Our teachers are full-time, fully salaried educators working in PreK-12 schools.
• All professional backgrounds and majors are encouraged to apply
• Two-year teaching commitment (PreK-12, all subjects)
• Full salary and benefits- up to $56,000 salary
• Need-based funding for relocation and transition
• Intensive training provided
• teaching credential/Masters of ed program
• $11,500 Education Award
Corps members lead classrooms as full-time teachers. Specific activities are dependent on grade-level and subject matter.
Community Need Addressed
Through Teach For America, remarkable people join together to help deliver on the promise of equal opportunity for all kids. As corps members, they receive training, coaching, and support and have the chance to make a positive impact in the lives of their students as full-time, salaried teachers hired by principals and valued by parents. As alumni, they apply this first-hand experience to tackle educational inequity from every angle – inside schools and out. Together with colleagues of all backgrounds, they join a dynamic movement proving what’s possible – for kids, for a life of impact, for the future we share.
Expand your leadership abilities. Improve opportunities for kids. You can have an impact leading a classroom in one of our 52 urban and rural regions nationwide. In 2016-2017, nearly 9,800 corps members are teaching in low-income communities to provide more opportunities for kids. Join them in the 2017 corps.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training
Full salary that is the same as other first-year teachers in the region where you teach.
Exclusive scholarships and benefits from graduate schools and employers.
Need-based funding for relocation and transition.
Skills you will gain
teacher certification, classroom management
Competencies You Will Develop
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Turn taking, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them, Quickly respond with a back-up plan if a decision goes amiss
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Drive decision making, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment