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On the Rise Academy - Secondary Mathematics Fellow

Date Posted: Dec 1, 2022

Job Description

Job Title

Do you want to become a certified teacher in Detroit Public Schools Community District?

 

Position Title: On the Rise Academy – Secondary Mathematics Fellow

Location: Various Schools

Salary: $21.88/hour during Pre-Service Institute, $51,071 *1/yr. once interim certification is obtained

Bargaining Unit: Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT)

Benefits Eligible: Yes

 

Position Summary:

On the Rise Academy is a 3-year Michigan Department of Education-approved alternative teacher certification program that prepares participants to become exceptional teachers who will uphold the mission, vision, and values of Detroit Public Schools Community District.  Applying to the Fellow role with On the Rise Academy means you are enrolling into a teacher education program (similar to a teacher education program at a traditional college or university) which requires you to teach in a DPSCD school. Individuals admitted to On the Rise Academy will be required to participate in and complete all program requirements to remain in the Fellow role, including but not limited to:

  • Pre-Service Institute which takes place from June 2023 – August 2023
  • Attempt and pass the Secondary Mathematics Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) (Test 022)
  • Mandatory content related coursework
  • Supervised field experience and coaching
  • Passing all required performance screen related tasks

Fellows who meet Pre-Service requirements will be recommended for an Interim Teaching Certificate and will receive a conditional offer for a promotion to a contract teaching position within the District while they continue their training. Fellows who complete all program requirements, including passing performance screens, will be recommended for a standard teaching certificate after their third year of effective teaching. The program is tuition based, though tuition will be forgiven for participants who remain teaching in DPSCD in their certification area for a minimum of 6 years. Please refer to our website (https://www.detroitk12.org/Page/15346) for more information about On the Rise Academy.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools or an equivalent agency. 
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of 2.95 or higher.
  • Must not already be a certified teacher.

 

Requirements:

The following items must be uploaded and submitted in your online application as a single additional attachment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Do not upload a cover letter.

  • Resume (Follow instructions in application to upload)
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) (Follow instructions in application to upload)

To be considered for the Fellow role, all candidates must attend an in-person or virtual informational session. Register for an informational session here.

 

Essential Functions: 

  1. Attend regularly and engage fully in a rigorous training model which includes, a field experience in a summer school classroom and completion of online and face-to-face coursework during the Pre-Service Institute and during the school year.
  2. Participate in 1:1 and small group coaching during Pre-Service Institute and the school year.
  3. Under the supervision of the model teacher, plan and facilitate intensive instruction to students during DPSCD’s summer learning program, using DPSCD’s instructional materials.
  4. Collaborate with Fellows, teachers, school and District leadership, parents and community members to ensure summer learning students receive high-quality instruction and social/emotional supports.
  5. Collaborate with supporting teachers and On the Rise Academy staff to share student progress with parents and families.
  6. Manage student records including attendance, student feedback/grading, and progress reports.
  7. Build relationships with students, creates systems and routines to manage classroom and behavior in class, as well as during non-instructional times (e.g. lunch, recess, transitions).
  8. Follow all District policies, work rules and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictate.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Security Clearance:

Internal Applicants

If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check.

External Applicants

In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.

 

Method of Application:

Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume and unofficial transcript to be considered.

Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of acceptance.

Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 252-3023.

DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities.  Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377 or detroitk12.org/compliance.

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