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Steps to Becoming an MTR Teacher

Thank you for your interest in our residency program. Please read these Steps to Becoming an MTR Teacher and begin your application today. This communicates our timeline and schedule for the application and selection process. Once you have submitted your online application, you can expect to hear from an MTR recruiter who will continue to walk you through our process and be available for individual questions.

MTR’s Class of 2018 begins June 1, 2017.

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Ways to Learn More:

1. Ways to Learn More:

Online Application:

Apply to MTR with:

  • Applicant profile
  • Academic history and GPA
  • Current resume

2. Online Application:

Apply to MTR with:

  • Applicant profile
  • Academic history and GPA
  • Current resume

Written Responses:

Applicants who meet online application requirements will be invited to:

  • Submit written essays
  • Submit three references
  • Submit transcripts

3. Written Responses:

Applicants who meet online application requirements will be invited to:

  • Submit written essays
  • Submit three references
  • Submit transcripts

Video Interviews:

Invited applicants record a video interview responding to prompted questions.

4. Video Interviews:

Invited applicants record a video interview responding to prompted questions.

Selection Weekend:

Qualifying applicants are invited to attend an interview weekend held in Memphis in either December or March.

5. Selection Weekend:

Qualifying applicants are invited to attend an interview weekend held in Memphis in either December or March.

Offers and Decisions:

Selection Weekend attendees are notified of their acceptance status within the following week.

6. Offers and Decisions:

Selection Weekend attendees are notified of their acceptance status within the following week.

Get Ready for Memphis:

  • Move-in starts Memorial Weekend
  • Orientation begins the first week of June

7. Get Ready for Memphis:

  • Move-in starts Memorial Weekend
  • Orientation begins the first week of June

“I am a proud native Memphian. I love educating today’s youth because I do not believe I could do anything more significant with my life. Living in Memphis, Tennessee affords me the opportunity to live among various cultures and lifestyles.”
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