STEM Teachers - Transition from industry to the classroom


Published:

12/18/2017

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

1001 Presidio Square
Costa Mesa
CA
92626
United States

Description

Inspire the next generation of innovators by exploring teaching as a second career. The EnCorps STEM Teaching Fellowship is a rigorous on-ramp and exploration of a teaching career — offering you the field experience, knowledge and connections to ensure you thrive. Because of our early teaching opportunities, professional development and extensive support, EnCorps Fellows are highly sought after by hiring managers and principals. EnCorps is looking for passionate and driven science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industry professionals who want to make a difference in urban education with the following eligibility criteria:


  • Three or more years* of science, technology, engineering or math industry or research experience (*please see our full eligibility criteria here: http://encorps.org/join/eligibility/)
  • Do not currently hold a California single subject teaching credential
  • Possess at least a bachelor’s degree with a 2.50 GPA or higher
  • Currently live in an area we serve (Greater San Francisco Bay Area, Greater Sacramento Area, Greater Los Angeles Area, Orange County, San Diego)
  • Fully eligible to work in the United States (US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Work Visa)


Apply online at http://encorps.org/apply


As a professional coming from STEM industry, you are uniquely positioned to inspire and engage students who need you most – those in our country’s most disadvantaged schools. Nationwide, our children are struggling with STEM literacy and achievement.


EnCorps offers:

  • Immediate field experience working with high need students as a tutor and/or guest teacher
  • Mentorship from EnCorps staff and an experienced host teacher
  • Exam support and credentialing guidance
  • Robust slate of professional development
  • Collaborative cohort of peers to share ideas, support and best practices
  • Opportunity to work in a variety of school districts and charter networks


“One of my passions in life is to see people live up to their potential. I have such fun watching my students grow and accomplish what I know they can do.” -EnCorps Fellow LaTeira Haynes


Who should apply?

EnCorps Fellows come from a diverse range of STEM industries, but share a core commitment to public service and teaching in high need communities. The EnCorps Fellowship is a selective, unpaid fellowship for STEM professionals who are interested in exploring their role in teaching and education. *You do NOT need prior experience in education*


Selection for the 2018 Cohort is underway! Apply online at http://encorps.org/apply by our final deadline: April 13, 2018.


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How To Apply

https://www.encorps.org/apply

Selection for the 2018 Cohort is underway! Apply online at http://encorps.org/apply by our final deadline: April 13, 2018.


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