Career & Professional Development

Helping Gonzaga University Students and Alumni Clarify and Achieve Their Academic and Professional Goals

Category: Teacher

4th Grade Teaching Position in Williston, ND!

St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Williston, ND  has an immediate opening for a 4th grade teacher.

  • A four-year elementary degree and a valid ND Teaching License, inclusive of all directives of the North Dakota Public Instruction Standards and Practice Board, required.
  • The qualified applicant will provide a broad range of teaching services; assisting students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed as a foundation for future learning in accordance with each student’s ability.
  • A collaborative environment working with our experienced faculty and staff will complement a self-starter’s up-to-date skills to maintain the high educational standards St. Joseph Catholic School provides.

This is a salaried position with a compensation package which includes: wage in the $31,000 to $40,000 range depending on experience and qualifications; full personal health and life insurance benefits, 401(k), and company paid continuing education training. In addition, a 13th month compensation plan is offered.

Interested individuals may bring a professional resume by the school office or email to julie.quamme@sendit.nodak.edu. Please call the school office (701-572-6384) with additional questions.

Choose to Change the Status Quo- Apply to Teach for America by March 6th!

TFA

FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 6th

Start your application: www.teachforamerica.org/apply

Learn more:

  • Our mission in a nutshell (2min video)
  • See how our alumni are working for change after their two years in TFA (3 min video)

The Basics and Benefits of Teach For America:

  • Two-year commitment
  • All academic majors and backgrounds accepted
  • Teach in one of 50 high-need urban or rural communities
  • Salary ranging from $24k to $51k, plus benefits
  • Loan deferment/forbearance with possible Americorps Education Award of ~$11,100
  • Option to earn your certification and/or Masters in Education/teaching
  • DACA recipients are eligible to apply
  • Graduate school and employer partnerships for alumni to continue their leadership and impact

Teach For America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system toward the goal of closing the opportunity gap in America. These leaders start their paths as corps members who teach for two years in urban and rural high-need communities and help students make the academic progress that expands their opportunities. Deeply affected by their teaching experience, our alumni continue to advocate for students and build lasting change in many different roles and fields.

For additional information, explore our website and youtube channel or contact GU’s Recruitment Manager, Sean Rice (Sean.Rice@teachforamerica.org)

Teach for America – Deadline 1/11/13

Teach For America Paid Internships and Seniors’ 4th Deadline 1/11/2013

See below for our 4th deadline for seniors to apply to Teach For America and a paid summer internship opportunity for underclassmen!

Seniors: Over the holiday break, your family and friends will ask you, “What are you doing after you graduate?” Tell them “Teach For America,” because improving the equity of our education system is one of the most important things our generation can do. Today, 4th graders living at or below the poverty line are on average three full grade levels behind their wealthier peers and have an 8% likelihood of graduating from college. Be the change. Education Transforms.

 

Next Application Deadline for College Seniors is Friday, January 11th

 

Application requirements are simple, you could easily complete it in one day over the holiday break!:

  • A Resume.
  • A 500 word Letter of Intent explaining, “Why you want to join TFA.”
  • No letters of recommendation required until your interview.

 

Teach For America is your opportunity to have a direct impact on the lives of hundreds of students and families within our country. If you’re interested in gaining more information about TFA, please help us by taking 1 minute to fill out this survey for a chance to win an iPad, courtesy of Teach For America!

 

iPad/TFA survey here: http://www.tinyurl.com/tfasurvey2013. Also, visit www.teachforamerica.org or Jacqueline Kamm (Jacqueline.kamm@teachforamerica.org)

 

The Basics of Teach For America:

  • Teach For America Corps Members are full-time teachers in a classroom
  • All academic majors and backgrounds accepted (background in education/teacher certification is not required nor discouraged)
  • Salary ranging from $25,500-$51,000 a year with health insurance and retirement benefits
  • Americorps Education award of $11,100 in addition to loan forbearance and paid interest for two years
  • Regional placement is not random; applicants preference location in our 46 regions
  • All grade levels (preK-12) and subjects including ELL, Special Education, and the arts
  • Option to receive your certification and/or Masters in Teaching
  • Graduate school and employer partnerships for alum to continue their societal impact

 

 

Underclassmen:  Operations Coordinator Paid Summer Internship

 

This summer, Teach For America will run eleven institutes in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Mississippi Delta, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Memphis, Jacksonville and Tulsa. The purpose of institute is to train corps members and prepare them to assume full-time teaching responsibilities in the fall. We are looking for outstanding underclassmen to serve as operations coordinators (OCs) at each of the institutes. OCs will play an integral role in the daily operations of our program and gain professional development and unique insight into Teach For America.

 

Access the full job description here. Dates of the internship vary based on institute, but learn more by checking out our website: www.teachforamerica.org/institute.

 

Apply online by Sunday, January 27 and feel free to contact institutestaff@teachforamerica.org  if you have any questions about the application.

 

 

Jacqueline Kamm

Recruitment Manager

Gonzaga University and Whitman College

Teach For America

jacqueline.kamm@teachforamerica.org

425.890.8053

Next Application Deadline: Friday, January 11th

One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education

Interested in Working in Japan?

The JET Program provides the opportunity for you to TEACH in JAPAN!

The JET Program Coordinator, Lynn Miyauchi,  and Consul Mori of the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle is coming to Gonzaga on Friday, October 12.

Three Great Events – One Location @ Gonzaga!

Friday, October 12, 2012
Jepson Center, Room 114, Wolff Auditorium

JET Program Info Session @ 5 PM

Meet PARO the Therapeutic Robot @ 6 PM

FREE Movie @ 6:30 PM
“Wanko: The Story of Me, My Family & My Dog”

Positions:
* Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) ‐ work in public schools alongside Japanese teachers to introduce the English language & American culture.
* Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) ‐ work for local governments translating, interpreting, and promoting international relations (advanced Japanese skills required)

Eligibility:
* U.S. Citizenship (to apply through U.S.)
* Bachelor’s degree by July 1, 2013


 

Internship Alert! Mobius Science Center (Spokane)

8 week Internship with Mobius Science Center helping with a STEM grant!

Work with Girl Scouts after school at the brand new Mobius Science Center in Spokane!  This is a GREAT opportunity for GU female students studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Education, or Math!

$500 Stipend

If you need more information, please contact Chris Ryman (GU Internship Manager) at 313-4092.

http://www.mobiusspokane.org/

August 2012

Job Title: Teen STEM Mentor, female

Status: Part Time, After School, approximately 3p to 5p

Stipend: $500

Supervisor: Director of Education and Outreach, Mobius Spokane Kathy Curtiss, kcurtiss@mobiusspokane.org

To Apply: Send a resume, a letter outlining your qualifications and include three references (two from your current college) with all their contact information.  Please send via email attachment.

Deadline: August 31st, 2012

Summary: Mobius Science Center desires dynamic, inclusive and organized individuals to deliver informal STEM educational programming to Girl Scouts enrolled at Glover Middle School. This position requires collaboration with a small team of educators and the ability to teach, facilitate, manage and ignite the imagination of middle school learners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Mobius Science Center Education Team and Girl Scouts Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho to deliver and evaluate 8 weeks of educational programming.
  • Collaborate effectively while strengthening relationships amongst the team.
  • Coordinate and provide organizational support to complete team tasks.
  • Deliver educational programs in a professional, engaging and enthusiastic manner.
  • Ensure all actions in teaching and learning embrace Mobius Science Center and Girl Scout’s mission and reflect the highest degree of quality and commitment.
  • Model effective leadership practices and institutional values of the Girl Scouts and Mobius Spokane.

Key Traits and Characteristics:

  • Ability to ignite learning in others
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong professional written and oral communication skills, relating to teens
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for informal science education
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for best practices in teaching methods with a focus on learning
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with youth

This position involves after school programs for a cohort of 20 girls at Glover Middle School.  Dates of involvement:

  • September 19 – Orientation: 4-6pm
  • September 22 – Training: 8am-4pm
  • September 25th through November 7th – Tuesday and Wednesday for the next 7 weeks: 3-5pm
  • November 14th – STEM Celebration at Mobius: 12-6pm
  • November 16th – Wrap up, assess and discuss how to improve: 4-6pm

Catholic High School Teaching Positions in Utah

TEACHING POSITIONS in UTAH at Juan Diego Catholic High School www.jdchs.org

ANNOUNCEMENTS: 4/24/12

Middle & High School Music Teacher: Now accepting applications for Juan Diego and St. John the Baptist Middle Schools two-thirds teaching position for the 2012-2013 school year.  Teaching duties include the continued development of our jazz, concert and pep bands at various levels in grades 6-12. Eligible candidates must possess a Bachelor Degree in Music Education with emphasis Instrumental Music, and have teaching experience.  Ideal candidate will also be able to teach other high school disciplines for additional one-third position. Applicants must possess an understanding of Catholic values and a commitment to uphold them.  Interested parties must complete an application (on-line at http://www.jdchs.org/index.lasso?dlink=303)  and send a resume, to Dr. Jim Duane, Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, Utah, 84020, or call 801-984-7616 or email jimduane@skaggscatholiccenter.org.

Juan Diego Science Teacher Position Opening: Juan Diego Catholic High School is accepting applications for a full-time science teacher with emphasis in Biological Sciences for the 2012-2013  school year.  Ideal candidate will be able to teach 9-12th grade Biology and Biology electives, as well as possess competency teaching a second science area, such as Chemistry or Physics.  Eligible candidates must possess a degree in science (masters level preferred), and have minimum three years teaching experience.  Teaching certification preferred, but Utah Certification not immediately required. Applicant must also possess an understanding and commitment to uphold Catholic values.  Interested parties must complete an application (on-line at http://www.jdchs.org/index.lasso?dlink=303)  and send a resume, to Dr. Jim Duane, Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, Utah, 84020, or call 801-984-7616 or email jimduane@skaggscatholiccenter.org

Juan Diego Math Teacher Position Opening: Juan Diego Catholic High School is accepting applications for a full-time Math teacher for the 2012-2013 school year.  Ideal candidate will be able to teach 9-12th grade Algebra, Geometry and Calculus. Eligible candidates must possess a degree in math (masters level preferred), and have minimum three years secondary education experience.  Applicant must also possess an understanding and commitment to uphold Catholic values.  Teaching certification preferred, but Utah Certification not immediately required. Interested parties must complete an application (on-line at http://www.jdchs.org/index.lasso?dlink=303) and send a resume, to Dr. Jim Duane, Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, Utah, 84020, or call 801-984-7616 or email jimduane@skaggscatholiccenter.org.

Juan Diego Health/PE Teacher Position Opening: Juan Diego Catholic High School is accepting applications for a full-time Health teacher for the 2012-2013 school year.  Ideal candidate will be able to teach 9-12th grade Health, and possibly PE. Eligible candidates must possess a bachelor in education with a major in health or PE..  Ideal candidate will have secondary education experience and be able to teach other disciplines.  Applicant must also possess an understanding and commitment to uphold Catholic values.  Teaching certification preferred, but Utah Certification not immediately required. Interested parties must complete an application (on-line at http://www.jdchs.org/index.lasso?dlink=303) and send a resume, to Dr. Jim Duane, Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, Utah, 84020, or call 801-984-7616 or email jimduane@skaggscatholiccenter.org.