Head of Talent & Engagement

Charter Substitute Teacher Network Published: May 29, 2018
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Who We Are
The mission of Charter Substitute Teacher Network is to provide every child, regardless of the circumstances they are born into, a safe place of refuge to learn, and an ecosystem through which they can discover, develop and flourish in to their full potential.  We believe one teacher, one day, one moment, can be the difference that equals a child discovering their gift, ultimately causing them to unleash it into the world. Particularly in high-need communities, teacher absences result in costly amounts of lost learning time for students.  CSTN solves this problem by placing the highest quality Guest Teachers in schools.  We are an established, rapidly growing company focused on empowering students in the K-12 sector. Recently named on Forbes 30 List for the impact we’ve made in education, we service schools across the country, and are currently expanding our footprint.

Who You Are
We are looking for an accomplished leader who has the execution intelligence to hire hundreds of teachers each month, with a high standard of quality.  You have

  • leadership ability to develop and grow your direct reports into leaders
  • vision to build and execute systems that enable the hiring division to scale quickly
  • empathy and experience at a grass roots level to connect with the communities we serve

You embody and exemplify our values of Mastery, Execution, Empathy, Community, Grit, Honor, and Innovation.

Perks and Pay
Attractive base salary and bonus. Commensurate or beyond relative positions in education.
Position provides tremendous autonomy and freedom inside a rapidly growing company, while surrounded by a great team.
Join a talented, impact-driven organization that is scaling fast; have a direct impact on the lives of students, schools and the field of education.

Key Functions

  • Lead and manage a team of hiring managers across the country to grow our Active Guest Teacher pool by 500+ in the 2018-19 School Year and beyond. We currently have 800 guest teachers and are looking to expand to 1,600 by the end of this year.
  • Creative autonomy to build partnerships and launch endeavors to source teachers at scale.
  • Rebuild and refine the systems and processes involved with sourcing, communicating, hiring, and on-boarding top caliber guest teachers.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to support in designing and filling an organizational chart to support CSTN’s next phase of growth.
  • Strengthen and manage the existing GT engagement strategy.


Key Skills

  • 5+ years experience in a leadership capacity in a people operations or human resources team, ideally for a high-growth organization.
  • Uncanny ability to spot other’s strengths, weaknesses, and potential.
  • Proven leadership ability to develop others into leaders
  • Energizing and uplifting personality; proactive with solution-oriented attitude
  • Demonstrates grace, tact, diplomacy and professionalism when interacting with others
  • Perseverance and tenacity to navigate obstacles and unforeseen circumstances to get the job done
  • Exemplifies and aspires to CSTN’s 7 Core Values (see website)

To Apply

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to:


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