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Recent Grads - Become a Teacher (Teach for America Corps)

Company: Teach for America
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Teach For America works in 51 communities (regions) across the country. After attending your interview, you'll have the opportunity to choose and rank 10 regions where you prefer to teach.
Job Details

  • Up to $62,000 a year + benefits
  • Full-time, in-person
  • $5,000 - $10,000 transitional funding

    Full Job Description

    Current Application Deadline - February 10, 2023

    Program Overview

    Teach For America is a 2-year training and certification program that recruits and supports some of the most passionate, equity-minded leaders to work as full-time, classroom teachers in low-income communities within the US. Our corps members work in partnership with parents and other educators to empower their students in the classroom, while collaborating with other equity-minded leaders to reimagine our education system.

    Teaching positions are PK-12 in one or more core subjects, primarily: science, math, computer science, STEM, humanities, ELA, reading, special education, Spanish/bilingual education, ESL, history, and social studies. We do not offer remote/work-from-home teaching positions.

    Teach For America works in 38 regions across the United States. Applicants can choose the region(s) they would like to teach in. Explore our regions here:

    Start Date: Late Spring 2023

    Register for a Virtual Information Session: h[1] -ttps://


    Program Benefits

    • Up to $62,000 per year + benefits (e.g., medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, life insurance, retirement plans etc.)
    • $5,000 in transitional funding to all incoming corps members and up to $10,000
    • Segal Education Award
    • Pathway to teaching certification
    • Master's degree options
    • Intensive teaching and leadership training and classroom preparation
    • Access to a network of 66,000+ TFA alumni leaders across multiple fields and sectors-


      Minimum Requirements

      • 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
      • Bachelor's (in any field of study)
      • Must be a citizen, national, or legal resident of the United States, EAD holder or have DACA status

        *Applicants do not need a background in education, or teaching certification - all experience levels and backgrounds are welcome to apply

        Who We Are

        Teach For America is a national network of diverse leaders working in partnership with local communities across the country to expand educational opportunities for children. For over 30 years, Teach For America has recruited outstanding leaders to become TFA corps members who commit to teaching for two years in a low-income community. Today, Teach For America is a force of nearly 66,000 alumni and corps members committed to reimagining education and realizing the day when every child has an equal opportunity to learn, grow, influence and lead. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

        Apply today and spark a brighter future as a Corps Member with Teach For America.


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