Application Process

Our selective recruiting process seeks out the best and brightest professionals from around the country, and we strive to build a network of staff who are inspiring, team-oriented, and truly committed to transforming schools, communities and the lives of their students.

When you apply for a position with Scholar Academies, you can expect a fair and transparent application process that typically includes the following steps:

  • ONLINE APPLICATION

    Share your work and education experience with us. If you’re a teaching candidate, you also will get to submit a sample lesson plan, and answer a handful of short questions. Click here for helpful hints and tips for submitting a successful application with Scholar Academies.

  • PHONE INTERVIEW

    Selected candidates will be invited to participate in a 30 or 45-minute phone interview with a member of our talent team. During this call, we will answer questions, learn more about your background, and share details about the experience of working with our team.

    More details here

  • WRITTEN EXERCISE*

    *For Leadership and Home Office positions
    If you're applying for a Home Office or school-based leadership position, the next step in our process usually involves completing a written exercise. This performance task, which you will submit electronically, gives you an even better opportunity to assess your interest in the role. It also tells us how you might approach concrete tasks typically associated with the position.

  • IN-PERSON INTERVIEW (AND SAMPLE LESSON)

    All candidates complete an in-person interview before they are hired by our network. During this experience, teaching applicants will get to teach a sample lesson to a group of our scholars, and reflect on their experience afterward. You can also expect a guided tour of the school or the Home Office.

    More details here

  • REFERENCE CHECKS

    When you apply, we ask for three professional references, including at least one reference from a supervisor. If you are in the final round of consideration, we will call these individuals for additional context on your application.

  • OFFICIAL OFFER

    Hiring managers call selected candidates with offer details, including information about compensation and benefits. We also share these details with new hires via an electronic offer letter.


Join Our Team

Welcome to the Scholar Academies Career Portal.
Here you can create a profile and submit your resume for future consideration or apply for a specific job opening.