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

Who We're Looking For:

We need the best and the brightest as we grow to nearly 200 schools by 2022. We’re transforming neighborhoods, communities, cities, and the educational landscape as a whole by providing opportunities for children everywhere. We have a variety of opportunities available at IDEA Headquarters across our Advancement, Human Assets, Administrative, School Programs, and Operations teams.



Human Assets


School Programs

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 Headquarters in Weslaco, TX, our regional offices in San Antonio or Austin, or remotely from across the country, a position on the HQ team at IDEA is equally rewarding and demanding.

IDEA Team & Family Spotlight


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

We have HQ positions at our main Headquarters office in Weslaco, Texas as well as in regional offices in: San Antonio, Austin, El Paso, Tarrant County, and Houston, TX, as well as Southern Louisiana. We also have a variety of national roles with flexible locations to work in any of our offices.

You can apply online here. After completing a resume review, we may reach out to you via email for a video or phone interview. After the initial interview, you may be asked to completing a screening exercise before being invited to a final interview with the hiring committee.

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.

Where do you see yourself at IDEA?



Our instructional teams exemplify our unwavering, organization belief that a college education is possible for all children.



We believe that passionate, disciplined leaders make all the difference in the success of our students and the teams they manage.



Whether you work at HQ in Weslaco, TX, our offices across IDEA’s regions or remotely, a position on the HQ team is important and rewarding.



It takes hundreds of people working hard behind the scenes to make sure that our students, teachers and school leaders are successful.

Open Positions

Please click below to view all current vacancies and for the 2021-22 school year. Within the application you can indicate if you want to be considered for the current school year as well. These positions will be updated weekly. We recommend reading each job description carefully to ensure you are applying for the role you are best suited for.


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