Business and Economics Educator
african leadership academy
Gauteng, ZA
3d ago


African Leadership Academy seeks a passionate

To create learning environments that engage and develop the next generation of leaders. ALA faculty work each day with promising young leaders from a wide range of backgrounds, selected for their potential to lead change.


African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to transform Africa by identifying, developing, and connecting its future leaders.

The Academy was founded on the philosophy that a new generation of ethical, committed leaders is the key to Africa’s development.

ALA seeks to become the training ground for these future leaders. Each year, ALA draws the most outstanding students from across Africa to its campus in South Africa.

Here, they build a powerful intellectual foundation and develop their leadership capacity through ALA’s unique curriculum.

ALA then works with these young leaders throughout their lives as they enable lasting positive change on the African continent.

With its audacious mission and lifelong engagement, ALA is unlike any school in the world. To achieve our mission, we have attracted a diverse staffulty (staff and faculty) of global changemakers : world-

class professionals who share our values and passion for Africa and her youth.


The African Studies Department seeks a faulty member who will contribute to preparing our students to lead in a changing world.

We are looking for a subject specialist in the fields of Economics and Business. Our curriculum seeks to build each student’s capacity for critical and analytical thinking, with required courses in African Studies, Writing & Rhetoric, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Mathematics as well as a range of elective courses.

ALA actively develops Africanists and challenges students to carry become independent learners. As a boarding school environment, every faculty member is expected to participate in holistic student life.

Faculty members report to department heads and work with peers to transform their curriculum such that it can advance the Academy’s mission.

Expected Responsibilities

  • Lead engaging courses six days per week (Monday Saturday) for exceptional students from across Africa
  • Teach in the African Studies Department, including sections of CIE A-Level Economics and Business.
  • Contribute to holistic student life as a faculty advisor for 6-8 students, coach of a team or activity, and tutor on duty.
  • Work with peers to advance pedagogy, school culture, and student life.
  • Profile of Ideal Candidate

  • Strong track record of developing critical thinking skills with late secondary school students.
  • An innovator, who creates world-class learning environments and fosters interdisciplinary connections.
  • Enjoys engaging in student development inside and outside the classroom.
  • Experience teaching IB, CIE or similar Economics and Business curricula would be advantageous.
  • Start Date : January 2019, South Africa


    To watch a video about working at ALA, click on https : / / / watch?v TdyJJvbrk4I .

    To apply, visit our careers page at http : / / / get-involved / join-our-team /

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