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K-12 Teacher

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YES, Inc.
location
Houston, Texas, South, USA
Start date
Start June 2021
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  • Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate, ESL Instructor, Librarian
  • Bachelor
  • 0 year of teaching experience

Participation in our process will give you access to our hiring partner districts along with professional development and growth opportunities upon hiring. If qualified for hire by one of our districts, you will have continued opportunities for career ladder advancement during your employment and positively impact student lives through effective teaching practices.

  • $66 per day per diem will be provided weekly starting the Friday prior to IEP.
  • If they attend in person, they will be eligible for a weekly living wage of $500, which is paid bi-weekly.
  • If you chose to attend virtually, they will not be eligible for the daily $66 per diem, travel, and hotel accommodations.

We are looking for Certified and non-certified teachers interested in becoming certified in K-12!

Are you interested in becoming a certified or non-certified teacher ready to grow as a professional and increase the scope of your reach as an educator? If so, we invite you to join our community of passionate educators in their mission to make a powerful impact in the lives of students.

Youth Empowerment Services, Inc. (YES, Inc.) is inviting individuals with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (certification preferred) in grades K-12 to apply to participate in our Teacher Intensive Preparation Program Training that can lead to employment opportunities with one of five Charter School Districts in San Antonio and Houston, Texas for the 2021-2022 school year. Here is a list of our participating partnering districts:

  • San Antonio, TX – Positive Solutions High School, Southwest Prep- Northeast, New Directions, Seguin, Southeast, Northwest, & Northwest Elementary, George Gervin Academy- Main, George Gervin Academy – Ruth Jones McClendon, George Gervin Academy– High School, George Gervin Academy – El Hombre De Hielo, Por Vida Academy
  • Corpus Christi-Por Vida Academy-Corpus Christi 
  • Houston, TX - Texas Serenity Academy- Gano & Sweetwater

Participation in our process will give you access to our hiring partner districts along with professional development and growth opportunities upon hiring. If qualified for hire by one of our districts, you will have continued opportunities for career ladder advancement during your employment and positively impact student lives through effective teaching practices.

WHY TEACH IN OUR SCHOOLS?

  • We surveyed our principals and they shared some of the many reasons why both new and experienced educators choose to work in their schools. Here are just a few.
  • Incredible opportunity to have a tremendous impact on students in high-need schools and positively change the trajectory of their lives
  • Work in a close-knit, supportive community where you can continue to grow as an effective educator
  • Engage in world-class professional development support and coaching
  • Be mentored by an experienced educator (if you are a new teacher)
  • Earn a base pay that may be commensurate with several nearby charter and traditional schools along with opportunities for performance pay up to $8,000 each year based on students’ growth and movement up the career ladder
  • Follow a clear path for upward career progression, including opportunities to become a career teacher leader and expert teacher leader

SELECTION PROCESS

We are committed to providing continuous professional development for our educators after and during our selection process.

Our selection process includes the following mandatory activities

Preliminary Interviews & information Session

  • Step 1: Attend Mandatory Information Session - Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 5:45 PM to 7 PM - This is your introduction to the selection process covering all that there is to know about us, our process, and the next steps.
  • Step 2: Register for a 5 Minute Video Conference - Beginning immediately after the information session- We will gather introductory information about you and your experience.
  • Step 3: Register for a 15 Minute Video Conference - Following your 5-minute interview - We will explore further into your work experiences and motivators.

The 6-week VIRTUAL vetting process

  • Step 4: Qualify and commit to a virtual 6 week online pre-teacher preparation project. The 6-week training can be completed in 90 minutes per week, at a time that works best for you. 

HCMS Teacher Intensive Preparation Program IN PERSON/VIRTUAL Training (Orlando, Florida)

  • Step 5: Qualify to participate June 21st - July 30th - All expenses paid (Travel, Lodging, Per diem) 6-week opportunity to earn up to $500 per week living stipend paid bi-weekly for those who attend in person. Receive training from experts in the field of education. Receive guidance in marketing yourself to districts & assistance with building your portfolio. Requirements: Full commitment to 30 days of training, completion of all 6 training sessions, and commitment to all homework assignments & active participation. Additionally, attendance during In-person meet and greet session with hiring districts & Job Fair attendees. With access to potential opportunities for job placement. The HCMS Teacher Intensive Preparation Program in Orlando is not a teacher certification training; you will receive a certificate of completion for each training topic.

 

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Youth Empowerment Services, Inc. is the 501(c)3 nonprofit agency charged with working alongside selected districts/Local Education Agencies to ensure that the students they serve have effective educators in the classroom day one of each school year. We specialize in helping educators become more effective so that students have better educators.

With funding from the USDE in 2010 (TIF 3), then again in 2016 (TIF 5) and finally in 2017 (TSL), our work has led to many changed lives in the interest of educating students more effectively.

YES, Inc. was founded in 1995 with the idea that we could focus on helping individuals become more self-sufficient instead of a liability to our world. Through our comprehensive systems, educators receive the training and ongoing help that they need to transform their classrooms so that students have equitable access to effective educators. We have learned a lot over the past 25 years and we continue to strive to better assist the school systems we work with.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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