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Rocky Mountain Prep Teaching Fellowship


City Year is proud to partner with the Rocky Mountain Prep Teaching Fellowship so our alumni can continue to make a difference in classrooms and in the lives of students. This partnership reflects the shared visions and values of both organizations, and their belief that young people can keep students on track to graduate from high school and pursue post-secondary education. City Year strengthens an applicant’s competitiveness and chances for being selected for Rocky Mountain Prep Teaching Fellowship.


The Rocky Mountain Prep Fellowship is a teacher certification program that gives aspiring teachers the chance to work full-time in a classroom while also going to graduate school to earn their Colorado teaching license and Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree.  Fellows are paired with an experienced lead teacher who coaches them throughout the year and provides a model of excellent instruction. The Fellowship provides both the pedagogical knowledge all teachers need and abundant opportunities to teach in front of real students.


The City Year experience is a strong indicator of future success at Rocky Mountain Prep and serving with City Year strengthens an your application and chances for being selected as a Teaching Fellow.  Click Here  to learn more about the Rocky Mountain Prep Teaching Fellowship experience. Click here for answers to frequently asked questions.


Benefits offered by Rocky Mountain Prep Teaching Fellowship 

  • Colorado K-5 teacher certification
  • Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Relay Graduate School of Education
  • Reimbursement of Relay tuition over 3 years
  • 250+ hours of professional development each year
  • $500 wellness stipend
  • Access to comprehensive health and retirement benefits


To Apply

  • Use this link to access the Rocky Mountain Prep hiring portal and apply online.
  • Rolling application deadlines through May
  • City Year corps members and alumni should highlight their City Year experience on their resume as part of application materials and contact Manager of Recruitment and Retention, Lela Payne to identify your City Year affiliation after submission of your application.

    To Contact Rocky Mountain Prep


    Please note that all admissions decisions are made by Rocky Mountain Prep. Corps members and alumni interested in the program must complete the full application process.