If you feel called to do social good, we want to ensure you find those opportunities - either with Teach For America or other organizations.

The fight for educational equity is bigger than Teach For America alone. Below are some opportunities from partner organizations and other groups we admire in education, teaching and social change more generally.

If you’re still interested in working with Teach For America, we do have open staff positions

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    2U, Inc

    Summary
    The USC Rossier School of Education strives to prepare educators who achieve positive learning outcomes across a range of settings. To better serve our students, we offer a number of our graduate programs in an online format. These innovative programs are designed and taught by the same renowned USC faculty members who teach on campus, and take advantage of a state-of-the-art online learning platform to blend live, face-to-face online classes, dynamic self-paced coursework and field-based experiences.
    Benefits
    The USC Rossier School of Education offers programs for teachers and educators who want to develop or improve their skills in order to promote positive change in today’s classrooms and organizations. Whether you are starting out in the field, an experienced teacher or an organizational leader looking to drive systemic change, USC Rossier’s programs can prepare you to create positive learning outcomes.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Unpaid
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: National, California

    ACE: A Community for Education

    Summary
    ACE places highly trained AmeriCorps tutors in low-income elementary schools in Austin and Houston, Texas, to ensure K-2nd grade children advance to grade level in reading before third grade. AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutors with ACE: • Commit to serve for 10 months from September through June • Provide daily 1-on-1 tutoring to 10 kindergarten to second grade students • Teach and learn using a research-based curriculum • Participate in community service projects with local non-profits
    Benefits
    Serving as an AmeriCorps member with ACE is a great opportunity to: • Gain valuable tutoring experience working with young students in an elementary school • Teach reading through a Response-to-Intervention model • Receive ongoing training and support from an ACE literacy coach • Pursue alternative teaching certification through ACE's partnership with Region 13 • Tutor in Spanish and advance your language skills • Network with other non-profit organizations in Austin through after-school partnerships • Work within a small team of AmeriCorps members and become part of the national service community
    Certification: Provided
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: Texas

    Aclipse

    Summary
    Aclipse helps college seniors and recent graduates find the best jobs teaching English in Asia (South Korea, China, Thailand, and Vietnam).
    Benefits
    As a teacher at one of Aclipse's client schools, you gain valuable teaching experience, professional development, and coaching, as well as the opportunity to have the adventure of a life time! Our candidates live and teach in South Korea, China, Thailand, and/or Vietnam where they learn a new language, experience a new culture, make friends from around the world and help provide kids with a skill that makes a long-term difference in their education and professional opportunities.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Other
    State: International

    Arizona State University

    Summary
    The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College is setting a new standard for teaching, discovery and innovation by providing a variety of masters, PhD and EdD options in person and online for prospective students that are consistently ranked among the top 30 programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
    Benefits
    A student at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College will be able to blend teacher and leader preparation in a variety of degree options depending on what path they seek. These could include certification, research, service and applied experiences.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: National

    Association Montessori International/USA

    Summary
    Provides teacher training to accredit and prepare individuals as Montessori teachers through summer and year-long training opportunities.
    Certification: Provided
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, Unpaid
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: National

    AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency

    Summary
    AUSL is a nonprofit school management organization that works with Chicago Public Schools to improve student achievement in Chicago’s chronically underperforming schools. AUSL recognizes that specially trained teachers have the largest impact on student success and has designed the Chicago Teacher Residency to be a pipeline of teacher talent into AUSL’s growing network of 29 Chicago Public Schools. The residency program is a 12-month, full-time, paid training program that combines intensive urban teacher training with Master's degree coursework to give residents the tools they need to empower their students to pursue their dreams. Following the training year, Residents receive a job placement opportunity as a Chicago Public School teacher working in an AUSL-managed elementary or high school. Accepting applications until May 1, 2014.
    Benefits
    As a Chicago Teacher Resident, train for a year with an experienced mentor teacher in a Chicago Public School classroom. Earn a master’s degree with subsidized tuition rates (financial aid is also available). Earn a $30,000 salary ($40,000 for mathematics) and medical insurance benefits. Following the training year, teach in an AUSL-managed Chicago Public School.
    Certification: Provided
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: Illinois

    Blueprint Schools Network

    Summary
    A full-time year of service position tutoring math as part of tunraround efforts in some of our nations worst performing public schools. Several of our Fellowship positions are Americorps positions.
    Benefits
    In addition to gaining instructional skills and experience in urban schools, Fellows receive a $20,000-21,000 stipend for the school year. If they are in one of our Americorps positions, they will receive a $5,500 bonus towards their education once all of their service hours are complete
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: Colorado, Massachusetts, Missouri

    Boston Scholar Athletes

    Summary
    The Mission of Boston Scholar Athletes is to improve academic achievement through athletics. This focus is based on the proven link between athletic participation and positive academic performance. We strive to enhance the scholar-athlete experience, provide regular instruction to the coaching staff, and improve academic performance and personal growth. These collaborative efforts build skills, confidence, shape character, and enhance opportunities for success. Together we play to achieve!
    Benefits
    With the BSA, you will gain skills and experience working with BPS scholar athletes.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: Massachusetts

    Breakthrough Schools

    Summary
    The Cleveland Urban Teacher Residency empowers those with a passion for urban teaching with the knowledge, experience and opportunity to change the world.
    Benefits
    Receive your Master’s Degree in Education in one year Be eligible for Ohio Teaching License Qualify for reduced tuition and Teach Grants Work hands-on, four days a week, alongside an experienced mentor teacher Choose from three Breakthrough models, Cleveland’s highest performing public charter schools Receive priority consideration as Breakthrough hires dozens of teachers each year Be part of founding faculty in the expansion of excellence in urban education Join the select network of other CUTR residents and alumni
    Certification: Provided
    Employment Type: Part-Time, Unpaid
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: Ohio

    College Summit

    Summary
    An organization that increases college enrollment rates of students in low-income communities by partnering with school districts across the country. Each summer, College Summit runs four-day workshops (on local college campuses) for rising high school seniors, from our partner schools, on how to navigate the postsecondary process. At each workshop, 15-20 volunteers join forces to help impact and shape the lives of these amazing students.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Volunteer
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: National

    Coro Fellows Program

    Summary
    The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis.
    Benefits
    Coro Fellows gain hands-on project experience, an understanding of complex public issues, leadership skills, and extensive growth in personal and professional networks.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Unpaid
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: National

    Denver Teach Today: Denver Public Schools

    Summary
    Denver Teach Today prepares professionals to make an immediate impact in the classroom and community. Candidates participate in a streamlined one-year pathway to state licensure, access to district professional development, compensation and benefits package, community impact, and encourages you to support students’ learning by incorporating your own background and experience. DTT training is also practical – because this is an internal DPS program, what you learn in our program emulates what DPS teachers are actually doing in their classrooms. We staff the Denver Public School district’s highest-need content areas including, K-6 bilingual education, secondary mathematics and science and K-12 special education.
    Benefits
    As a teacher with Denver Teach Today, you will participate in a summer training which includes five to six weeks of professional development and teaching DPS students in a summer school setting. During this time you will receive direct coaching and support as you learn how to plan, manage your students, and effectively deliver instruction. The second part of the summer includes self-directed coursework connected to your teaching position as well as additional professional development while attending DPS New Educator Institute. You will receive a $1,500 stipend for completing the summer training in additional to obtaining an Alternative Teaching License through the Colorado Department of Education. DTT teachers secure teaching positions in DPS and receive a teacher's salary and district incentive pay their first year in the classroom. During the school year you will be assigned a program mentor who will observe your practice and coach you throughout the year. This person will also work closely with other district personnel such as Peer Observers and Teacher Effectiveness Coaches to ensure you are receiving the hands-on support you need to become an effective teacher. In addition to personalized coaching, all teachers in the program will participate in program professional development two to three times per month.
    Certification: Provided
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Unpaid
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: Colorado

    Denver Teacher Residency - Denver Public Schools

    Summary
    Denver Teacher Residency selects and prepares aspiring teachers through the nation’s first district-based teacher residency program. Residents are paired with mentor teachers in classrooms serving a variety of high needs, including elementary English Language Acquisition (English and Spanish), Special Education, secondary mathematics and secondary science. This unique approach to training teachers closely aligns with a concurrent master’s degree program through the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education and offers reimbursement for graduates of the residency who continue serving students of DPS for an additional four years.
    Benefits
    As a resident with Denver Teacher Residency, you receive preparation as an aspiring teaching in the nation's first district-based residency program. Residents serve as an apprentice on an Alternative Teaching License in DPS high-needs classroom with a mentor teacher. Residents learn the best instructional practices and teach on a gradual release model of responsibility, which supports a continuous improvement cycle of learning. All residents receive a stipend of $10,000 and support from a mentor teacher, on-site coordinator and resident cohort throughout the Residency year. Upon completion of the program and graduation from DU with their master's in Curriculum and Instruction, residents who secure teaching positions in a Title I school in DPS are eligible for tuition reimbursement for the cost of the graduate program.
    Certification: Provided
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Unpaid
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: Colorado

    Education Pioneers

    Summary
    Education Pioneers mobilizes and prepares a national network of talented leaders and managers to accelerate excellence in education and transform our education system into one that equips all students with the skills they need to thrive in college, career, and life. Through the organization's Fellowship and Alumni programs, Education Pioneers increases the talent supply of top leaders in education to improve the leadership capacity in key education organizations—such as school districts, charter school organizations, and nonprofits—and to advance our goal to make education the best led and managed sector in the U.S. Located in the following locations: Austin, TX; Bridgeport, CT; Chicago, IL; Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; DC Metro Area; Denver, CO; Greater Boston Area; Hartford, CT; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; Newark, NJ; New Orleans, LA; New York City; San Francisco Bay Area; Trenton/Camden, NJ
    Benefits
    Education Pioneers offers paid, full-time fellowship opportunities to fellows accepted to the program. Yearlong Graduate School Fellows and Analyst Fellows also receive benefits from their individual employers.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: National

    Ewing Marion Kauffman School

    Summary
    The Ewing Marion Kauffman School (Kauffman School) is a three-school campus of mission-driven college preparatory schools in Kansas City, MO unrelentingly focused on student achievement. The school’s mission is summarized in three words: create college graduates. The school design is based on inspiring examples of charter schools throughout the country that are helping urban students achieve at high academic levels. The Kauffman School has a longer school day and a longer school year. Students receive two periods of math and three periods of reading instruction each day. The school has a talented and dedicated staff and an intentional set of structures and systems—all of which focus on student achievement.
    Benefits
    As the Kauffman School welcomes new students each year and grows to fill our new three-school campus in Kansas City, MO, we’re looking for outstanding teachers and leaders. If you share our vision to create college graduates and hold expectations for students to achieve at the highest levels, the Kauffman School may be the right fit for you.
    Certification: Required
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: Missouri

    Mercy College

    Summary
    Mercy College’s award-winning PACT program earned considerable national recognition in the midst of an urgent drive to increase student success rates in college across the United States. Mercy College remains committed to changing how a college prepares its students for their careers and building a proven national model for student success. The PACT program is designed to improve student success academically, personally, and professionally in college and beyond. From pre-enrollment to graduation, students are paired with a professionally trained PACT mentor, who provides one-on-one engagement to guide students toward academic achievement, financial and work-life skills, leadership development, and a successful career trajectory. On average, PACT students persist in college at nearly 20% higher rates than their non-PACT peers since the inception of the model in 2009.
    Benefits
    Extensive training sessions, including a rigorous four-week training program at Mercy College at the start of the fellowship year, are designed to teach Mentors to be successful advocates and mentors. Regular professional development seminars are offered throughout the two-year commitment. Master’s program coursework relates back to and offers opportunities for reflection upon fellows’ daily experiences. The core competencies covered in summer and on-going training include: Language of Mentorship, Financial Aid 101, Academic Advising, Character Building, Developing Cultural and Situational Empathy, Conflict Resolution & Mediation, and Leadership Development.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: New York

    Minnesota Math Corps

    Summary
    Minnesota Math Corps is an AmeriCorps program that provides trained math tutors for students grades four through eight.
    Benefits
    - Education award of up to $5,550 - A living stipend - Professional development opportunities - Extensive training and support - Additional benefits, if eligible
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Part-Time, Volunteer
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: Minnesota

    Minnesota Reading Corps

    Summary
    Minnesota Reading Corps is an AmeriCorps program that provides trained literacy tutors for children age three to grade three.
    Benefits
    - An education award of up to $5,550 - A living stipend - Professional development opportunities - Additional benefits, if eligible
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Part-Time, Volunteer
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: Minnesota

    National Association of Independent Schools

    Summary
    Job listings for member schools of this organization representing approximately 1,350 independent schools and associations in the United States and abroad.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: National

    National Education Foundation

    Summary
    A national non-profit leader in bridging the academic, digital, and employment divides. The NEF has launched national programs to set up CyberLearning Academies in disadvantaged schools in the United States and US Virgin Islands with the goal of providing skills to disadvantaged students in math, science, technology, business, and test prep to close the academic and digital gaps by preparing students for college and the 21st century workforce.NEF is also the national nonprofit leader in providing tuition-free online training for unemployed and underemployed jobseekers. NEF’s goal is to provide online training to a million jobseekers during 2011-2012, on a first-come, first-served basis
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, Volunteer
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: National

    Philadelphia Teacher Residency

    Summary
    Are you passionate about changing the lives of students in high needs schools? If you have a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) background, we can help you make a difference and empower students to succeed. Join the Philadelphia Teacher Residency (PTR), an intensive and supportive teacher training program that prepares a cohort of aspiring educators to serve in Philadelphia’s high needs urban schools as secondary or middle school STEM-area teachers. DEADLINE: April 26, 2014.
    Benefits
    The Philadelphia Teacher Residency program includes: A structured opportunity to change careers or begin a new one; a Master’s degree in Education from either Drexel University School of Education or the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education; a Pennsylvania State Teacher’s Certification; one full academic year apprenticeship in a classroom with an experienced mentor teacher who is committed to helping you become an amazing teacher; ongoing support including individualized coaching, professional learning communities, curricular experts, and the collegiality of working with other PTR graduates; access to Federal Student Loans, as well as Federal Student Loan forgiveness for service in a high-poverty school. No previous teaching experience needed. This program is open to college graduates and graduating seniors with a STEM background. Please follow this link (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c19iLWmttFo) to hear from a PTR teacher and his mentor about the impact that PTR has had on their work and the lives of their students. Eligible PTR candidates must have the following four minimum requirements: A bachelor's degree in mathematical sciences, engineering, or science (biology, physics, chemistry or general science); a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 from an accredited college or university; U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status; strong content area knowledge
    Certification: Provided
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: Pennsylvania

    Raise The Children

    Summary
    Both public and private schools in South Africa desperately need good teachers. Raise the Children brokered an agreement with three schools in South Africa. Raise the Children will send the schools volunteer teachers from universities/colleges in the US to teach for one year at no cost to the school. In return, the schools give 5 scholarships to Raise the Children for each teacher provided. These scholarships allow the orphans in our program to attend private school for free. We plan on sending 7 teachers to teach for the 2014 school year in return for 35 orphan scholarships.
    Benefits
    As a Raise the Children teacher, you will have your room and board paid for by the school where you teach. We ask that you raise $5,000 to cover you miscellaneous travel expenses. We provide infrastructure and community, in addition to some transport expenses and full healthcare coverage. Your passion and commitment result in Raise the Children receiving boarding school scholarships for orphans.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Unpaid
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: National

    The EnCorps Teacher Program

    Summary
    The EnCorps Teachers Program helps skilled professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math to make the transition into teaching these subjects to younger generations. They work to close the achievement gap through putting passionate math and science professionals into the classroom, so they can pass their knowledge on to future leaders in these industries.
    Benefits
    A variety of options are available for the program, ranging from volunteer tutoring to full-time work and tuition breaks or certification.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, Volunteer
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: California

    The Jewish Agency's Project Ten

    Summary
    The Jewish Agency's new Project TEN ("ten" is the Hebrew word for "give") brings together Jewish young adults from Israel and around the world to spend three months working and learning together in vulnerable communities throughout the globe. While performing meaningful service projects that promote sustainable development, the volunteers participate in a unique, immersive service-learning framework that highlights Jewish values.
    Benefits
    Participants who join a TEN center in Israel (such as in Kiryat Shmona) are eligible for grants and scholarships from Masa Israel Journey.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Volunteer
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: National

    University of Kentucky | 50 States' Certification Requirements

    Summary
    In an effort to facilitate the movement from one state to another, the UK College of Education will attempt to link to the teacher certification requirements for the 50 States. We recognize that States are continually revising their teacher certification/licensure rules and requirements. Accordingly, we link to the best available information.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: National

    University of Kentucky | K-12 Opportunities in the US

    Summary
    In an effort to facilitate the movement from one state to another, the UK College of Education will attempt to link to K-12 job opportunities for the 50 states. We have discovered that some states do not centralize job announcements. In those instances, we have referred to the list of school districts within the state. These links are provided as a service to help narrow your search.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: National

    USC Rossier School of Education

    Summary
    USC's Rossier School of Education's MAT@USC provides an accelerated program to earn a Master’s degree online, in as few as 14 months from your home state.
    Benefits
    - Interactive online learning coupled with field-based teaching experiences - Scholarship opportunities specifically designed for MAT@USC students - Instruction from renowned USC faculty and inclusion in the USC Trojan Family
    Certification: Provided
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: National

    WorldTeach

    Summary
    WorldTeach partners with governments and other organizations in developing countries to provide volunteer teachers to meet local needs and promote responsible global citizenship.
    Benefits
    Volunteers gain key leadership skills, references and language skills. Through our training and professional development programs, WorldTeach offers TEFL certification to volunteers participating in most of our programs.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Volunteer
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: National