Join Our Team

AppleTree_OK-6AppleTree is seeking talented teachers and staff to join our mission to close the achievement gap before children enter kindergarten.

Teaching at AppleTree is different.  AppleTree offers the opportunity to truly transform early childhood education, while being part of an innovative, mission-driven team.

We believe in internal growth. In fact, former AppleTree teachers have grown their careers here to become principals, curriculum specialists, managers, and directors!

We have a comprehensive AppleTree Early Learning Teacher Residency for people with bachelor's degrees entering the teaching field. Fellows receive thorough professional development throughout the year as they work side-by-side lead teachers.

Why Join

  • You want to work in Early Childhood – You understand how pivotal the 3-5 age range is for development and preparation for success in kindergarten and beyond, and you want to be part of that success.
  • You are mission focused – You want to make a difference in the lives of our students and our communities. You are willing to go over and above to make sure vulnerable students are learning, growing, and catching up to their peers.
  • You value quality and innovation — You believe in quality early childhood education, not just early childhood education. You want to work hard, to use the best tools available, to utilize data, and to put the latest research to work in classrooms. You want to ensure students are getting the best early childhood education there is.
  • You want to grow – You want to become a specialist, taking advantage of the extensive professional development opportunities that are at the core of our instructional model.

Interested? All of our open positions are listed on our ADP website.

We're Hiring for the 2019-2020 School Year!

AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation is presently seeking temporary contracted early childhood classroom observers for the Baseline wave of its assessment program. AppleTree has established a reputation for excellence in the education of young children in the District of Columbia. Local and national organizations and agencies as well as many families and community members have taken notice of the positive impact our research-driven program has on children’s outcomes and their later academic achievement.

Independent contractor classroom observers are needed for the Baseline (Wave 1) observation window, commencing September 16, 2019, and ending October 11, 2019.

Assessors will be responsible for conducting classroom observations geared toward improving classroom quality. Observations occur in the morning (approximately 7:30am - 12:30pm).

Attend our Classroom Observer Hiring Fair on August 22nd and be interviewed on the spot! RSVP here.  Returning observers can earn a $100 bonus for bringing a friend.  Gas cards and door prizes will be given away! RSVP for the Hiring Fair today!