Inner-City Teaching Corps

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Basic Information

Address: 300 N Elizabeth Street, Suite 300C Chicago, IL 60607
Phone Number: (312) 491-9100
Fax Number: (312) 491-9102

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Education, Teaching, Children and Families
Clearances Required: Yes
Background Check: Yes
Population Served: Kindergarten through High School
Ages for Volunteer: College Graduate
Hours of Service: Full-Time
Minimum Hours Required: Full-Time
Days of Service: Full-Time
Mission Statement:

To transform education in underserved communities and to empower children in urban schools.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Inner-City Teaching Corps (ICTC) is a non-profit education and service organization that helps empower children in the most under-served areas of Chicago through provision of outstanding teachers and innovative education programs.

ICTC offers an innovative and proven array of educational programs for urban youth and families. We bring positive educational approaches and problem solving abilities to challenging learning environments.

Additional Information:

The Volunteer Teaching Corps, a part of the Inner-City Teaching Corps, is a two-year, post-grad service program training outstanding recent college graduates to be full-time teachers in inner-city Chicago parochial schools. ALL MAJORS are eligible to apply for both elementary and high school positions. Volunteers live in co-ed, faith-based communities of 7-10 in residences on Chicago's South and West sides. This is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in education, or to give back to the community before going on to graduate school or another professional field. 

Benefits include:
*health and dental insurance
*$150 monthly stipend for personal use
*Illinois alternative teacher certification
*22 graduate credits toward a Masters in Education at Northwestern University
*on-going professional support and training
*loan deferment and/or partial cancellation
*AmeriCorps education awards 
Early Application Deadline:
November 5th
Regular Application Deadline:
January 21st

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