Uncommon Schools

About Uncommon Schools

Uncommon Schools (Uncommon) is a nonprofit organization that manages 55 outstanding K-12, urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepares low-income students to graduate from college. Uncommon builds uncommonly great schools by developing and managing regional networks that are philosophically aligned and highly accountable by designing and implementing “best-in-class” teacher training. Uncommon has achieved outstanding academic results based on internal assessments, statewide exams, and graduation milestones. Uncommon Schools are among the highest-performing urban schools in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.


Summer Teaching Fellow

June 2020 - July 2020 New York City, NY
“I loved the environment Uncommon Schools created not just for the students, but also for us new teachers. ”

Summer Teaching Fellow

June 2020 - July 2020 Newark, NJ
“The biggest factor that I found most enjoyable was the true devotion to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion! The supervising team was so intentional about the recognition and validity of all in the program was amazing, which led to great rapport building for the interns of the cohort. ”
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Questions & Answers

What is the training program like from Uncommon Schools for their teachers and leads?

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How do I convey to a recruiter from Uncommon Schools that I am interested in working for them?

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What will a Summer Fellow do if accepted into Uncommon Schools?

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