Launch your career with our Associate Teacher Program
Our Associate Teacher Program prepares aspiring teachers for successful careers in just one year.
Because we know great teachers are made, not born, we created the Brooke Associate Teacher Corps: a yearlong, school-based teacher preparation program that empowers corps members to become successful lead teachers.
Whether they come to us with a master’s degree in education or no previous teaching experience, Associate Teachers receive frequent feedback and coaching as they learn how to lead a classroom in which every student is challenged and known.
Brooke is seeking a diverse group of aspiring teachers with a desire to close the achievement gap. Specific qualifications include:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Excellent collaboration, communication, and organization skills
- Commitment to teaching and ensuring academic success for all students
Over the last few years, we’ve been focused on how we can recruit, support, and maintain teachers of color, and one way we are committing to that is through the Associate Teacher Program.
Principal, Brooke East Boston, Associate Teacher 2008-2009
Is the Associate Teacher Program right for you?
Our Program Components Prepare Great Teachers
Associates begin the year with a full month of professional development. Throughout the year, Associates attend weekly seminars focused on the fundamentals of classroom management and instruction.
Associates are placed in a classroom with a highly effective mentor teacher. Mentors provide consistent observations and coaching and monthly evaluations. Mentors’ feedback links to a rubric that outlines essential skills and a timeline for mastery.
Once school starts, Associates observe lead teachers, slowly taking on increasing amounts of classroom management through leading portions of instruction. By the spring, adequately progressing Associates teach in classrooms for full days and weeks.
Associates receive a full salary and benefits and can apply for a $13,585 scholarship to be added to their base salary. This scholarship is available for candidates who have faced adversity and are most in need of additional financial support.
These Are Our
Steps to Apply
Application and Resume
Positions are filled on a rolling basis, with applicants given priority as soon as they submit their application and resume. Read our tips for applying page to strengthen your application.
Applicants should complete this scholarship application to be considered for the $13,585 stipend in addition to their base salary. This scholarship is awarded to candidates who meet the criteria.
Strong candidates will be invited to a phone screen with our Associate Teacher Program Manager.
Select candidates will interview in person, lead a demonstration lesson with students, and observe and meet Brooke teachers at one of our schools.
Finalists for the Associate Teacher Program will be asked to provide professional references.
We want talent partner alumni to apply! Highlight your participation in these programs in your application.
Ready to complete your Associate Teacher Program application?