Teach For America Corps Member
Teach For America
About the organization
Teach For America recruits, trains, and supports talented and ambitious recent college grads and professionals to teach in high-need communities and bolster the national effort for educational equity. TFA corps members become leaders within the education field and across sectors, united in their advocacy for students and families in high-need communities.
Who You Are:
Joining Teach For America is a great fit if you:
· Are passionate about equity and social justice
· Are hungry for a job where you can make a deep impact or continue your career of service
· Are eager to learn and grow personally and professionally
· Are looking to join a diverse network of like-minded leaders
What You’ll Do
You will lead a classroom in one of 51 high-need urban and rural regions across the country. You will work in partnership with colleagues, parents, and community members to set ambitious goals for your students and support them on their journey to achieving them. Teach For America teachers teach all grade levels including early childhood education (preschool/pre-K), kindergarten, elementary/primary school, school, and high school.
You'll be matched to where you can have the greatest possible impact. Our corps members teach a variety of subjects, including (but not limited to): science, math, computer science, humanities, language arts, English, reading, special education, Spanish/bilingual education, ESL, history, social studies, and many more.
Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA, a completed a bachelor’s degree (all majors accepted) and be a citizen, permanent resident of the United States or have DACA status. We actively seek to recruit a highly diverse corps and encourage individuals of all racial, ethnic, and professional backgrounds to apply.
Contact email: [email protected]
Complete the one-hour initial application by uploading a résumé and answering a short response question.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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