Teachers' Training Programme


The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation.

The Goethe-Institut Nigeria calls for applications for an advanced full-time training programme on:


held at the Goethe-Institut Nigeria, from 1 January – 31 December 2021

Programme Description: 
  • Full-time Intensive language course
  • Observation of lessons including preparations and follow-up sessions with trainer
  • Preparation of shorter teaching units
  • Evaluated demonstration lessons
  • Intensive online training on teaching German as a foreign language
  • Two training seminars on teaching German as a foreign language  (in Abidjan) and
  • conducting exams (in Accra)
  • One of the following degrees: BA Degree in languages or linguistics, BEd Degree, or a
  • comparable degree
  • Proof of B1 German knowledge (for example exam certificate)
  • Above-average, given the scope of the training
  • Keen interest in teaching
  • Openness to new teaching methods
  • Interest in digital and online teaching
  • Diligence and reliability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Work well in a team
  • Flexibility and availability during the evening, and possibly weekend
What we offer:
  • Tuition-free participation in training programme
  • Small monthly stipend
  • Motivated Course Participants
  • Access to the most recent teaching material
  • Be part of an international, dynamic and highly competent team
  • Possibility of teaching position
  • Opportunity to qualify for the next qualification the Grünes Diplom, enabling you to teach at Goethe-Institutes world-wide
To apply, please e-mail your application (cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, copy of ID, copy of qualifications) in a single pdf file to Anuoluwapo Oloke (anuoluwapo.oloke@goethe.de).

Closing date: 15 November 2020