Teach with Girls’ LEAP!
Girls’ LEAP teachers are adult women who are dedicated to girls’ development, leadership, and self-defense, committed to empowering girls and young women, and have experienced working with youth aged 8-18. New teachers will start by assistant teaching in programs before becoming a lead teacher.
Who should apply?
Adult women ages 23+ who are …
- Interested in girls’ development, leadership, and self-defense.
- Committed to empowering girls and young women.
- Experienced working with youth aged 8-18.
- Available to teach Girls’ LEAP at least one day a week. At this time, we have training slots only for those who can be available to volunteer teach in the afterschool timeslot. (2-7pm). Currently, there are no paid opportunities available. Volunteers are always welcome!
- Able to commit to at least 2 years with Girls’ LEAP.
What is the commitment?
We ask for a 2 year commitment from each Teacher in Training. Programs are offered seasonally (Fall Semester, Winter/Spring semester and Summer). Program teams are constructed based on schedule, availability, and skill sets. The time commitment is 3-4 hours per week while placed on a Girls’ LEAP program. Most of our programs occur in the after school time slot (2-6pm). We hold regular monthly staff meetings for additional training and support.
Application Process & Next Steps…
Fill out the attached application Girls’ LEAP Application Adult Women Winter 2012, including personal statement, resume and references and return to: Tracey Westgate, Program Director, email@example.com. Please include your first and last name in the file name.
Girls’ LEAP is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, train, and promote candidates based on their qualifications regardless of race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or other status protected by state or federal law.
“The most powerful part of the [Girls' LEAP] training was the commitment that we end up feeling for each other
and to the program and to women all over the world” -Girls’ LEAP Teacher in Training