More Michigan Job Fairs! Spring/Summer 2019

Developing, supporting and sustaining a high-quality, prepared and collaborative education workforce is a high priority of the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). That’s why MDE is hosting three Educator Workforce Job Fairs across the state to connect job seekers and those hiring teachers, subs, bus drivers, custodians, paras, secretaries, admins, and any other education-related positions. Please consider attending one or more of the following events:

  • May 10 – Lansing (campus of Lansing Community College West)
  • June 12 – Marquette (campus of Northern Michigan University)
  • Aug. 5 – Livonia (campus of Schoolcraft College)

Registration for each Job Fair is required. Please reserve your spot ASAP by visiting MDE’s Job Fair website and clicking on the specific event location. Each of the Job Fairs will be held from 1-5 p.m. and are free for all job-seeking candidates.

For more information regarding MDE’s Educator Workforce Job Fairs, please visit: http://bit.ly/MIeducatorJobFairs.

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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.

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