YYAS Instructional Staff

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Deadline is 06 January 2019 at 11:59pm EST. 


YYAS is hiring instructional staff to teach, mentor, and supervise participants both in and out of the classroom. YYAS is looking for driven individuals who have a passion for teaching, mentoring, and inspiring talented African high school students and are willing to work collaboratively to create a successful and memorable program. Instructional staff are expected to take on a wide array of responsibilities to help facilitate the program, including both academic and residential life duties.

Sign up to learn more! For questions related to YYAS employment, email us at african.scholars@yale.edu

The 2019 program location dates* are as follows:

Ghana: 25 July – 01 August

Kenya: 07 August – 14 August

Zimbabwe: 18 August – 25 August

*Instructional staff are required to be available from July 21 to August 27 for travel and programming in each locations, as well as throughout the spring semester for application reading and biweekly training and orientation meetings.


All current undergraduate and graduate students (including those graduating in May 2019) will be considered for the YYAS Instructional Staff position. Matriculation at Yale is required.

Information Sessions

Want to learn more about the YYAS Program and the Instructor Staff position? Join us at the following events on campus at the Center for Teaching and Learning:

Event 1: Tuesday, October 30th (CTL Room 121) from 12:00–1:00pm EST. 

Event 2: Monday, November 12th (CTL Room 120A) from 6:00–7:00pm EST

Position Descriptions

All applicants should review the following document prior to applying: