New Teachers

Welcome to the New York City Department of Education! New York City’s 1,700 schools serve more than 1.1 million students. Over 75,000 teachers work in classrooms across the city, all for our overarching goal: to put our students on a path for success in college and careers.

Navigating a new organization can be challenging, especially when you're focused on getting off to a good start in the classroom. This page offers some useful resources to help make your first days, weeks, and months successful. Below, you'll find links to web pages and webinars with useful information about getting started as an NYCDOE employee, your pay and benefits as a New York City teacher, and resources for success in the classroom. You'll also find links to key initiatives and other resources to help you find your footing.

Again, congratulations and welcome!