Additional Resources


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Employment and Internships

Page updated for April 1 - 30

Brandeis students seeking teaching and other education-related employment will find specific job listings and recruitment resources organized by geographic regions — New England and Northeast; Mid-Atlantic and Southeast; Southwest and West; national; international.  

Job fairs are followed by Summer, after school, and other opportunities in education.

Paid and unpaid internships and fellowships and volunteer opportunities in education are in the final section.

Many cities and school districts offer teacher residency programs for teacher preparation including Urban Teacher Residency United with partnerships in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Memphis, LA, NYC and Oakland.

Featured listings:

Applications now being accepted for summer 2014 teaching positions with Institute of Reading Development. Graduate students and graduating seniors in any area of study welcome to apply.

Teachers of Color Recruitment Resource Center for Prospective Teachers lists openings from around the U.S. in public and charter schools.  Includes School Diversity Profiles from more than 70 schools and districts.

COMING SOONMERC Job Fair, Thursday, April 24, 2014, Northeastern University, Boston and register NOW.

Geographic Listings

New England and Northeast

Greenwich Country Day School Co-Teacher Program, Greenwich, CT 
The co-teacher program employees 25-30 college graduates in a one or two-year experience fostering exploration of elementary and early childhood teaching profession. $25,000 annual stipend, housing, medical & dental benefits, tuition assistance for graduate school.  Apply now for 2014-15 academic year.

Greater Boston School Human Resources Network is a link to twelve suburban Boston school district job listings.

Boston.com (Monster) 
A resource to be consulted several times a week. Job postings, job fairs and more in field of K-12 education. Interested in other major U.S. cities? Check their online newspapers for similar sites.

School Spring
Free Internet job-search service for teachers seeking jobs in New England and nationwide.

Massachusetts Turnaround Schools 
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and nine schools districts have launched website AmazingTeachers.org in order to recruit and hire highly qualified teachers to work in the state's low-performing schools.  Experienced special education and ELL teachers particularly needed.

Boston Public Schools
Online BPS Career Center lets candidates create an online profile, search for jobs. Links to BPS recruiting events, administrative, teaching, and substitute teaching information.  See the schedule for 2013-14 Information Sessions.

Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents
Educator Job Site link lists job postings from more than 65 percent of Massachusetts school districts. Listings are updated weekly.

Massachusetts Charter Public School
Find information and links to 77 charter public schools in the commonwealth.

Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education
Consortium of public school systems whose mission is to locate outstanding candidates of color for teaching, administrative, and support positions in member schools.

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Search for jobs and see job search advice on the Careers in Education website

Association of Independent Schools in New England
Select the "Employment" link.

Achievement First
Network of 17 urban charter schools in Connecticut and New York serving 4500 children in grades K-12.  Saturday tutoring opportunities.  Academic year teaching and leadership positions.

Uncommon Schools
Nonprofit organization that manages outstanding urban college preparatory charter schools in New York (Excellence, Collegiate, and Leadership Charter Schools, True North Public Schools) and North Star Academy Charter in New Jersey, and Roxbury Prep Charter in Boston.

OLAS
View and apply for teaching jobs in 200 school districts in New York state (BOCES) using the free online Application System.

New York City Public Schools

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

DCjobs.com job listings for District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland.

Teach in Virginia
Sponsored by Viriginia Department of Education to recruit teachers in high-need subject areas for more than 50 divisions throughout the state.

Southern Teachers Agency, Charlottesville, Va.
A free service for teachers: placement service for private and independent schools throughout the South. New virtual job fairs on Thursdays beginning February 6 for STA registered candidates only.  

Teach Georgia
Search for jobs and for job fairs.

Southwest and West

PUC (Partnerships to Uplift Communities) Schools are non-profit charter schools working to improve college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. 

CalWest Educators Placement

Placement service for teachers and administrators interested in California independent, private and charter schools.

National

Carney, Sandoe & Associates
Educational recruitment firm for teachers and administrators interested in private, independent schools nationwide.

National Association of Independent Schools
Select the "Career Center" link.

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Search the public charter schools job board which has listings from around the country.

Idealist.org provides education-related job search information with non-profits and government agencies across the United States.

JewishJobs.com is an online Clearinghouse for Jewish Communal Jobs, including teaching in Jewish Day Schools. Search by job group, type of organization, or state. International jobs, too. 

EducationAmerica.net
Search for jobs, state-certification information, job fairs and other education-related events.

EducationJobs.com
A recommended site for teaching jobs and job-related information.

K12jobspot.com provides job search by states and by type of job.

Teachers of Color Recruitment Recruitment Resource Center for Prospective Teachers lists openings from around the U.S. in public and charter schools.  Includes School Diversity Profiles from more than 70 schools and districts.

Teachers Support Network (TSN)
A free resource for those interested in entering K-12 teaching. Candidates can search for jobs throughout the United States, post their profiles and resumes for member school districts to review and utilize TN's teacher tools. All services are available to teaching candidates free of charge.

Teachers-Teachers.com
As many as 1,900 school systems post positions for teachers and other education personnel.

TopSchoolJobs.com
Education Week's online career community with education job postings as well as teacher certification and salary information for the 50 states.

Indeed.com culls job postings from a wide range of sources for all fifty states and DC.

International

The International Educator (TIE)
Non-profit committed to matching the best educators with the best international schools around the world.

Overseas Employment Information for Teachers

Contacts for elementary and secondary school teaching positions with US government and other international schools.

EducationCanada.com

Search for jobs, provincial-certification information, job fairs and other education-related events.

TeachingJobs.com
Search educational employment opportunities throughout North America and abroad.

Overseas Digest has articles about teaching abroad and links to website of international schools. Two years teaching experience often a pre-requisite for teaching abroad.

Transitions Abroad.com recruiting fairs for teaching abroad.

CNET: China Needs English Teachers
Works directly with the Nanjing Bureau of Education to recruit English teachers for all levels of educational settings.

Job Fairs

Southern Teachers Agency, a placement service for private and independent schools throughout the south, hosts virtual recruitment fairs on twelve Thursdays in 2014 from February 6 to August 7.  For candidates registered with STA.

EducationJobFairs.com
provides links to online job fairs as well as information about current and upcoming on-site events.

Idealist.org provides information on career and graduate school fairs.

Summer, After School, and More

Institute of Reading Development, Boston and other major U.S. metropolitan areas.
Graduate students and graduating seniors are invited to apply now for summer 2014 full-time teaching positions. Help students of all ages improve their reading skills, earn $6000, and gain 500 hours of training and teaching experience.

Mad Science of Greater Boston

Instructors needed to teach hands-on, interactive science in after-school classes and workshops for elementary school age children. Instructors should be able to work at least two afternoons a week and attend weekly meetings at Belmont, Mass., office. Training, class plans and equipment are provided; compensation is $25 per class. Flexible scheduling and long-term appointments available.

Education Development Center, Newton, MA
Research, administration and internships with a leading nonprofit research and development firm working in education, health, technology, human rights and the environment.

Internships and Fellowships

Academic internships for undergraduates at Brandeis.
Academic fellowships for undergraduates at Brandeis.
GSAS internship listings.

Citizen Schools / Americorps National Teaching Fellowship
Citizen Schools Teaching Fellows serve as AmeriCorps members for two years in public middle schools that have added time to their school day.

Idealist. org provides information on volunteer and internship opportunities in the nonprofit world.

The James Madison Fellowship Foundation offers fellowships for secondary school (grades 7-12) teachers or teachers-in-training of American history, government, or social studies.  Fellowships up to $24,000 support graduate work leading to a master's degree. 

MATCH Corps, Boston
A one-year urban education fellowship program. Recent college graduates from excellent universities around the United States work in an intensive, one-on-one tutoring program with four urban high-school students, one each in grades nine through 12, and serve as teaching assistants in particular subject areas, coach sports and run clubs. Fellows receive modest stipend and housing. Application online; send inquiries to recruiting@matchschool.org.

Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City
Lipper Internship Program. A semester-long internship in museum and Holocaust education for graduate and undergraduate students from across the Northeast.

Volunteer

Breakthrough Cambridge
Year round, tuition free program for middle and high schoolers in Cambridge. Volunteer as tutor, field trip chaperone, college access coach, and other ongoing or one-time opportunities.

Boston Partners in Education

Has been recruiting, training and supporting volunteers in Boston Public Schools since 1966. The School Volunteers Program places academic mentors with students in grades K-12; the Math and Literacy Project focuses on fourth- and fifth-graders; and AIM High provides support to students in grades 10 to 12.

Cambridge School Volunteers
Places nearly 1,000 volunteers who serve as tutors and classroom-, library- and special-project assistants in the Cambridge, Mass., elementary and high schools. Volunteers help students with reading, math, science, ESL; assist with college essay writing, science Olympiad coaching and MCAS preparation. Volunteers receive training and need not have prior teaching experience. Contact 617-349-6794 or csv@cpsd.us.

Citizen Schools Volunteers , Boston
Help connect middle school students with the real world and their future career pathways, in partnership with public middle schools in urban communities. Semester-long projects taught by citizen teacher volunteers for 90 minutes a week over 10 weeks turn kids into young scientists, architects, lawyers, business owners, or cooks.