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California is experiencing a statewide teacher shortage crisis - YOU can help!

Transition your industry experience into the classroom as a middle or high school teacher. As an EnCorps STEM Teaching Fellow, you will use your leadership and unique expertise to inspire the next generation by working as a teacher in a low income school. Currently, 39% of students in California meet or exceed the math standards, however, people with skills like you, have an opportunity to change these statistics and strengthen our future STEM workforce. Just watch this video to see our impact in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waf-mAvcNjM

EnCorps provides an innovative component, complementing the established credentialing process required for all California teachers; and preparing you to excel in your new career as a teacher. As an EnCorps Fellow, you will receive support from EnCorps staff as well as a cohort of your peers, as you navigate through the credentialing process and work your way towards becoming a teacher.

How the Fellowship works:

  • Fellows earn their credential from a university partner over the course of 4-14 months
  • EnCorps will place you in a local partner school for 1 semester where you will spend 2-5 hours per week as a volunteer Guest Teacher
  • Fellows train online/on-demand and at 3 in-person cohort events each year by participating in enhanced skills preparation workshops
  • Fellows receive extensive support and mentoring from the EnCorps staff, their cohort, and EnCorps’ network of schools
  • With the help of EnCorps, you will develop your unique timeline to become a credentialed, paid teacher, in as little as 9 months, or 3 years depending on your personal goals.

Find out more about the timeline and teaching credentials at https://encorps.org/join/

For Fellowship consideration you must:

  • Have a bachelor's degree
  • Have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM industry work experience or have an advanced degree in a STEM field
  • Have eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • While the Fellowship is offered at no cost and EnCorps offers limited scholarships, you must have a financial plan in place for funding your teaching credential

For more specific eligibility and FAQ’s, please see https://www.encorps.org/teaching-fellowship/applicant-faqs

Want to empower students and inspire the next generation of STEM leaders? Join EnCorps today!

Register online to be considered for the next cohort: https://encorps.force.com/application/s/ .

All registered applicants will hear from our recruitment team by July 2020 regarding next steps. Questions? Contact us: susan.pitts@encorps.org

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About EnCorps STEM Teachers

Location:

608 Meyer Lane, Suite 204-B, Redondo Beach, CA 90278, US

Mission Statement

The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program recruits, selects, develops and supports the best and brightest STEM professionals and military veterans, as an innovative, long-term solution to the shortage of high quality, impactful educators for under-resourced students in high need communities.

Description

Enduring STEM achievement, access, and literacy gaps disproportionately limit low income, under-resourced, and minority student opportunities. STEM professionals, when thoroughly prepared, are uniquely positioned to meaningfully utilize their talent and real-world expertise as EnCorps STEM Teachers to deliver an authentic, rigorous, and relevant STEM education to the students who need it most.

Children & Youth
Community
Computers & Technology

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Bay AreaSan Francisco, CA 94103

(37.77264,-122.40991)
 

SKILLS

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • System Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hrs/week volunteering with students
  • Participate in EnCorps training, events, and online community. Schools require tuberculosis test and fingerprints.

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