Volunteer Opportunity

STEM Teaching Fellowship in California

On-site
Volunteer must be in or near Poway, CA
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Published 1 month ago

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
A few hours per week
Recurrence
Recurring
Benefits
Stipend Provided
Training Provided
Participation
Groups Welcome

Description

STEM Teaching Fellowship in California

Explore becoming a science, technology, engineering or math teacher in an under-resourced community. EnCorps supports 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 California 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 an 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 $200 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 in the STEM subject you want to teach
  • Have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM industry work experience or have an advanced degree in a STEM field*
  • A 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)

*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.

For more specific eligibility and FAQ’s, please see https://encorps.org/teach/#eligibility


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

Explore becoming a science, technology, engineering or math teacher in an under-resourced community. EnCorps supports STEM professionals ready to explore transitioning to STEM teaching. Please note that to qualify for the EnCorps STEM…

Location

On-site

EnCorps serves the greater San Diego Area

Poway, CA, United States

How to Apply

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