Relay Teaching Residency at Christina
In partnership with the Relay Graduate School of Education and Delaware Department of Education, the Relay Teaching Residency at Christina provides a unique opportunity for aspiring teachers to learn alongside mentor teachers, while earning a master’s degree in teaching and a standard teaching certificate.
Earn Your Master's Degree and Teaching Certificate
If you have ever been interested in teaching but were not sure how to enter the profession, this opportunity provides unparalleled preparation & experience to help you do so. The residency is a two-year master’s degree program for talented, mission-driven people eager to launch a career in teaching.
In the first year, residents engage in a gradual, supervised entrance into the profession so that, in the second year, they are hired into a teaching position. Most importantly, the residency prepares educators to enter the classroom with the foundational skills necessary to impact students from their first day as a teacher.
Gain Vital Skills and Credentials
The Relay Teaching Residency at Christina gives you the tools to build your skills and teach with confidence, whether you're a beginner or a veteran.
HERE'S HOW IT WORKS
- Year 1
- Teaching Residents will complete a one-year apprenticeship.
- Residents will fully participate as a staff member at The Bayard School or Gauger-Cobbs Middle School with a full-time teacher advisor.
- Residents will receive a stipend and a scholarship to Relay GSE.
- Residents will take on increasing amounts of instructional responsibility over the course of the year.
- Year 2
- Upon successful completion of Year 1 of the residency, residents will be eligible to become full-time teachers of record in the Christina School District.
- Upon successful completion of Year 2 of residency, teachers will earn a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Relay GSE and be eligible for a standard certificate in Education.
To be eligible for the Relay Teaching Residency, candidates should have a:
- Bachelor’s degree with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic achievement– Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Please reach out if your undergraduate GPA is between a 2.75 and 3.0.
- Commitment to and experience (preferable) working with underserved communities.
- Determination to drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students (Interview).
- Demonstrated expertise in subject area.
- For additional information on eligibility, click here.
How to Apply
Click below or email firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are interested and would like to be contacted about the Relay Teaching Residency at Christina.
If you have any questions, please contact Dana Rae Davisson, Program Director, Relay Delaware.
Employment is Conditional Upon Receipt of an Acceptable Criminal Background Report, a Negative Pre-Employment Drug Screening and a Child Abuse Registry Check Showing You Are Not on the Registry at any Level