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Apply to be a Mentor on the WiA Teacher Support Programme

We are recruiting!

Our volunteer digital mentors work with us supporting the training and development of a growing network of Lead Teachers in our partner schools across Africa.

We are currently recruiting for one new digital mentors to provide online support to our network of Lead teachers in South Africa.

The Warwick in Africa (WiA) Teacher Support Programme identifies teachers from our partner schools who are motivated, engaged and passionate about being the best teachers they can be and works with them to drive real change in their classrooms, schools and communities. These teachers receive training to become WiA Lead Teachers and take on responsibility for delivering training to their colleagues back home.

We are looking for one mentor with an English specialism to work with teachers in South Africa

Find out more:

  • Read the role overview
  • Read our annual report or explore our webpages to find out more about Warwick in Africa
  • or contact the Warwick in Africa Team for more information:

To apply complete the form below:

Please note this form cannot be saved mid completion.

1. Personal details

2. Volunteering History

Have you volunteered with Warwick in Africa before? (required)

3. Supporting Statement and CV Document Upload

In this section please upload your supporting statement and an up-to-date CV. Your CV should include details of your education, employment history and any voluntary work. In your supporting statement please outline why you are interested in participating in this programme. You should include any information that may be relevant to your application including work and volunteering experience.
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Please ensure that your telephone numbers and email address are correct. If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact the team: Tel: 07876876961

Privacy notice

The University of Warwick will process your personal data contained within this form, for the purpose of considering your application for the 2020 Warwick in Africa Programme and organising your participation in the programme should you be successful.

The legal basis for processing this personal data is performance of a contract.

Your personal data will be shared or disclosed to third parties external to the University of Warwick including the Lead Teachers you will be mentoring and our partners who coordinate the placement in country to facilitate the delivery of the programme.

Your personal data will be transferred outside of the EEA.

If your application is successful the data you submit in this form will be kept securely by the University of Warwick for a period of 12 months, a reduced set of personal data will be kept thereafter to enable us to provide you with a reference and for ongoing fundraising and engagement relating to the programme. If you are not successful in gaining a place on the programme we will retain your personal data for a period of 1 month from the application closing date. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by emailing For current Warwick Staff or Alumni please also refer to the Staff Privacy Notices and Alumni Privacy Notices.

The University of Warwick is the Data Controller of this information and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in line with Data Protection Legislation. Please visit the University’s Data Protection webpages for further information in relation to your rights and how the University processes your personal data. The University’s Data Protection Officer, A Bajaj, can be contacted through and any requests or complaints should be made in writing to the University’s Data Protection Officer.


The University of Warwick is the Data Controller of any information you have entered on this form and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in line with Data Protection Legislation. The University's Data Protection webpages provide further information on your rights and how the University processes personal data. If you wish to submit a data subjects rights request, make a complaint or report a suspected personal data breach, please contact the University’s Data Protection Officer by email at

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