Job ID: 26106760
Company: Teach Kentucky
Application Type: Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)
Job Title: Teachers for Middle & High School - Certification Not Required
Description: Teach Kentucky (www.teachkentucky.com) is seeking college graduates (by June 2019) in most majors to teach full time in priority public middle and high schools of the Greater Louisville, KY area while pursuing an Alternative Route Teacher Certification via a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree. You will be the teacher of record in a classroom earning a full time teacher s salary while you earn your certification. About Teach Kentucky Teach Kentucky, an AmeriCorps program, recruits college graduates to launch their teaching careers in Louisville, Kentucky's public schools. For 16 years, we have recruited energetic, passionate, and tenacious would-be educators to our program from 40+ states and more than 100 top-tier colleges and universities. Now in our 17th recruiting season, we are proud to have assembled more than $800,000 of funding for our candidates in 2019-20 from AmeriCorps, Jefferson County Public Schools, university partners, local foundations, and more. This means that the majority of our candidates pay little to no tuition for their Master of Arts in Teaching. Beyond funding, Teach Kentucky provides robust support for teachers during their first two years and beyond, as they teach full time while earning their MAT. We seek applicants with a deep content knowledge and a desire to make a difference in an urban public school environment. Check out this short video for more information about why folks choose Teach Kentucky to launch their careers in education. Accepted applicants will receive: From Teach Kentucky: $11,550 towards tuition or loans from AmeriCorps Segal Education Award A free month of transitional housing, plus summer relocation help Extensive mentor support team during the first two years From Jefferson County Public Schools: Same starting salary and benefits as all other beginning teachers, currently $42,700. (Salary may vary slightly if teaching in adjacent districts), plus annual pay increases. and a pay increase of approx. $7,000 upon completion of MAT Up to $4000 relocation incentive Reimbursement of Praxis Subject Assessment Exams in content area(s) District-specific scholarships available for critical-needs hires: currently - Math, Sciences, and Dual Content The majority of STEM and Dual Cert teachers are eligible to receive financial support of nearly 100% of MAT tuition cost Qualifications to Apply Bachelor s degree conferred by June 2019 Ability and desire to relocate to Louisville, KY by June 1, 2019 Minimum 2.75* cumulative undergraduate GPA at time of graduation, 3.0 or higher preferred Citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States. A desire to become an exceptional teacher *The minimum GPA is mandated by the state of Kentucky ***For answers to questions, don t hesitate to call or email: Blake Johnson, Recruitment Coordinator, (502) 552-8544, blake teachkentucky.com Rowan Claypool, Founder and President, (502) 599-5061, rowan teachkentucky.com Updated 6-27-18 WBJ
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