fellowship is designed as a first/entry level position for someone who wishes to practice and grow their skills as a budding educator and gain valuable experience in a humanitarian setting. The role includes facilitating lessons using a structured lesson plan, adapting curriculum to best meet student needs, analyzing and utilizing data to support diverse learners and collaborating with colleagues to holistically develop and support all students at Kepler’s Kiziba campus.   

This role is a full-time position located in Karongi district, and a housing stipend is provided. *This is a one-year fellowship position and can be extended based on performance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Instruct non-native English speakers to rapidly improve English fluency through a competency-based, blended learning curriculum
  • Conduct large and small group classes in a variety of content areas
  • Modify curriculum as needed for applicability to unique context and to best support students
  • Provide individualized support and advice in the form of one-to-one coaching sessions
  • Grade competency-based work and provide student feedback in a timely manner (48-hour turnaround max)
  • Conduct optional and mandatory office hours through a variety of formats
  • Utilize online, in-person, and blended learning teaching techniques to support program innovation
  • Collaborate with peers to share best practices and innovations from the classroom
  • Utilize student data to make informed decisions to guarantee all student’s progress through the curriculum
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of student performance as assigned, including attendance
  • Participate in the Kim Marshall Instructional Observation process as outlined by administration
  • Participate in Professional Development sessions
  • Suggest and support implementation of innovative solutions to problems found within the refugee camp that interfere with student learning
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualification & Eligibility

Bachelor Degree

If a Kepler student, he/she must have at least 90 competencies on CfA BA and has completed two-third of Module requirements

  • Excellent writing and language skills in English, including the ability to effectively communicate information
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Highly motivated with a passion for education
  • Experience in teaching would be an added value
  • Has high expectations of him/herself and believes in high expectations for students
  • Is open and willing to give and receive feedback