Inspire, Impact and Imagine

We are a team dedicated to teaching children, reaching families and empowering the communities we serve throughout Los Angeles county. We have a variety of employment opportunities available within our education, family services, health services, and operations components. Imagine working with an organization dedicated to educating children, inspiring families and uplifting the community.

Click here for a list of all of our open positions.

Employment Opportunities!

About Training And Research Foundation

TRF is a comprehensive Early Childhood and Family Services agency that has been operating in Los Angeles for more than 50 years.  We provide Early Head Start, Head Start and CA State Preschool services.  TRF serves 1,500 income eligible children daily at centers operating in Inglewood, Hawthorne, and West Los Angeles.

TRF Head Start Programs operate on the traditional K-12 teaching schedule, with classes starting in early August through early-June, which offers our instructional staff an 8-Week Summer Break!

Compensation Package Current Vacancies
  • Professional Growth and Development
  • Early Head Start Assistant Teacher
  • Agency Paid Travel Conferences and Workshops
  • HS Teacher I (Associate Degree)
  • Sponsored Membership in Professional Associations
  • HS Teacher II (Bachelor Degree)
  • 48-Hours of Annual In-House Professional Development
  • Assistant Teacher
  • Leadership Tracts for Promotional and Professional Development
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Innovative Classroom Technology Materials and Supplies
  • Lead Maintenance Technician
  • Agency Paid Permit Renewals and Upgrades
  • Education Regional Manager
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Facilities Director
  • Small Class Sizes (16 or 20 children)
  • Nutrition Manager
  • Classroom Behavioral Supports
  • Behavioral Specialist
  • Low Teacher to Child Ratios
  • 9 Paid Sick & Vacation Days
  • 2-Week Paid Winter Break
  • 1-Week Paid Spring Break
  • Blue-Shield Medical Insurance
  • 15-Paid Holidays
  • Dental

Come and Join a Team that put “People First”.

  • Eye-Med Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • DSA & FSA Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • 12% Annual Employer Paid Retirement Contribution

People First

Our motto is “People First”. At TRF we promote and encourage a healthy work/life balance. Caring for people is at the heart of everything we do at TRF, including  how we compensate our team members. We offer competitive pay, full health benefits, employer paid retirement contributions, among many other employee-centered programs.  We also appreciate that our team members are career professionals, and invest heavily in professional development opportunities.


We know that great ideas can come from anyone. Our philosophy is always to empower our staff to communicate new ideas. Our leaders are available for face-to-face appointments with staff, host quarterly town hall style meetings to provide organizational updates and important news, and conduct regular check-ins with our staff to be sure their needs are being met.