Teacher K-12, Opportunity for Impact (Teach for America Corps)
Company: Teach For America
Posted on: August 16, 2019
Teacher (Grades Pre-K-12) - All Social Work Backgrounds &
Experience Levels 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 use their career experience in the public and
private sector, their leadership skills and their passion for
profound social impact and social change as a Teach For America
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.
Who We Are
We are Leaders. Educators. Mentors. Entrepreneurs. Community
Members. Changemakers. Together, we see the potential in every
student in this country-no matter what.
Teach For America is a national network of diverse leaders working
in partnership with local communities across the country to expand
educational opportunity for children. For almost 30 years, Teach
For America has recruited outstanding leaders to become TFA "corps
members" who commit to teaching for two years in a low-income
community, where they experience both the joys and challenges of
expanding opportunities for kids. Today, Teach For America is a
force of nearly 60,000 alumni and corps members committed to
reimagining education and realizing the day when every child has an
equal opportunity to learn, grow, influence and lead. For more
information, visit teachforamerica.org and follow us on Facebook,
Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Click Apply to take the first steps toward an impactful and
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