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Teaching Fellow Job in Ghana

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is recruiting recent graduates with a passion for teaching and a strong background in software development or engineering for a one-year assignment teaching talented graduates in Accra, Ghana.

On a daily basis, Teaching Fellows support MEST Trainees in developing their programming skills, technological understanding and entrepreneurial spirit. They work in dynamic teams with other Fellows from around the world, which are led by Faculty that have significant software and business experience.

Job Details
Your qualifications should include:

- Programming proficiency in one of the following languages: Java, C++, C#, PHP
- Experience with relational databases and SQL
- Knowledge of object-oriented programming and design
- Interest and/or passion for teaching and technology
- Ability to work in a team, and to deal with ambiguity
- Good verbal and written communication in English; good presentation skills
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field

Responsibilities:

- Prepare and deliver lectures and labs on technical topics as needed
- Grade and evaluate technical deliverables
- Tutor students one-on-one in programming fundamentals
- Help determine topics and requirements of project assignments
- Research options and assist project teams with technology selections
- Provide technical support on software development tools such as IDE's, source control, bug tracking

What you gain:
- Invaluable work & life experience in an entrepreneurial organization working to make a difference
- Teaching experience; International work experience
- A contribution to make significant impact - transfer knowledge and skills to talented Africans who will set up software companies
- Develop relationships with Africa's future leaders

Compensation:

- Monthly stipend
- Travel, Housing, Meals and Emergency Health Insurance provided by MEST


This is a unique opportunity for you to be part of a team that will develop Africa's future technology generation!

Because of the challenges Teaching Fellows face as they seek to make a significant impact on MEST, and their Trainees, the recruitment process is selective.

Although our program is selective, applicants do not compete against one another for a fixed number of positions. MEST is focused on finding the right fit, and the right team dynamics. We evaluate applicants against the characteristics listed above, and those who demonstrate strong evidence of those characteristics are successful.

Interviews will be held in Australia.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11 April 2011

Start date in Ghana: 01 AUGUST 2011


If you would like more information, please email our Recruitment Manager, Elinor Rodger: elinor.rodger@meltwater.com. Alternatively you can visit our websiteL: www.meltwater.org

You can also visit www.kenyanvacancies.com for more jobs

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