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 offers online master's degree programs that prepare teachers to address the problems facing today’s classrooms and achieve positive outcomes for all students.
    Benefits
    The USC Rossier School of Education offers select master’s degree programs delivered online: Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Teaching – TESOL and Master of Education in Advanced Instruction. Through live, online classes and field experiences completed in students’ own communities or classrooms, these programs prepare aspiring and experienced teachers to promote positive learning experiences across a range of educational settings.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
    Resource Type: Teaching
    State: National

    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

    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

    Direct Action and Research Training Center

    Summary
    The DART Organizers Institute is a highly selective paid training program leading to permanent placement as a community organizer in the DART network. Organizers with DART unite diverse communities of faith to powerfully address systemic issues of inequality and poverty.
    Benefits
    Starting salary is $34,000, with benefits and regular performance-based raises.
    Certification: Optional
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Resource Type: Non-Profits
    State: Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia

    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