Match Teacher Residency


Now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.

We think teaching is the hardest and most important job in the world. 

The Match Teacher Residency offers real world experience on a pathway to becoming a teacher. 

Match Teacher Residents work full-time at Match Middle School or Match High School during the day as tutors in the Match Corps. During the evenings and on weekends, residents take classes at the Sposato Graduate School of Education

Our goal is prepare and train the country’s best rookie teachers. We are now accepting applications to join the 2020-2021 cohort. 

More about our program

Throughout the first year of the program, residents work full-time as tutors, supporting students and teachers. Sposato faculty, all master teachers, give residents intensive and individualized coaching on every element of their practice: from managing classroom behavior, to running a great classroom discussion, to building strong relationships with students and families. 

In the second year, students work full-time as teachers while they participate in a year-long distance learning course and receive weekly individualized coaching. 

Students who complete our two-year program earn a Masters degree in Effective Teaching. 

By the numbers: 

  • We will welcome about 50 students into our program for the 2019-2020 school year.

  • 100% of our students hold a Bachelor’s degree. Common college majors include: English, mathematics, history, economics, biology, political science, education.

  • 100% of Match Teacher Residents obtain a full-time teaching position by the end of the first year of the program.

What skills and experience do I need to apply?: 

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree and a strong academic record.

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to social justice and working with young people.

  • Be a hard worker who is willing to accept regular feedback and constantly improve.

  • Possess strong writing and communication skills.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Take action:

Want more information? Contact Brittany Bennett at

Ready to apply? Here’s the application

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The Sposato Graduate School of Education (GSE) is one of the only graduate schools in the country that is based in a K-12 school setting. You can learn more about the program’s history, mission and leadership here.