Practice Makes Perfect (PMP): Paid Summer Teaching Opportunity in NYC

| January 19, 2017
​Position at ​Practice Makes Perfect (PMP), a NYC-based organization that partners with schools to provide academic summer programming for students in high-need communities. ​They​ are seeking highly motivated sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduates and graduate students to serve as our Teaching Fellows.
​Description: ​

PMP’s five-week program uses an innovative near-peer mentorship model that pairs students in grades K-8 with high-achieving role models from the same community. Our competitive fellowship places college students with an interest in education and a passion for narrowing the achievement gap in front of these classrooms in the schools that need them the most. Teaching Fellows will undergo comprehensive training that prepares them for the rewarding responsibility of leading a classroom and will receive one-on-one support from a NYC-certified teacher throughout the summer. Our Teaching Fellows are instrumental in combating the summer learning loss and narrowing the achievement gap in NYC. This is a full-time, paid position.  

​S​tudents who are interested in pursuing teaching and making a difference this summer, ​take a look at​ the attached job description and flyer.  The deadline to apply is March 6th, 2017. For more information and to apply, students can visit or email directly.

Emily Becker, along with Meiling Jabbaar will also be at a few upcoming career events at Barnard and Columbia Teacher’s College –Barnard Career fair on 1/20, and Teacher’s College Employer Exhibition on 2/7. If any students are interested in speaking with us in person to learn more about this opportunity please feel free to come out to these events.


Fellow Recruitment Team

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