Are you a STEM professional who wants to become a teacher?


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

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SacramentoSacramento, CA 95814

STEM Fellows in the 2016 EnCorps Cohort at our free Residential Institute for professional development.

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YOU HAVE STEM EXPERTISE AND WANT TO GIVE BACK
Are you are one of many STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) professionals who has a desire to share your passion with younger generations and make a difference for public school students?

STUDENTS NEED YOU
STEM achievement and career opportunities are disproportionately limited for youth in under-resourced school districts. The severe shortage of high-quality teachers to improve resources and outcomes leaves low-income and minority students particularly vulnerable. This isn't right.

JOIN US!
The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program empowers STEM industry experts to become exceptional teachers, tutors, and educators. Heading into our 10th year of public service, we are the only nonprofit in California (or the nation) that enables STEM professionals, military veterans, and retirees to explore a career transition to teaching or volunteer tutoring in a low risk, highly supported way.

EnCorps Fellows directly impact the next generation of innovators, scientists and engineers, and are uniquely positioned to transform public STEM education. EnCorps provides comprehensive training and support as you personally engage with students in need and explore a move into a career that truly changes our world.

Visit our Website (encorps.org) , check us out on Facebook and Twitter, and access our LinkedIn Careers Page.

BENEFITS
Immediate access to working with high need students
Mentorship from EnCorps staff and a host teacher
Exam support and credentialing guidance
Scholarship opportunities for credentialing and professional development
Access to networks and schools for full time teaching employment
Robust slate of professional development webinars and in person institutes
Cohort of peers who share ideas and best practices

HOW TO APPLY
EnCorps is a free, highly selective Fellowship requiring:

Residence in an EnCorps service area (San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Stockton, Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County)
At least 3 years of full time work / research experience as a STEM industry professional
Eligibility to work in the United States (US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Work Visa)
An undergraduate degree with a GPA of 2.50 or higher

The EnCorps Fellowship is a volunteer, part time opportunity for current STEM professionals who are interested in exploring their personal role in teaching and education. You do not need prior experience in education, and you must not currently hold a California single subject credential.

Selection for the 2017 Cohort is underway! Apply online at http://encorps.org/apply .

NEED MORE INFORMATION?
*Join our next live webinar at www.encorps.org/webinar
*Read our FAQs at http://encorps.org/educators/faqs/
*Contact Dr. Roger C. Andersen, Sacramento/Capitol Region Program & Recruitment Director at the contact information above.

Skills

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • variable (2-5 hours per week) with flexible times
  • TB screen and Background check. Second language skills are desirable.
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