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Opportunities in the West

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Opportunities in the West
Opportunities in California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

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    Alpha Public Schools

    Alpha Public Schools is a network of four public charter schools founded by a group of East San José mothers dedicated to helping transform their community. Alpha is increasing the diversity in Silicon Valley by providing East San José students with the leadership, knowledge, skills, and real-world experience needed for success in the growing tech sector.


    Aspire University

    The Aspire Teacher Residency (ATR) is an intensive one-year training program that recruits and trains talented individuals of all backgrounds to become exceptional teachers. Similar to the medical residency model, ATR prepares teachers by coupling theory and practice through master’s level coursework and classroom practice. Residents are paired with a highly effective teacher who serves as a mentor and advisor for their entire first year. Upon successful completion of the first year, each Resident will transition to teaching full-time at Aspire Public Schools.

    • Benefits: $13,500 stipend, plus medical/dental benefits. Visit Aspire’s website for more information about financial support offered.
    • Contact: Terrell Washington, atr@aspirepublicschools.org
    • Location: Throughout California and Memphis, TN

    Charter Substitute Teacher Network

    The Charter Substitute Teacher Network has earned a reputation for providing the best substitute teachers to schools. CSTN’s mission is to source, cultivate and place the highest caliber teachers in as many schools as possible. Founded by a Teach for America alumnus in Chicago, CSTN has since expanded to Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, and NYC.

    • Contact: Ashli Hessel, ashli@cstnchicago.com
    • Location: Chicago, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York

    Denver Teacher Residency

    The Denver Teacher Residence is a one-year teacher preparation program. Residents earn a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction through their residency within Denver Public schools.

    • Benefits: Complete a Master’s in one year, hiring support for teaching position in Denver Public Schools, $10,000 stipend during residency year
    • Contact: Leticia Levi, Leticia_Levi@dpsk12.org
    • Location: Denver, CO

    DSST Public Schools

    DSST Public Schools (DSST) operates a network of tuition-free, open-enrollment STEM charter schools. All DSST Public schools are part of the Denver Public Schools (DPS) district and students are admitted through DPS’ School Choice program. There are no admissions requirements to attend its schools. At full enrollment, DSST Public Schools will serve over 10,000 students, and will help to more than double the number of four year college-ready DPS graduates.

    • Benefits: Apprentice Teachers earn $25,000 salary and full benefits, along with 30 hours of instructional coaching, and 120 hours of professional development
    • Contact: Rachel Harpster, rachel.harpster@scienceandtech.org
    • Location: Denver, CO

    Harrison School District 2

    The Harrison School District K-12 public school division is looking to fill a variety of teaching positions.


    KIPP Bay Area Schools

    KIPP is a nonprofit network of college preparatory, public charter schools serving elementary, middle, and high school students. It has a 20-year track record of preparing students in educationally underserved communities for success in college and life.


    Relay Teaching Residency

    Relay Graduate School of Education is looking for talented, curious, passionate individuals who are eager to launch a career in teaching and serve as the next generation of committed teachers. Upon successful completion of the intensive, paid, two-year program, Relay Teaching Residents will be licensed to teach, have earned a Master of Arts in Teaching, and be equipped with the practical knowledge and skills to develop students academically and personally.

    • Benefits: Earn a Master of Arts degree. Guaranteed placement as a first year teacher.
    • Contact: Marnee Grant, mgrant@relay.edu
    • Location: Several locations nationwide

    Rocketship Education

    Rocketship Education is a network of public K-5 charter schools dedicated to eliminating the achievement gap in our lifetime. Rocketship is more than a school system—it’s a growing family of teachers, leaders, parents, and communities all dedicated to making a positive change for our future.

    • Contact: Molly Bobich, mbobich@rsed.org
    • Location: San Jose, CA; Milwaukee, WI; Nashville, TN; Washington, D.C.

    Rocky Mountain Prep Teaching Fellowship

    Colorado’s opportunity gap prevents children from accessing the quality education needed to be successful in life, and Rocky Mountain Prep is changing that. The RMP Teaching Fellowship provides new educators with the opportunity to develop the skill set necessary for fostering a rigorous and joyful environment in classrooms. The fellowship includes hands-on classroom experience, one-on-one coaching, weekly professional development, and a great staff culture.

    • Benefits: Master’s degree at a reduced cost, while receiving a $25,000 living stipend, a $500 wellness benefit, health and dental benefits, and paid time-off.
    • Contact: Sara Taylor, staylor@rmp.org
    • Location: Denver, CO

    TNTP Teaching Fellows

    TNTP prepares exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in the most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. TNTP teachers develop the skills to hit the ground running on day one and have the passion to continue improving for years to come.

    TNTP believes teaching is a privilege and holds high standards. Those who rise to meet them join an elite group of educators, more than 35,000 strong. Together, they are proving the transformative power of great teaching and what’s possible in public education. Contact them to learn more about starting salary and benefits.

    AmeriCorps NCCC

    AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. In partnership with nonprofits, local municipalities, federal and state governments, national and state parks, Indian tribes, and schools, members complete service projects throughout the region they’re assigned.

    • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
    • Location: Nationwide

    AmeriCorps VISTA

    AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA is a full-time, one-year commitment open to citizens or lawful permanent residents, age 18 and older. Gain memorable experiences, problem solving skills, and a sense of belonging to a community.

    • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
    • Location: Nationwide

    City Year (an AmeriCorps program)

    City Year is an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year, aimed at keeping students in school and on-track to graduation. AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors, and role models.

    You’ll help students by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching, and encouraging engagement to promote a positive school climate. You’ll be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and will remain with that team throughout the year.

    • Benefits: Living stipend, health insurance, a Segal Education Award, and scholarships opportunities.
    • Contact: Jamaal Williams, recruitment@cityyear.org
    • Location: National

    Reading Partners (an AmeriCorps program)

    Reading Partners envisions a future where all children have the reading skills necessary to reach their full potential. Its mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. Reading Partners AmeriCorps members are critical to the organization’s success. AmeriCorps members make an impact on students by leading the day-to-day operations of its reading centers, recruiting volunteers, or coaching volunteer tutors.

    • Benefits: AmeriCorps benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career.
    • Contact: Cody Howard, cody.howard@readingpartners.org
    • Location: Nationwide

    USC Rossier School of Education

    The USC Rossier School of Education strives to prepare educators who achieve positive learning outcomes across a range of settings. To better serve its students, USC Rossier offers a number of 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: Interactive online learning coupled with field-based teaching experiences; scholarship opportunities; instruction from renowned USC faculty.
    • Contact: jhanlon@2u.com
    • Location: Los Angeles and Nationally Online

    Blueprint Schools Network

    Blueprint is a national nonprofit organization that partners with states, districts, and schools to promote educational equity and improve life outcomes for students. Blueprint is currently working with public school districts in Oakland, CA and East St. Louis, IL to plan, implement, and monitor rigorous school improvement initiatives. A key component of our work is an intensive, in-school math tutoring program called the Blueprint Fellows Program. Blueprint Math Fellows are full-time tutors charged with providing students with daily, personalized tutoring in mathematics during the regular school day.

    • Benefits: Stipend (changes based on region), health/dental/vision, paid time off, professional development, and additional AmeriCorps benefits, including the Segal Education Award ($5,815) education.
    • Contact: Nicky Biederman, vbiederman@blueprintschools.org
    • Location: Oakland, CA and East St. Louis, IL

    Citizen Schools (an AmeriCorps program)

    All children deserve the opportunity to discover and achieve their dreams. Citizen Schools makes this possible for middle school students nationwide by offering extended learning time in school districts nationwide where students engaged in hands-on learning. The extended time accelerates the rate of student learning, reduces absenteeism, and prepares students for college.

    • Benefits: Stipend of $23,550. Teaching Fellows also have access to the $5,815 Segal Education Award for each successfully completed year of service. Inquire for more info about benefits.
    • Contact: Michelle Carter, michellecarter@citizenschools.org
    • Location: California, Massachusetts, New York

    Denver Fellows

    Denver Fellows provides an ideal service year for recent college graduates from any major as well as career changers considering teaching, and retirees from a range of fields. Fellows commit to one school year focused on accelerating students’ academic growth in math or literacy. After the program, many fellows go on to further their own education, lead classrooms, or pursue careers in public service.

    Opportunities in the Southwest

    • Overview
    • Teaching Opportunities
    • Non-Teaching Opportunities in Education
    • Fellowships
    Opportunities in the Southwest
      Opportunities in Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

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      Charter Substitute Teacher Network

      The Charter Substitute Teacher Network has earned a reputation for providing the best substitute teachers to schools. CSTN’s mission is to source, cultivate and place the highest caliber teachers in as many schools as possible. Founded by a Teach for America alumnus in Chicago, CSTN has since expanded to Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, and NYC.

      • Contact: Ashli Hessel, ashli@cstnchicago.com
      • Location: Chicago, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York

      IDEA Public Schools

      IIDEA Public Schools believes that each and every child can go to college. Since 2001, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States. Currently, the network serves nearly 36,000 college-bound students in 61 schools across three Texas regions. IDEA Public Schools is seeking instructional and campus leadership staff for the upcoming school year, as well as operational and headquarter staff to be hired on a rolling basis.


      KIPP Houston Public Schools

      KIPP Houston Public Schools offers a paid two-year graduate teaching fellowship. Fellows will earn a Master’s degree in teaching and a Texas teaching certificate. Fellows are paired with master teachers during their first year in the program and gradually gain more teaching responsibilities before stepping into the classroom full-time during their second year.

      • Benefits: Master of Arts in Teaching; Texas teaching certificate; full-time, paid job both years, with an opportunity to learn how to teach within KIPP; extensive training to enter the classroom more prepared to be a highly effective teacher; medical, dental, and vision plans, in addition to many other perks
      • Contact: Karla LeBlanc, jobs@kipphouston.org
      • Location: Houston

      KIPP Reach

      KIPP Reach College Preparatory is a charter school in the Oklahoma City Public School system, open to all students. It’s vision is that one day, all OKC students will have access to a high-quality, college-preparatory seat in a public school.


      KIPP San Antonio

      KIPP San Antonio is a growing network of free, college-preparatory public charter schools that prepare students for success in college and in life. Outstanding educators, more time in school, a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, and a strong culture of achievement and support help  students make significant academic gains. At KIPP San Antonio, you have the freedom to innovate and the support to grow.


      Phoenix Collegiate Academy

      Phoenix Collegiate Academy (PCA) is a K-12 network of three small schools located in the zip code in Phoenix where students are statistically least likely to attend a four year university. Nearly 84% of our first graduating senior class went to college, and every single one of them completed their first year.

      • Benefits: Full-time salaried employees receive health, vision, dental benefits and a 401k program with a company match.
      • Contact: Damon Twist, dtwist@phxca.org
      • Location: Phoenix, AZ

      Relay Teaching Residency

      Relay Graduate School of Education is looking for talented, curious, passionate individuals who are eager to launch a career in teaching and serve as the next generation of committed teachers. Upon successful completion of the intensive, paid, two-year program, Relay Teaching Residents will be licensed to teach, have earned a Master of Arts in Teaching, and be equipped with the practical knowledge and skills to develop students academically and personally.

      • BenefitsEarn a Master of Arts degree. Guaranteed placement as a first-year teacher.
      • Contact: Marnee Grant, mgrant@relay.edu
      • Location: Several locations nationwide

      TNTP Teaching Fellows

      TNTP prepares exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in the most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. TNTP teachers develop the skills to hit the ground running on day one and have the passion to continue improving for years to come.

      TNTP believes teaching is a privilege and holds high standards. Those who rise to meet them join an elite group of educators, more than 35,000 strong. Together, they are proving the transformative power of great teaching and what’s possible in public education. Contact them to learn more about starting salary and benefits.


      Tulsa Public Schools

      Tulsa Public Schools is committed to providing a quality learning experience for every student at every school, without exception. If you are passionate about preparing all metropolitan Tulsa students for success, consider joining its dedicated team of professionals.

      • Benefits: Full medical and dental coverage and internal upward mobility opportunities.
      • Contact: Coy Nesbitt, nesbico@tulsaschools.org
      • Location: Tulsa, OK

      Urban Teachers (an AmeriCorps program)

      Urban Teachers is a four-year alternative certification program that works to close the achievement gap in city schools by improving teacher quality and preparing a pipeline of high-performing career teachers. With a rigorous approach to teacher preparation, Urban Teachers offers a residency program and clinical coursework through a partnership with Johns Hopkins University.

      • Benefits: Stipend in first year, full salary and benefits starting the second year, and Segal Education Award.
      • Contact: Sara Canter, Sara.Canter@urbanteachers.org
      • Location: Baltimore, Dallas, and Washington, D.C.

      Washington Elementary School District

      The Washington Elementary School District educates a diverse population in north central Phoenix and east Glendale, Arizona, with 32 elementary and middle schools. Make a difference and impact the children of tomorrow.

      • Benefits: Competitive wages, health insurance, holiday pay, and more.
      • Contact: Lydia Garcia, lydia.garcia@wesdschools.org
      • Location: Phoenix

      YES Prep Public Schools

      YES Prep is an open-enrollment public charter school system serving students in 6th-12th grade in Houston’s most underserved communities. Since 1998, YES Prep has continuously redefined possible for students, families, and the public education system at large. With 17 schools in operation today, serving 12,600 students throughout Houston, YES Prep is living proof that different outcomes are possible when students from low-income communities are given access to high-quality educational opportunities.

      • Benefits: Starting salary of $55,000, full medical and dental benefits, and more.
      • Contact: Ana Wolfowicz, ana.wolfowicz@yesprep.org
      • Location: Houston

      AmeriCorps NCCC

      AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. In partnership with nonprofits, local municipalities, federal and state governments, national and state parks, Indian tribes, and schools, members complete service projects throughout the region they’re assigned.

      • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
      • Location: Nationwide

      AmeriCorps VISTA

      AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA is a full-time, one-year commitment open to citizens or lawful permanent residents, age 18 and older. Gain memorable experiences, problem solving skills, and a sense of belonging to a community.

      • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
      • Location: Nationwide

      City Year (an AmeriCorps program)

      City Year is an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year, aimed at keeping students in school and on-track to graduation. AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors, and role models.

      You’ll help students by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching, and encouraging engagement to promote a positive school climate. You’ll be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and will remain with that team throughout the year.

      • Benefits: Living stipend, health insurance, a Segal Education Award, and scholarships opportunities.
      • Contact: Jamaal Williams, recruitment@cityyear.org
      • Location: National

      Reading Partners (an AmeriCorps program)

      Reading Partners envisions a future where all children have the reading skills necessary to reach their full potential. Its mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. Reading Partners AmeriCorps members are critical to the organization’s success. AmeriCorps members make an impact on students by leading the day-to-day operations of its reading centers, recruiting volunteers, or coaching volunteer tutors.

      • Benefits: AmeriCorps benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career.
      • Contact: Cody Howard, cody.howard@readingpartners.org
      • Location: Nationwide

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      Opportunities in the Midwest

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      • Teaching Opportunities
      • Non-Teaching Opportunities in Education
      • Fellowships
      Opportunities in the Midwest
      Opportunities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

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        Breakthrough Schools

        Breakthrough Schools is a non-profit organization supporting the highest-performing network of free, public charter schools in Cleveland, Ohio. The mission of Breakthrough Schools is to develop a growing network of distinctive school options that prepare Cleveland-area students for success in life.

        • Benefits: Full salary and benefits, participation in state retirement system, intensive training, on-going professional development, and more.
        • Contact: Jillian Koehler, careers@breakthroughschools.org
        • Location: Cleveland, OH

        Charter Substitute Teacher Network

        The Charter Substitute Teacher Network has earned a reputation for providing the best substitute teachers to schools. CSTN’s mission is to source, cultivate and place the highest caliber teachers in as many schools as possible. Founded by a Teach for America alumnus in Chicago, CSTN has since expanded to Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, and NYC.

        • Contact: Ashli Hessel, ashli@cstnchicago.com
        • Location: Chicago, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York

        Ewing Marion Kauffman School

        The Kauffman School is a campus of mission-driven college preparatory schools in Kansas City, with an unrelentingly focused on student achievement. The school’s mission is summarized in three words: create college graduates. Currently, the Kauffman School hires first-year teachers as Teaching Fellows. These teachers join the school team with an understanding that they will receive additional coaching and support in their transition to teaching full-time. After a year of mentorship, the majority of Teaching Fellows are ready to take on their own classroom as a full-time teacher.

        • Benefits: Incoming Teaching Fellows have full salary and benefits.
        • Contact: Candace Potter, cpotter@kauffmanschool.org
        • Location: Kansas City, MO

        KIPP Columbus

        Founded in 2008 with 50 students in 5th grade, KIPP Columbus serves over 1,100 students in grades K-3 and 5-9 at a new campus built on the grounds of a former golf course in Northeast Columbus. By 2020, KIPP Columbus will serve nearly 2,000 students in grades K-12. With a mission to create and sustain the highest quality school system for the children most underserved in Columbus, KIPP has maintained excellence in its growth, and will improve upon that standard, proving what is possible in public education.


        Noble Network of Charter Schools

        The Noble Network of Charter Schools is Chicago’s highest-performing, open enrollment high school. Apply to serve as a Noble Relay REsident and earn certification and a Master’s from the Relay Graduate School of Education.


        Relay Teaching Residency

        Relay Graduate School of Education is looking for talented, curious, passionate individuals who are eager to launch a career in teaching and serve as the next generation of committed teachers. Upon successful completion of the intensive, paid, two-year program, Relay Teaching Residents will be licensed to teach, have earned a Master of Arts in Teaching, and be equipped with the practical knowledge and skills to develop students academically and personally.

        • Benefits: Earn a Master of Arts degree. Guaranteed placement as a first year teacher.
        • Contact: Marnee Grant, mgrant@relay.edu
        • Location: Several locations nationwide

        Rocketship Education

        Rocketship Education is a network of public K-5 charter schools dedicated to eliminating the achievement gap in our lifetime. Rocketship is more than a school system—it’s a growing family of teachers, leaders, parents, and communities all dedicated to making a positive change for our future.

        • Contact: Molly Bobich, mbobich@rsed.org
        • Location: San Jose, CA; Milwaukee, WI; Nashville, TN; Washington, D.C.

        TNTP Teaching Fellows

        TNTP prepares exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in the most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. TNTP teachers develop the skills to hit the ground running on day one and have the passion to continue improving for years to come.

        TNTP believes teaching is a privilege and holds high standards. Those who rise to meet them join an elite group of educators, more than 35,000 strong. Together, they are proving the transformative power of great teaching and what’s possible in public education. Contact them to learn more about starting salary and benefits.

        AmeriCorps NCCC

        AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. In partnership with nonprofits, local municipalities, federal and state governments, national and state parks, Indian tribes, and schools, members complete service projects throughout the region they’re assigned.

        • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
        • Location: Nationwide

        AmeriCorps VISTA

        AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA is a full-time, one-year commitment open to citizens or lawful permanent residents, age 18 and older. Gain memorable experiences, problem solving skills, and a sense of belonging to a community.

        • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
        • Location: Nationwide

        City of the Lakes AmeriCorps

        For more than 20 years City of Lakes AmeriCorps has served the students of the Minneapolis Public Schools as tutors, out-of-school enrichment leaders, and positive adult role models who inspire youth to reach their full potential. Full-time Academic Coaches serve in middle schools throughout the Minneapolis Public School district providing academic support for English language learners. Part-time Youth Workers serve in after-school programs providing enrichment opportunities for students, and lead community engagement activities. All members build one-on-one relationships with students in order to support their academic and developmental needs.

        • Benefits: All members receive an AmeriCorps living allowance, loan forbearance, education award upon completion successful of service, and hands-on experience working with students, teachers, families, and fellow corps members. Full-time members are also eligible for health insurance coverage and child care assistance.
        • Contact: Lisa Lambert, lisa.lambert@mpls.k12.mn.us
        • Location: Minneapolis, MN

        City Year (an AmeriCorps program)

        City Year is an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year, aimed at keeping students in school and on-track to graduation. AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors, and role models.

        You’ll help students by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching, and encouraging engagement to promote a positive school climate. You’ll be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and will remain with that team throughout the year.

        • Benefits: Living stipend, health insurance, a Segal Education Award, and scholarships opportunities.
        • Contact: Jamaal Williams, recruitment@cityyear.org
        • Location: National

        Reading Partners (an AmeriCorps program)

        Reading Partners envisions a future where all children have the reading skills necessary to reach their full potential. Its mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. Reading Partners AmeriCorps members are critical to the organization’s success. AmeriCorps members make an impact on students by leading the day-to-day operations of its reading centers, recruiting volunteers, or coaching volunteer tutors.

        • Benefits: AmeriCorps benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career.
        • Contact: Cody Howard, cody.howard@readingpartners.org
        • Location: Nationwide

        SAGA Innovations

        SAGA Innovations is dedicated to transforming public education by driving the expansion of intensive daily tutoring. The SAGA Fellows program is a full-time, in-school professional math tutoring opportunity. Unlike traditional tutoring that happens outside of school hours, SAGA tutoring occurs as a stand-alone class period and is built into the regular school day as an elective course for credit. Fellows focus intently on individualized instruction and building personal relationships with students.

        • Benefits: Stipend, access to health and dental benefits, and intensive professional development and training. Fellows are also eligible for loan forgiveness, and there is opportunity for advancement within the organization after the Fellowship ends.
        • Contact: recruitment@sagainnovations.org 
        • Location: Chicago, IL and New York, NY

        The Literacy Lab (an AmeriCorps program)

        The Literacy Lab recognizes that many high-need schools are faced with the challenge of both an achievement gap and a resource gap. It seeks to close the resource gap for our schools and communities so they can close the achievement gap for children. Its approach to this challenge is to provide schools with evidence-based literacy intervention and assessment tools, rigorously trained full-time tutors to implement the model, and a coaching and support structure that ensures the success of the program and students. Literacy Lab tutors are full-time, professional staff that serve for the entire academic year.

        • Benefits: A modest living stipend (varies by service region), Segal Education Award ($5,815), federal student loan forbearance, health coverage (covered by The Literacy Lab)
        • Contact: recruitment@theliteracylab.org
        • Location: Baltimore; Kansas City; Northern Virginia; Springfield, MA; Washington, D.C.

        Blueprint Schools Network

        Blueprint is a national nonprofit organization that partners with states, districts, and schools to promote educational equity and improve life outcomes for students. Blueprint is currently working with public school districts in Oakland, CA and East St. Louis, IL to plan, implement, and monitor rigorous school improvement initiatives. A key component of our work is an intensive, in-school math tutoring program called the Blueprint Fellows Program. Blueprint Math Fellows are full-time tutors charged with providing students with daily, personalized tutoring in mathematics during the regular school day.

        • Benefits: Stipend (changes based on region), health/dental/vision, paid time off, professional development, and additional AmeriCorps benefits, including the Segal Education Award ($5,815) education.
        • Contact: Nicky Biederman, vbiederman@blueprintschools.org
        • Location: Oakland, CA and East St. Louis, IL

        Opportunities in the Southeast

        • Overview
        • Teaching Opportunities
        • Non-Teaching Opportunities in Education
        • Fellowships
        Opportunities in the Southeast
        Opportunities in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. 

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          Aspire University

          The Aspire Teacher Residency (ATR) is an intensive one-year training program that recruits and trains talented individuals of all backgrounds to become exceptional teachers. Similar to the medical residency model, ATR prepares teachers by coupling theory and practice through master’s level coursework and classroom practice. Residents are paired with a highly effective teacher who serves as a mentor and advisor for their entire first year. Upon successful completion of the first year, each Resident will transition to teaching full-time at Aspire Public Schools.

          • Benefits: $13,500 stipend, plus medical/dental benefits. Visit Aspire’s website for more information about financial support offered.
          • Contact: Terrell Washington, atr@aspirepublicschools.org
          • Location: Throughout California and Memphis, TN

          Henderson Collegiate

          Henderson Collegiate is a college preparatory school in Henderson, North Carolina with a focus on student achievement. Henderson Collegiate empowers students with the character traits, academic skills, social experiences, and love of learning necessary for them to shape their own destinies, attend college, and become world-changing problem solvers. The school places great emphasis on supporting and developing its staff.

          • Benefits: Competitive pay and an opportunity to make a huge impact for a rural community that does not have access to many of the resources of urban districts.
          • Contact: Sharessa Royster, recruitment@hendersoncollegiate.org
          • Location: Henderson, NC (in Vance County)

          KIPP Delta Public Schools

          Founded in 2002, KIPP Delta Public Schools aspire to create a paradigm shift for underserved populations in the Arkansas Delta by establishing centers of academic excellence that will compete with the top educational programs in the country. As a growing network of free, open-enrollment, public charter schools, KIPP Delta serves more than 1,400 students across six schools in Helena, Blytheville, and Forrest City, Arkansas.


          KIPP ENC

          KIPP ENC’s (Eastern North Carolina) mission is to empower all students with the skills, knowledge, and character necessary to succeed in the colleges of their choice, strengthen their community, and fight for social justice. At KIPP ENC, you can make a huge impact on not only students, but the entire region. As agents of change, your dedication and entrepreneurial spirit will help students from rural and urban communities beat the odds and redefine what is possible in public education.

          • Benefits: KIPP ENC offers competitive compensation and much more. See it’s website for details.
          • Contact: Camesha Jones, cjones@kippenc.org
          • Location: North Carolina

          KIPP Jacksonville Schools

          KIPP Jacksonville Schools is a nonprofit network of college preparatory, public charter schools, dedicated to preparing students in educationally underserved communities for success in college and life.

          KIPP Jacksonville is seeking to grow the number of outstanding educators in its schools through the Baker Teaching Fellowship program. The Fellowship provides focused development, support, and structure to individuals launching a career in urban public education. This program is ideal for those graduating from an education preparation program or alternative certification program, or those who have passed relevant Florida certification exams.

          • Benefits: Full-time salary during the fellowship year, insurance benefits, and consistent, high-quality professional development.
          • Contact: Lauren Chauncey, lchauncey@kippjax.org
          • Location: Jacksonville, FL

          KIPP Nashville

          KIPP Nashville is a network of tuition-free, high-performing charter schools serving students in East and North Nashville. With five KIPP schools operating in Nashville in 2017, the KIPP Nashville region is part of a larger, national network of over 200 schools across the country. It’s mission is to cultivate in it’s students the academic and character skills needed to succeed in top colleges and life beyond.


          KIPP New Orleans

          KIPP New Orleans Schools is building a high-quality, sustainable network of tuition free, open enrollment, college preparatory public charter schools that empower students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in school and life. KIPP New Orleans offers a Crescent Teaching Residency to aspiring K-12 teachers. This is a unique opportunity to receive high-quality training at a KIPP New Orleans school, while concurrently earning a Master’s degree from Relay Graduate School of Education.


          Project Inspire Teacher Residency

          Project Inspire teacher residency prepares residents to become secondary math and science teachers for classrooms in Chattanooga, TN. 

          • Benefits: Project Inspire teacher residents will receive a competitive residency stipend during the 14-month residency, 6-12 certification in mathematics or chemistry, and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee. Graduates continue to receive coaching support and personalized induction support from Project Inspire staff.
          • Contact: Castwell Fider, cfider@projectinspiretn.org
          • Location: Chattanooga, TN

          Relay Teaching Residency

          Relay Graduate School of Education is looking for talented, curious, passionate individuals who are eager to launch a career in teaching and serve as the next generation of committed teachers. Upon successful completion of the intensive, paid, two-year program, Relay Teaching Residents will be licensed to teach, have earned a Master of Arts in Teaching, and be equipped with the practical knowledge and skills to develop students academically and personally.

          • Benefits: Earn a Master of Arts degree. Guaranteed placement as a first year teacher.
          • Contact: Marnee Grant, mgrant@relay.edu

          Rocketship Education

          Rocketship Education is a network of public K-5 charter schools dedicated to eliminating the achievement gap in our lifetime. Rocketship is more than a school system—it’s a growing family of teachers, leaders, parents, and communities all dedicated to making a positive change for our future.

          • Contact: Molly Bobich, mbobich@rsed.org
          • Location: San Jose, CA; Milwaukee, WI; Nashville, TN; Washington, D.C.

          Teach Kentucky

          Teach Kentucky recruits college graduates from most majors to teach full-time while participating in an M.A. in Teaching program. Teach Kentucky focuses on providing a supportive environment and sense of community, where teachers are encouraged to use creativity and innovative teaching techniques to enrich the lives of students.

          • Benefits: Full-time teacher salary ($41,500+) with benefits. Several other benefits, including up to $2,000 relocation incentive, free month of transitional housing, certification and tuition fee waivers, and much more.
          • Contact: Timothy Kendrick, tim@teachkentucky.com
          • Location: Louisville, KY

          TNTP Teaching Fellows

          TNTP prepares exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in the most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. TNTP teachers develop the skills to hit the ground running on day one and have the passion to continue improving for years to come.

          TNTP believes teaching is a privilege and holds high standards. Those who rise to meet them join an elite group of educators, more than 35,000 strong. Together, they are proving the transformative power of great teaching and what’s possible in public education. Contact them to learn more about starting salary and benefits.

          AmeriCorps NCCC

          AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. In partnership with nonprofits, local municipalities, federal and state governments, national and state parks, Indian tribes, and schools, members complete service projects throughout the region they’re assigned.

          • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
          • Location: Nationwide

          AmeriCorps VISTA

          AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA is a full-time, one-year commitment open to citizens or lawful permanent residents, age 18 and older. Gain memorable experiences, problem solving skills, and a sense of belonging to a community.

          • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
          • Location: Nationwide

          City Year (an AmeriCorps program)

          City Year is an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year, aimed at keeping students in school and on-track to graduation. AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors, and role models.

          You’ll help students by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching, and encouraging engagement to promote a positive school climate. You’ll be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and will remain with that team throughout the year.

          • Benefits: Living stipend, health insurance, a Segal Education Award, and scholarships opportunities.
          • Contact: Jamaal Williams, recruitment@cityyear.org
          • Location: National

          Direct Action and Research Training Center (DART)

          DART is a network of 22 diverse and multi-faith community organizations fighting for racial and economic justice in the midwest and southeastern US. Through community organizing, DART wins policy changes that improve the lives of low-to-moderate income residents and communities of color. DART hires and trains full-time community organizers to build relationships with faith leaders and community members from diverse backgrounds, develop their organizing skills, and deepen their participation in the work of their local organizations.

          • Benefits: $34,000 starting salary, plus health benefits, paid vacation, retirement contributions, relocation assistance, and mileage reimbursement.
          • Contact: Hannah Wittmer, hannah@thedartcenter.org
          • Location: Several cities in Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia

          Extraordinary Ventures

          Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. is a nonprofit that starts and manages businesses that employ adults with autism and developmental disabilities. Extraordinary Ventures seeks applicants for a two-year entrepreneurship position who want to learn how to manage a real business and help solve a national problem—high unemployment for adults with developmental disabilities. Extraordinary Ventures is currently expanding into New York, Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Detroit.

          • Contact: Paige Morrow, paige@evnc.org
          • Location: Chapel Hill, NC and Mount Kisco, NY

          Reading Partners (an AmeriCorps program)

          Reading Partners envisions a future where all children have the reading skills necessary to reach their full potential. Its mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. Reading Partners AmeriCorps members are critical to the organization’s success. AmeriCorps members make an impact on students by leading the day-to-day operations of its reading centers, recruiting volunteers, or coaching volunteer tutors.

          • Benefits: AmeriCorps benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career.
          • Contact: Cody Howard, cody.howard@readingpartners.org
          • Location: Nationwide

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            Achievement First

            Achievement First is a growing network of high-performing K-12 public charter schools in Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island. The mission of Achievement First is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. Achievement First believes that all children, regardless of race or economic status, can succeed if they have access to a great education. Achievement First schools provide students with the academic and character skills they need to graduate from top colleges, to succeed in a competitive world and to serve as future leaders of our communities.


            Baltimore City Public Schools

            Baltimore City Public Schools provides an excellent education for children at every level by focusing on quality instruction, efficient management, and a culture of excellence. Led by CEO, Sonja Brookins Santelises, City Schools is among the country’s largest urban school districts with nearly 84,000 students.


            Center for Inspired Teaching

            The Inspired Teaching Residency is a two-year certification program centered around hands-on experiential learning. Residents earn a Master of Arts in Teaching and certification in either early childhood or elementary education.

            • Benefits: Fellows receive a living allowance in the residency year and a full teaching salary in the fellowship year. Fellows in the residency have the option of enrolling as AmeriCorps members and earn an additional Segal Education Award.
            • Contact: Brittney Oswald, brittney@inspiredteaching.org
            • Location: Washington, D.C.

            Charter Substitute Teacher Network

            The Charter Substitute Teacher Network has earned a reputation for providing the best substitute teachers to schools. CSTN’s mission is to source, cultivate and place the highest caliber teachers in as many schools as possible. Founded by a Teach for America alumnus in Chicago, CSTN has since expanded to Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, and New York City.

            • Contact: Ashli Hessel, ashli@cstnchicago.com
            • Location: Chicago, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York City

            Explore Schools

            Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools in educationally under-served communities in central Brooklyn. Explore Schools provides students with the academic skills and critical-thinking abilities they need to succeed in a college-preparatory high school.

            • Benefits: Full health, dental, and vision; salary based on experience and education. 
            • Contact: Theo Smith, tsmith@explorenetwork.org
            • Location: Brooklyn, NY

            KIPP DC

            KIPP DC is a network of 16 high-performing charter schools. The network offers the Capital Teaching Residency, a three-year commitment, where residents spend a year training in a classroom with a highly-effective mentor teacher. Throughout the program, residents develop into skilled educators through extensive coaching, focused professional development coursework, and daily practice perfecting their skills in a real classroom. After completing their residency, program alumni remain in the classroom and continue to teach at KIPP DC or partner public charter schools.


            Mastery Schools of Philadelphia and Camden

            Mastery Charter Schools, founded in 2001, is a nationally-recognized nonprofit charter school network of 23 schools serving over 13,000 students in Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ. Mastery Schools are free, neighborhood public charter schools open to all students living within the schools’ respective catchment zone. Its work is rooted in an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at the highest levels. To fulfill this vision, Mastery recognizes that it must attend to the whole child. Mastery values personal as well as academic skills, and schools match high expectations for students with high levels of support.

            • Benefits: Full salary and benefits, signing bonuses, targeted coaching.
            • Contact: Anthony Buatti, recruitment@masterycharter.org
            • Location: Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ

            New Visions-Hunter College Urban Teacher Residency

            • Benefits: Continuous support and a year-long mentorship. Coursework aligned with classroom experiences.
            • Contact: Kim Ferguson, kferguson@newvisions.org
            • Location: New York City

            NYC Men Teach

            New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, in conjunction with the Young Men’s Initiative, made a bold pledge: NYC will develop new initiatives and programs aiming to put an additional 1,000 men of color on course to become public school teachers. Together with the Department of Education, City University of New York, Center for Economic Opportunity, and Teach for America, the Young Men’s Initiative launched NYC Men Teach to recruit and unite Black, Latino, and Asian men committed to educating diverse student populations and to empowering the communities they serve.


            NYU Steinhardt / HotChalk

            NYU Steinhardt’s innovative Embedded Master of Arts in Teaching marries a rigorous technology-enhanced curriculum developed by NYU Steinhardt’s faculty with full-time paid residencies in high-need urban schools to prepare you to make a real difference for students.

            • Benefits: Earn a Master’of Arts in Teaching in just one year, with affordable tuition supported through NYU and partner investments. School district and charter network partners will prioritize hiring of successful graduates.
            • Contactadmissions@teachereducation.steinhardt.nyu.edu
            • Location: New York City and other locations nationwide

            Relay Teaching Residency

            Relay Graduate School of Education is looking for talented, curious, passionate individuals who are eager to launch a career in teaching and serve as the next generation of committed teachers. Upon successful completion of the intensive, paid, two-year program, Relay Teaching Residents will be licensed to teach, have earned a Master of Arts in Teaching, and be equipped with the practical knowledge and skills to develop students academically and personally.

            • Benefits: Earn a Master of Arts degree. Guaranteed placement as a first year teacher.
            • Contact: Marnee Grant, mgrant@relay.edu
            • Location: Several locations nationwide

            Rocketship Education

            Rocketship Education is a network of public K-5 charter schools dedicated to eliminating the achievement gap in our lifetime. Rocketship is more than a school system—it’s a growing family of teachers, leaders, parents, and communities all dedicated to making a positive change for our future.

            • Contact: Molly Bobich, mbobich@rsed.org
            • Location: San Jose, CA; Milwaukee, WI; Nashville, TN; Washington, D.C.

            Success Academy Charter Schools

            Success Academies is New York City’s top-performing and fastest-growing charter school network and it is fundamentally reshaping public education. Its highly selective Teaching Residency Program is a full-time, salaried position for emerging leaders who are interested in helping children from all backgrounds and all zip codes achieve extraordinary results. It offers an outstanding opportunity for growth and hands-on experience to develop as an exceptional leader in the education reform movement.


            TNTP Teaching Fellows

            TNTP prepares exceptional teachers for the students who need them most—those in the most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. TNTP teachers develop the skills to hit the ground running on day one and have the passion to continue improving for years to come.

            TNTP believes teaching is a privilege and holds high standards. Those who rise to meet them join an elite group of educators, more than 35,000 strong. Together, they are proving the transformative power of great teaching and what’s possible in public education. Contact them to learn more about starting salary and benefits.


            Urban Teachers (an AmeriCorps program)

            Urban Teachers is a four-year alternative certification program that works to close the achievement gap in city schools by improving teacher quality and preparing a pipeline of high-performing career teachers. With a rigorous approach to teacher preparation, Urban Teachers offers a residency program and clinical coursework through a partnership with Johns Hopkins University.

            • Benefits: Stipend in first year, full salary and benefits starting the second year, and Segal Education Award.
            • Contact: Sara Canter, Sara.Canter@urbanteachers.org
            • Location: Baltimore, Dallas, and Washington, D.C.

            AmeriCorps NCCC

            AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. In partnership with nonprofits, local municipalities, federal and state governments, national and state parks, Indian tribes, and schools, members complete service projects throughout the region they’re assigned.

            • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
            • Location: Nationwide

            AmeriCorps VISTA

            AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA is a full-time, one-year commitment open to citizens or lawful permanent residents, age 18 and older. Gain memorable experiences, problem solving skills, and a sense of belonging to a community.

            • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
            • Location: Nationwide

            Blue Engine (an AmeriCorps program)

            Blue Engine partners with schools to raise student achievement and prepare future teachers to succeed in the classroom. Blue Engine teaching apprentices have the opportunity to work and teach on a team. Apprentices learn how to differentiate lessons, develop culturally responsive instruction, and build strong relationships with students.

            • Benefits: Stipend of $654 bi-weekly; Segal Education Award ($5,815), which can be used towards previous student loans or the cost of future higher education; unlimited monthly metrocard; access to CorpsNetwork health insurance.
            • Contact: recruitment@blueengine.org
            • Location: New York City

            City Year (an AmeriCorps program)

            City Year is an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year, aimed at keeping students in school and on-track to graduation. AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors, and role models.

            You’ll help students by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching, and encouraging engagement to promote a positive school climate. You’ll be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and will remain with that team throughout the year.

            • Benefits: Living stipend, health insurance, a Segal Education Award, and scholarships opportunities.
            • Contact: Jamaal Williams, recruitment@cityyear.org
            • Location: National

            East Harlem Tutorial Program

            The East Harlem Teaching Residency partners with Hunter College School of Education and AmeriCorps to offer a highly selective teacher-training program that develops, supports, and certifies aspiring educators to become elementary teachers in New York. The Residency is designed specifically for recent college graduates and career-changers who are looking for an innovative pathway into the teaching profession. The program aims to improve educational outcomes for East Harlem students and increase the number of highly effective teachers serving East Harlem and similar communities in greater New York.

            • Benefits: Living stipend, subsidized Master’s Degree in childhood education, health insurance, paid vacation, transit pass, and more.
            • Contact: Evan Namerow, enamerow@ehtp.org
            • Location: New York, NY

            Extraordinary Ventures

            Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. is a nonprofit that starts and manages businesses that employ adults with autism and developmental disabilities. Extraordinary Ventures seeks applicants for a two-year entrepreneurship position who want to learn how to manage a real business and help solve a national problem—high unemployment for adults with developmental disabilities. Extraordinary Ventures is currently expanding into New York, Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Detroit.

            • Contact: Paige Morrow, paige@evnc.org
            • Location: Chapel Hill, NC and Mount Kisco, NY

            Great Oaks Tutor Corps (an AmeriCorps program)

            The Great Oaks Tutor Corps is a selective cohort of recent college graduates who deliver at least two hours of individualized instruction to every student every day. This academic model was inspired by the Match School of Boston, which has a proven track record of success in preparing students for college success using the Tutor Corps model. Great Oaks seeks 270 full-time AmeriCorps Tutors each year to lead small group instruction in Math and English Language Arts.

            • Benefits: $12,630 stipend, free housing, and Segal Education Award after successful completion.
            • Contact: Melissa Frank, mfrank@greatoakscharter.org
            • Location: Bridgeport, CT; Wilmington, DE; Newark, NY; New York, NY

            KEYS (an AmeriCorps program)

            Knowledge to Empower Youths to Success (KEYS) members dedicate their energy to creating brighter futures for youth throughout Allegheny County. As a KEYS AmeriCorps member, you will work directly with school-age children to help them reach their academic potential through structured afterschool programs.


            Reading Partners (an AmeriCorps program)

            Reading Partners envisions a future where all children have the reading skills necessary to reach their full potential. Its mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. Reading Partners AmeriCorps members are critical to the organization’s success. AmeriCorps members make an impact on students by leading the day-to-day operations of its reading centers, recruiting volunteers, or coaching volunteer tutors.

            • Benefits: AmeriCorps benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career.
            • Contact: Cody Howard, cody.howard@readingpartners.org
            • Location: Nationwide

            SAGA Innovations

            SAGA Innovations is dedicated to transforming public education by driving the expansion of intensive daily tutoring. The SAGA Fellows program is a full-time, in-school professional math tutoring opportunity. Unlike traditional tutoring that happens outside of school hours, SAGA tutoring occurs as a stand-alone class period and is built into the regular school day as an elective course for credit. Fellows focus intently on individualized instruction and building personal relationships with students.

            • Benefits: Stipend, access to health and dental benefits, and intensive professional development and training. Fellows are also eligible for loan forgiveness, and there is opportunity for advancement within the organization after the Fellowship ends.
            • Contact: recruitment@sagainnovations.org 
            • Location: Chicago, IL and New York City

            The Literacy Lab (an AmeriCorps program)

            The Literacy Lab recognizes that many high-need schools are faced with the challenge of both an achievement gap and a resource gap. It seeks to close the resource gap for our schools and communities so they can close the achievement gap for children. Its approach to this challenge is to provide schools with evidence-based literacy intervention and assessment tools, rigorously trained full-time tutors to implement the model, and a coaching and support structure that ensures the success of the program and students. Literacy Lab tutors are full-time, professional staff that serve for the entire academic year.

            • Benefits: A modest living stipend (varies by service region), Segal Education Award ($5,815), federal student loan forbearance, health coverage (covered by The Literacy Lab)
            • Contact: recruitment@theliteracylab.org
            • Location: Baltimore; Kansas City; Northern Virginia; Springfield, MA; Washington, D.C.

            Citizen Schools (an AmeriCorps program)

            All children deserve the opportunity to discover and achieve their dreams. Citizen Schools makes this possible for middle school students nationwide by offering extended learning time in school districts nationwide where students engaged in hands-on learning. The extended time accelerates the rate of student learning, reduces absenteeism, and prepares students for college.

            • Benefits: Stipend of $23,550. Teaching Fellows also have access to the $5,815 Segal Education Award for each successfully completed year of service. Inquire for more info about benefits.
            • Contact: Michelle Carter, michellecarter@citizenschools.org
            • Location: California, Massachusetts, New York City

            Practice Makes Perfect

            Practice Makes Perfect’s intensive five-week program uses an innovative near-peer mentorship model that pairs students in grades K-8 with high-achieving role models from the same community. It’s competitive fellowship places those with an interest in education and a passion for narrowing the achievement gap in classrooms that need them the most.

            • Benefits: Stipend for training and pre-program work and pay during the program. Fellows receive comprehensive training, weekly professional development, and a certified teacher who will serve as their on-site coach.
            • Contactfellowships@practicemakesperfect.org 
            • Location: New York City

            Opportunities in New England

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              Achievement First

              Achievement First is a growing network of high-performing K-12 public charter schools in Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island. The mission of Achievement First is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. Achievement First believes that all children, regardless of race or economic status, can succeed if they have access to a great education. Achievement First schools provide students with the academic and character skills they need to graduate from top colleges, to succeed in a competitive world and to serve as future leaders of our communities.


              Excel Academy Charter Schools

              Excel Academy Charter Schools is a network of tuition-free, public charter schools serving the Massachusetts communities of East Boston and Chelsea. Excel was founded to address the severe academic under-performance and low college matriculation rates of the student populations in these neighborhoods. Excel envisions a free, public school alternative where all students would be held to the highest academic and behavioral expectations, and college would become a reality.


              Our Sisters’ School

              Our Sisters’ School seeks energetic, enthusiastic, and talented individuals to join its staff as AmeriCorps Teachers. During their 1- or 2-year commitment, AmeriCorps teachers work for social justice, grow as leaders, and serve as role models for OSS students through teaching, supervising, coaching, tutoring, and mentoring, while ensuring excellence in academic and interpersonal achievement for all our students.


              Phoenix Charter Academy

              Phoenix Charter Academy believes that great learning begins with great leaders. It works to find exceptional teachers, AmeriCorps members, and staff who live and breathe its mission of sending high-risk youth to college.


              Prospect Fellows

              Prospect Fellows prepares aspiring educators to implement rigorous, relevant, and restorative instructional practices for Prospect Hill Academy Charter School students. The school focuses on restorative practices to give teachers and students tools to build healthy communities, develop social emotional skills, repair harm, and restore relationships. Being a Prospect Fellow is an immersive experience. The 14-month residency includes year-round, full-time student teaching in an experienced supervising teacher’s classroom, along with graduate coursework at Boston University’s School of Education.

              • Benefits: Fellows receive a $23,000 stipend, a 33% tuition scholarship at BU, access to low-cost health benefits, and a package of perks that significantly reduces day-to-day costs.
              • Contact: Sarah Wahl, swahl@phacs.org
              • Location: Cambridge and Somerville, MA

              Relay Teaching Residency

              Relay Graduate School of Education is looking for talented, curious, passionate individuals who are eager to launch a career in teaching and serve as the next generation of committed teachers. Upon successful completion of the intensive, paid, two-year program, Relay Teaching Residents will be licensed to teach, have earned a Master of Arts in Teaching, and be equipped with the practical knowledge and skills to develop students academically and personally.

              • Benefits: Earn a Master of Arts degree. Guaranteed placement as a first year teacher.
              • Contact: Marnee Grant, mgrant@relay.edu
              • Location: Several locations nationwide

              TNTP Teaching Fellows

              TNTP prepares exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in the most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. TNTP teachers develop the skills to hit the ground running on day one and have the passion to continue improving for years to come.

              TNTP believes teaching is a privilege and holds high standards. Those who rise to meet them join an elite group of educators, more than 35,000 strong. Together, they are proving the transformative power of great teaching and what’s possible in public education. Contact them to learn more about starting salary and benefits.


              UP Education Network

              UP Education Network is a Massachusetts-based nonprofit school management organization whose mission is to rapidly transform chronically-underperforming district schools into extraordinary schools. It’s one of the few in the country that is successfully tackling the challenges of in-district school turnaround. It’s work ensures students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential.

              AmeriCorps NCCC

              AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. In partnership with nonprofits, local municipalities, federal and state governments, national and state parks, Indian tribes, and schools, members complete service projects throughout the region they’re assigned.

              • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
              • Location: Nationwide

              AmeriCorps VISTA

              AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA is a full-time, one-year commitment open to citizens or lawful permanent residents, age 18 and older. Gain memorable experiences, problem solving skills, and a sense of belonging to a community.

              • Benefits: Modest living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance, and student loan forbearance or deferment. At the completion of a full year, you’re eligible for the Segal Education Award and a year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
              • Location: Nationwide

              City Year (an AmeriCorps program)

              City Year is an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year, aimed at keeping students in school and on-track to graduation. AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors, and role models.

              You’ll help students by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching, and encouraging engagement to promote a positive school climate. You’ll be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and will remain with that team throughout the year.

              • Benefits: Living stipend, health insurance, a Segal Education Award, and scholarships opportunities.
              • Contact: Jamaal Williams, recruitment@cityyear.org
              • Location: National

              Great Oaks Tutor Corps (an AmeriCorps program)

              The Great Oaks Tutor Corps is a selective cohort of recent college graduates who deliver at least two hours of individualized instruction to every student every day. This academic model was inspired by the Match School of Boston, which has a proven track record of success in preparing students for college success using the Tutor Corps model. Great Oaks seeks 270 full-time AmeriCorps Tutors each year to lead small group instruction in Math and English Language Arts.

              • Benefits: $12,630 stipend, free housing, and Segal Education Award after successful completion.
              • Contact: Melissa Frank, mfrank@greatoakscharter.org
              • Location: Bridgeport, CT; Wilmington, DE; Newark, NY; New York City

              Reading Partners (an AmeriCorps program)

              Reading Partners envisions a future where all children have the reading skills necessary to reach their full potential. Its mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. Reading Partners AmeriCorps members are critical to the organization’s success. AmeriCorps members make an impact on students by leading the day-to-day operations of its reading centers, recruiting volunteers, or coaching volunteer tutors.

              • Benefits: AmeriCorps benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career.
              • Contact: Cody Howard, cody.howard@readingpartners.org
              • Location: Nationwide

              The Literacy Lab (an AmeriCorps program)

              The Literacy Lab recognizes that many high-need schools are faced with the challenge of both an achievement gap and a resource gap. It seeks to close the resource gap for our schools and communities so they can close the achievement gap for children. Its approach to this challenge is to provide schools with evidence-based literacy intervention and assessment tools, rigorously trained full-time tutors to implement the model, and a coaching and support structure that ensures the success of the program and students. Literacy Lab tutors are full-time, professional staff that serve for the entire academic year.

              • Benefits: A modest living stipend (varies by service region), Segal Education Award ($5,815), federal student loan forbearance, health coverage (covered by The Literacy Lab)
              • Contact: recruitment@theliteracylab.org
              • Location: Baltimore; Kansas City; Northern Virginia; Springfield, MA; Washington, D.C.

              Citizen Schools (an AmeriCorps program)

              All children deserve the opportunity to discover and achieve their dreams. Citizen Schools makes this possible for middle school students nationwide by offering extended learning time in school districts nationwide where students engaged in hands-on learning. The extended time accelerates the rate of student learning, reduces absenteeism, and prepares students for college.

              • Benefits: Stipend of $23,550. Teaching Fellows also have access to the $5,815 Segal Education Award for each successfully completed year of service. Inquire for more info about benefits.
              • Contact: Michelle Carter, michellecarter@citizenschools.org
              • Location: California, Massachusetts, New York

              Match Education (an AmeriCorps program)

              The Match Associate Teacher program is a program for teacher candidates with 0-1 years of experience, who want to have an incredible year of learning and growth inside a Match Public Charter School.

              Match Associate Teachers are placed on a grade-level or subject level team in Match Public Charter Schools for an intensive, year-long apprenticeship. Throughout the year, they are coached and slowly take on classroom responsibilities.

              International Opportunities

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              Opportunities available in China, South Africa, South Korea, and more. 

              Aclipse

              Aclipse recruits adventurous university graduates to teach English in Asia, primarily in Korea and China. Offering a variety of teaching opportunities, Aclipse helps you land the perfect position teaching English. Aclipse assists you every step of the way, from the initial evaluation to obtaining your visa and finally booking your plane ticket to Asia. Perhaps, best of all, its services are free to you. Aclipse is a trusted partner to qualified candidates looking to find the best English teaching jobs in Asia. The Aclipse team is made up of experienced people who taught English in Asia themselves. They are passionate about helping others benefit from this amazing experience.


              Institute of International Education

              IIE’s mission is to help people and organizations leverage the power of international education to thrive in today’s interconnected world. 


              Masa Israel Journey

              Masa Israel Teaching Fellows is a 10-month fellowship for college graduates between the ages of 21 and 30. Teach English to Israeli children while immersing yourself in Israeli society. Become an integral member of the city in which you live, teach, and volunteer.

              • Benefits: The program costs just $1,000 and covers your flight, Ulpan (Hebrew language classes), housing, and amenities. Certified teachers will earn a monthly compensation of  about $1,430 and after initial training will teach their own English classes. English teaching assistants (non-certified teachers), will earn a monthly cash stipend of  about $650.
              • Contact: Alex Elman, alexe@masaisrael.org
              • Location: Israel

              Peace Corps

              Peace Corps is an overseas, all-expenses-paid experience that will provide you with personal and professional growth. Peace Corps Volunteers serve in more than 70 host countries around the world on issues ranging from AIDS awareness and English education to business and community development to information technology and environmental preservation. Hiring managers know that Returned Peace Corps Volunteers offer their organizations creativity, leadership, ethics, commitment, and resourcefulness.

              • Benefits: Living allowance, travel to and from your country of service, paid vacation days, graduate school scholarships, an edge for federal employment, and access to a vibrant alumni network.
              • Contactinfo@peacecorps.gov
              • Location: International

              Raise the Children International

              Raise the Children International is a nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities to high potential orphans from rural remote communities.

              • Benefits: Free room, board & meals; health care; stipend to cover living expenses.
              • Contact: Elise White, elise@raisethechildren.org
              • Location: Throughout South Africa