Lansing School District Job Fair – March 2019

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Lansing School District will be hosting a career fair on Saturday March 23, 2019 from 10am – 2pm at the Eastern Fieldhouse.

On site interviews will take place during the event and verbal jobs offers will be extended to candidates who meet the criteria during the career fair!

Available positions include the following:

  • teachers (all grades)
  • guest teachers
  • substitute teachers
  • instructional assistants
  • pre school teachers
  • special ed teachers

For more information, contact Kyron Harvell at kyron.harvell@lansingschools.net.

CPS Networking Events

The CPS Talent Acquisition team cordially invites anyone seeking teaching opportunities within CPS to networking events coming up on May 30th and June 9th 2018. School leaders that are attending will be seeking candidates for teaching roles for the 2018-2019 school year. Please CLICK HERE to register.

CPS school leaders are eager to connect with you and answer any questions you may have about their school and/or the district. We encourage you to bring copies of your resume and be prepared to have 1:1 conversations with administrators.

What to bring: photo identification, resumes, questions to ask
What to expect: Networking event with administrators who are looking to hire
Parking: Parking lot has limited spaces available and street parking is available around the building.

Calling all Music and Art teachers

DPS

Detroit Public Schools Community District is offering immediate employment to any (music/art/exercise health science) major who is interested in teaching in the district upon completion of a teacher certification program. Interested candidates should complete this brief interest survey. The district will then be in touch with candidates to guide them through the teacher certification process and discuss the next steps for employment.

Teaching Virtually

It’s true, not every teacher wants to teach in a traditional classroom. Michigan Virtual School (MVS) offers teaching positions for certified teachers that allows the flexibility of living anywhere while providing new and exciting challenges that wouldn’t be experienced in any other type of teaching experience. The good news is, MVS is looking for 26 new iEducators this May!

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Using Handshake Like a Pro

Now is a good time to start thinking about where you want to teach at the end of your program and how to find these opportunities. I’d recommend that you start this search by using Handshake to help you identify possible opportunities or potential school districts of interest. Although Handshake is just one job search resource, if they’re posting on Handshake they REALLY want to hire an MSU teacher.

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Teaching Opportunities Plentiful in China

Many Spartan Teachers are interested in teaching overseas. Although there are teaching opportunities all over the world, there is an abundance teaching positions in China due to the number of schools popping up all over the country. Many of which are looking specifically for English-speaking teachers.

For example, Huamei International Investment Group (http://www.huameigroup.com.cn/) is a multi-billion dollar company in China. Huamei International School (http://en.hm163.com/) is one of the largest private school in China, with multiple K-12 private schools. Located in Tianjing and Guangzhou, it has over 7,500 students enrolled and has a high demand for teachers.

Huamei International hosts an array of job opportunities for American teachers, who can teach courses – in English. As a perk, they provide a free apartment, free lunch, free flight to China, and importantly a competitive salary.

For information email: kibbin@vip.qq.com

Looking Out of State?

In addition to checking individual district web sites in your state of choice, also consider checking out free recruiting agencies to help you find additional opportunities across various schools and geographic regions.

For example, Southern Teachers recruits qualified teachers for its open positions. Complete the online application to be considered for teaching jobs that match your qualifications.

About Southern Teachers:

The agency has helped private/independent K-12 schools find qualified teachers since 1902. Today it works with over 600 schools from Maryland to Miami and west to Texas.

According to ST, independent schools can be a great incubator for young teachers to develop their skills and maximize the potential of their students. They have small classes full of students preparing for college and a focus on learning and innovation – not on test taking. You can read more about ST here.

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