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A team of extraordinary educators, fiercely committed to developing their practice, fostering joy, and ensuring their students achieve exceptional outcomes.

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Ascend empowers student voice, builds agency, and fosters independence. Our Responsive Classroom approach perfectly complements our ambitious curriculum.

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Why join Ascend?

Grow as an educator.

At Ascend, educators hone their skills and improve their craft through many professional development opportunities, including weekly Teacher Planning and Development sessions, school-based workshops, individualized coaching, and summer training institutes. Learn more about professional development at Ascend here.

Share your passion for excellence.

You will be surrounded by other intellectually curious and fiercely dedicated colleagues. Inspired and supported, you’ll join a community of educators relentlessly committed to providing our students with the knowledge, confidence, and character to succeed in college, career, and life.

Make your voice matter.

Ascend is a growing network of public charter schools, offering a new model for public education. With opportunities to share feedback and ideas at town halls, through network-wide surveys, and more, Ascend staff members are instrumental in shaping our vision and ambitious program.

Experience our empowering student culture.

At Ascend, our distinctive culture is built on love. We’ve established a warm, supportive environment for our students that empowers student voice, builds agency, and fosters independence. Our Responsive Classroom approach, together with restorative practices in our upper schools, perfectly complement our ambitious liberal arts curriculum, fueling academic achievement and sparking joy in our schools.

Join a welcoming community.

At Ascend, we are committed to fostering a vibrant, diverse, inclusive community where all people can thrive as their authentic selves. We value each member of our community and seek to provide a rich, supportive, and joyful work and school environment. Learn more about our commitment to becoming a more diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist organization.

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Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism

We believe our staff members must be windows and mirrors for our students, reflecting both those who share our students’ backgrounds as well as individuals who have different life experiences. We are committed to ensuring our hiring and promotion practices are equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist. If you share our mission and our commitment to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism into all that we do, we encourage you to apply!

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