October 20, 2015. Lawrence, MA. Esperanza Academy classroom photos. © 2015 Marilyn Humphries

Non-Discrimination Policy
Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, Esperanza is committed to a diverse and inclusive community with respect to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, economic circumstance, age, and physical disability in its student body, faculty and staff. Esperanza Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and athletic and other school administered programs. We strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates. Esperanza Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

October 20, 2015. Lawrence, MA. Esperanza Academy classroom photos. © 2015 Marilyn Humphries

Currently Accepting Applications

Life Together is a ten-month fellowship and leadership development project that matches young leaders (21-32 years of age) with mission-based non-profit organizations, churches, and schools throughout Eastern Massachusetts. Life Together is a strategic initiative of The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and an affiliate program of the Episcopal Service Corps.

The Teaching Fellowship is a partnership between Life Together and Esperanza. During their two-year commitment with Life Together, fellows work for social justice, grow as leaders, and live in community with other fellows. In addition to teaching, fellows participate in regular leadership training and spiritual reflection.

About the Position:
The Fellow will teach classes, coach in the athletic program, serve as an advisor to students, and perform other responsibilities related to teaching. The successful candidate will demonstrate belief in the mission and philosophy of both Life Together and Esperanza Academy. The teaching fellow will be a person of high moral character with a generous sense of humor, determination and fortitude. The teaching fellow shall have the ability to work independently and cooperatively and be committed to goal-oriented leadership. Organizational, computer, written, and oral communication skills must be exemplary.

Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree is required
Teaching experience and work with urban youth is preferred, but not required.
Prior leadership experience is preferred

Compensation:
Fellows receive housing, health insurance, a modest living stipend, and are eligible for an AmeriCorps Education Award (to pay student loans or put toward future graduate school tuition). Fellows also receive extensive leadership training.

To Apply:
Please forward resume, cover letter, and contact info for three professional references to:

Annmarie Quezada, Principal
Esperanza Academy
annmarie.quezada@esperanzaacademy.org