Careers at NCTR

NCTR is a collaborative, mission-driven organization working to ensure that students of color have access to diverse, culturally responsive educators.

In addition to exemplifying our core values, our team emphasizes the importance of building personal relationships with one another and maintaining a strong work/life balance. We prioritize our culture to ensure our team members feel fully supported and satisfied in their roles.

Our Core Values

Solutions Oriented

Through a highly selective recruitment process, residencies attract a diverse group of talent college graduates.

Continuous Learning

We challenge ourselves, revisiting and expanding our thinking, learning from the field and each other, rewarding curiosity and acting with integrity.

Data Driven

We use data to understand the root cause of issues, implementing solutions that will have the greatest impact.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We invite a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to the table, honor each individual’s strengths, and build an inclusive environment committed to providing equitable opportunities for all.


We build strong relationships, thoughtfully collaborating in an assets-based way and having courageous conversations.

A teacher resident of the Arizona Teacher Residency Program teaching a small group of students.



Open Staff Positions

Chief of Staff (Remote)

The Chief of Staff provides critical leadership and oversight for internal operations, strategic planning, and external relations. This role supervises key team members, manages strategic initiatives, and works closely with the CEO and Leadership Team to ensure effective execution of organizational goals. The Chief of Staff will also support the Board of Directors and ensure compliance with governance requirements while proactively cultivating a values-centered culture.