EnCorps STEM Teachers Program,

Become a STEM Teacher

27 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

EnCorps Inc., a Los Angeles-based nonprofit with operations in Californias as well the greater Denver, Colorado and New York City areas, advocates for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) educational equity for students in under-resourced communities. The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program recruits, selects and supports STEM professionals, military veterans, and those who possess an advanced degree in a STEM field to transition to teaching as an innovative, long-term solution to the STEM teacher shortage. The EnCorps STEMx Tutors Program matches middle school students at under-resourced schools, currently under-performing in math, with volunteer STEM professionals. Learn more: https://encorps.org/

About this job

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.

Roles & responsibilities

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

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


To be eligible for the EnCorps STEM Teachers Program, you will:

-Have a bachelor's degree

-Have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM industry work experience or have an advanced degree in a STEM field*

-Financial plan to participate in unpaid Guest Teaching for two hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks. ($200 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

To apply

Ready to Explore Becoming a STEM Teacher: https://www.encorps.org/teach/apply

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