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STEM Classroom Volunteer Teacher
ORGANIZATION: EnCorps STEM Teachers Program
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Explore becoming a science, technology, engineering or math teacher in an under-resourced New York City public school. EnCorps, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), supports career-changing STEM professionals ready to explore transitioning to STEM teaching. Please note that to qualify for the EnCorps STEM Teachers Program, applicants must not currently have a NY teaching credential / license / certification in the core subject they intend to teach.
About the EnCorps STEM Teachers Program
The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program recruits career-changing STEM professionals interested in teaching in a NY under-resourced community. Once accepted into the program you are known as an EnCorps Fellow and will work with your dedicated Program Coordinator to develop an individualized plan to enter the teaching profession within one year or two to three years.
As an EnCorps Fellow you will:
- Receive 1:1 planning and support from your Program Coordinator to navigate the teacher credentialing process
- Volunteer guest teach for two hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks in one of EnCorps’ high-needs partner schools
- Receive a $500 guest teacher stipend and an up to $150 travel stipend once your guest teaching is completed
- Gain access to online learning resources, workshops and attend EnCorps’ annual Learning Summit
- Join a community of career-changing STEM professionals who believe in educational equity
- Make a tangible difference in a student’s life by giving them an equitable, high-quality STEM education
To be eligible for the EnCorps STEM Teachers Program, you will:
- 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*
- Financial plan to participate in unpaid Guest Teaching for two hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks. ($500 stipend and up to $150 travel stipend provided upon completion)
For more specific eligibility and FAQ’s, please see https://encorps.org/teach/#eligibility
*Looking for backgrounds in: Accounting, finance, banking, mathematics, statistics, data analyst, computer programmer, IT, coding, product manager, engineering (civil, mechanical, ALL), healthcare, scientific research, biotech, lab work, etc.
EnCorps Mission and Vision
MISSION: EnCorps advocates for STEM educational equity. Anchored in our belief that traditionally underrepresented students belong in STEM, we prepare STEM role models to educate and inspire students who lack equitable access to a high-quality science, technology, engineering and math education.
VISION : We see a future where students from under-resourced schools have the education and confidence to choose a STEM career so they may thrive in an increasingly complex and diverse world.
Ready to Explore Becoming a STEM Teacher: https://www.encorps.org/teach/apply
Not ready to teach? Volunteer!
Become a volunteer, virtual math tutor with the EnCorps STEMx Tutors Program. You will virtually tutor math to a middle school student for one hour, twice a week with the individualized support of your dedicated EnCorps Program Coordinator.
Volunteer Today: https://encorps.org/tutor
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About EnCorps STEM Teachers Program
608 Meyer Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90278, US
EnCorps advocates for STEM educational equity. Anchored in our belief that traditionally underrepresented students belong in STEM, we prepare STEM role models to educate and inspire students who lack equitable access to a high-quality science, technology, engineering and math education.
Founded in 2007, EnCorps Inc. is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit with operations in California as well the greater Denver, Colorado and New York City areas. EnCorps connects highly effective STEM educators with public school students to counter the systemic injustice preventing children in under-resourced communities from accessing a high-quality STEM education. The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program(r) recruits, selects and supports STEM professionals and experts in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields as well as individuals who possess an advanced STEM degree to transition to teaching as an innovative, long-term solution to the STEM teacher shortage and to counter the alarming lack of math proficiency of middle and high school students nationwide. The EnCorps STEMx Tutors Program matches middle school students, currently under-performing in math, with volunteer STEM professionals, subject-matter experts and STEM college students to increase math skills and confidence prior to students entering high school.
New York CityNew York, NY 10025
December 1, 2023
- Teaching / Instruction
- Math / Science Instruction
- People 55+
- 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.