Closing Date: Not Specified
Organization Teach The Nation
Employment Type Internship
Province Western Cape
Town/City South Africa
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Teach The Nation (TTN),  recruits  a network of exceptional leaders who will work together to change the inequity that characterizes our education system. Our network of leaders become a talent pool from which underserviced schools in the Western Cape will invite the most inspiring young leaders to a final interview as part of a selection process to lead through Education  for the 2022 academic year.

By becoming part of our inspring  pool of leaders, it means that the school knows that you a graduate professional with the skills and competencies needed to change the lives of students in high need schools because of your potential to be a change maker in classrooms and communities.

If you are successful after the final interview with the school, you become part of a network of,  South Africa’s most inspiring young leaders appointed into a two-year leadership development fellowship in high need schools with teaching as a window of opportunity for your leadership development.


  • Empower students with strong belief of their capacity in contributing to the edifice of building a prosperous for all South Africa
  • Set high expectations for your students and build a culture of achievement in the classroom
  • Design effective lesson plans tailored to students’ needs
  • Provide one-on-one mentorship approaches of teaching to keep students engaged and motivate them to learn
  • Design and make use of learning aids to create a conducive learning environment for students
  • Collaborate with other teachers, school leaders and community members in order to provide comprehensive care for their students
  • Administer and analyse assessments in order to monitor students’ academic progress
  • Organise parent meetings to engage them in the learning of their children
  • Research, Plan and implement projects to address one primary challenge to students’ achievement.
  • Creatively inspire and engage with the students inside and outside the classroom

Qualification / Accreditations:

Must be a graduate of a 360 credit (NQF level 7) degree or Advanced diploma from a recognised higher education institution


  • Resilience and perseverance
  • Critical thinking
  • Leadership
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for something greater than themselves

How to Apply

Apply Online for the Teach The Nation: Leadership Development Programme 2021


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Teach The Nation: Leadership Development Programme for 2021