The Alternative Roadmap’s paid Navigator Fellowship offers individuals the opportunity to make learning engaging, fun, and impactful for students who need it the most. Serving as a teacher at our partner school sites throughout the greater Denver area, Navigators are instrumental in achieving AR’s vision of changing the ways student think about themselves and the world. Each Navigator is matched with another Navigator to teach the class in pairs. Each AR class will have supervision from a teacher and an Alternative Roadmap representative.
⭐ Acquire a minimum of 44 hours of teaching experience and training
⭐ Learn how to work with vulnerable and at-risk populations
A minimum of a 9 month commitment to work with AR
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate others
⭐ Follow the curriculum and book while teaching Roadmappers
⭐ Arrive 15 minutes early to the school/organization location and stay 15 minutes after the class.
The first round of the application process entails completing background information questions (contact information, education, relevant skills and experience), answering short-answer questions, providing the names and contact information of two references, and sending a resume.
DEMO LESSON VIDEO
In the second round of the application process, we require a submission of a 2-3 minute demo video lesson and corresponding sample lesson plan. We will provide 3-5 objectives to choose from and are looking for your ability to engage the camera and organize your ideas.
VIDEO CHAT INTERVIEW
The final round of the application process is a video chat interview. During this round, we also require the submission of a reference form from a previous employer/manager, volunteer supervisor, or professor.
What is the deadline to apply for the Navigator Fellowship?
When will I be contacted about my application?
Am I eligible to apply if I’m not a U.S. citizen?
Are Navigators given preferences for which partner site they want to work at? Location?
What is the compensation for Navigators?
What is the length of the Fellowship?
Each AR class lasts 32 weeks (each class is 60 minutes) and is typically as long as a normal school year (August – May). Times and dates can vary depending on the school or organization. The Fellowship commitment is a minimum of 9 months.