Teacher Resident 2021-2022

St. Louis Teacher Residency

About the organization

St. Louis Teacher Residency (STLTR) recruits, trains, and supports aspiring educators who are committed to St. Louis city’s public schools, students and their families. Through a model of rigorous clinical preparation, St. Louis Teacher Residency prepares teachers who are capable of accelerating student achievement from the moment they enter the classroom as a teacher of record.


Program Components:

Through our innovative residency model, St. Louis Teacher Residency provides candidates with an effective pathway into a career in education. During the residency, candidates will:

Complete a rigorous full-year classroom apprenticeship, co-teaching with an experienced mentor teacher.

Participate in concentrated and aligned graduate-level coursework preparing them to effectively serve students in high-needs schools and classrooms.

Earn initial teacher certification in the state of Missouri and a Master’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis’s University College.

Receive ongoing instructional coaching during their first two years in the program.

Financial Support:

During the initial apprenticeship year, residents receive an $18,000-$24,000 living stipend along with health benefits. Residents are also guaranteed a permanent teaching position with one of our school partners upon completion of the apprenticeship year. In year 2, residents are a lead teacher in their own classroom earning a full-time teacher salary.


Who We Seek:

We seek diverse candidates who believe that all students are capable of achieving ambitious goals and outcomes. In order to qualify, candidates must:

Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA

Commit to working with their partner school or district for four years



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To Apply: Visit our website at https://www.stlteach.org/application-2021

Early Admission Deadline: December 7, 2020

Final Admission Deadline: April 20, 2021

If you have any questions about the program or application, please reach out to [email protected] or visit our website at www.stlteach.org. We look forward to receiving your application for our 2021 Cohort!

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