This page was last updated: February 10, 2014.
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
As of February 10, 2014, the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality (TRQ) has reopened the Online Teacher Application for the 2014-15 school year. All teachers interested in open positions in New York City public schools for the upcoming or current school years must complete and submit an application to be eligible for consideration.
To start an application, please return to the TeachNYC.net homepage and click the "Apply Now" button.
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.