Put your passion to work.

We are a developing group of hard-working, talented individuals just like you.

Join us, and help make college a reality for all children.

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Open Positions

Please click below to view all current vacancies and for the 2019-20 school year. Within the application you can indicate if you want to be considered for the current school year as well. These positions will be updated weekly. We recommend reading each job description carefully to ensure you are applying for the role you are best suited for.

At IDEA, we're more than educators.

We’re believers and fighters committed to giving children – no matter their socioeconomic background, ethnicity, or neighborhood they reside in – the tools needed to reach their full potential.

Together, we spend our day ensuring that no matter what, our students are in an environment where they will develop good character, be challenged academically, and succeed on their road to and through college.


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“In 2013 I joined IDEA as an Academy Co-Teacher. Thanks to the incredible professional development and encouragement from my team, I progressed in the classroom and became a teacher, and am now an Assistant Principal.”

Myrna Winer
Assistant Principal of Instruction, IDEA South Flores Academy

“I love that no two days are ever the same at IDEA Public Schools. The challenge, the pace, and the mission keep me here.”

Crischelle Navalta
IB Teacher, IDEA College Prep Donna

At IDEA, results matter.

We work hard, our students work hard, and, together, we’ve achieved some impressive results. Take a look at our highlights from last year.

IDEA is a place where you can grow.

At IDEA, we’re as passionate about our mission as we are about professional development. Refining our craft, developing our people, and promoting our people is something we’re proud to do year over year.

teaching fellowships

Founding Teacher Fellowships

At IDEA, Founding Teacher Fellows learn the foundations of excellent teaching from a mentor teacher in an existing region before becoming a founding teacher in a brand new IDEA region.

Learn more about becoming an El Paso or Baton Rouge Founding Teacher Fellow for the 2017-18 school year.
principal in residence program

Principal in Residence Program

The Principal in Residence program is a coaching and development program where prospective leaders can learn the fundamentals of leading a school to academic and cultural excellence.

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A few of our benefits include:

Competitive Salaries
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Paid Family Leave

Medical, Dental, Vision

Employee Purchase Discount Plan

Professional Development

Career Growth

Unbeatable Culture

Teacher Retirement System benefits

Do you still have questions?

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