Frequently Asked Questions
Breakthrough Schools is hiring for a wide variety of positions. We are looking for general education and special education teachers, school leaders, school-based support staff, and network staff. We have teaching positions for grades Kindergarten to 8th grade, for both new and experienced teachers. Check our job board for all current positions.
We are always looking for excellent teachers! We need smart, mission-driven, motivated individuals to make this vision a reality. Our teachers need to hold a valid OH teaching license. To learn more about the OH certification process, please visit the Ohio Department of Education website here.
Step 1 – Online Application & Assessment
This is your first opportunity to tell us about yourself! When you complete the application, you will be asked to upload a resume and complete several short narrative response questions, including why you want to work in urban education and at one of our schools.
Step 2 – Initial Interview
You may be asked to complete an initial interview either by phone or video conference.
Step 3 – School-Based Interview
Once the initial interview is complete, the hiring team will make selection decisions, and you may be invited to participate in a school-based interview with the school team.
Step 4 – Join the Team!
Upon completing the reference checks, we will make an offer contingent on successfully completing your background check.
You should visit the Ohio Department of Education website for more information about transferring an out-of-state license here.
Yes, all Breakthrough Schools comply with any applicable state and federal laws, which means all of our teaching staff must hold a valid Ohio teaching license.
Each of our schools use slightly different curriculum that are aligned to Ohio state standards. You can find more information about each of their curriculums on the individual school websites.
Teachers and parents have the same goal: student success. Our schools partner with parents in many ways, such as coming to the school in the evenings for events like back-to-school night, report card nights, literacy nights and teacher appreciation week.
Interested in preparing for future leadership? At Breakthrough, we provide specific Fellowship programs for Aspiring Deans and Aspiring Principals. This year-long, job-embedded program takes an accelerated and rigorous approach to prepare Breakthrough team members for a future Dean or Principal role via professional development sessions, experiential learning, readings, and mentorship. This an application-based, selective program that deeply invests in our people to become future transformational leaders.
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