Work for LEAF

Screen Shot 2017 05 19 at 13.43.05


We help talented young people write inspirational stories of leadership and we also work on our own stories in the process. Join us and become part of the LEAF story!


What do we like most about working at LEAF?

  • “I like being part of a group where people aren’t afraid to live their dreams, accept challenges and motivate each other.


  • ”The team is fantastic and greatly inspiring.It teaches me to be humble and sincerely happy to be part of it.I see it as an island of positive deviation. Most importantly, it’s an island that keeps getting bigger and bigger!


  • ”It’s the people – the openness, support, welcoming attitude and respect that they show you from the first moment you join LEAF. I admire their motivation, their passion for what they do and their drive for excellence.


  • “The opportunity to work closely with inspiring people with a wide array of experience (corporations, start-ups, public administration, NGOs, schools) and extremely talented young people with a desire to grow.”


  • “I like working for LEAF because it gives me purpose. We aim high, work hard to achieve our goals but don’t forget to have fun on the way there.Because we care about the students and the other people we work with.”


  • “I always go to work thinking that I just can’t wait to spend time with our program participants.”


  • “A great opportunity to contribute to significant positive changes in Slovakia.”


  • “My colleagues have many diverse experiences, as well as different careers and life paths, so every day teaches me something new.”


  • “When I come to work, it feels like a small university – each moment brings something new and I can contribute to a great project for the country I love.”


  • “Everyday opportunities to take initiative and learn something new.”


  • “Various difficult tasks and assignments – you will learn a lot of new things and you definitely won’t get bored. :-)”



Job opportunities at LEAF

Community Builder

Main challenge: as the title suggests, builders build, you will do it by connecting people to people. You will do it across LEAF initiatives in general and the Young Professionals Program in particular.

Sourcing innovator

Main challenge: strengthen our HR dept of one and co-create LEAF and LEAF Academy team by 1. developing an innovative and proactive methods to source talented candidates 2. providing support for team members in sourcing, recruiting and other developing HR functions, implementing best practices from around the world

Data Analyst

Our main challenge is processing and screening hundreds of applications from talented individuals, which has become very time consuming and unsustainable. Your task will be to find or setup, develop and advance automatic system and processes for Talent Selection based on data analysis of our methodology.

Job opportunities at LEAF Academy

Community Counselor

Main challenge: This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to help build a world-class innovative educational institution. LEAF Academy is looking for a psychologist to join our Wellness Team. You will play an integral role the continued development and implementation of a mission-aligned Well-Being program throughout all aspects of the school.

CZ Teacher

Main challenge: teaching humanities course in Czech language, combining current affairs, key pieces of literature and national history topics (2hrs/week each – could be via Skype) for native speakers of these two languages within the community of LEAF Academy students

Innovative Educator English language and Social Sciences

Main challenge: This is an opportunity to help build a world-class innovative interdisciplinary humanities and social sciences curriculum that has a focus on Central Europe. LEAF Academy is looking for: an AP Seminar educator who will contribute to our Humanities and Social Sciences Team an experienced educator focused on Central European history with a particularly strong focus on teaching historical research and writing in English, experience with AP History classes a plus an experienced English writing teacher who will take the lead on developing the Humanities and Social Sciences into a leading program for writing and critical thinking, experience with AP English Language classes a plus

Innovative Mathematics Educator

Main challenge: This is an opportunity to help build a world-class innovative and integrated mathematics and science curriculum. LEAF Academy is looking for an experienced math educator who can teach all levels of mathematics through Advanced Placement Calculus BC. The ability and desire to teach chemistry would be a bonus. A passion for Entrepreneurial leadership is also be welcome.

Innovative STEM/Chemistry Educator

Main challenge: This is an opportunity to help build a world-class innovative and integrated science curriculum. LEAF Academy is looking for an experienced science educator who can teach AP Chemistry as well as introductory level Chemistry. Demonstrated ability to design innovative or interdisciplinary curriculum is also desired. The ability to teach other AP science or math courses is a bonus, as is a passion for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

Teacher in Character Education

Main challenge: Join a dynamic team in building and delivering an innovative character education curriculum emphasizing self-discovery, wellbeing and ethics though a variety of weekly lessons, student centered activities and experiential and outdoor programs.

Education IT system integrator

Main challenge: Implement a new education IT system to administer all key school operations, including attendance, academics, residential life, admission, finance/procurement, and many others. The current local IT system does not meet the increasing needs of growing Academy scale and complexity. The Academy team has identified likely IT system options, however needs to strengthen IT project implementation capacity to successfully implement the system, including potential tailoring to unique Academy needs. The select candidate will play a critical interface role between select IT system provider and system end-users, in particularly staffulty of LEAF Academy


Name Your Role

If you haven’t found a suitable opportunity on our list, but you’re still convinced you’d be a good fit, feel free to apply proactively! Tell us your story, describe the role you imagine yourself in within LEAF and how could it contribute to the overall mission of our organization. (Given that we’re not actively searching for your position, we encourage you to be convincing.) We will carefully consider the possibilities and will get in touch in case we see a potential for future cooperation.

Hiring process FAQ

Let us take you through the hiring process step by step.

  • Check the list of current job offers and click “I’m interested” right under the job description.

    If none of the offers strike your interest, you can send us your CV and describe your ideal position in our team. We will add your application to our database and if your story catches our attention or we have a position compatible with your idea, we will contact you.


  • Here are a few tips:

    • We want to know where you found out about LEAF and the position you’re applying for. If you know people from our team, be sure to mention that.
    • Tell us why you are interested in this specific position or team. How does this line up with your previous work experience? If you haven’t had a similar job yet, tell us why you think you would be an asset for LEAF and why you think you would enjoy the position.
    • Provide a brief summary of your professional profile. What is your expertise? Write something like a LinkedIn profile summary. Ideally, it should catch our attention and make us interested in reading your CV.
  • Our mini-team responsible for filling the vacancy will carefully read through your application. We might call you and ask for extra information, which helps us get a more complete picture of our candidates before starting the selection process.

  • Its form depends on the position we are hiring for. It mostly consists of several conversations and at least one assignment.

    We never base our decisions on conversation results only. You can expect written assignments, we will give you a sample work task to solve or we could ask you to show us an example of your work. Don’t be surprised if there are more of us at the interview. All the people you will be working closely with are usually part of the hiring process so that everyone gets a better idea of what your potential work together would look like. This is why our hiring process usually takes a bit longer than you might be used to.

    The time between sending your application and hearing the final decision depends on several factors and can vary. However, it is not affected by you or your application. At any point during the hiring process, you have the right to know what phase your application is in.


Good luck with the hiring process! We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our LEAF or LEAF Academy team!