To become a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow you will need to go through a few steps to ensure a smooth transition to the program:
Fill out an online application with your information and your preference for the city of your choice.
Soon after, an Israel Experience program advisor will contact you to set up an interview via Skype to get to know you better and allow you to ask any questions you may have
After the interview, you will upload complete medical forms, an official background check, and a Masa Israel grant application.
There is no need for personal medical insurance, Masa provides insurance during the program
You need to provide a Letter of Good Standing/Background Check form the Police since the program entails working with kids.
Your application, interview summary, and forms will then be reviewed thoroughly by Israel Experience and the Ministry of Education.
Finally, you will be notified of your acceptance.
Pricing and costs of the Masa Israel Teaching Fellow Program
The program cost is $1000 for the year, which includes housing, a monthly stipend is provided for shopping, health insurance, Hebrew Ulpan (Hebrew language course), transportation in your city, 60 + hours of teacher training, trips, seminars around Israel, staff support, and airfare reimbursement upon completion of the program.
If you are accepted to the program you will need to pay a nonrefundable deposit to reserve your spot, within 2 weeks of notification of acceptance.
The payment of the remaining program cost is due later than the beginning of the program.
There is also flight reimbursement by Masa, once you have successfully completed the full 10 months program.
The first few weeks of Masa Israel Teaching Fellows with Israel Experience
You will be acclimating to your new surroundings, home, and getting to know other participants.
There will be a two-day trip to kick off the program.
Orientation and familiarizing with your respective city
Teachers training course of 60 hours.
Ulpan (Intensive Hebrew classes)
Group building exercise.
Free time to explore and settle down.
The whole process of your teaching job in Israel will be smooth and uncomplicated. Our staff is here to make it as seamless as possible. During your participation, you will contribute your knowledge and training to the local kids while also gaining a fulfilling journey as you are immersed in a new culture, location, and social surroundings. We are here to make it comfortable, exciting, and trouble-free.