Staff Writer

Who You Are

  • An education reformer who shares our unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
  • A strong written and verbal communicator with outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • A proven multi-tasker who is committed to, and experienced in, generating and utilizing data to inform decision-making.
  • A graduate of a Bachelor's program (required), with previous political or teaching experience (preferred).

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with Democracy Prep's network staff to streamline communication, write proposals, and generate reports.
  • Write accountability reports, charter renewal applications, annual reports, and other materials as necessary.
  • Compose proposals and research applicable public grants to maximize funding available to our schools and network.
  • Proactively and consistently update our promotional materials and website content
  • Oversee Democracy Prep's general correspondence with internal and external stakeholders.


Salary range is $50,000 - $60,000 commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.

Meet Some of Democracy Prep Public Schools's Employees

Amanda T.

Operations Manager

Amanda manages all of the back-of-house operations that are needed to run Harlem Prep Elementary School, one of Democracy Prep’s K-5 schools, every day.

Keenan K.

Behavioral Support Specialist

From handling disciplinary issues with scholars to getting them the correct uniform, Keenan spends his days creating a safe and happy school culture where students can thrive.

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