Earn $1000 for teacher referrals and $500 for referrals to non-instructional roles.

Bonus Amounts:

  • Teachers in all regions = $1000
  • Non-Instructional positions in all regions = $500

Here’s how it works:

  1. Complete the form by clicking the button below.
  2. If we hire someone you refer, we’ll send you a check once he or she worked at Democracy Prep for 6 months.
  3. There is no limit to the number of referral bonuses you can earn.

For Employees    For non-Employees


Eligibility guidelines:

All Democracy Prep employees and non-Democracy Prep employees are eligible to receive referral bonuses except for the following individuals:

  • Democracy Prep school leaders and their immediate families.
  • Democracy Prep talent recruitment staff and their immediate families
  • Democracy Prep senior leadership staff and their immediate families.

Other guidelines:

  • If hired, referred employee must work full-time at a Democracy Prep school or entity for at least six months for the referrer to be paid the bonus (bonus will be taxed).
  • There is no limit to the number of referral bonuses that an individual may receive.
  • All referrals submitted will be considered eligible for the referral bonus for up to one year after the submission date.
  • If staff members of Democracy Prep have already made contact with someone who is referred, that referral will not be eligible for a bonus.
  • Referral bonus amounts may vary by region. Amounts will be based on where a candidate is hired.
  • If more than one person refers a candidate, any referral bonus will be awarded to the first-in-time referral as determined by the date/time of submitting the Democracy Prep Referral Form.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to refer candidates.
  • All referrers must notify the person they are referring that Democracy Prep may be in touch to discuss opportunities.
  • Referral Bonus will be paid by check. Non-Democracy Prep employees will be required to submit a W-9 Form.
  • Referred candidates cannot be current or prior Democracy Prep employees.
  • Candidates may not refer themselves.