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Teach at Aim High Summer 2024!

As part of our teaching team, you’ll spend the summer empowering middle schoolers from low-income neighborhoods and teaching the way you love to teach—innovative curriculum, small classes, supportive community, and endless opportunities to inspire. Want more information? Click on the link below to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch!

Summer 2023
Program Dates


June 05 – July 14

San Francisco, Richmond,
San Rafael, Novato, San Jose

June 12 – July 21


June 20 – July 28

East Palo Alto

June 26 – July 28


June 26 – August 4

We bring in educators from a variety of backgrounds and all educational levels to create a unique classroom experience for students and educators alike.


This summer, Aim High will hire 400+ education staff annually across Northern California, from high school students to educators with higher education experience.

Our teachers tell us that working at Aim High fuels them.

After five weeks of teaching at Aim High, educators are reminded of the difference they can make in students’ lives.

Educators explore project-based learning, social-emotional tools, restorative practices, and culturally responsive pedagogies to create a safe and inclusive learning experience.
Teaching Methods
Experience integrative training using research-backed methods and healing-centered, social-emotional teaching using a project-based curriculum that fosters joy and confidence.
Small Classes,
Big Impact
Aim High’s student-to-teacher ratio is 9:1—and that changes everything. Our co-teaching model enables personalized support and meets students where they are.


of Aim High faculty who are not professional educators are considering pursuing education professions.


of Aim High staff say their experience at Aim High has increased their teaching skills.


of Aim High staff are people of color.


of Aim High faculty are multilingual.

What teachers say about Aim High

“Aim High is a great laboratory for teaching. I love that I get to try new ways of connecting and that there's the freedom to experiment with engagement. That has been more urgent this summer than ever.”

Lead Teacher
San Francisco

Elevate Your Career

We invest in the professional development of every Aim High teacher. That’s why all of our educators receive a full week of training before the five-week program begins, plus ample collaborative planning time, coaching from site directors and instructional coaches, and real-time feedback throughout the summer. It’s no surprise when their careers thrive.

Join our vibrant community. Regardless of your experience, Aim High has exciting education opportunities in the classroom.

Lead Teacher
Core classes include STEM, Humanities and Issues & Choices (social emotional learning). Open to professionals who are current educators, aspiring teachers, or those experienced in youth development work.
Assistant Teacher
Co-teach core academic courses and lead enrichment classes and specialty afternoon activities. Open to college students or other adults interested in pursuing an education career.
Student Support Specialist
This role provides social and emotional support for students and staff,
and supports Aim High’s restorative justice, student intervention and family needs. Recommended for those experienced in school counseling or social work.
High School Intern
Aim High interns will develop professional skills and classroom training by assisting lead teachers in core academic classes and supporting teachers in afternoon activities.
Instructional Coach
In this role, specialists lead and support the teaching teams with instructional coaching of core classes and students’ learning experiences.
High School Volunteer
This role is a unique opportunity for high school students to develop professional skills and experience by working directly in a program for middle school youth under the supervision of educational leaders.
Campus Coordinator
This role is integral in supporting the leadership team with on-site daily logistics to ensure high-quality student programming, while also serving as a family liaison.
Site Director
This role oversees all aspects of an Aim High summer school campus to ensure high quality implementation of the six-week, academic enrichment and youth development program, ensuring that the Core Values are brought to life for students and staff alike.