Apply Today to Join the Alliance

The 2024 City Teaching Alliance Application is now open!

Begin your journey in education by applying before September 25th to have an offer in hand by October 23rd. Not ready to apply or have lingering questions? Fill out the “Learn More” form and someone from our Recruitment Team will contact you soon!

City Teaching Alliance Admissions Process

  • Online Application
    • Upload a copy of your resume and answer the two prompts to submit your application before September 25th.
  • Meet with a Recruiter
    • All applicants are encouraged to meet with a recruiter before pressing submit on their application to have a better understanding of what it means to join the alliance.
  • Phone Interview
    • Select applicants advance directly to the final interview, while some will have a supplemental phone interview between September 28th and October 3rd.
  • Submit Application Materials
    • All applicants must submit a copy of their undergraduate transcripts and two recommenders before your final interview.
  • Final Interview
    • Participate in a 90-minute virtual interview with members of the City Teaching Alliance community between October 11th and October 14th.
Criteria for Program Eligibility


Prospective educators must:

  • Earn a bachelor’s degree by June 2024.
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • City Teaching Alliance can only accept applicants who are a citizen or national of the United States, permanent resident of the United States, or a DACA recipient.
Criteria for Program Eligibility

International Students

  • Applicants with a degree from a foreign university must have their transcript evaluated course-by-course and translated into English by a recognized agency.
  • The only exception would be degrees or credits earned at a Canadian higher education institution. We do not require an international course-by-course evaluation if (1) the transcript is in English, and (2) the institution is a member of Universities Canada [formerly the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)] or other accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.
International Students

Transcripts and Evaluations

  • The following agencies report that they are open and conducting evaluations now. Due to extensive delays and service disruptions, we strongly encourage that applicants make arrangements with one of these agencies, and allow a minimum of 8-10 weeks to obtain a completed evaluation.
  • For questions, please contact Admissions at
What We Look For

Our Competencies

  • Relationship Building
  • Valuing Students & Communities
  • Learning & Continuously Improving
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Anti-Racism
  • Commitment to City Teaching Alliance’s Mission
  • Adaptability & Perseverance
  • Organization & Communication Skills

What comes next?

Start your application to join City Teaching Alliance and begin an exciting journey in education by applying before September 25th! A recruiter will reach out to you soon to answer all your questions. Meeting with a recruiter significantly increases your chance to be invited to an interview, so keep an eye out for their email.

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