Teaching Fellowship

We are accepting applications for the 21-22 school year!

Click here to apply for an Elementary Teaching Fellow Position.

KIPP MA Teaching Fellows are:

  • Aspiring teachers with less than one year of experience leading their own classroom
  • Eager to learn and practice teaching alongside a mentor
  • Committed to closing the opportunity gap and ensuring all students in the Boston area have access to a high-quality education
  • Relentlessly pursuing the goal of becoming a highly effective teacher


Why Become a Teaching Fellow with KIPP MA?

  • A Gradual Release Model Sets You Up for Success

    Teaching Fellows take on responsibilities over the course of the school year, learning and practicing in real classrooms with the coaching and support needed to improve all aspects of the craft.

  • Train with High-Performing Teachers and Leaders

    Teaching Fellows spend a year in a classroom with a highly-effective KIPP teacher. Fellows work alongside results-driven educators and administrators who are willing to do whatever it takes to see students succeed!

  • Learn a Craft and Make an Impact

    Learn alongside a team of peers who are ready to have a lasting influence in the classroom and empower students to lead lives of independence, options, and impact.

  • Competitive Compensation

    Teaching Fellows earn a salary and benefits during their year of training and learning.

  • Earn a Master’s Degree at Boston University

    Teaching Fellows can choose to opt into a master’s and licensure program at Boston University.

How to Apply:

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis, and we encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Application Process:

All candidates must submit an online application. Upon review, our team will invite select candidates to participate in an online video interview. After the video submission, select candidates will be invited to a video interview and sample lesson with the Talent Team.  Following the interview with the talent team, our team will request that qualified candidates participate in a final interview with our school-based teams to better understand our schools and meet our teachers and leaders.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the KIPP MA Teaching Fellows Program?

The KIPP MA Teaching Fellows Program is a pathway into teaching for aspiring educators. During your time as a Fellow, you train in the classroom with a highly effective mentor teacher, getting coaching and professional development on all aspects of the craft. KIPP MA Fellows also have the option to pursue a master’s degree and teaching license through Boston University.

Who should apply to be a KIPP MA Teaching Fellow?

We are looking for Fellows who:

  • Have obtained or will have a Bachelor’s degree by June 2020 (required).
  • Have less than 1 full year of lead teaching experience in an elementary, middle, or high school classroom.
  • Are growth-oriented and committed to learning the craft of teaching.
  • Thrive as part of a mission-driven and team-oriented culture.
Tell me more about the partnership with Boston University. How can I get my master’s degree and teaching license?

KIPP MA partners with the Boston University School of Education to offer our Teaching Fellows the option to pursue a graduate degree and teaching license while teaching in our schools. The Boston University Master’s in Curriculum and Teaching is a two year program designed for teachers who are working full-time in the classroom. KIPP MA Fellows will take classes with TFA Corps Members and other teachers and teaching fellows from Boston area schools. We are excited to offer our Fellows this opportunity to deepen their knowledge and earn a Master’s in Curriculum and Teaching and a MA Initial Teaching License. BU offers KIPP MA Fellows a 33% tuition scholarship and access to their financial aid offices. Participation in their program is optional, and KIPP MA does not require teachers to hold a master’s degree or MA teaching license.

How can I learn more?

Click here to view our one pager with more information about the program.