Teaching Fellow (SY2022-2023)

Teaching Fellow Program · Roxbury, Massachusetts
Department Teaching Fellow Program
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

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About City on a Hill (CoaH)

City on a Hill graduates college-ready students that are responsible, resourceful and respectful democratic citizens, who are prepared to compete in 21st century community, culture and commerce. We do so by emphasizing academic achievement, citizenship, teacher leadership, and public accountability. 

City on a Hill is one of Massachusetts’ first charter schools with the upcoming 2022-2023 school year being our 28th year of operation. As we prepare for another school year, City on a Hill is seeking dedicated educators and operations staff to support the empowerment of our students.

Role Description

The City on a Hill Teaching Fellow Program (TFP) is designed to nurture and grow the next generation of COAH teachers with an explicit focus on recruiting individuals that reflect the diversity of COAH’s student body. The Teaching Fellow Program is a one-year program (beginning in mid August) intended to train individuals interested in a career teaching in urban public charter schools. 

Fellows are full-time employees of the school, and will work closely with their manager, teacher-mentor, administrators and wider community to ensure proper implementation of school practices and policies.


Classroom & School Responsibilities:

  • Engage as a member of the City on a Hill Community by developing positive relationships and attending all required meetings with students, families and other staff.
  • Participate in all staff professional development sessions, including three weeks of Faculty Orientation before the beginning of classes.
  • Work with Special Education and English Language Development liaisons to accommodate and modify curriculum and assessments in accordance with students Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Take on increasing classroom responsibilities as the year progresses, following a gradual release model that will transition Fellows from teaching assistants to co-teachers to lead teacher of two classes by spring of the 22-23 school year. 
  • Other duties, as assigned by the Principal, Vice Principal or Director of Teacher Development & Compliance.

Required Qualifications

  • A belief that all students can and must learn at high levels and a commitment your own continued learning, particularly as it relates to City on a Hill’s journey to operating as an anti-racist school.
  • A Bachelor's degree in a field applicable to the subject for which you are applying.
  • Successful completion of a Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) applicable to the subject for which you are applying within your first year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in teaching (full-time, substitute, other fellowships, etc), particularly in a similar school setting.

For additional information about the Teaching Fellows Program, please visit our website or contact Mike McGean, Director of Teacher Development & Compliance, at mmcgean[at]cityonahill.org.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of City on a Hill Charter Public School to obtain all available Federal and State background information through both SAFIS (Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification Services) and CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), as allowed by law, of all employees and prospective employees of the school.  

City on a Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, City on a Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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  • Location
    Roxbury, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Teaching Fellow Program
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience