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Teach For Armenia 2015 Fellowship

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April 23, 2015

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ORGANIZATION: Teach For Armenia

TITLE: Recruiting Fellows (program participants)

DURATION: 2 years

LOCATION: Regional Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teach For Armenia is looking for exceptional individuals with a record of achievement who seek to have transformational impact on the lives of students for a two-year experience teaching in schools where they are needed most. The Teach for Armenia Fellowship is a fully paid two-year leadership development program for outstanding university graduates and young professionals through teaching at underserved schools.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

During Summer Institute:

  • Mandatory participation in Summer Institute (a 5-week training program for Fellows to prepare for their two-year commitment at placement school (all expenses covered by Teach For Armenia)

During 2-Year Leadership Development Program

  • Commit to teaching in an underserved school in regional Armenia with a minimum of two years
  • Set ambitious and feasible goals for student academic and personal goals
  • Analyze student-data and problem solve to prioritize vital teacher actions that have the most impact on student academic and personal achievement
  • Develop strong and productive relationships with school administration, teachers and parents

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Teach For Armenia’s recruitment model focuses on finding the most driven, committed, and exceptional candidates for our Fellowship program.

We seek versatile and passionate individuals with the academic, leadership, and interpersonal experience necessary to be successful teachers in their schools, as well as passionate ambassadors of educational excellence for all children in Armenia. We give our Fellows the necessary training and education to become leaders in their classrooms, communities and careers.

We know that in order for our Fellows to be successful in their schools they must possess the following characteristics:

  • Deep belief that all children can achieve great things, and a commitment to persevering in the face of challenges to ensure all students achieve their personal and academic goals
  • Demonstrated leadership ability across a variety of settings
  • Strong achievement in academic, professional, extracurricular, and/or volunteer settings
  • Ability to adapt to change and a willingness to learn and grow
  • Critical thinking skills, including the ability to accurately link cause and effect and to generate relevant solutions to problems
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Deep commitment to Armenia’s development and the success of all Armenian children

Minimum Requirements


To be considered eligible for the Teach For Armenia Fellowship potential Fellows must:

  • Have obtained a Bachelor’s degree by July 2015
  • Be fluent in Armenian, and possess strong speaking and writing skills
  • Have a work permit and a social card for employment in Armenia
  • Be able to commit to a two-year full-time teaching commitment from July 2015 until May 2017

REMUNERATION/ SALARY: Competitive + benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: In order to apply to become a Fellow at Teach For Armenia, you must fill out our online application at www.teachforarmenia.org/apply. Your application will be reviewed, and if we consider you as a potential candidate for the Fellowship, our Recruitment team will contact you. For questions regarding the application, please contact apply@teachforarmenia.org.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 23, 2015 23:59

ABOUT COMPANY: For more information about Teach For Armenia, please visit our website: www.teachforarmenia.org

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