Are you currently a college student interested in a rewarding teaching career in an urban environment?
Come make a difference in a child’s life in Philadelphia! We are currently seeking talented, passionate and compassionate students to complete their student teaching in Philadelphia. Please contact your college or university’s field placement coordinator to arrange your student teaching experience in The School District of Philadelphia.
What does the student teaching experience entail?
During the college or university student’s senior year, student teacher placement occurs. Student teachers are assigned to a District teacher (cooperating teacher) in their content area for up to one year to apply course curriculum to actual classroom teaching with students. Throughout the experience, student teachers receive:
What documents do I need to student teach in Philadelphia?
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and The School District of Philadelphia require that all students obtain the following satisfactory clearances to student teach and gain employment (These documents are valid for one year after the date of issuance):
What is a Cooperating Teacher?
Each semester, School District of Philadelphia teachers volunteer to serve as Cooperating Teachers, hosting student teachers in their classrooms. Cooperating Teachers provide assistance in classroom management, pedagogy, content delivery and teaching strategies. If you meet the criteria and are interested in serving as a Cooperating Teacher, please notify your school Principal.
Cooperating Teacher Requirement:
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