Not your average desk job (and we wouldn't have it any other way).

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We want passionate people who love what they do and are whole-hearted ambassadors of our mission.


At IDEA, we want to invest in you. Our career and growth opportunities will allow you to chart your own path.


We're looking for people from all backgrounds and experience levels. Varied perspectives will allow us to stay innovative and push us to become even better.

Opportunities Abound

We need the best and the brightest as we grow. With so many opportunities available, chances are you'll find a way to do what you love.

Flexible Work Locations

Whether you work at our Headquarters in Weslaco, Texas, or our regional offices in San Antonio or Austin, a position on the HQ team at IDEA is equally rewarding and demanding.

A few of our benefits include:

Competitive Salaries
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Paid Family Leave

Medical, Dental, Vision

Employee Purchase Discount Plan

Professional Development

Career Growth

Unbeatable Culture

Teacher Retirement System benefits


What types of HQ positions is IDEA hiring this year?

Each year we fill a wide variety of HQ positions across our Advancement, Human Assets, Administrative, School, Programs, and Operations teams. A complete list of current openings can be found by viewing our open positions here.

Where are HQ positions located?

The majority of HQ positions are based in Weslaco, TX with a growing number of HQ staff working out of IDEA Regional Offices in Austin and San Antonio.

How does the application process work?

You can apply online here. After completing a resume review, we may reach out to you via email for a phone interview. After the initial phone interview, we pass along your information to the direct hiring manager, who lets us know next steps. Sometimes this is an in-person interview, or another phone interview.

What benefits does IDEA provide HQ employees?

IDEA provides all staff members with access to medical, dental, and vision plans, paid family leave, opportunities for bonus compensation, generous paid time off and much more. A complete overview can be found here.

If I work for HQ can my kids go to IDEA?

Absolutely! IDEA encourages all staff members to enroll their children at IDEA. You will get automatic placement at an IDEA school and your child will not need to be selected through the blind lottery.

Who can I contact if I have questions about working for IDEA HQ?

Feel free to reach out to Stephanie LaMarca, Director of HQ Staffing at stephanie.lamarca@ideapublicschools.org.

At IDEA we can make real change happen.

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