Information and Career Opportunities in Education

Information and Career Opportunities in Education

Certification Requirements by State

K-12 Education

Higher Education

Overseas Teaching

K-12 Education

  • Academic Employment Network - Provides a nationwide search opportunity for those seeking a teaching job or other academic position. Lists available positions in colleges, primary, and secondary institutions.
  • Alaska Teacher Placement - Sponsored by the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, the ATP is the best single source of information about obtaining employment in Alaska. ATP sponsors several job fairs each spring allowing teacher candidates to meet with prospective school employers. A fee is charged for most services.
  • American Federation of Teachers - Among the information provided by AFT is an excellent report of teacher salaries including state-by-state average salaries and beginning salaries (select AFT Reports).
  • Carney, Sandoe, & Associates - CS&A recruits teachers and administrators for placement in private, independent schools across the US and abroad. Services are free to candidates.
  • Current Jobs in Education - (UserName-bloomu; Password-cdc17815) - This online version of the national publication is updated monthly. Openings are grouped geographically.
  • Deaf Education Job Opportunities - Job openings for positions in deaf education.
  • Education Opportunities - Provides links to childcare and education careers including job descriptions, daily activities, skill requirements, salary and required training.
  • Education Jobs Page - Part of the NationJob Network, this page features positions in public schools, as well as many colleges and universities.
  • Education World - A web site of American Fidelity which provides you links to individual schools as well as school districts, state departments of education, and employment listings. You may search by state to find the home page of a school or a school district. This site also has links to international schools.
  • 50 States' K12 Job Opportunities - This page, maintained by the University of Kentucky College of Education, does not have links to all 50 states yet, but it does have job resources for many of them. Certification requirements can be found at www.uky.edu/Education/TEP/usacert.html.
  • Great Teacher.Net - This site contains a job classified section as well as links to other educational resources including state departments of education throughout the United States.
  • Independent Schools Association of the Central States - ISACS accredits over 200 independent schools including day and boarding, coeducational and single sex, elementary, K-12, and secondary schools as well as special schools or programs. On this site, click on Job Openings to post your resume and explore job openings.
  • K12 Jobs - This site lists K-12 certified teaching positions in public and private schools as well as administrative job opportunities. This site also links to state certification offices and job fair information.
  • Mid-Atlantic Association for Employment in Education (MAEE) - Information about certification in the Mid-Atlantic Region, as well as Job Fair links can be found on this site.
  • National Educator's Employment Review - Links to educational placement services, grad school programs, resume critique, etc.
  • NJHire-Opportunities in Education in NJ - NJHire is the Interactive Education Recruitment Network of the State of New Jersey. Registration is required.
  • Outward Bound Jobs - Listing of job opportunities in the wilderness based experiential education schools of Outward Bound.
  • PA Educator.net - Complete an online Standard Application and send your supporting materials to one clearinghouse for access by school districts throughout PA (primarily western PA). Details are available at the site.
  • PA School Applications Network - Apply online to a variety of eastern PA school districts and Intermediate Units.
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education - Addresses of all public school districts in Pennsylvania are listed here. Visit the Teaching in PA fast find section to view current openings posted to the site, review certification requirements and download the PA Standard Application (FAQ section is particularly helpful).
  • Pennsylvania School Board Association - Vacancies posted through the PA School Board Association are listed here.
  • The Praxis Series - This site provides a variety of information about the Praxis tests such as registering for the Praxis Series, state testing requirements, and test dates. You may also download the "Tests At a Glance" supplement which supplies sample test questions and information.
  • Project Connect - Search for positions by certification area and location. If you are asked to log in, type "teacher" (without the quotes) as the user name and "aswan" as the password.
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Resources - Good resource for jobs in education, healthcare, early intervention, etc.
  • TEACH California - This is the site of the California Center for Teaching Careers whose mission is, "To recruit highly capable and qualified individuals into the teaching profession in California."
  • Teachers @ Work - This site contains a list of job openings, a database to which you may submit an electronic resume, and links to other education resources.
  • Teachers-Teachers.com - This is a free teacher placement service designed to give you an edge in the education marketplace. Posting your resume makes you accessible to schools nationwide. You may also record a telephone interview on this site.
  • Teaching in PA - This website lists all of the current public school teaching job opportunities in PA. Listings are by subject area and are updated weekly.
  • Teachnet - This site provides a wide variety of resources for teachers including lesson plans by subject area, classroom management ideas, communicating with parents, and a teacher's web forum. You may also read about creating a portfolio and preparing for an interview.

Higher Education

  • Academic Employment Network - Provides a nationwide search opportunity for those seeking a teaching job or other academic position. Lists available positions in colleges, primary, and secondary institutions.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education - Provides job listings for numerous jobs in colleges, universities, and community colleges. Updated weekly.
  • Education Jobs Page - Part of the NationJob Network, this page features positions in public schools, as well as many colleges and universities.
  • Higheredjobs Online - A site to view and post jobs in higher education. You may search for faculty or staff positions and search for positions by state or by institution (link directly to college or university HR pages).
  • Hire-Ed Solutions - Positions are listed for those seeking faculty, staff, and counseling positions in higher education. The site provides links to over 1,200 college and university human resource / personnel web sites.
  • Outward Bound Jobs - Listing of job opportunities in the wilderness based experiential education schools of Outward Bound.

Overseas Teaching

The following sites link you to information, vacancy announcements, and placement services for overseas teaching: