Chicago Public School – Career Fair

Attention all Certified Teachers interested in Teaching in Chicago Public Schools:

The Chicago Public School Talent Office would like to invite you to participate in our upcoming CPS Teacher Career Fairs.  All internal and external applicants and our pipeline programs are invited to attend these events. 

Registration is now open for the following event:  Click on Chicago Career Fair July 2014 for more information and the registration link.

CPS Teacher Career Fair

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

UIC Forum

725 West Roosevelt Road

Chicago, IL 60607

All Subjects/Grade Levels Fair:  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

You will receive further information in your confirmation e-mail once you register. Confirmation e-mails are sent 48 hours prior to the event date.

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Philadelphia SD Interviewing for Middle Level Teaching Positions: Math/Dual

Dear Math/Dual Certified Candidates,

  The School District of Philadelphia is looking for qualified candidates for the following dual teaching teaching posistions for the next academic year:

Middle Years Math/ Science 
Middle Years Science/ English 
Art/ Math

If you are interested in joining the School District of Philadelphia for a MATH/DUAL Middle Years position, please schedule an interview with them ASAP. They are coordinating phone interviews in order to expedite the hiring process for their current vacancies. Please do not schedule a phone interview at this time if you cannot join the School District of Philadelphia for the current school year.  

Interviews should take no more than 15 minutes.  Please send Monique Cureton an updated copy of your resume and a number where you can be reached before your interview time.  Monique Cureton’s email is

Please schedule your phone interview HERE!

Your selection is not final until you have been successful in the interview process and you have been invited to complete our on-boarding.  

There is an immediate need to secure placement for eligible candidates. Our office is looking for teachers that can start working immediately. You will need to following documents in order to begin a position:
•        Original Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate
•        Original Pennsylvania Criminal Check (must be less than one year old) – Please note that you can apply for your Criminal Record Check on-line at PATCH
•        Original Pennsylvania Child Abuse Check (must be less than one year old) at PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form.  Please complete this form and mail it out as soon as possible, as it can take up to a month to be processed or in order to receive a child abuse in 5 days, mail your form and $10.00 money order by postal overnight service to the following address: Ms. Tracey Isom, Comm. of PA, Dept. of Public Welfare, Child Line Enforcement Unit, 5 Magnolia Drive, Hillcrest Bldg #53, Harrisburg, PA 17110-2544.
•        Original FBI Clearance Registration Number(starts with PAE & must be less than one year old)  COGENT
•        School District of Philadelphia Health Form (Physical must less than one year and the TB has to be less than 3 months old) Health Form
•        Please bring with you documents to verify your identity and eligibility for employment, such as: driver’s license, passport, school ID with photo, or other approved documents: List of acceptable documents for I-9 Form.

If you have any questions feel free to email Monique at as this is the best way to reach her. Thank you and Monique is looking forward to hearing back from qualified candidates.

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Live Webcast Link for Tonight’s 2014 Honor’s Day Celebration

To all Faculty and Students who can’t make it to the School of Education’s 2014 Honor’s Day Celebration at 6:30 pm tonight on-campus, please see the link to the live webcast below.


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Apply for Spring term Program or Degree Completion by June 10th

Attention all students who are completing their MS or Post-bac programs by the end of the Spring 2013-14 term:

If you haven’t already applied for degree/program completion please do so ASAP on the Drexel One Portal. For directions, go to the “Tutorials” page and click on ”Applying for Degree Completion.”  If you don’t apply by June 10th, you will need to apply for the summer term.  Also please check with your advisor if your program isn’t listed correctly on your Drexel One Portal.

Post-bac Students = Must have all content and graduate core pedagogy courses completed and submit all official transcripts before the end of the term you will be completing your Post-bac program.  Post-bac students are NOT eligible to attend the Graduation Ceremony.

Master’s Degree Students= If you plan to complete 45 graduate credits required for your degree program (core pedagogy and MS elective courses) by the end of this spring or summer term, please apply for Degree Completion ASAP for the appropriate term.   If you have questions about your progress, please contact your Graduate Advisor. 

If you answer yes to attending the Commencement Ceremonies, you will receive more information about the Commencement Ceremony via email or see the Graduation Website at

Current Advisors Breakdown by Program:

All On-campus Graduate Teacher Education, PTR and PTF 2013 Cohort: Wendy Pyle

ONLINE Programs:



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Dear Graduate Students. 

Sherwood Test Prep, In.c is  seeking test preparation instructors for their GRE and SAT classes. These are part-time positions in Philadelphia with pay of $30 per hour.  They are looking for Drexel School of Education’s graduate or professional level students, instructors, lecturers, and adjunct faculty to fill these positions.  See information below if interested.

Posting Description GRE • SAT
Test Preparation Instructor Positions

We are seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE and SAT classes.  These are part-time positions with classes once per week on Sundays.  We seek intelligent, charismatic instructors who have both top test scores and excellent teaching skills.  Our company has a social mission to provide top caliber test preparation courses at a value price.  Team Sherwood is committed to the social responsibility of accessible test preparation courses: Everyone deserves to put their best score out there.

 Salary: $30/hour for GRE and/or SAT classroom instruction.


Education: Current graduate or professional student (Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s, J.D.); or Completed Ph.D. (or equivalent), J.D., or Master’s degree. 

Test Scores: Top-tier test scores on one of the following: GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or SAT.

 Teaching Experience: Have taught at least one university semester/quarter class.  Prior university teaching experience is required.

 • Quantitative and Verbal Skills: Must have BOTH excellent math and verbal/writing skills.  Sherwood Test Prep Instructors teach the entire course.

Consistent Sunday Commitment: We seek team players who are flexible and can teach on consecutive Sundays throughout the entire year.  We only take off four weekends per year (those corresponding to): Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.  Instructors can teach from 3 to 6 hours per weekend.


 If interested, please send your (1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume/Vita, and (3) Test Scores to:  Interviews and hiring are to commence immediately.
Teaching test preparation is a fun and rewarding experience.  As an instructor you will have the opportunity to help bright, high-achieving students achieve their goals and dreams of entering their first choice Universities and programs.  We hire good people who are intelligent, compassionate, honorable, and dependable.  All test prep instructors are respectfully treated as faculty members and are afforded autonomy and latitude in the courses they teach.
At Sherwood Test Prep, our work is to help others.

Sherwood Test Prep, Inc.

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