MEMPHIS TEACHER RESIDENCY

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ABOUT:

The mission of the MTR is to positively impact student achievement in Memphis’ urban schools by recruiting, training, and supporting outstanding teachers, all within a Christian context.

  • 2012 Higher Ed Report: MTR Shown as Most Effective Teacher Prep Program
  • The MTR is a member of the Urban Teacher Residency United network.
  • The MTR pays for and provides a Masters in Urban Education through Union University.

SEEKING:
30 Elementary Classroom Teachers
25 Middle/High School Teachers

PREREQUISITES:

  • College Degree from 4-yr univ by May 2014; 2.75 gpa+
  • (Secondary Education requirement) Passing score on the Praxis II Specialty Area Test for the teaching endorsement sought. ¬†Preference given to math, science (biology, chemistry, or physics), and Spanish.
  • (Elementary Education requirement) Passing score on the Praxis II Elementary School: Content Knowledge exam (#10014)

COMPENSATION:

  • Residency Year: ¬†$12,000 stipend + housing and Masters tuition
  • Teaching Years: ¬†varies by school

DEADLINE:
Rolling Deadline.