Nativity Teaching Fellowship

The Nativity Teaching Fellowship provides immediate classroom experience, school leadership opportunities and a tuition-free Master's Degree at Boston College Lynch School of Education to recent college graduates.

Calling Aspiring Educators Looking to Make a Difference

A perfect opportunity for graduating college seniors or recent college graduates looking to start their career in education, the Nativity Teaching Fellowship offers Fellows immediate teaching experience and a direct impact on our students and their families. Fellows take on a regular teaching load, fulfill school administrative and leadership responsibilities, and have tuition-free access to professional education programs at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education. “Graduating” Teaching Fellows have gone on to professional teaching experiences at school’s across the region, into school administration and leadership, education policy and consulting work, and more.

  • Who is a good fit for the Teaching Fellows program?

    The Teaching Fellowship is a perfect fit for students graduating from college/recent college graduates seeking classroom teaching experience, social-justice oriented mission and an opportunity to make a difference.

    No prior teaching or education-related experience is required for to apply.

  • What is the program commitment?

    Teaching Fellows make a two-year commitment to Nativity Prep and the program.

    Based on position needs and Fellow-class size, Teaching Fellows can be considered for an additional year or for Lead Teacher positions.

  • What benefits do Teaching Fellows receive?

    In exchange for their two-year commitment, Teaching Fellows receive:

    • A modest stipend
    • Rent-free room and board at a faculty residence in Jamaica Plain
    • Access to master’s degree programs at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education. Many Teaching Fellows complete the program debt-free with an accredited Masters Degree in Education.

  • How do I apply?

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 program year, starting on July 1, 2019.

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to and complete the online application.


Meet our 2017-2017 Teaching Fellows

Mackenzie Horl

Fredy Taveras

Abigail Clavin

Robert Petrie