IMMEDIATE OPENING for a FULL-TIME AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow- San Jose

Citizen Schools - San Jose, CA (30+ days ago)

Join AmeriCorps and Citizen Schools to help kids discover and achieve their dreams.

As a National Teaching Fellow you will be performing an extraordinary act of citizenship, helping the nation to address one of its greatest challenges; educating our youth in ways that promote self belief, college readiness and the skills needed to achieve their dreams.

Citizen Schools seeks future educators in San Jose to join the 2018 - 2020 cohort of the National Teaching Fellowship.

Citizen Schools extends the learning day in public schools and staffs its programs with passionate, committed leaders, educators, and volunteers to support the entire school community . Students get more time for academic support, exposure to college and career pathways, and new ways to discover and achieve their dreams.

Each semester, students participate in apprenticeships : immersive hands-on learning experiences in real-life subjects taught by volunteer professionals from the surrounding community. Students get to learn from and build relationships with individuals and groups from tech, finance, robotics, government, education, and so many more booming industries!

Teaching Fellows are the backbone of the Citizen Schools program :

  • Teach and nurture a team of students as they navigate the difficult middle school years
  • Work alongside the partner school's teachers and staff to deeply engage students in their education
  • Serve as instructional coach for volunteer Citizen Teachers in twice-weekly apprenticeships
  • Develop crucial professional skills in key areas, including teaching and project management

National Teaching Fellows receive an annual living stipend of $23,550 pre- tax, paid out in bi-weekly installments.

You will also be eligible to receive:

  • $5,920 Segal Education Award for each year of service successfully completed
  • Forbearance of qualified student loans during your two years of service
  • Access to high quality health, dental and vision insurance
  • Childcare benefits
  • A national support network of members and alumni
  • Ongoing professional development throughout 2-year service commitment

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23,550.00 /year


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