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Grow your career at JRLA.


We aspire to be the best place for leaders to lead and teachers to teach.

Jalen Rose Leadership Academy is managed by Phalen Leadership Academies (PLA), a transformative educational network working to create great schools and improve student outcomes.

At JRLA, our commitment to teacher growth and wellness is more than just talk. Here are some reasons why JRLA is a great place to grow your career:


Competitive Compensation & Benefits

It is not just about hiring teachers, it's about fueling the future. We value each of our team members and work to offer a competitive salary. This is paired with medical, dental, vision and retirement plans. Our staff also have the potential to earn more through annual merit increases and performance bonuses.


Leverage Integrated Technology

Integrating technology in the classroom is crucial to success for our teachers and scholars. We provide our teachers with the technology that allows immediate access to student data and adaptive learning programs to create classroom experiences that prepare scholars for the future. All of our scholars are also provided with technology for in-school and at-home learning.


Strong Professional Development

We work to ensure that our teachers and staff grow, thrive, and drive our mission to improve the lives of children through ongoing professional development in-person and online. Additionally, we offer mentorship for new teachers and clear pathways to career progression with our Pathways to Leadership Program and our paid Principal in Residence (PiR) program.


Appreciation & Recognition Year-Round

We truly value our teachers and staff for the essential role they play in ensuring the success of our school and scholars. We work to show our gratitude for our staff and highlight the amazing work they do each and every day.


Student Loan Forgiveness & Support

JRLA's charter operator, Phalen Leadership Academies (PLA), is a non-profit 501(c)(3). Due to your dedication and public service, you may qualify for student loan forgiveness. Our Human Resources Department works with you on understanding your eligibility. We also assist you in completing loan forgiveness applications.


Additional Income Opportunities

Many of our teachers earn extra money during the summer because PLA offers summer jobs for teachers and staff. Our teachers earn extra money by working in our schools with our summer programming partners. PLA teachers get first priority placement in school summer programming. Teachers are also able to apply to lead program sites.

Apply Now

Jalen Rose Leadership Academy is hiring for the 2024-25 school year! 

Current Career Opportunities (Click Below to View):

Dean of Curriculum and Instruction

General Teaching Pool at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

Highschool Math Teacher at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

Physical Science Teacher at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

Chemistry Teacher at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

Attendance Clerk at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

To contact our recruitment team, please visit our management

organization's website at and click "Submit Your Resume". For hiring questions, email

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