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Nationwide Job Search Strategy for Teachers

  • Upload your resume and portfolio material in Handshake.
  • Attend UD’s Education Fair.
  • NETWORK! Search the national database of job banks to find districts with job openings.
  • Talk to the contacts you made through your observations, field experiences and student teaching.
  • Check with state departments of education to find out about certification, etc.
  • Send letters of inquiry, resumes, credential files and transcripts to each school district of interest.
  • Send applications to central offices since most school districts centralize personnel functions.
  • Call ahead for names and addresses.
  • Attend job fairs sponsored by the state, universities or associations.
  • Respond to advertisements in newspapers, online boards, etc.
  • Follow up on each submission with a personal note, call or e-mail to remind the district of your interest and to check on your status.
  • Contact the career centers of colleges and universities in your search area.

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