We're Hiring

As a Partnership teacher, you will receive all the benefits of being an LAUSD employee. In addition, Partnership teachers have access to professional development opportunities, coaching and training above and beyond what is traditionally available in district settings. For those seeking to take the next step in leadership without leaving the classroom, our network-wide teacher leader programs are unparalleled in their support of future leaders.

As a Partnership teacher leader I not only have access to additional resources and professional development opportunities, but I have the privilege of collaborating with amazingly passionate and likeminded educators from across the network. When we come together, we form a dynamic educational think tank that never ceases to push my thinking, add skills to my toolbox and improve my classroom practice.

Kristen Sheline, Math Instructional Coach, Hollenbeck Middle School

Current Openings


Click “Learn More” below to apply! Candidates new to LA Unified must meet the multiple measures of the district’s recruitment process. All current employees must meet all district requirements to transfer.

Hired teachers will get:

  • Paid planning days before you start your assignment
  • Instructional support throughout the school year
  • Substitute coverage for full day planning (when applicable)

We are currently accepting applications for credentialed (or soon-to-be credentialed) candidates in:

  • Multiple Subjects (elementary and middle school)
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • P.E.
  • Special Education K-12


Recruiting and retaining outstanding school leaders is key to our success. Partnership school leaders receive intensive support and coaching that goes beyond what the District provides, including year-round professional development that is aligned for principals and assistant principals. We provide opportunities for leaders across our network of schools to collaborate and share best practices to unstick difficult problems around staffing, facilities, and budgeting. We also provide additional operations support and advocacy to help our schools make the most of their dollars and maximize services for students.

Being a Partnership principal allows me to be an innovative leader who can truly transform the lives of my students and the trajectory of my school.

Katherine Nelson, Principal, 107th Street Elementary School

Current Openings

Assistant Principal, Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary School

The Partnership is seeking a highly effective urban instructional leader to drive change and dramatically improve the academic culture and student achievement at Florence Griffith Joyner. The selected candidate will have a proven track record of increasing and accelerating student achievement as evidenced by performance data, and will be prepared to lead the students, staff, and community toward dramatic academic improvement and success. The selected candidate will be a culture builder and true teammate who partners with others in order to deliver an excellent education to all of our students.

The successful candidate will be expected to support the key instructional initiatives that focus on Teacher Development and implementation of the Common Core State Standards. Elementary instruction at Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary includes implementation of CKLA and Benchmark for literacy instruction and Eureka Math. In addition, Florence Griffith Joyner has an Arts Magnet on campus and integrates the arts into all instructional areas.

Our work at the Partnership’s home office allows us to support our schools and impact policy change. We help our students access new opportunities, provide operational support to our schools, and help our teachers and leaders improve their craft. Most importantly, our staff is passionately aligned with our mission to transform schools and revolutionize school systems.

The single most important resource needed for us to achieve our mission is TALENT. We need talented individuals who read our mission and immediately sense that it speaks to who they are at their core.

Ian Guidera, Chief Academic Officer

Current Openings

Coordinator of School Transformation, Family Engagement

The Coordinator of School Transformation, Family Engagement will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing school-based family engagement initiatives across our network of schools. The Coordinator uses data, stakeholder input, research on highly effective strategies and their independent judgment in determining which family engagement initiatives should be developed and how they should be implemented. This role collaborates across several Partnership efforts including academics, school-based community partnerships, the Parent College program, parent leadership and advocacy, student outreach and enrollment, and college-going culture. This role focuses on capacity building and serves as the coach/liaison to the network’s Family Engagement Teacher Leaders and will closely support Community Representatives, site-based Family Action Teams and have oversight of one of our Parent College programs.  This is a full-time, year-round position.

Coordinator of School Transformation, Secondary Literacy

The Partnership is seeking a highly effective Coordinator of School Transformation, Secondary Literacy to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. In collaboration with the Senior Director of School Transformation for Literacy, Partnership staff, school leaders, and teacher leaders, the Coordinator will support high school teachers and site-based instructional coaches, coordinators and administrators with Common Core literacy instruction, professional development, teacher collaboration and data analysis.

Research Assistant (part-time)

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is looking for a passionate individual to support the successful implementation of the Data and Impact team vision. This is a paid part-time Research Assistant position for approximately 15 hours a week depending on project need. All work will be completed at Partnership offices. The hourly salary is $20 an hour.

Research Assistant will assist Partnership team members with various projects ensuring that home office and school site staff have access to data. Duties include:

  • Data management and cleaning
  • Preparing data for reporting
  • Maintaining data spreadsheets from multiple sources
  • Creating data visuals



The ideal candidate will have:

  • Intermediate level of Excel
  • Intermediate level knowledge of statistical software, preferably R or STATA
  • Familiarity with Tableau
  • Interest in education, non-profits and data analysis

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