This page was last updated: November 8, 2013.
This website pertains to NYC public schools. If you're interested in teaching in a charter school, please visit the
New York City Charter School Center
Online Teacher Application
With the 2013-14 school year in full swing, our Online Teacher Application is closed as of Friday, November 8, 2013. We expect to re-open the application for the 2014-15 school year in early 2014.
To ensure you receive all communication around next year's application cycle, click on the "Express Interest" button on our homepage and enter your information. We will contact you as soon as any updates are available. Thank you as always for your interest in teaching in our schools!
Hiring Needs and Guidelines
The NYCDOE hired more than 5,000 new teachers to NYC public schools for the 2013-14 school year. At the present time, public schools in NYC may hire external teachers (teachers not currently employed by the NYCDOE) in the following subject areas:
- Special Education
- English as a Second Language
- General Science (Middle School)
- Earth Science
This information pertains to full-time teaching positions. In addition to teachers, the NYCDOE employs a wide variety of professionals and paraprofessionals in our schools. Visit the Pupil Personnel and Substitutes tab on this site for more about these titles and how to apply.
For information about other positions, please visit the NYCDOE's Careers page.