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Welcome to Room 9

Room 9 is our shared services office. We support all of our school campuses in non-instructional areas so that our school leaders and teachers can focus on instruction.


This team manages assessment, data collection and data driven instruction across our network.


Our Finance team is specialized in making sure we do what’s best for kids in a financially viable way.

Human Assets

Human Assets manages our benefits programs, certification and compliance with information requests.


Development helps fundraise to support network growth and student extra-curriculars.


You can’t have smartboards, student and teacher laptops, centeos and all kinds of other technology without specialists to keep the network up and running.


Recruitment is governed by one principle: find great talent.


This team manages the enrollment of over 2000 students (and counting) every year, from our lottery process to preparing for the first day of school.

KIPP Through College

KTC supports our alumni (anyone who finishes 8th grade or attends our high school) as they move on to post-secondary adventures (college, etc.).


The Operations staff are both school and Room 9-based and make sure the day to day at all of our sites runs smoothly.

Real Estate

Real Estate works to find permanent homes for all of our campuses. The Facilities team keeps them working and beautiful.

Teaching & Learning

Ensure that students receive a world-class education every step of the way on their K-12 journey to Rutgers Ready.


Serves nutritious breakfast, lunch and snack to all our schools and administers the National School Lunch Program.

You know you're a room 9er if:

You believe that schools and teachers are the central figures in any education network.

You want to support schools and teachers in any and every way possible to help drive student success.

You are committed to positively influencing the education community in an innovative and insightful way.

Submit application

Fill out an online application. Within 2 weeks we’ll contact you with next steps.

Phone screen

We’ll schedule a time to talk to you to get to know you and us better. Phone screens will be conducted within 3 weeks of your application submission.

Content-based task

Your first chance to show us what you can do. Within 1-2 weeks from the date of your phone screen.


Come meet our staff and see our schools! Within 1-2 weeks from the date of your task submission you will visit us in Newark and meet the folks you’d be working with as part of a formal interview.

Reference Checks

We’ll reach out to some of your former coworkers to learn more about your potential fit for our network. Within a week of your interview.


If we think you’re the right fit, we’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse. Within a week of your reference checks.