Teacher Candidates

Career Services offers job search assistance to education majors as they journey into the field of teaching.

Resources for Teacher Job Candidates

Job-Search Timetable for Education Majors
A handy guide designed to help you organize your job search and use your time wisely.                  

2015 Job Search Handbook for Educators
Published by the American Association for Employment in Education, Inc., this annual guidebook provides a wealth of tips and hints for the teacher job search.  It is distributed to students during student teaching seminar sessions in the fall and spring. It is also available in our Career Library.

Sample Job Search Materials for Teacher Job Candidates
The links to the following handouts will help you prepare for your teacher job search:

Job-Search Timetable for Education Majors
Teacher Resume Example
Teacher Cover Letter Example
Sample Teacher Interview Questions
Interview Dress for Success Tips
Professional Dress Examples 
Teacher Job Fair Tips

Programs/Events for Teacher Candidates

Southwest Ohio/Northern Kentucky Education Career Fair
Tues., March 31, 2015 from 9 am–5 pm* in Xavier University Cintas Center
(*Plan to arrive at 8 am for Orientation; 9 am–Noon, Networking session; 12:30–5 pm, Interviews)

NKU Teacher Job Fair
Tues., April 14, 2015 from 3–5 pm in SU 107 BC

Employment, Licensure/Certification, School Resources

Job Listings (K-12)
Certification and Licensure
School Information

Also, visit websites of specific school districts of interest.


Teacher Job Fair Preparation

Want to really shine at the Teacher Job Fair? View Training Session for Teacher Job Fair to learn helpful tips for making the most of the fair, including how to get ready for the fair, how to approach employers, and what to do after the fair.

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