Work at 826DC

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Full-Time Positions

826DC Education Director

826DC seeks an experienced educator to lead our programming into its next chapter. The ideal candidate will possess meaningful experience in classroom education and curriculum development, exceptional writing skills, a genuine spirit of creativity and collaboration, a deep understanding of the DC educational landscape, a track record of effective management and program direction, and a commitment to amplifying the voices of youth in the District through rigorous and imaginative writing education.

The Education Director will report directly to the Executive Director and manage a team of three talented youth development professionals.

826DC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. The compensation package includes health care reimbursement, a generous vacation and sick leave policy, 401k match, and ongoing professional development opportunities.

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Please send a cover letter, resume, and a 1-2 page writing sample to HR@826DC.ORG with the subject “826DC Education Director.” We will reach out to selected candidates to coordinate interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.

Individuals of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 826DC is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages persons of color, women-identifying persons, LGBTQIA persons, and persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

Part-Time Positions

We do not currently have any open part-time positions.