Our Mission

Southern Teachers helps independent schools in the South hire talented teachers and leaders so that our member schools may offer the best possible education to their students.

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Independent Schools

Independent schools offer great teaching jobs: small class sizes, freedom from standardized state testing, and college-bound students. At an independent school, quality isn’t just test scores and college acceptances; it’s also the unique way teachers maximize the potential of their students. We have thousands of great private school teaching jobs!

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The South

While our candidates come from across the country—and around the globe—we place educators at schools in the South. We are Southern Teachers. We know the South. From Maryland to Miami to Midland, Texas. 16 states. 100 million people. The fastest growing region in America beckons with opportunity. If you want a private school teaching job in the South, Southern Teachers is your best choice.

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Our Process

Our unparalleled service can help you find a great private school teaching job. We listen. We focus on opportunities that meet your personal career goals. That's one of the many reasons why schools have trusted us since 1902 to find the best teachers and administrators for their students.

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  • Southern Teachers has been a great long-term partner in our hiring. Taking the time and making the effort to know our school and its culture has built a relationship that has allowed you to send us better candidates.

    DuBose EglestonCharleston, SC

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  • At each juncture in my career, I have reconnected with Southern Teachers. They are unique among teacher agencies in that they commit time and resources to knowing candidates and building partnerships with them.

    Marie Reed Charlottesville, VA

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  • Southern Teachers is one of the easiest placement organizations I have worked with. Your staff is accessible, supportive, and sustains a high level of engagement. Your website is easy to navigate and the video introductions of candidates are a real plus.

    Garhett WagersHouston, TX

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Latest News

  • Job Fairs in 2023

    Southern Teachers will hold three Job Fairs in 2023.

    Join us for an in-person Fair in Atlanta, a Virtual Fair in Texas, and a Virtual Fair in Florida.

    All active Southern Teachers candidates are eligible and encouraged to participate!

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  • We're Hiring!

    Are you interested in helping teachers find great jobs? Southern Teachers is currently accepting applications for a Search Coordinator and Placement Counselor in our office in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • 2023 Student Art Contest is Now Open!

    Our 14th Annual Student Art Contest is open for submissions!  Students at member school in grades 8-12 are eligible to participate. One art teacher from each member school should register to coordinate submissions.  

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  • Why an Elephant?

    This majestic creature symbolizes many different things in cultures around the world, but we selected it as our icon because the elephant and the agency have key traits in common.

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