Careers at Uncommon

What makes us Uncommon? We are driven by our mission to close the achievement gap and prepare our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love and care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better at our craft every day. Join our team of mission-driven individuals to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

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Our Offices

Our Home Office team provides critical services to our entire network of schools in core functions such as finance, IT, real estate and staff recruitment. By delivering A+ strategic and administrative supports, our Home Office empowers our schools to achieve at the highest level.

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Why Uncommon?

Our Mission

We are a team of uniquely mission-driven individuals. We care deeply about our students and about delivering the educational equity that our communities deserve. We hire people like you, who are dedicated to our students’ success and well-being.

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Your Impact

At Uncommon, your impact will go further. We help you become the most effective teacher, leader, or professional you can be. Because of this, our students and teachers consistently achieve exceptional results towards closing the achievement gap. Join us in changing the world for our students.


Your Career Growth

Our people are what makes us Uncommon. We care about each one of our team members professionally and personally, and invest deeply in training, coaching and career growth. We promote internally often and focus on creating exciting career pathways.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At Uncommon, we believe that our students should see themselves reflected in the adults around them. Diverse, inclusive teams are strong teams. Learn more about how we value and invest in creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment at Uncommon Schools.

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Summer Teaching Fellowship

Our renowned summer teaching program provides a unique opportunity for rising college seniors to receive hands-on teaching experience and individualized coaching, preparing them to become successful Uncommon teachers after graduation.

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