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STAFF

Maimuna Ahmad

Founder & CEO

Richard Wood

Director, Leadership Development

Sadia Hossain

Director, Fellowship Recruitment & Selection

Rezaul Haque

Finance & Administration

Emily Cook

Director, Partnership Development & Alumni Impact

Shariar Kabir Choudhury

Director, Human Resources

People

STAFF

Core Values

Integrity

We speak and act at all times with honesty. We are constantly working to align our actions more closely to our beliefs, values, and word.

Ownership

We are deeply invested in and assume personal responsibility for our results. We work with a sense of purpose and urgency towards our goals. We actively shape the experience we have.

Sense of Possibility

We believe that excellence can be achieved. We hold consistently high expectations for ourselves, our students and one another, in the face of any and all challenges.

Respect and Empathy

We treat one another and the communities we serve with respect and empathy. We embrace difference in perspective and experience, and view them as opportunities to learn and grow. We seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Continuous Learning

We are committed to open and continuous reflection and growth. We ask for and welcome constructive feedback from one another, our students and ourselves in order to ground our work in honesty.

Diversity & Inclusiveness

Bangladesh is a nation of many identities, experiences, and perspectives. Teach For Bangladesh is dedicated to building an organization inspired and enriched by this diversity across ethnicity, gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, economic background, and political views, so that one day all Bangladeshis have access to an excellent education and can live up to their potential.

Current Footprint

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75 Fellows
28 Schools
4500 Students
25 Alumni

GLOBAL MOVEMENT

Teach For Bangladesh is a member of Teach For All, a global network consisting of more than 40 independent organizations, each working to expand education opportunity in their respective nations. Each organization in this massive network has one resounding belief at the core of their work: One day, all children will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.
Learn more about Teach for All.

Partners

bKash
BRAC
DHL
Grant Me The Wisdom Foundation
IKEA
kadoorie
MG
NewsCred
Porticus
Rahimafrooz
Swift
Maimuna Ahmad
Founder and CEO

Maimuna is a Bangladeshi-American entrepreneur  who is driven by a deep commitment to social justice. She founded Teach For Bangladesh (TFB) in February 2012 with a vision to mobilize a generation of leaders working to end disparity in the Bangladeshi education system. She was inspired by her own experience witnessing disparity as a child growing up in Dhaka, and later as a mathematics teacher in a public high school in inner-city Washington D.C. through Teach For America. Maimuna holds a BA in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College and a MA in Teaching from American University.


Richard Wood
Director
Leadership Development

Richard is an alumnus of the Teach First program in the UK, through which he spent three years teaching in under-served schools in London. Richard graduated from Durham University with a BSc in Chemistry and Economics and later received his PGCE in Science from Canterbury Christ Church University.

Team

The Leadership Development team is responsible for ensuring that young graduates in Bangladesh develop as excellent teachers and leaders through ongoing coaching and mentoring. They ensure that Fellows gain the mindset, skills and knowledge necessary to be the leaders that shape this nation through one-on-one mentoring, the intensive Winter Academy, regular professional development sessions, and providing personal and professional support throughout the two years of the Fellowship.

Wahath Shahid
Senior Associate
Afsana Sadiq Atuly
Associate
Mohammed Shanawaz
Associate

Sarder Tawhid Imam
Associate
Shamresh Saha
Associate
Maliha Fawzia
Associate
Aliya Noor
Associate

Sadia Hossain
Director
Fellowship Recruitment & Selection

Sadia Hossain is a business development and marketing strategist who envisions a world without inequality and extreme poverty, and aims to work towards creating an equitable world. Specialized on marketing, campaigning, and fundraising, Sadia has previously worked with international non-profit and for-profit organizations such as Concern Worldwide, GlaxoSmithKline and Maxwell Stamp in Bangladesh. Sadia holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and International Business from Monash University.

Team

The Fellowship Recruitment & Selection team is responsible for attracting highly qualified and motivated individuals to apply for the Teach For Bangladesh Fellowship, screening applicants to admit those who meet our selection bar, and ensuring that admitted Fellows join the program. We plan and execute recruitment activities at target universities, identify top candidates for the Fellowship, and execute all aspects of the multi-step selection process.

Osman Dhali
Manager
Tamanna Ahmad
Associate
Tahsin Sabaa Chowdhury
Tahsin Sabaa Chowdhury
Associate
Arnob Kumar Saha
Associate
Sujan Daring
Associate

Rezaul Haque
Director
Finance & Administration

Reza is a CPA who joined TFB from HSBC, Bangladesh. He has extensive experience in the finance world in Australia. Reza holds a BBA in Accounting and Law from Western Sydney University.

Team

The Finance & Administration team develops and maintains regulatory and financial structures that keeps Teach For Bangladesh up and running at the heart of the program. The strength of the team flows from the deep conviction and cooperation of the people in it. Each being from backgrounds ranging from development to corporate sector, we bring to the table different perspectives and experiences from home and abroad - and together, generate solutions that can tackle the next daunting challenge standing in the way of our vision to eliminate education inequity in Bangladesh.

Kawsar Mohammed Forhad
Associate
Jabed Iqbal
Jabed Iqbal
Manager

Emily Cook
Director
Partnership Development & Alumni Impact

Emily led Alumni Engagement for Teach First (UK) in Wales. In addition, she has extensive experience in non-profit work focused on empowering marginalized youth. Emily graduated from The University of Sheffield with a BA in History.

Team

The Partnership Development and Alumni Impact team is responsible for building and managing meaningful relationships with the public sector and private sector. We create sustainable partnerships nationally and internationally, raising awareness of the importance of equity in education and recruiting others to support our cause through fundraising, support in kind and acting as ambassadors of our movement. A large focus of our work is our growing alumni movement and supporting these talented leaders to have a greater impact on society.

Shakil Ahmed
Associate Director
Sumaiya Sayat Rubama
Associate
Afeefuddin Ahmed
Manager
Shoaib Alam
Manager

Shariar Kabir Choudhury
Director
Human Resources

Shariar comes with over 12 years of experience in Human Resources, including most recently at Action Aid Bangladesh. Shariar received his BBA in Management and Technology from National University, and his MBA in Human Resources from International Islamic University Chittagong.

CAREERS

If you are looking for a career that is both challenging and deeply rewarding, Teach For Bangladesh might be the place for you. At TFB you will be surrounded by a diverse group of talented, passionate and supportive colleagues who are united by their commitment to our students and our values. We take great pride in our team, because we believe that it takes leaders to build leaders. Check out the current opportunities available below.

Full-Time Permanent Positions

Following is a list of full-time positions that are currently available. To apply for one of the positions listed below, please email your resume (no longer than two pages) and a cover letter (no longer than one page) to careers@teachforbangladesh.org.

Please Note
  • The subject line of your email should indicate the position you are applying for
  • Your resume should be no longer than two pages
  • Your cover letter should be no longer than one page and should explain why you are interested in working with Teach For Bangladesh
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Alumni Engagement Manager

  • Director, Finance

  • Director, Leadership Development

  • Manager, Leadership Development

  • Office Coordinator

  • Academy Fellow Advisor

  • Curriculum Specialist

  • Chief Operation Officer

  • HR Manager

  • Associate, Fellowship Recruitment and Selection

Volunteer Positions

  • Campus Ambassador Program

Summer Intership Program

Teach For Bangladesh is looking for exceptionally driven, dedicated, and high achieving Interns for the summer of 2017! Interns will have the opportunity to gain key skills and experience in research, writing, and field work in a fast-paced, mission-driven, professional environment. Internship duration will vary from 6-12 weeks, depending on need from Teach For Bangladesh and capacity of the applicant.

Internship positions can start as early as May 20, 2017. All positions are unpaid.

To find out more about our Internship program, click here.
To apply for an internship position, click here.

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