Teachers for Middle School and High School - Certification Not Required


Teach Kentucky


Job Title: Teachers for Middle & High School - Certification Not Required

Employer: Teach Kentucky

Contact Information: Rowan Claypool at 502-599-5061 or rowan@teachkentucky.com

Web Site: https://www.teachkentucky.com/

Education or Degree Required: Bachelors

Job Location: Louisville, KY

Salary/Wages: $42,700

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed:

  • Resume
  • Transcript

Job Description:

Teach Kentucky (www.teachkentucky.com) is seeking college graduates (by June 2019) in most majors to teach full time in high needs public middle and high schools of the Greater Louisville, KY area while pursuing an Alternative Route Teacher Certification via a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree.

Our cohort members serve as the teachers of record in their classrooms and receive a full time teacher’s salary and benefits while simultaneously earning their certification.

About Teach Kentucky:

Teach Kentucky, an AmeriCorps program, recruits college graduates to launch their teaching careers in Louisville, Kentucky's public schools. For 16 years, we have recruited energetic, passionate, and tenacious would-be educators to our program from 40+ states and more than 100 top-tier colleges and universities.

Now in our 17th recruiting season, we have assembled more than $800,000 of funding for our candidates in 2018-19 from AmeriCorps, Jefferson County Public Schools, university partners, local foundations, and more. This means that the majority of our candidates pay little to no tuition for their Master of Arts in Teaching.

Beyond funding, Teach Kentucky provides robust support for teachers during their first two years, as they teach full time while earning their MAT, and beyond. We seek applicants with a deep content knowledge and a desire to make a difference in an urban public school environment.

Accepted applicants will receive: From Teach Kentucky:

$12,190 towards tuition or loans from AmeriCorps Segal Education Award A free month of transitional housing, plus summer relocation help Extensive mentor support team during the first two years

From Jefferson County Public Schools:

Same starting salary and benefits as all other beginning teachers, currently $42,700. (Salary may vary slightly if teaching in adjacent districts), plus annual pay increases, including a pay increase of approx. $7,000 upon completion of M.A.T.

Up to $4,000 relocation incentive based on miles moved Reimbursement of Praxis Subject Assessment Exams in content area(s) District-specific scholarships available for critical-needs hires: currently Math, Sciences, and Dual Content/

The majority of STEM and Dual Cert teachers are eligible to receive financial support of nearly 100% of M.A.T. tuition cost

Qualifications to Apply

  • Bachelor’s degree conferred by June 1, 2019 Ability and desire to relocate to Louisville, KY by June 1, 2019
  • Minimum 2.75* cumulative undergraduate GPA at time of graduation, 3.0 or higher preferred (*The minimum GPA is mandated by the state of Kentucky)
  • Citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States.
  • A desire to become an exceptional teacher

***For answers to questions, don’t hesitate to call or email: Blake Johnson, Recruitment Coordinator, (502) 552-8544, blake@teachkentucky.com Rowan Claypool, Founder and President, (502) 599-5061, rowan@teachkentucky.com


Closing Date: 

Wednesday, 9 January 2019