Teacher K-12, Open to All Professional Backgrounds (Teach for America Corps)
Company: Teach For America
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Teacher (Grades Pre-K-12) - All Professional Experiences and
Backgrounds Welcome to Apply
In joining Teach For America, you will have the privileged and
unique opportunity to inspire and impact the education of young
children by working as a full-time salaried Teacher in a low-income
community within the US. Each year, thousands of diverse leaders
across the country - from recent college graduates to working
professionals in the public or private sector - use their
leadership skills, experience and passion for profound social
impact and social change as a Teach For America Corps Member.
Our network of corps members teach for a minimum of two-years at
the preschool, elementary, middle or high school level and across
one or more subjects including (but not limited to): science, math,
computer science, STEM, humanities, language arts, English,
reading, special education, Spanish/bilingual education, ESL,
history, social students and more.
At Teach For America, we value diverse leadership experiences and
skills like yours because it plays a vital role in ensuring that
all kids receive a quality and excellent education and have an
opportunity to achieve their full potential.
What You'll Do
Throughout your two-year commitment, you will work in partnership
with parents and other educators to set ambitious goals for your
students and support them on their journey, while reimagining
education and your role as a leader and partner in the classroom,
community and beyond.
With TFA's formal and high-quality training, unparalleled support
network, ongoing coaching, mentorship and leadership development,
you will be equipped to have a profound and measurable impact on
the academic and personal growth of your students.
Where You Will Teach
Teach For America works in 51 communities across the country, from
urban to rural, from New York to Hawaii to South Dakota to the Rio
Grande Valley (and quite possibly the community you are located in
What We Offer:
- Competitive salary and benefits (e.g., medical, dental, vision,
flexible spending, life insurance, retirement plans etc.).
- Intensive corps member training and classroom
- Accelerated professional development and leadership
- Access to a vast network of TFA alumni leaders across multiple
fields and sectors- educators, socially conscious CEOs, tech
entrepreneurs, doctors, and many more.
- Connections to top graduate schools and employers (who actively
pursue TFA alumni), after successfully completing your two-year
- An opportunity to inspire, impact and make a difference in the
lives of children every day.
- Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher
- Bachelor's degree or higher
- Must be a citizen, national, or legal resident of the United
States or have DACA status
While a background in education is not a prerequisite for you to
apply, you will be required to complete any necessary steps to
become highly qualified in the subject(s) you will teach. You also
may be required to work towards a full teaching certification
during your two-year commitment.
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