Teachers

New York City's public school teachers are preparing over a million students across the city for success in college and careers. For information about teaching careers and job openings, click on one of the links below.










  • If you are new to teaching in New York City, a substitute teacher searching for a full-time teaching appointment, or a former New York City teacher hoping to return to the New York City Department of Education, visit TeachNYC.
  • Early childhood educators are putting their talents to work in public school and community-based early childhood centers across the city.
  • If you are a recent college graduate without teacher certification, or are changing careers, visit NYC Teaching Fellows or learn more about recruitment programs for alternative certification.
  • Opportunities for experienced educators, including those looking to serve as a mentor or instructional coach, play a leadership role within a school, or work in Advance, our teacher evaluation and development system.
  • The Open Market Hiring System (OMT) is open through August 7, 2014 for use by current teachers and other employees in eligible UFT-titles in active service or on an approved leave who are seeking transfer to a different school. After August 7, a release from your current principal is required for transfer, unless you have been placed in excess. Note that applications for new schools must be submitted using the process indicated on the new schools site, which also offers information on the new schools, positions, application process and selection criteria. For questions, email OpenMarketSupport@schools.nyc.gov.
  • A resource center for current NYC DOE teachers who are searching for new teaching positions within the DOE. THSC office supports teachers in excess, teachers in closing/phasing-out schools, and teachers looking to transfer during Open Market. Visit our site for more about our services, including recruitment fairs, workshops, announcements, new school vacancies, Teachers of Tomorrow, and access to Open Market.