Become a STEM Teacher

EnCorps, Inc.

About the organization

The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program recruits career-changing STEM professionals interested in teaching in an under-resourced community. Once accepted into the program you are known as an EnCorps Fellow and will work with your dedicated Program Coordinator to develop an individualized plan to enter the teaching profession within one year or two to three years.


As an EnCorps Fellow you will:

-Receive 1:1 planning and support from your Program Coordinator to navigate the teacher credentialing process
-Volunteer guest teach for two hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks in one of EnCorps’ high-needs partner schools
-Receive a $200 travel stipend once your guest teaching is completed
-Gain access to online learning resources, workshops and attend EnCorps’ annual Learning Summit
-Join a community of career-changing STEM professionals who believe in educational equity
-Make a tangible difference in a student’s life by giving them an equitable, high-quality STEM education


To qualify as an EnCorps Fellow you must be mission-aligned and meet the following requirements:

-You have STEM industry or education experience that you are eager to share with students
-Hold a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a GPA of 2.50 or higher*
-Do not currently have a teaching credential / license / certification in math or science in the state in which you are applying
-Live in an area we serve:
California: Greater San Francisco Bay Area; Greater Los Angeles Area / North Orange County; Greater San Diego Area; Greater Riverside Area; Greater Sacramento Area
New York: New York City Metropolitan Area
-Are eligible to work in the United States (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)

*In California, if your degree is not in a STEM subject you will have to pass the CSET. In NY, you must earn 30 credits in the subject you wish to teach.

*Looking for backgrounds in: Accounting, finance, banking, mathematics, statistics, data analyst, computer programmer, IT, coding, product manager, engineering (civil, mechanical, ALL), healthcare, scientific research, biotech, lab work, etc.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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