United by our Work
Working at Rocketship, as a teacher or as a member of the Network Support Team, is an experience like no other. Here, you have the opportunity to broaden your impact, innovate and authentically collaborate with like-minded peers, and drive our movement towards providing excellent educational options for all students. You can achieve all this while honing your craft, building your leadership skills along a self-defined career path, and earning compensation well above traditional schools.
What does it take to work at Rocketship?
You are mission driven.
United by our mission to eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime, we believe every child has the potential to go further than we can imagine. Every decision we make—from curriculum selection to lunch routines—is focused around one question: will this get us closer to ensuring that every student succeeds?
You are collaborative.
We collaborate with our communities, students, families, and each other because we know we’re stronger together. Sharing resources and best practices ensures consistently great classrooms and schools throughout our network. Fostering genuine parental engagement builds powerful partnerships so that every student succeeds.
You are a disciplined thinker.
Data, both qualitative and quantitative, drives our instruction and growth. We use the ongoing data collection for continued, purposeful and strategic planning, providing each individual student with the tools for success.
You are personally responsible.
Always accountable to what is best for our kids, we are responsible for excellence at all levels of our organization. At the same time, Rocketeers are deeply valued and offered competitive compensation and benefits along with ongoing coaching. Rocketship is working towards creating sustainable, rewarding careers for highly effective professionals.
You are innovative.
Continuous innovation fuels our classrooms—designed to meet each student's needs. Change is in our DNA. With continued support and development, we set ambitious goals to improve our practice and build upon our skills. The urgency of our mission drives an atmosphere of persistent growth. Rocketeers are innovative and flexible, yet reflective—and increasingly effective.
We're Rethinking Elementary School from the Ground Up.
We are hiring teachers, leaders, and Network Support Team members in San Jose, Milwaukee and Nashville for the 2014-15 school year. See open positions.
Teacher Applications: Rolling applications for '14-15 school year, contingent upon available positions 2014
Assistant Principal Priority Deadline: November 1, 2013 - interviews and offers by January, offers in February 2014
Assistant Principal Second Deadline: January 10, 2014 - interviews in February, offers in March 2014
Assistant Principal Final Deadline: February 14, 2014 - interviews in March, offers in March 2014
Network Support Team Deadline: Varies by position. See all open Network Support Team positions.
See our Recruitment Calendar for deadlines, events and opportunities to connect with Rocketship.