Thank you for your interest in the Relay Teaching Residency!
The application for the Residency Placement Program for the school year 2020-2021 is now closed. The application for 2021-2022 will reopen in spring 2021.
We would love to learn more about you! Please complete an interest form by clicking here, and a recruiter will reach out to you!
WHO ARE WE SEEKING?
We are looking for talented, and committed teachers from diverse backgrounds who seek to make a positive impact teaching ALL kids, particularly in communities that have been most often denied educational opportunity.
THE SKILLS AND MINDSETS WE LOOK FOR INCLUDE:
- Readiness for the rigor of the Relay Teaching Residency Program
- Commitment to teaching and service
- Ability to build relationships in diverse settings
- Need to succeed
Note: Relay requires a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for the program. If your GPA is between 2.75 and 3.0, you can submit two recommendations to be considered. Click here for more information about GPA requirements.
Below is a map that outlines the campuses at which we support candidates’ in finding school placements:
If your campus preference is not shown above, please click here for more information.
WHAT WILL YOU BE ASKED TO PROVIDE?
We want to learn as much as we can about you. You'll want to have ready:
- Your resume
- Your answers to our three essay questions
- Your unofficial transcript
- If invited, you will be asked to complete a video interview
Please review the Selection and Placement Process chart below:
How to Apply
APPLY FOR MASTERS DEGREE AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
If you are ready to change lives and already secured your school placement, apply for a masters degree and certification programs.
You will begin by providing personal and education information, a resume & essay, and recommendations. All applicants, including those who went through Relay’s Residency Placement Program, will also need to provide the following supplementary materials:
- Official transcripts (including the transcripts showing your bachelor’s degree was conferred)
- State-specific certification exam results
- Basic Skill Requirements
Once you have completed your admissions application, stay in close touch with the school where you will be working, monitor your application status, and communicate regularly with your Relay Campus to ensure that all materials have been received, and accept your offer, if admitted.