The School Year Program Teaching Fellow position is designed primarily for college students interested in learning and developing practice as a classroom teacher and working with underserved, high-potential Philadelphia students across multiple topics, but is open to other qualified individuals including both high school students and other career professionals whose interests and goals align with these objectives as well. This position includes training and support based on our Breakthrough Teaching Fellowship model which includes professional instructional coaching in the classroom. Compensation is $2450 per semester (a total of 12-14 classes).
Breakthrough is seeking Teaching Fellows for its 2022-2023 School Year Program at Germantown Friends School. Teaching Fellows will work as a classroom teacher to a group of students from grades 6-8, on Saturdays either on their own or in a team of two. A typical teaching day for a Teaching Fellow generally begins at 9:00 AM and ends by 2:00 PM. Our curriculum includes writing, literature, mathematics, and other enrichment courses.
Breakthrough has been an approved program for internship credit, work study and other opportunities with many local colleges in the past. Please discuss how you can get credit or work-study with the appropriate department at your college or university.
For details on program dates and to apply: Submit resume, cover letter, and recent writing sample to Sakina Parks at email@example.com. Please included "Teaching Fellow 22-23 Search" in the subject line.
Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia launches talented students, beginning in middle school, on a path to college success and inspires outstanding college students to pursue careers in education. Breakthrough increases educational opportunity by focusing on the development of both students and teachers. Through academic enrichment and college preparation, Breakthrough prepares students with limited educational opportunities to attend and succeed at competitive high schools and four-year colleges. Simultaneously, Breakthrough develops future educators by providing professional teaching experiences to college students through its selective residency programs. Breakthrough Philadelphia is part of a national educational movement called The Breakthrough Collaborative, which operates in 26 cities across the country.
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood‐12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visit www.germantownfriends.org.
Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply. For more information about the school, please visit our website at www.germantownfriends.org.