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School Director

San Francisco, CA

What does the School Director role entail?

About Holberton School

Holberton is a revolutionary new type of software engineering school that "has no teachers, no lectures, and no upfront tuition" (Fast Company) and "helps inexperienced programmers land jobs at Apple" (CNN). It is not only disrupting the education landscape; it is literally changing the face of Silicon Valley and other technology hubs. We are driven by a passion to enable people all over the world from all walks of life to learn how to code. With 6 campuses live (San Francisco, CA, New Haven, Connecticut in the US, and Bogota, Medellín and Cali in Colombia and Tunis in Tunisia) we’re only just getting started.

The role

You are passionate about managing a mission-driven, educational technology enterprise. You will embody the mission of Holberton and make it a reality in all aspect of Holberton San Francisco’s program.

You will be in constant communication with the Holberton Headquarters team, sharing formal and informal updates, reports and plans of action. You will be responsible for making sure the school meets enrollment, diversity, and placement goals, and manage the P&L of the local school according to the partnership agreement with Holberton Headquarters.

You will be the spokesperson for the school with all its internal and external stakeholders including students, parents, alumni, local press, the business community, local and regional government agencies, and local associations.

You will manage and grow the local team, sourcing, and - when necessary - onboarding team members. You will be the guardian of the Holberton culture of inclusion and empowerment - ensuring it’s shared via the curriculum, activities, events, recruiting and other activities.


  • 8+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience managing teams and partnerships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding track record in growing a venture or business opportunities

Life at Holberton School

Holberton School offers a unique culture and environment consisting of enriching and rewarding work as well as career growth, all in the context of a collaborative community. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team where constant idea development, skill acquisition, and knowledge sharing are foundational. At Holberton School, people are inspired and aspire to do great work every day.