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Why Work at PCSB? 

PCSB seeks talented professionals from the private, public, and non-profit sectors to lead and staff its operations. 

  • Join the team of a leading educational charter authorizing agency. Our passionate and collaborative staff includes former teachers and teacher leaders, school leaders, non-profit and government leaders, analysts, and content experts. Contribute to the effective oversight and active engagement of DC charter schools stakeholders. 
  • Become a part of PCSB’s mission to provide quality school options for DC students, families and communities. DC Public Charter Schools serve 44% of public school students in the District of Columbia. 
  • Earn a competitive salary, plus benefits including insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, work-life balance programs, parking or public transportation credit, and much more. See a detailed summary on PCSB employee benefits page here.

Our Core Values

PCSB strives to emulate a set of personal and professional values: 

  • Reflection: We welcome feedback and engage in continual learning and improvement.
  • Integrity : We promote the integrity of PCSB and the charter sector through our ethical, transparent, and honest words and actions. 
  • Initiative: We focus on opportunities instead of problems, proactively creating innovative solutions and removing barriers to attain rules.
  • Care: We support each other professionally and personally; we value environment of collegiality and fun. 
  • Collaboration: We value teamwork, welcome diverse perspectives, and build effective professional relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. 
  • Excellence: We produce high-quality work to positively impact DC students and families.

  What others have said about PCSB 

“Over a number of years, the (Michael & Susan Dell) foundation has worked closely with the DC Public Charter School Board to support the creation and refinement of charter school performance standards. These standards, called the Performance Management Framework (PMF), are a national exemplar for establishing clear quality measures for schools, and for establishing both rewards and consequences based on performance.” 

“A 2009 study from Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes found that 37 percent of charter schools performed worse on student test measures than their traditional counterparts. Given that data, closure rates should clearly be higher. Those rates vary widely across the country. The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board is one of the agencies that sets clear standards and shuts schools that fail to meet them, according to the study. It oversees 98 charter schools and has closed 14 over the last three years.” 

Current Openings

How to Apply 
  • Read job descriptions of current vacancies. 
  • Submit your resume and cover letter in one (1) document to Be sure to identify the position you are interested in the subject line of the email. 
If you do not meet the qualifications for our current job vacancies and you are still interested in future available opportunities with PCSB, submit your resume to Resumes are kept on file for 6 months. 

The DC Public Charter School Board is an equal opportunity employer. No third-party or telephone inquiries please.