Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Generation Teach, Summer Teaching Fellow, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11257

Tue, May 31, 2016

You are hungry for an inspiring intellectual challenge and ready to immerse yourself in an intensive summer experience that will push you to grow personally and professionally. You believe in the power of the collective and aspire to be a part of something bigger than yourself. You are respectful of and engaged in the lives and the learning of others. You are eager to join a diverse and dynamic community of learners and doers who challenge and support one another to grow and who strive to be better every day. You celebrate successes and learn from failures. You believe in a better world for our children and are ready to invest your best effort and hard work into creating better learning opportunities and outcomes for children in urban communities.  

• Complete 2 weeks of intensive teacher training in classroom management, lesson planning, and content pedagogy. 
• Teach math, engineering, computer coding, reading, speech & debate, social studies, creative arts, or health & wellness to small groups of middle school students each day in our 4 or 5-week Summer Academy (duration of program varies by location). 
• Practice your teaching and reflect on your students' learning in daily team meetings. 
• Work with your Teacher Coach to refine your practice, develop your skills, and pursue excellence for your students. 
• Lead academic challenges, enrichment programming, field trips, and community meetings. 
• Reflect on your work with your colleagues, coach, and directors. 
• Become an active part of the school and community in which your students live and learn. 
• Receive a taxable scholarship to offset living costs. 

The Summer Teaching Fellowship is offered to individuals who will, as of this summer, be rising college freshmen through college seniors. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply; prior teaching experience or education coursework is not required. Priority will be given to students who are local to the Greater Boston or Denver areas. Limited housing is available for students who are not local.

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    Austin, Texas 78712-1508