The Wage Gap is growing: In 1980, a college graduate earned 29% more than a high school graduate. By 2006, that number rose to 55%.
We all know that Breakthrough teachers have the potential to be amazing educators after college. We hope that you've considered education as a career path and we're always doing our part to share opportunities to help you get there. Achievement First has some amazing career opportunities right now, see below for more details.
June Opportunities With Achievement First
Middle School Teaching Opportunities With Achievement First June 1; 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. EST Hosted by Alicia Garcia, Talent Recruiter Achievement First firmly believes that the single most important factor in a child's academic success is the quality of his or her teacher. During this session, learn what teaching in an Achievement First middle school is all about! It will include information on training, professional development opportunities and how our schools are pushing our scholars forward to develop their academic and character skills. Alicia Garcia will discuss opportunities for the 2010-11 school year and our application process. RSVP Here
Leadership Opportunities With Achievement First June 15; 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. EST Hosted by Becca Howlett, Senior Director of Recruitment We know that effective school leaders have a significant impact on school culture and student achievement, which is why we invest so much in developing strong leaders. Join us to learn about our unique leadership opportunities and hear from current school leaders about their daily lives within our network. Becca Howlett will discuss opportunities for the 2010-11 school year and will review the application process. RSVP Here
Open Door Days June 1-20; 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Brooklyn, NY and New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford, CT Want to see a high-performing elementary, middle or high school in action? This month, we are opening our doors to anyone interested in seeing firsthand how our scholars excel at such high levels. You will observe great instruction and leave with new ideas to bring back to your own classroom. RSVP Here (Include your grade level, content area and ideal dates for your visit)
Apply to join the ’10-’11 Achievement First Team We have openings from Kindergarten through High School in our Connecticut and New York schools! If you are a talented, passionate teacher interested in closing the achievement gap apply today! We have particular needs for the following positions:
Visit http://www.achievementfirst.org/get-involved/work-at-achievement-first/ to learn more!