How to find a job in NYC education

How To Search for Jobs

Online Resources

  • The Muse: Expert advice to answer your career questions.
  • How To Find Your Dream Job: A proven fast track for finding and landing your best job yet. Note: This links to a page with great free content, particularly this one with ready to go email scripts for networking, but the page also attempts to get you to purchase an online course. This is not meant to be an endorsement for the course itself.
  • Where To Work in Education: What roles exist in education and what does it take to get them?


  • StartingBloc: A Fellowship of leaders crafting a future that works for all beings. Our ecosystem spans 2,500 Fellows across the globe, four yearly Institutes, fifteen local chapters, a pro-bono coaching program, and a thriving community.

Where to Find Job Opportunities

Note: All of the links below are pre-filtered for education in NYC when possible.

All Education Jobs

Jobs Boards

  • Rework: We match mission-driven talent to the world’s most socially innovative organizations.
  • Onramps: If you’re looking to continue or begin your career in the social sector, we hope you’ll start your search with us. We work with leading mission-driven organizations in a diverse array of issue areas, and we have an extensive track record of successful placements.
  • Idealist: We connect idealists with opportunities for action.
  • Indeed: The world’s #1 job site, with over 200 million unique visitors every month from over 60 different countries
  • #NYCEDU #jobs : Jobs postings by #NYCEDU community members who are happy to put you directly in contact with the hiring manager.


  • Education Pioneers recruits, develops, and connects professionals from diverse backgrounds to solve problems from outside of the classroom so students and teachers succeed inside of the classroom.
  • The Harvard SDP Fellowship is a two-year program that develops talented data strategists in school systems, state education departments, and nonprofit organizations. By participating in the fellowship, both fellows and their host agencies will grow advanced analytic capacity, develop clear priorities and plans for data and data systems, build organizational willingness to use data for decision-making, and uncover valuable insight about performance.
  • The Broad Residency is a leadership development program that matches qualified participants to full-time managerial positions in urban school districts, charter management organizations and federal and state departments of education. Residents often lead major projects like opening new schools, managing budgeting processes, increasing operational efficiencies and supporting major policy initiatives.

Jobs in Education Technology

Jobs Boards


  • NY Edtech Meetup: Monthly get-together of people in education technology. A great place to network.

Jobs in School Districts and Networks

Jobs Boards

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