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Relay/Distinctive Schools Resident Teacher (2019/20 School Year)

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Distinctive Schools

Chicago, IL 60602
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Position Title: Relay/Distinctive Schools-Resident Teacher (2019/20 School Year)

F.T.E: 1.0

Location: Chicago, IL

Reports To: School Director

Compensation: Year 1- Co-Teacher $30,000 plus access to full-benefits; Year 2 -Lead Teacher $44,000 plus access to full-benefits

Tuition and Fees:

Relay is committed to ensuring our programs are affordable for teachers. After institutional aid from Relay, tuition for the two-year program is $18,000 ($9,000 per year) for the MAT program and $19,000 ($9,500 per year) for the Residency program. This tuition price does not include the cost for licensure exams, licensure fees, or graduation fees.

For graduate students enrolled in the Residency program, Relay will defer a portion of the tuition. This reduces the out of pocket cost to approximately $7,000 ($3,500 per year).

Candidates may be eligible for financial aid. Payment plans are available for all students, and Relay also offers federal student loans.

Why join the Distinctive Schools Team:

* We foster a love of learning from the very first day of school

* We create next generation learning environments for students in the 21st century

* We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way

* We love to laugh and have a good time

* We offer a great benefits package (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b)

Position Description:

This program is for individuals hired into Resident Teacher positions at Distinctive Schools. Individuals who successfully complete this program earn a Master of Arts in Teaching at the end of the two years. Graduate students will receive an Educator License with Stipulations (ELS) at the start of the program and the Professional Educator License (PEL) upon graduation. The Residency is a two-year program for aspiring teachers. It is a gradual on-ramp into the teaching profession and has additional supports (like a school-based mentor and three hours of class focused on practice each week). Residents take on more lead teaching responsibility throughout the first year, and then are prepared to be hired into lead teaching roles in year two. Learn more about Relay Graduate Schools of Education program at

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