Opportunities


This section will have opportunities from Teach For America or other mission-aligned organizations.  This could include programs, fellowships, and various other opportunities. 

Want to meditate with Headspace for free?

Teach For America is partnered with this popular mindfulness app to offer its services free of charge to TFA corps members and alumni teachers. Contact alumniteaching@teachforamerica.org to obtain the code for your free year-long subscription.

Corps Members and Alumni can renew their subscription for just $12 here: headspace.com/tfacorps

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Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Thursday, December 6 at 6 pm eastern to discuss careers in community organizing with TFA Chicago students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.

RSVP at www.thedartcenter.org/TFA Chicago 

Positions start August 12, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach and Fort Myers, FL, Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, Columbus, OH, Richmond, VA, Charlottesville, VA, and Columbia, SC.

Starting salary $38,000/year + benefits. To find out more about DART or to apply, we encourage you to visit www.thedartcenter.org. Still have questions? Contact John Aeschbury at john@thedartcenter.org or (614) 425-5501.

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Code Nation: Computer PROGRAMMING Opportunity

Code Nation is seeking high school partners interested in bringing a career-focused computer coding program to their school! Code Nation's mission is to eliminate disparities in access to technology careers for students who attend under-resourced schools. Our program includes an in-school web development class, taught by professional software developer volunteers. Students are eligible for advanced classes and paid summer internships, both of which take place at tech companies throughout the city! 73% of students of Code Nation programs are majoring in computer science or a related field in college or currently employed in tech.

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Lumosity

Teach For America has partnered with Lumosity to provide a yearlong premium subscription to all corps members! Go here to log in with school-issued or TFA-issued email address, and begin your brain-training journey today.

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Be in Control of Your Job Search with Teacher Resume Boxes

Are you interested in teaching at a different school next year? Teacher Resume Boxes make it easy for you find and express interest in schools. Simply click on the school name or network you are interested in, an email with populate, attach your resume, and press send! Reach out to kate.sanjuan@teachforamerica.org for more information.

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Free online yoga membership at Yogiapproved

Teach For America has partnered with a popular online yoga and healthy lifestyle magazine to offer free online yoga and fitness classes to TFA corps members and alumni teachers.
Contact alumniteaching@teachforamerica.org to obtain the code for your FREE and unlimited access to premium online yoga and fitness classes for a school year. In gratitude and Namaste!

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"Great Diseases" Curriculum and Training - from Tufts University Medical School

Tufts Medical School offers free curriculum material that would be appropriate for upper level high school biology teachers (or could be adapted for general biology settings).  If you have teachers offering an upper level elective biology course curriculum, this could be worthwhile to explore!  See more about the offering and scholarships Tufts is offering to virtual professional development here.

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Curriculum Finder - New Resource for Corps Members 

We know new teachers need access to high quality curricular materials and resources, as well as supports and guidance around implementation. At Teach For America, we are committed to providing you with those resources and guidance. Please check out CurriculumFinder here. This link provides a database of curated curricula, aligned to our Broader Student Outcomes in prioritized subject areas that teachers can execute and/or use to inform their practice. 

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Vote Informed For Every Race

BallotReady is a classroom curriculum covering why and how we vote, voting issues research, what different elected offices are and do, and how to prepare to vote. Learn more here or reach out to nicole@ballotready.org.

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Opportunities with Leadership for Educational Equity

Want to learn more about how LEE can support your leadership development? Schedule time to connect with Lildella Douglas here! If you unsure you are a LEE member, register here.

  • Interested in transitioning into a policy career in the next 6 months? Coaching is available. Contact Lildella Douglas at lildella.douglas@educationalequity.org for more info or log into the site.

  • Illinois for Educational Equity (ILEE) Events:

    • None.