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Want to help close the literacy gap? We have a lot of exciting opportunities available for you to join our team! If you are interested in any of these–or if you think you can be helpful in a different capacity – please email your resume and cover letter to:

Since our launch in 2011, Springboard has aggressively scaled from 40 students to 2,000. Alongside geographic expansion from coast-to-coast, Springboard is growing its product line to include a school year intervention and a lighter-touch, tech-enabled offering. We are seeking dedicated and passionate professionals to join our growing team.

Springboard Afterschool trains teachers to effectively target instruction and coach families in order to accelerate struggling readers’ progress during the academic year. Programming, which spans 10 weeks in February-April, consists of weekly coaching, daily small group instruction, and biweekly family workshops after school.

Springboard Summer is an intensive, five-week program that combines daily reading instruction for Pre-K through 3rd graders, weekly workshops training parents to teach reading at home, and an incentive structure that awards leaning tools to families in proportion to student reading gains.

Full Time Careers

Bay Area Program Director

The Bay Area Program Director will manage programming, seasonal staff, operations, and outcomes in Oakland, CA. This position will appeal to high-energy candidates who embrace the challenge of scaling a successful model, and understand that sustainable growth is predicated upon a well-executed program, strong relationships, and a commitment to data-driven decision-making. Ultimately, it is the Program Director’s responsibility to guarantee successful programmatic outcomes while ensuring satisfaction on the part of the region’s stakeholders. Click here to read more.

Citywide Afterschool Opportunities

Citywide Afterschool positions are open to applicants from around the city.

Thank you for your interest.

All Springboard Afterschool citywide positions have been filled for 2016.

Site-Specific Afterschool Opportunities

Site-specific Afterschool positions are open only to individuals from schools who are currently partnering for this year's schoolyear session.

Thank you for your interest.

All Springboard Afterschool citywide positions have been filled for 2016.

Citywide Summer Opportunities

Citywide Summer positions are open to applicants from around the city.

Summer Program Manager, Washington, D.C.

The Regional Program Manager will be the leader of Springboard Summer in Washington, D.C. The role is designed to support regional educational programming and will ensure successful summer programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, communications, and systems. The Program Manager will actively engage and energize Springboard’s seasonal staff, empowering them to help children close the reading achievement gap at their schools. Click here to read more.

Cluster Manager

Cluster Managers supervise and coach three to four Site Managers to ensure high performance across a geographical region. They are responsible for maintaining a focus on student reading growth through effective planning, leadership, and management. The Cluster Manager position is ideal for a leader with deep K-3 literacy content knowledge and an interest in honing management skills in a fast-paced environment. Click here to read more.

Operations Lead

Springboard Operations Leads are responsible for aspects of site-based logistics including: family outreach, administration of non-instructional student services, and data input. Operations Leads evaluate data to determine effective next steps at their sites. Each Operations Lead reports to the school Site Manager and Springboard central administrators. Click here to read more.

Site-Specific Summer Opportunities

Site-specific Summer positions are open only to individuals from schools who are currently partnering for this year's schoolyear session.

Site Manager

Springboard Site Managers are school-based professionals who lead the Springboard Summer program at their school site.groups of teachers through a 5-week coaching cycle to ensure that every classroom crosses the finish line to reach Springboard’s program goals. Site Managers lead their schools both academically and culturally. They are responsible for setting a powerful vision for student achievement and family engagement. Click here to read more.

Enrollment Coordinator

The school-based Enrollment Coordinator will oversee successful student and family outreach and registration for the program. Enrollment Coordinators are the primary point person at the school for all Springboard-related questions and communication prior to programming. Enrollment Coordinators have a knack for mobilizing and energizing students, families, and teachers. A Site Manager can also take on responsibility for being the school's Enrollment Coordinator (for additional pay). Click here to read more.


School partners select teachers from their existing staff to participate in programming at their sites. Teaching with Springboard is an ideal position for an educator with experience in PreK-3rd grade literacy instruction, a dedication to closing the reading achievement gap, a passion for family engagement, and a commitment to improving his or her practice. Click here to read more.

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1500 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19102