Become a Teaching Fellow
Lead your own classroom. Experience first-hand what it is like to teach, motivate, and inspire your own students. Grow as a leader and an educator. Become an AmeriCorps summer teaching intern for Breakthrough Austin. It will be the most meaningful summer of your life!
Our program admits students in middle school and makes a long-term commitment to helping them graduate from high school and college by providing academic summer programs, individualized academic support and enrichment and college-prep activities for students and families. Breakthrough Austin operates several summer sites located at The University of Texas, a campus in Manor Independent School District, St. Andrew’s Episcopal school, and Del Valle Middle School. Breakthrough seeks enthusiastic, creative, and successful high school and college students to teach and mentor during our academic summer sessions. Under the guidance of seasoned teaching professionals, high school and college students will teach English, math, social studies, or science to classes of eight to ten students. Teachers will also serve on committees, lead study skills lessons, and design Explorations (electives) classes for their students. All Breakthrough Austin summer teachers are AmeriCorps members for the duration of the program and low cost summer housing is available through a partnership with College Houses, Inc.
Applications are now closed for Summer 2017. Summer 2018 applications will open in October 2017.
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