Working At Steel City


A movement bigger than a classroom
Join the Steel City Academy movement as a team member building a school deeply immersed in the Gary community!

Who Are We Looking For?

Steel City Academy team members must possess a deep sense of purpose and personal responsibility around the importance of this work; seek to understand themselves and their colleagues to better achieve a shared goal; show the urgency and joy that accompanies doing something you love; embrace feedback and the challenges to continually better their craft; absolutely love kids and believe their actions directly impact a students’ experience and success.

Joining the Steel City Academy team is a chance for you to:

  • Join a mission-focused team relentlessly committed to preparing students for boundless opportunities and strengthening the community of Gary
  • Ensure educational equity for all students
  • Invest in your professional growth and leadership development
  • Teach within an innovative learning community
  • Work where you are valued

Your school day, week, and year are structured to ensure you have time for personal and professional growth:

  • Two weeks of intensive professional development in the summer
  • Professional development sessions every Wednesday
  • Personalized coaching plan with weekly observations and coaching meetings
  • Shared prep times with content team partner
  • Opportunities to lead within your classroom and learn from your peers through team observation structures