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.

Nate Rodriguez is a teacher resident at Nashville Teacher Residency. This photo was taken at East High School.

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