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Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Making Waves seeks to hire passionate employees dedicated to developing the talents of students from historically underserved communities and propelling them into successful futures. Our priority is to consistently seek professionals who believe in and commit to our mission and vision.  If you feel impassioned to help make a difference in the lives of our Wave-Makers, today and well into the future, please consider joining our team at Making Waves Academy, Making Waves College and Alumni Program, or Making Waves Foundation.  We invite you to submit your resume or contact us for more information.

Making Waves Academy (MWA) aims to prepare students to apply to and be competitive for admission to a variety of public, private and selective colleges and universities. Making Waves students are not only prepared to enter and graduate from college through rigorous academic instruction but also through social-emotional instruction and coaching. Our teachers promote literacy across disciplines and collaborate to assess student work, design curriculum, and improve their personal practice.

We currently are hiring several teacher leader and support staff positions for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. Please click the links below to learn more and apply.

5th Grade Self-Contained Teacher

6th Grade ELA Teacher

Biology (Upper School) Teacher

Human Resources Specialist

Director of Operations

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Data and Assessment Coordinator

Associate Director of Recruitment

For the teaching positions, priority consideration will be given to candidates that apply before August 1st. Interviews will be conducted from July 29th through August 14. For all other positions, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Our newly established College and Alumni Program (CAP) allows us to more effectively accommodate and support our charter school’s growing student population as they reach the college phase of their educational journey.  Our highly experienced team works with college Wave-Makers to help them navigate the challenging high school-to-college transition and, once Wave-Makers arrive on their college campuses, improve their effectiveness in and out of the classroom to earn their degree.

How to Apply to Making Waves College & Alumni Program: 

Please email your resume to or mail it to the address below.

Making Waves College and Alumni Program
Attn: Recruiting & Employment
3045 Research Drive
Richmond, CA 94806


Making Waves Foundation (MWF) has a committed team of leaders who focus on management, strategic planning, oversight and external affairs regarding communication, public relations and development initiatives to best support Making Waves Academy and our College and Alumni Program. 

How to Apply to Making Waves Foundation: 

Please email your resume to or mail it to the address below.

Making Waves Foundation
Attn: Recruiting & Employment
3045 Research Drive
Richmond, CA 94806

Making Waves is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply for positions in which they feel qualified. We are committed to embracing diversity and consider all applicants for all positions without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected classification.