Position title: Full Time Teachers – Certification Not Required
Company Name: Teach Kentucky
Location of job: Louisville, KY
Teach Kentucky (www.teachkentucky.com) is seeking college graduates (by June 2019) in most majors to teach full time in high needs 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 (M.A.T.) degree. Our cohort members serve as the teachers of record in their classrooms and receive a full time teacher’s salary and benefits while simultaneously earning their 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 have assembled more than $800,000 of funding for our candidates in 2018-19 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, as they teach full time while earning their MAT, and beyond. We seek applicants with a deep content knowledge and a desire to make a difference in an urban public school environment.
Accepted applicants will receive:
From Teach Kentucky:
$12,190 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, including a pay increase of approx. $7,000 upon completion of M.A.T.
Up to $4,000 relocation incentive based on miles moved
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 M.A.T. tuition cost
Qualifications to Apply
Bachelor’s degree conferred by June 1, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rowan Claypool, Founder and President, (502) 599-5061, email@example.com
907 Barret Ave
Louisville, Kentucky 40204