Teach For Kenya champions a multidisciplinary approach to education reform. We view Teaching as Collective Leadership and students as the promise of a brighter future for all Kenyans.

About the Fellowship

The Teach For Kenya Fellowship is a 2 year full-time paid leadership development program that recruits Kenya’s most outstanding graduates and professionals from varied disciplines to teach in high-need communities. The Fellowship program equips Fellows with transferable leadership skills that help change the trajectory of their students by developing their academic knowledge, skills, and mindsets needed to shape a better future for themselves and their communities. Additionally, Fellows gain exposure to the realities of Kenya’s education system and develop into empowered leaders whose voices and actions inspire lasting change.

Why Join the Fellowship

  • Build a career of impact and purpose: Teach For Kenya gives you an opportunity to redefine your purpose in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. As a Fellow, you will grow your skills, build your resilience, adaptability, and personal drive and take your career of impact to new heights.
  • Develop your leadership: Through the Teach for Kenya fellowship, you will hone your leadership skills and get a chance to support young children, empowering them to access quality education and unlock their full potential.
  • Be a part of a global movement: As a Teach For Kenya Fellow, you will gain access to a global network of like-minded individuals across the world where you can share, network, and learn from each other.
  • Drive change: The fellowship will enable you to lead transformation in the school or your local community by supporting and inspiring others to make changes that will have a meaningful and positive impact on students. Additionally,  you will develop a capstone project that will challenge you to collaborate with communities to create homegrown solutions to some of the challenges you have observed in the field.

Your Pathway to Leadership

Wondering what the Fellowship journey looks like? Take a look at the safari of a Teach For Kenya Fellow: