What is it?

The Friday Evening Star is an email blast sent every Friday at 5:00 pm ET that consists of a simple digest of that week’s new administrative opportunities.  It’s sent to over 35,000 educators across the country, and the remarkable bit is that over 30% of the recipients open it each week!


For Schools

We select the listings that appear in the Star from the administrative jobs that schools have posted with Southern Teachers.  It’s a free service for schools and one of the most powerful advertising venues available for independent schools in the South that are seeking administrative talent.  Even candidates not actively seeking new positions enjoy reading the Star every Friday afternoon.


For Candidates

It’s been a long week, but you know the weekend has arrived when the Star hits your inbox.  You’re probably not looking for a new job, but you may know the perfect person for one of the listed positions.  Shooting the Star to your acquaintances may help a school find the new leader they badly need.  And your friends can subscribe to the Star, as well.  It’s free!


  • Thanks again for putting on a class event. Your Atlanta Job fair is one of the highlights of the year for me. I once again came away energized and excited about the future of our school and the entire profession. Keep up the good work!

    Jay SpencerMontgomery , NC

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  • I want to formally extend my appreciation for you efforts at your Atlanta Job Fair. This was truly a worthwhile experience. Thanks again for all your hard work, dedication, and personalized efforts in ensuring that each candidate is afforded an equal opportunity.

    Jenoy MerchantAsheville, NC

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  • What has impressed us most has been the depth of their knowledge of their candidates and our school. Finding the right 'match' in hiring is tremendously important, and Southern Teachers gets it.

    Dave FausBrooklandville, MD

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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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  • 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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Latest News

  • Careers at Southern Teachers

    Are you interested in helping teachers find great jobs? Southern Teachers is currently accepting applications for an additional placement counselor in our office in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • College Visits

    We're headed to a college near you! Southern Teachers recruiters are traveling to career fairs, information sessions, and interview days throughout the fall. We would like to meet you! If you're a student interested in teaching, be sure to attend and find us under the elephant! 

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  • 2018 Student Art Contest

    Southern Teachers works with the best schools in the South. We want you to see what they look like! Enter Southern Teachers Student Art Contest and your school could appear in our 2018-2019 Calendar. The deadline is March 31, 2018. We can't wait to see what you submit! Click Read More to see rules and previous winners.  

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  • 2018 Job Fair

    Our Best of the South fair on February 3rd was a huge success! We appreciate all of the schools and candidates that came to make it such a great event. Take a look at our Facebook page to see pictures from the event.

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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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