Become a Teacher in Las Vegas! (Fernley)

TNTP in Fernley, NV

  • Industry: Education - Post Secondary - Faculty, Vocational And Technical Education
  • Type: Full Time
We Are Who

Nevada Teacher Corps prepares individuals without teaching certification to become teachers for the students who need them most those in our most underserved communities, where systemic inequities and individual prejudices deny too many children access to a great education. Through Nevada Teacher Corps, you will transform your academic and professional expertise into a high-impact career as a certified Elementary Education teacher in Clark County Public Schools and various charter schools in the Las Vegas area.

Why Las Vegas

Nevada Teacher Corps (NTC) is an ambitious, teacher-centered effort to invigorate struggling Nevada schools with great teaching and leadership. NTC builds a passionate group of like-minded teachers, and provides the training, coaching and leadership development they need to offer a transformative education for Nevada students.

Nevada Teacher Corps provides an accelerated pathway into teaching for accomplished professionals and recent college graduates who aren t yet certified as educators, but who possess the dedication and content knowledge to teach in some of the highest-need schools throughout Las Vegas.

Who Our Students Need

We're looking for accomplished professionals and recent college graduates who possess the dedication and skills to teach critical subjects where great teachers are often in short supply, such as Elementary Education.

You may have built a successful career, and now wish to give back as a teacher. You could be an accomplished recent graduate who wants to share your passion for learning with Nevada s students. Whatever your background, you believe that every student can achieve at a high-level and will do whatever it takes to help them get there.

We are currently seeking outstanding candidates to teach Elementary Education.

Benefits of Nevada Teacher Corps

Community-Focused: As an international destination, Las Vegas is rich in diversity. Nevada Teacher Corps works across every level of our education system. We collaborate with the state department of education, individual schools, and with teachers, leaders, and community members at schools across Nevada.

Classroom-Centered Preparation: Our support is radically simple: focused practice on key skills, knowledge, and mindsets to get new teachers off to a strong start. Where traditional teacher preparation leaves little time for hands-on skill-building, our innovative training is centered around actual teaching experience and focused practice on core skills, such as reflecting on students values, experiences, and ambitions to create opportunities for students to see themselves in challenging content that will prepare them for success.

Certification that Counts: Throughout your first year in the classroom, we carefully assess and support your growth, with expert coaching and personalized support. Nevada Teacher Corps Fellows are recognized not simply as certified teachers, but as having a proven track record of classroom success.

Full Salary and Benefits: Nevada Teacher Corps Fellows begin earning a full teacher's salary plus comprehensive benefits while pursuing certification when they start in their own classroom at the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. Starting salary is approximately $42,000 plus comprehensive benefits.

Eligibility Requirements

Qualifications and eligibility for Nevada Teacher Corps:
  • Must have bachelor's degree by June 2020
  • Must currently be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be able to pass an FBI background investigation
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA
To Apply

Please submit your application at this link. Applications submitted online through the Workday application process will not be reviewed or considered.

Position Type:


TNTP is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. TNTP does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, arrest record, conviction record, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of TNTP, including recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, and administering all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs or terminations.
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