TeachStart Recruiter

The TeachStart Recruiter will help open up the pathway to teaching by finding great people who want to make a difference for students

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Jefferson Baum TeachStart Director of Growth
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Hybrid position – must be located in one of the following: Los Angeles, San Diego, Bay Area, Sacramento, Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, Jersey City, Washington DC, New Orleans

Our Organization: 

At TeachStart we know great teachers change lives. We also know there are not enough of them. We seek to accelerate the pathway to teaching by recruiting diverse talent, removing financial and bureaucratic barriers, and providing high-quality training. TeachStart creates a debt-free route into teaching and supports schools in the short and long term by placing TeachStart Fellows in substitute teaching roles while empowering them to attain a full teaching credential.

We’re a growing start-up, and looking for flexible, creative, entrepreneurial leaders to join our team.  
Check out our websites to learn more:

  • https://scoot.education/about/
  • https://teachstart.org/about

This year, TeachStart will: 

  • train 360 new educators
  • fill 45,000 substitute days
  • impact over 30,000 students every day

And create $10 Million in wage growth for our fellows.

The Role

As a TeachStart Recruiter, you’ll help open up the pathway to teaching by finding great people who want to make a difference for students but are not sure where to start. You’ll deploy a range of recruitment strategies to build awareness of the TeachStart opportunity, building strong relationships and assessing fit with our program. 

You will be a key driver of our growth as we work to recruit 3,000 fellows by the 2027 school year. 

You will spend your time driving recruitment, reviewing applications, building relationships with applicants, conducting interviews and helping our fellows complete onboarding. 
This is a full-time hybrid role, requiring some in person time. Therefore, the person in this role will need to be able to commute to one of our Scoot Partners’ locations. 

When does the role start?
February 2024

You have: 

  • Alignment with TeachStart’s mission
  • An outcomes orientation and a history of driving ambitious results
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Excellent organization and communication
  • A learner mindset

Application requirements:

  • Up-to-date resume 


  • $50,000-$65,000 (Depending on Location) + Bonuses
  • Comprehensive health and retirement benefits
  • Flexible Schedule and Flexible Time Off Policy 

TeachStart is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our educators, our school partners, and for the local communities in which we operate.

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