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Referral Program for Rocketship Staff Members

The Referral Program is for current Rocketship Staff Only.

If you know anyone who is passionate about eliminating the achievement gap in our lifetime, send them our way! Refer a friend to join our team at Rocketship!

At Rocketship we believe that some of the best talent comes in the form of a referral. As a token of our appreciation, the Recruitment team would like to provide you with an incentive for every referral you submit.

Please review the Referral Program Policy below and start referring your friends today!

What can you earn?

  • Referral Bonus
    • $500 for every non-credentialed Teacher (STEM, Humanities or ISE)  that is hired and retained at Rocketship for at least 3 months
    • $1000 for every credentialed Teacher (STEM, Humanities or ISE)  that is hired and retained at Rocketship for at least 3 months
    • $1000 for every School Leader (OM, BOM, Assistant Principal, Principal) that is hired and retained at Rocketship for at least 3 months
  • A Rocketship branded gift for every 5 referrals you submit! (distributed quarterly)
  • Your name entered in a quarterly drawing! (gift valued at $100)

Referral Bonus Guidelines:

  • You must be a Rocketship employee at the time of referral submission and bonus payout
  • Referral must be new to Rocketship!
  • Submit your referral form BEFORE your referral applies to our general application
  • Referral must be hired as a full time teacher and have been employed for at least 3 months (from start date) with Rocketship
  • After 3 months of of employment, bonus (taxed) will be added to the following paycheck

Who is eligible to receive referral rewards?

All staff except staff members for whom  teacher hiring is a core job responsibility. This means the following teams are not eligible: Staff Recruitment, Talent Management, Human Resources and Principals

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: When does my referral need to be submitted in order to receive my bonus?
    • A: All referrals must be submitted and hired between the first day of school and the last day of school.
  • Q: When can I expect to get my bonus?
    • A: You can expect to receive your bonus 3 months from your referrals start date on the next pay period. (Referral must still be working with Rocketship as a teacher.)
  • Q: Who can I contact about receiving my bonus?

What can I do to share? Here are a few starter ideas:

  • Share our application!
    • Teacher
    • School Leader (Assistant  Principal, Principal, Office Manager, Business Operations Manager)
  • Search your LinkedIn, Facebook, or other social media contacts
  • Friends at your Credentialing Program, Teach for America, or other professional organization
  • Teacher at your last school
  • Former colleagues in other education roles that would make a great teacher (tutor, etc)
  • Graduate school or undergraduate classmates
  • Previous mentor/leader
  • Favorite person to “teacher talk” with, “Happy Hour” buddies, or current/former roommates

Want to earn a referral bonus? Here are some tips and ideas for spreading the word:

  • Share a link to our application with your LinkedIn, Facebook and other social media networks.
  • Email friends from your credentialing program, Teach for America network, or other professional organizations that you’re involved with
  • Tell a great teacher from your prior school, or other former colleagues in education support roles who would make a great teacher
  • Reach out to graduate school or undergraduate classmates
  • Contact a mentor from your career who you think would make an excellent school leader