Based in Community

Alpha Public Schools began in community. We will always be about community.

Join a team committed to each student's diverse needs. A team that prides itself in creating spaces that are warm, growth oriented, and inclusive. If you are looking for a place rooted in community, Alpha is the place for you.

Join the Alpha Community

In joining the Alpha team, you can expect:


Community and family engagement is at the core of everything we do. We grow together as strong educators so that we can work collaboratively with our students and their families.

Continuous Learning

We believe that all of us – students and adults alike – are learners. At Alpha, we frequently say, “Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions” to guide our service, relationships, and intentions.


Receive the care and support you deserve. Every Alpha team member engages in 1:1 weekly coaching and feedback.

Professional Development

Enjoy a range of external professional development opportunities with high-impact partners in the education space. We even dedicate time every Wednesday for our in-house professional development series.

Career Development

We are committed to retention and offer pathways for career development including advancing and expanding your role within your school team or elsewhere in the organization.

Join Us at Alpha Public Schools
Join Us at Alpha Public Schools

Our Benefits

Providing an excellent education to our scholars starts with taking excellent care of our teachers. Alpha proudly offers a wide range of benefits, from healthcare and paid time off to personalized coaching. We want to ensure your well-being. Hover over each benefit for more details.

Certification and Professional Development

  • 100% support to become nationally board certified
  • On-site coaching, training, and development
  • Tuition assistance for credentialing and licensure
  • Tuition assistance for instructional staff

and Wellness

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 4 additional weeks of paid parental leave (+ state parental leave)
  • 2 Mental Health Days for full-time employees
  • 5 sick days for full-time employees
  • 3 sick days for part-time employees
  • Empathia (work-life services, financial, and legal consultation)

Time Off

  • 6 weeks of paid vacation (for salaried employees)
  • 13 days of paid holidays for full-time employees

and Retirement

  • Retirement plans (403b and CALSTRS)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health, dependent care, commuter)


  • TicketsAtWork (sporting events, hotels, rental car companies, theme parks)

Is Alpha right for you?

Do you believe every child deserves an excellent education? Do you want to grow professionally and personally? Do you crave building community and seeing the impact of your work? You might be just who we’re looking for.

Shara Hegde
The ideal candidate to work at Alpha is someone who starts out with the belief that every child deserves an excellent education. That belief guides everything they do. It’s someone who cares about our students tremendously, who works to build personal relationships with our students and their families and ensures that academic rigor is at the forefront of the instruction we are delivering in our classrooms.
Shara Hegde
Chief Executive Officer
Alfonso Ayala III
The best candidate to work at Alpha believes that equity and inclusion should be at the center of our work with students and families. They have a deep commitment to their personal growth and development because when they are strong, our students are strong, and they believe in building relationships with students and families.
Alfonso Ayala III
Associate Director of Talent Acquisition

Join our team.