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Careers & Opportunities


The Empowerment Zone is hiring a diverse team of dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals with an unyielding belief that every child will succeed. If you are an educator who is passionate about transforming education and ready to join a team that is on fire to make change together, this work is for you. 

Why work in the Empowerment Zone?

  • Compensation: Starting salary for new teachers with 0 years' experience will be $46,000 for SY24-25. Compensation increases with experience and education, according to the current salary placement schedule. (Placement to be assessed during the onboarding process and includes prior employment verifications.) 

  • Whole Child Education: We believe in providing a whole-child education. Our wrap-around supports for students, including additional staff such as Social Workers and Peacebuilders, as well as proactive support systems, ensure students are ready to learn, which positions teachers for better academic success.

  • Curriculum: We support our teachers by providing high-quality curriculum and instructional support.

  • Instructional Support: Our teachers are critical to school transformation. We support the ways teachers are directly and positively impacting students each day and ensuring all students in our schools succeed. One of the ways we do this is through our investment in instructional coaches, which are at each school and provide additional support to all teachers.

  • Staff Voice: We want to hear your voices and perspectives because your voice matters and leads to better outcomes for our students. 


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