Who We Are
Teach For America recruits, trains, and supports talented and ambitious recent college graduates and young professionals to teach in high-need communities and bolster the national effort for educational equity. TFA corps members become leaders within the education field and across sectors, united in their advocacy for students and families in high-need communities.
Job Title: K-12 Teacher and Leader
Who You Are:
Joining Teach For America is a great fit if you:
· Have proven leadership experience on campus or in your current field
· Have a history of achievement
· Are passionate about equity and social justice
· Are hungry to make an impact
· Are eager to learn and grow personally and professionally
· Are looking to join a diverse cross-sector network of like-minded leaders
What You’ll Do
You will lead a classroom in one of 53 high-need urban and rural regions across the country. You will work in partnership with colleagues, parents, and community members to set ambitious goals for your students and support them on their journey to achieving them. Teach For America teachers teach all grade levels including early childhood education (preschool/pre-K), kindergarten, elementary/primary school, middle/intermediate school, and high school.
You'll be matched to where you can have the greatest possible impact. Our corps members teach a variety of subjects, including (but not limited to): science, math, computer science, humanities, language arts, English, reading, special education, Spanish/bilingual education, ESL, history, social studies, and many more.
You will inspire your students to think beyond their current classrooms and chart their course to a bright future full of possibility.
What You’ll Get:
You will receive ongoing support, training, and development during your two years in the Teach For America corps. After your initial summer training, you’ll be hired by a school district in the region you’ve be placed in and receive the same salary and benefits as other beginning teachers.. You’ll gain access to numerous graduate school and employer partnerships that will help you advance your career of impact, and you’ll have limitless opportunities to challenge yourself and your thinking.
What You’ll Need:
Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be a citizen, national, or legal resident of the United States or have DACA status. You must have a bachelor’s degree by the time your summer training starts. We actively seek to recruit a highly diverse corps and encourage individuals of all racial, ethnic, and academic backgrounds to apply.
Apply today at TeachForAmerica.org/apply
Upcoming 2016 - 2017 Application Deadlines: September 16, October 19, December 9, January 27, March 3