Liberal Arts Career Services
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Teach Kentucky, Full Time Teacher, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9263

Wed, December 31, 2014

Teach Kentucky recruits college graduates to teach in priority public middle and high schools of the Greater Louisville, KY area while obtaining a Masters in the Art of Teaching (MAT). The program focuses on providing a supportive environment and feeling of community where teachers are encouraged to use creativity and innovative teaching techniques to enrich the lives of students, the face of education, and their own lives. 

"Teach Kentucky emphasizes individual teacher support, which is critical during the first year of teaching, as well as a sense of camaraderie with fellow teachers, and connection to the Louisville community." - Paul Barnwell, 12-year teacher 

Intense Preparation and Support 
*Six-week Summer Institute focusing on content specific lesson planning, behavior management, classroom organization techniques, and career development training. 
*One-on-one support inside and outside the classroom with a content specific Retired Master Teacher Advocate. 
*One-on-one content lesson planning coaching with a veteran Teach Kentucky teacher. 
*Practice teaching sessions. 
*Classroom observations. 
*Enrollment in the alternative route to certification Masters in the Art of Teaching (MAT) with the University of Louisville. 

Developing Leaders 
Our 103 teachers have an outstanding track record of going above and beyond their classroom responsibilities to make a difference. Three of our teachers have gone on to become the youngest Assistant Principals in their districts. One has become one of the youngest Principals in JCPS history. In addition to this, we have a state Social Studies Teacher of the Year recipient, several who have gained National Board Certification and others who published in national education journals. Over 70% of our teachers gain leadership roles in their schools after the first year. 

What Difference Can You Make? That's up to you. 
Through Teach Kentucky, you have the opportunity not only to educate, but also to inspire change in the lives of your students, making a significant difference in the school where you teach. As a teacher, you will be challenged every day to you push your students towards their potential. Your impact doesn’t stop in the classroom, however. Teach Kentucky helps foster relationships with other members of the community so that you are truly able to make a difference in the city. 

The Perks: 
* Full-time teacher salary of over $40,000 plus full benefits including health insurance 
* $1,000 relocation incentive 
* Reimbursement of Praxis II exam(s) in core content area(s) 
* Free month of transitional housing 
* Extensive mentor support team during your first year 
* Pay increase of $4,000 upon completion of MAT 
* Waiver for out-of-state tuition, a savings of over $6,000 
* Additional tuition reimbursement for Math and Science teachers 

Math and Science Challenge 
If your content is Math or Science, you may be eligible to receive up to $8,000 in scholarships through The Teach Kentucky Math and Science Challenge. These additional benefits are available to those who meet a very high standard. Find out more about this opportunity on our website or give us a call. 

Voted "Most Compassionate City," as well as "Most Livable City," Louisville is more than home to the Kentucky Derby; it is a community that recognizes the critical role education plays in equipping today's children to become tomorrow's leaders. The mission of Teach Kentucky is to recruit and attract highly-motivated young people to teach in our public schools, thus improving the quality of education for our students and enhancing our civic life by retaining these young teachers in Kentucky. 

Apply immediately online at www.teachkentucky.com 

Though we are looking for candidates who will have graduated by June 2015, if you are a Junior and considering teaching as a career, especially in math or science, go ahead and apply now so we can consult with you in your preparation. 
 
 
 
 
BTT Gateway Job ID 9263

 

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