Adelante Teacher Intern

Green Dot Public Schools - Los Angeles, CA - Full time

Green Dot Public Schools - Los Angeles, CA - Full time

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Green Dot Public Schools is a non-profit charter management organization driven by the mission to transform public education so that ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life. Green Dot operates 30 public schools in historically disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles, Tennessee and Washington. As one of the three largest charter management organizations in the nation, Green Dot schools consistently achieve outstanding academic outcomes through innovative college-preparatory curriculums, collaborative and personalized teaching methods, and strong support systems for both students and staff.

Outside of the classroom, Green Dot schools provide a rich array of after-school programs and services for students so that they have safe, educational and enjoyable opportunities after the bell rings. Additionally, Green Dot strongly believes in community empowerment. Schools regularly organize events that bring together students, parents, educators and political leaders to advocate for active civic engagement and unity. Since 1999, Green Dot has been a celebrated leader in closing discrepancies in access to high-quality educational opportunities regardless of race, ethnicity or socioeconomic status.


As a member of the Adelante cohort, you would work to transform public education by leading a Green Dot classroom. The program, in conjunction with Loyola Marymount University, supports you as you earn your credential, while simultaneously working as a full-time, salaried classroom teacher in one of our middle or high schools. As a Green Dot teacher, you will receive training that directly aligns with your classroom experience. Extensive supports include an intensive summer training session, year-long on-site credential coursework, twice-weekly professional development, regular observations, coaching and feedback, and new teacher supports.

Upon acceptance into the program, you must:

> Pass California state requirements, including the CBEST and the CSET, in your chosen content area (English, Spanish, Math, Middle School Science, Biology, Chemistry or Physics), by May 11th

> for more information about the CBEST test dates click here

> for more information about the CSET test dates clicklhere

> Pass the U.S. Constitution Exam by June 1st

> Participate in summer teaching and training that begins in July 2018 (more information provided upon acceptance into the program)


> An unwavering belief in all students’ potential

> Excellent collaborative and organizational skills

> Be reflective and embody a growth mindset

> Commit to teaching beyond the one-year credentialing program

> A Bachelor’s Degree

> Major or specialization in the content being pursued (preferred)

Green Dot Public Schools is a fair chance and equal opportunity employer. We strive for a balanced, productive workforce, which is diverse in terms of age, gender, and cultural identity. We do not base hiring or promotional decisions on factors other than performance and professional growth potential. Please note that we are unable to sponsor H-1B Visa applicants.


Our starting salary begins at $49,500. Additionally, you will receive a full medical and dental benefits package.


Tuition for the 2018-2019 cohort is estimated to be $12,500. This cost reflects a 30% discount for the Loyola Marymount Single Subject Teaching Credential program. If you wish to earn a Master’s in Education at Loyola Marymount, there will be an additional 30% tuition discount offered. The cost of the Master’s program is not included in this program. More information is available upon request.


We require all candidates to complete an online application at Positions to begin in July 2018.

Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted – application deadlines are as follows:

1st Deadline: November 24,2017

2nd Deadline: March 16, 2018

3rd Deadline: May 11, 2018 (must have passed CSET and CBEST to qualify)

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