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Career Resources: Teaching Links

Here are more links to teaching jobs, requirements and certification information, curricula samples, and more:

  • Academic360: This is a meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements.
  • AcademicCareers.com: Discover full amp; part-time, visiting, assistantship, and practical experience teaching, research, and administrative opportunities in the USA, Europe, Asia or anywhere else in the world. Free to jobseekers.
  • Academic Employment Network: Many essentials to getting a primary, secondary, or college-level teaching job: Certification requirements, professional development resources, relocation services, and nationwide employment listings. Search for opportunities by state, institution, or position. Also: Links to Libraries and two- and four-year Colleges and Universities.
  • CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP): The CAP program provides teaching experiences for CalArts students in art, theatre, theatre production, video, digital arts, graphic design, drawing, printmaking, animation, public art, photography, writing, jazz, world music, chamber music, dance, puppetry and advanced instrumental training. CAP offers intensive arts training free-of-charge to elementary, junior high and high school age youth.
  • California Association of Independent Schools: Lists resources for career opportunities at independent schools and has a directory of independent schools. Good resource for people wishing to teach grades K-12.
  • CBEST - California Basic Educational Skills Test: Take the first step towards a teaching credential by taking the CBEST examination. Test description, sample questions, testing dates, locations and registration available here.
  • California Center for Teaching Careers (CalTeach): CalTeach is a one-stop information and referral service for individuals considering or pursuing teaching careers. CalTeach's mission is to: develop and distribute statewide public service announcements; develop and distribute effective recruitment publications; create a referral database for qualified teachers seeking public school employment; provide information to prospective teachers regarding requirements for obtaining a teaching credential and/or admission to and enrollment in conventional and alternative teacher preparation programs. 
  • California Commission on Teaching Credentialing: The official California Teaching Credential requirements for new teachers (and those needing to renew) are found here. All teaching levels and specialties are represented. (K-12, Substitute teaching and specialist credentials).
  • California Network of Educational Charters: The CANEC job fair provides candidates, inexperienced as well as experienced, a "one stop" opportunity to discuss employment opportunities at California charter schools with charter school operators and developers. March 13, 2002 6 p.m.—9 p.m. San Francisco Airport Marriott. For more information about California charter schools go the CANEC website.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: A weekly newsource for college and university faculty and administrators. Click Here to search their job-bank by state or professional category.
  • College Art Association (CAA): See the website for career development tools such as: guidelines concerning part-time employment in academia, curriculum vitae for visual artists, artist résumé, slide labeling, and more. There are also lists and links to resources and opportunities (e.g. Grants and Fellowships, Internet Resources, Calls For Entries, etc.). The CAA Careers bulletin is one of the most comprehensive sources of college-level teaching jobs in art. You can access this bulletin through the national bulletins section of the Job Bank.
  • FSA Loan Cancellation/Deferment options for teachers. Teach in a low-income or subject-matter shortage area, and it may be possible for you to cancel or defer your student loans. The Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools for Teacher Cancellation Benefits will answer all of your questions.
  • Inside Out Community Arts: Help at-risk youth create art and performances about issues in their lives and communities. Our FREE Artist Teacher Training Program prepares qualified artists to teach Inside Out’s Award-Winning Curriculum to at-risk middle school youth in our after-school programs at LAUSD sites.
  • INSIGHT Into Diversity's Career Center: The bulletin contains postings for available college-level faculty positions for which qualified candidates are being sought.
  • International Language Institute: Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) is the world's most honored entry-level credential for teaching ESL or EFL. It is accepted throughout the world by organizations that employ English language teachers. ILI offers CELTA teacher training in a four-week intensive format: www.celta.ca.
  • The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET): The JET Program is a unique opportunity for young college graduates to live and work in Japan. There are two types of positions for which an applicant can apply: Assistant Language Teachers (ALT) or Coordinators of Internations Relations (CIR). 
  • KIPP Schools: Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) is a national nonprofit organization that recruits, trains, and supports outstanding outstanding educators to open and run high-performing college-preparatory public schools in educationally underserved communities.
  • LA County Arts Education Resource Directory: The County's first-ever online directory for arts education programs for grades K-12.
  • Los Angeles Unified School District:This site contains lots of informations from salary range to teacher handbook. View a current listing of open positions, salary, tables and more.
  • O-Hayo Sensei: A bi-monthly listing of teaching jobs in Japan in conversation and public schools, colleges, and universities.
  • The Registry Every position available (faculty and Administration) at Community Colleges across California is registered here, along with links to all the colleges web sites.
  • Teach For America: Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity. Teachers receive training and member benefits such as awards for student loan debt. 
  • TeachAbroad.com: Links to available teaching positions and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) programs worldwide including online certificate programs.
  • Teachers.net Search for a job; find curricula samples like lesson plans for both visual and performing art, and other teacher's resources. 
  • Teachers-Teachers.com: FREE education placement service for grades K-12. As a Teachers-Teachers.com member you gain access to thousands of education job postings nationwide, you will receive email notification of job openings that match your subject area and geographic preferences, view websites of hiring schools and electronically submit your cover letter and resume to prospective employers.
  • TEFL Worldwide Prague: To teach English abroad in Prague.
  • TESOL: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) discusses programs and qualifications, as well as provides job listings and other placement services.
Last edited by pfraser on Sep 18, 2014
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