Urban Teachers Resident (for Aspiring Teachers)

Urban Teachers

About the organization

Urban Teachers is a nationally acclaimed, four-year teacher development program specifically dedicated to improving the lives of children in urban schools. In collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, our novice teachers are prepared and supported to ensure successful careers -- each receives a year-long paid residency, a Masters Degree, dual-teaching certification and a full-time teaching position in Baltimore, Washington, DC or Dallas public schools.


Program Highlights

Year 1 Residency Year/Aspiring Teacher: stipend, health insurance, two semesters of coursework, one-on-one coaching
Year 2 Novice Teacher: full salary/benefits, two final semesters of coursework and completion of Masters Degree, additional coaching hours
Year 3 Experienced Teacher: full salary/benefits, granting of dual-certification, additional coaching
Year 4 Veteran Teacher: full salary/benefits, additional coaching as needed, leadership and professional growth opportunities

Johns Hopkins Masters Degree, Coaching and Certification:

Our program is unapologetically rigorous as there are no short-cuts to developing great teachers. You will receive a unique, coordinated level of preparation and support across your 4 years. Your Johns Hopkins faculty will deliver coursework within the specific context of your community and your school. Your coaches will be in your classroom observing your instruction. Your coach, mentor teacher and faculty will work together to provide you cohesive and customized actionable feedback. You will earn a Masters Degree from Johns Hopkins (7th best Grad School of Ed in the U.S.) and become dual-certified in Elementary, Math or English Language Art, as well as Special Education. No other teacher preparation or professional development program offers this depth and breadth of preparation and support.



2.50 undergraduate GPA
Earn bachelor's degree by June 2021 (June 2022 for early admissions)
Commit to four-year program in Baltimore, Dallas or Washington, DC
Must not already hold a master's in education.
Completion of all state licensure assessment requirements prior to and/or during our program. (we’ll explain!)

Who Should Apply:

Urban Teachers is looking for individuals dedicated to becoming great teachers in underserved communities. Our applicants include recent college graduates, career changers, and others who have experience working with children such as paraprofessionals, instructional assistants, teachers aides and tutors. We welcome all applicants who have a passion for education and learning.


Minimum $20k stipend in residency year with health benefits (year 1) Full-time public school employment and salary with benefits in (years 2 through 4)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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