|Career Partnership with Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship|
City Year is proud to partner with Citizen Schools so that our alumni can continue to make a
difference in classrooms and in the lives of students. This partnership
reflects the shared visions and values of both organizations, and their belief
that young people can keep students on track to graduate from high school and
pursue post-secondary education. City Year strengthens an applicant’s
competitiveness and chances for being selected for the Citizen Schools National
Since its founding in Boston in 1995, Citizen Schools has been re-imagining the learning day to bring more time, more talented adults, and more relevant learning experiences to middle school students inunderserved communities. We provide:
By getting citizens off the sidelines and into schools each year, Citizen Schools is closing the opportunity gap and increasing access to the American Dream.
As a National Teaching Fellow, you will be performing an extraordinary act of citizenship, helping the nation to address one of its greatest challenges; educating our youth in ways that promote self-belief, college readiness and the skills needed to achieve their dreams. It is an opportunity that leads to a better future for students, and holds rich benefits for those willing to dedicate two years of their life to national service through AmeriCorps. That’s why we call the opportunity: Teach, Serve, Grow. To learn more about National Teaching Fellow expectations and opportunities, please view our website.
The City Year experience is a strong indicator of future success as a Citizen Schools Teaching Fellow and serving a year with City Year strengthens an applicant’s application and chances for being selected as a program participant.
National Teaching Fellows receive an annual living stipend of $23,550 pre-tax, paid in bi-weekly installments. You will also be eligible to receive:
*For a more comprehensive view of the above benefits, please follow this link.
*While AmeriCorps members are allotted up to four years of service, they are only eligible to receive a total of two education awards in their lifetime. City Year alumni, who have served for one year, interested in serving as Citizen Schools Teaching Fellows will only receive ONE more Education Award from AmeriCorps. City Year alumni who have served two years with City Year and go on to serve with Citizen Schools will not be eligible for an Education Award from AmeriCorps.
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