Get Paid To Get Your Teaching Credential + $38k + 401k benefits

Los Angeles, California
$38,500 annual salary, with benefits + 401k
Jun 11, 2021
Jul 11, 2021
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Ready to launch your teaching career?

Have you always wanted to teach but don’t know where to start? Tired living paycheck to paycheck without access to health insurance and a retirement plan? Want to become a credentialed teacher but afraid of the debt school would require? 

Become a TeachStart Fellow where you’ll be paid for guaranteed substitute work, plus you'll receive health insurance, access to a 401k while getting paid to get your CA teaching credential.

With Scoot Education’s unique program, you’ll teach and serve students across Los Angeles as a full-time substitute teacher, and receive teacher training and career coaching in our TeachStart program. 

  • Salary: $38,500 annual salary, with benefits 
  • Work Year: 10 months (September-June)
  • Teaching program: Fellowship for fall 2021-2022 school year and one week of summer training + quarterly PD days 

Job summary: 

As a TeachStart fellow, you’ll join the Scoot Scholar program, a two-year paid fellowship for prospective teachers who want to earn their CA teacher credential. In year one, you’ll work 9 out of 10 days, substituting full-time at our partner schools and spend your other days on foundational training courses, studying to pass required exams. 

During year two, TeachStart fellows work at a Scoot school partner as a lead teacher while earning their teaching credentials through our alternative certification program partner. 

With a growth mindset and a passion for education, you’ll bring your empathetic and innovative nature to the classroom where you’ll help students have an exceptional learning experience. Your self-initiative and hungry aptitude will be celebrated and you’ll make a difference in your local community.   


As a TeachStart Fellow, you’ll:

  • Have guaranteed full-time employment with Scoot
  • Enjoy covered training and working costs
  • Have exposure to a variety of schools
  • Have a clear pathway into the teaching profession, with support along the way

You’ll enjoy: 

  • Direct deposit monthly (provides salary + benefits from day 1)
  • W-2 employee of Scoot, meaning no fussing with taxes!
  • Full-time hours (M-F approx: 8am-3pm)
  • Devoted, awesome Consultants providing personalized support
  • Paid training to prepare you for the classroom
  • Access to the TeachStart community where you’ll meet other fellows + get invitations to happy hours and social events. 

You should apply if: 

  • You’re ready to launch your teaching career
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Clear background check 


What to expect:

  • Enrollment in a two-year paid teaching program, with training provided 
  • Guidance and support on passing the state required tests for substitute teaching 
  • Advanced understanding of social and emotional development in children and adolescents

About Scoot:

Scoot Education is the creator of TeachStart, a training program to provide debt-free and salaried pathways for prospective teachers (even those without any prior experience) to become licensed educators.  TeachStart provides a paid pathway into teaching full-time, providing graduates with either a substitute teaching certificate or a state teaching credential.


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