Teaching in Indianapolis gives you the chance to work in a city where education is prioritized and innovation is thriving.
Candidates for our open jobs should have a desire to work in an urban environment serving the heart of Indianapolis.
With so many schools to choose from—each offering a unique educational model and program—you can find the right fit for your teaching style.
On the map, click on a pin to find out school information. Or scroll the list below to get a brief overview.
Our cities innovative educational landscape includes many unique school for students and teachers to find their just right ‘fit’.
Indianapolis Public Schools’ (IPS) Innovation Network Schools
Innovation Network Schools are public schools that are part of IPS, governed by a board of directors. These schools have autonomy to make school-level decisions (i.e. start time, special programs, salaries), that best meet the needs of their unique school community.
District-run schools are traditional schools in the district in the sense that they are managed by Indianapolis Public Schools.
Independent Charter Schools
Nonprofit charter schools are public schools that are governed by a board of directors and have the autonomy to make school-level decisions. They are independent of a district, but are accountable to an authorizer, like the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation.
Educators in Indianapolis are dedicated to their classrooms and community.
Learn more about the impact our educators are having on our city.
Teach Indy: Teacher of the Year Award Winners
For the third year in a row, Teach Indy recognized top educators from across center township for their impact and dedication to students during the 2021-2022 school year. Working through accelerating learning post-pandemic, returning to school in masks, overcoming shortages, these educators persistent and excelled in their classrooms. Let’s Meet the 2022 Teach Indy Teacher of the Year Award Winners!
Schools in the News: KIPP Indy Legacy Prepares for First Graduating Class
The first graduating class from KIPP Legacy High School has left quite a mark on the historic Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood. Learn more about the perseverance of the students who’s first year was forever changed by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Schools in the News: IPS Teacher of the Year- DaMeisha Fleming
Spending each morning taking time to build community, Ms. Fleming has certainly created a classroom where students feel safe, embraced and cared for. Learn more about the IPS 2022 Teacher of the Year, Ms. DaMeisha Fleming.
Schools in the News: Purdue Polytechnic Robotics
More than 11,500 high school teams from 40 countries competed at the 2022 Vex Robotics World Championships in Dallas, TX. Among them, Purdue Polytechnic High School and an incredible young roboteer, Asumani Gregoire Kalupala. Learn more about Asumani’s story.