Thrive Teacher Intern Program

Thrive is looking for Aspiring Educators and Social Activists Ready to Make a Difference in Children's Lives

  • Are you passionate about the work of schools from both a classified and certificated position?
  • Do you recognize the value of engaging parents and other community members in the school?
  • Do you have an interest in and aptitude for innovative pedagogy and social consciousness?
  • Have you just completed, or are you near completion of a B.A.?

Join our team -- Become a teacher! We will hire you, train you, and with the help of our university partners you earn your credential.


What Our Program Emphasizes:

  1. Teaching excellence and best practices in Next Gen Learning.
  2. Restorative practices, inclusion, and social justice.
  3. Whole child focus on social emotional development.
  4. Professional collaboration.
  5. Skills for working with diverse, urban students, including an awareness of race, language, culture and learning differences.


What You Will Do:

  1. Develop, design and deliver curriculum based in tested processes, in ways that reflect best practices in cutting-edge pedagogy
  2. Co-create curriculum with, and model their instruction after, experienced teachers who act as mentors.
  3. Become educational coaches who work with students on PBL and Blended learning.
  4. Complete capstone projects that reflects their teaching philosophy and evidence of action.
  5. Participate in a high quality, affordable TEP program in their home community, which will allow them to meet family obligations while going to school.
  6. Enter the workforce as a competent, rather than novice, teacher.


Our program is full for the 2017-18 school year. Please check this website for updates on hiring events for the 2018-19 ThriveUP program.

To apply for the 2018-19 school year, send the following to us at, with the subject ThriveUP:

  1. A Letter of Introduction.
  2. Your Resume.
  3. An Introductory Video (A simple smart phone video of you introducing yourself and telling us 3 reasons why you are a good candidate for this program. The video should be no longer than a minute in length).


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