Teaching at Green Dot

We're committed to supporting teachers both personally and professionally, so you can do your best work and ignite a passion for learning in students.


We believe in taking a rigorous teaching approach

At Green Dot, we're moving forward thinking and fast moving. As a middle or high school teacher, you'll combine a rigorous curriculum with the academic counseling and support our students deserve and need to succeed. 


We hire strong leaders and support teachers

You'll be surrounded every day by a supportive network of intelligent, passionate, and hardworking colleagues. You'll receive unmatched feedback, thrive in a diverse culture that encourages collaboration, and gain opportunities to grow through data-driven professional development.


We make social change a reality

Join us in taking the lead in education reform. We're making a difference for students who have historically been underserved by failing schools. Whether you work in Los Angeles, Memphis or the Greater Seattle region, you'll help shape the trajectories for your students by providing them the quality education they deserve. 

My ideas are valued, and my colleagues work collaboratively. My job is about creating social change, so I am part of something bigger than myself.

-Andrew Osterhaus, Physics Teacher

Career Growth and Support for Teachers


New Teacher Support

We provide teacher mentors and subject matter coaches who align with your professional goals and help develop your practice.


Collaborative Environment

Work closely with passionate, like-minded colleagues by sharing best practices on a regular basis. 


Small Schools and Class Sizes

Our schools serve around 600 students, and the average class size at Green Dot is 25-30 students.


Better Pay and Benefits

Green Dot offers salaries that are competitive with surrounding districts and a robust benefits package. 

We understand the effectiveness of a classroom teacher is the single most important factor in student achievement. There is no job more important than that of a teacher.

That's why we invest in developing leadership pathways that provide you with the opportunity to lead within a school, without ever leaving the classroom. Our goal is to challenge and encourage you, so you can expand your effectiveness and impact by exploring various avenues of educational leadership.

I often hear from parents, past alumni, and community members who sing our praises, share wonderful anecdotes of their achievement since high school, and consistently mention our school, teachers and staff as the reason they've become so successful.

-Colin Lynch, History Teacher

Join our Talent Community by submitting your resume.

You’re not applying for a specific position, but we may consider you for a teacher or school leader opportunity that opens at a later date.

Opportunities for Growth

Data Fellow: Be the school site expert in using timely, actionable data to drive instruction and professional development by empowering your colleagues.

Professional Development Leader: Facilitate professional development sessions for your colleagues

New Teacher Mentor: Provide peer observation and instructional coaching to new teachers

Instructional Leadership Team Member: Be part of a team who shapes the design and provides input on the school's curriculum, instructional strategies and human capital

Demo Classroom Teacher: Design, deliver, and debrief high quality instruction for teacher colleagues in structured setting.

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Green Dot Public Schools

1149 S. Hill St., Ste 600
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: (323) 565-1600