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Welcome to Breakthrough Public Schools

We are an innovative network of public, nonprofit, K-8 schools with distinct educational approaches and rigorous educator development.

Breakthrough teachers are committed to ensuring that every student in Cleveland can receive an excellent education that sets them up for success in life. If you’re an educator ready to make an impact, join our movement & apply today!

Breakthrough Public Schools is a nationally recognized charter school network established as a commitment to increasing educational options for Cleveland families. Serving more than 3,000 students across five K-8 campuses, we are committed to setting our scholars on an early pathway to lifelong success in school, college, and career. Each day, we continue to build equitable, anti-racist environments and cultures in our schools where scholars and adults can grow and thrive. In addition, we strive to develop a growing network of distinctive school options that prepare Cleveland area students for success in life.


Mica and Mariah Jordan both teach 3rd Grade at Village Prep. In fact, their classrooms are directly across the hall from one another! Read more about them here.

Featured Position

$4k & $10k Sign-On Bonuses Available!

*Valid Ohio Special Education license required (or in the process of obtaining a valid Ohio Special Education license)

At Breakthrough, You Can

Why Teachers Love BPS

We embrace diversity and the power of inclusion.

We believe that a diverse, inclusive learning environment fosters success in educational achievement and performance outcomes, drives innovative thinking, enhances our service to stakeholders, and fosters a workplace where all employees, students, and families are respected and valued. We are committed to pursuing the goal of a culturally competent workforce that is reflective of and/or sensitive to the communities we serve.

In our future colleagues, we look for:


Exude passion for and commitment to urban education and our mission.


Model integrity and respect, day in and day out.


Be driven by what promotes student success.


Engage in collaboration, reflection, and professional growth.


Join Our Team

We’re growing, we’re hiring, and we need the best talent for our scholars.