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Two Teach For America New Jersey Corps members.

Learn more about joining Teach For America's work in the New Jersey region.

Where do corps members teach? About 75 percent of corps members will be in charter and 25 percent in district schools. Typically, the majority (but not all) of elementary teachers are hired in charter schools and the majority of high school teachers are hired in district schools. Equal split for middle school.

The breakdown below is our predictions for the cities where corps members will be placed throughout our partner cities.

North Jersey

The majority of corps members in North Jersey will be placed in Newark. 

  • Newark – roughly 90 percent (district and charter)
  • Paterson – roughly 5 percent (charter only)

South Jersey

All South Jersey corp members will be placed in Camden, in charter schools. 

Find out more about teaching in New Jersey, including salary information and details on certification and training.